Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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201 Knights of Cydonia - Muse Knights of Cydonia - Muse

No one's gonna siege me alive

202 Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2 Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2
203 Hippie Sam - Red N Black

Great, catchy riff from a great kiwi band.

204 Where Is My Mind? - Pixies Where Is My Mind? - Pixies
205 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica
206 The Unforgiven - Metallica The Unforgiven - Metallica

Come on this riff is so catchy... Can't hear the song once, the riff keeps playing on my head!

207 That Was Just Your Life - Metallica That Was Just Your Life - Metallica
208 Cold Gin - Kiss Cold Gin - Kiss
209 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath
210 Godzilla - Blue Öyster Cult Godzilla - Blue Öyster Cult

Simply the best riff ever.

211 Mr. Brightside - The Killers Mr. Brightside - The Killers

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

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212 The Stroke - Billy Squier The Stroke - Billy Squier
213 Vertigo - U2 Vertigo - U2 V 1 Comment
214 2112 - Rush 2112 - Rush
215 Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys
216 Baby Blue - Badfinger Baby 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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217 Blood and Thunder - Mastodon Blood and Thunder - Mastodon

This riff is amazing. What more can I say?

218 5 Minutes Alone - Pantera 5 Minutes Alone - Pantera
219 Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy
220 Like a Rock - Bob Seger

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

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