Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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101 Headstrong - Trapt Headstrong - Trapt
102 Freedom - Rage Against the Machine Freedom - Rage Against the Machine
103 Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold

Seriously dude? 103? The song peaked at #19 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart, #47 on the UK Singles Chart.,. and #1 on the UK Rock Chart on 12 March 2006. The song's rapid main riff was voted as the 14th greatest riff ever by the guitar magazine Total Guitar in March 2007. What is this doing at 103?

104 YYZ - Rush YYZ - Rush
105 Tie Your Mother Down - Queen Tie Your Mother Down - Queen

One of the best riffs to ever begin a live show... And one of my favourite rock songs. Brian May has a few great ones to choose from; Queen didn't do a lot in that regard, so the few they did use were smokin.

Best damn riff ever. Can't believe this is the only queen song here. People should start listening to good music

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106 La Grange - ZZ Top La Grange - ZZ Top V 1 Comment
107 Bat Out Of Hell - Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell - Meat Loaf
108 Say It Ain't So - Weezer Say It Ain't So - Weezer V 1 Comment
109 Foxey Lady - The Jimi Hendrix Experience Foxey Lady - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
110 Cherub Rock - The Smashing Pumpkins Cherub Rock - The Smashing Pumpkins
111 Let It Go - Def Leppard

Great but the Switch 625 - definitely Leppard from their 1981 album " High 'n' Dry " one of the best riffs ever.

112 Stay Away - L'arc~en~ciel Stay Away - L'arc~en~ciel

I love the song, great music, specially the guitar. - Viktor19

there's distortion and the weird guitar solo - ronluna

113 T.N.T. - AC/DC
114 Good Riddance - Green Day Good Riddance - Green Day

It's a catchy song not my fave song forever and the riff is easy to remember and is in tune with the song I played this whole song by just making a few changes to the riff and it was like you couldn't even tell the diffrence

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115 Come Together - The Beatles

Super sexy guitar riff!

116 Laid to Rest - Lamb of God Laid to Rest - Lamb of God
117 Indestructible - Disturbed Indestructible - Disturbed
118 Walk With Me In Hell - Lamb of God Walk With Me In Hell - Lamb of God

Killer riffs from mark morton.

119 Hotel California - Eagles Hotel California - Eagles

One of the best opening guitar riffs along with "pictures of matchstick men" by status quo & "baby blue" by badfinger

120 In Pieces - Linkin Park In Pieces - Linkin Park

I'm 100% sure, no one would've listened to this song... I myself was shocked because the song is a bit dry but LINKIN PARK DELIVERED AN 80'S GUITAR RIFF here and its MESMERISING

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