Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs


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201Cold Gin - Kiss
202Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath
203Godzilla - Blue Öyster Cult

Simply the best riff ever.

204Mr. Brightside - The Killers

Come on, you ALL know it. We all love it.

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205The Stroke - Billy Squier
206Vertigo - U2V1 Comment
2072112 - Rush
208Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys
209Baby Blue - Badfinger

One of the best opening guitar riffs along with "pictures of matchstick men" by status quo & "hotel california" by the eagles - 99999

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210Blood and Thunder - Mastodon

This riff is amazing. What more can I say?

211Like a Rock - Bob Seger

Most melodic lead ever! It grabs you like no ther.

212No More Mr. Nice Guy - Alice Cooper
213Jailbreak - AC/DC

oh, just listen to the riff on their "Live" album at Donnington in your car, and have it blasting! best ac/dc riff ever besides thunderstruck! - PCamron90

Not one of their biggest , but turn the volume up and have a listen people!

214You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet - Bachman Turner Overdrive
215Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws

Come on, at around 2:20 there's an explosion of emotion that makes you feel like you can fly! - jewunit69

216No One Like You - Scorpions

no doubt, its one of the best riffs I've ever heard - ronluna

217My Curse - Killswitch Engage
218Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
219Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC
220Rock n' Roll Train - AC/DC
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