Greatest Megadeth Solos

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UNBELIEVABLE! The solo in Trust is the only one that can compete with Tornado of Souls.

Very nice. Tornado of Souls then Trust. Thts my top 2 I mean for real

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22Head Crusher

Marty's solo its just awesome! truly epic solo - Wahmmett

24Return to Hangar
25Good Mourning / Black Friday - Chris Poland

It's a no brainier Polands solos cannot be duplicated even Marty has trouble with them live go watch yourself

26Burnt Ice

The second part is madness! These solos are wonderful!

27Dialectic Chaos

Chris Broderick is the stand out star on this song - Sabbath

28Peace Sells
29Blackmail the Universe

Something about the last part of the solo, the tapping part, just makes the song feel so intense and awesome. Underrated solo in my opinion

30Devil's Island
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32Wake Up Dead - Chris Poland

This one immediately follows Dave's second solo. It's only a couple seconds long, but Poland plays the absolute best notes anyone could have played at that time! It starts off with an awesome fast run and then some godlike bends. It's easy to miss but if you listen for it it's genius.

33High Speed Dirt

Awesome friedman solo... super smooth sounding.

34Shadow of Deth
35Washington Is Next

Come on guys, have we forgotten about that start of the solo that Mustaine does?! That damn harmony solo?! PROOF OF WHY HE IS THE NUMBER ONE BEST IN HISTORY!

36Post-American World

Unbelievable Energy. Rhythm section adds an extra layer of pure awesome. The actual solo is so blistering and genius. No. 1 solo in my book.

37Angry Again

I'm absolutely in love with this solo. Many of this solos are great but you can tell they are too "random" or improvised. The feel you get from this solo, however, is unique.

38Hook In Mouth

I can't believe this wasn't on here. It starts with Chris doing this crazy "Flight of the Bumblebee" esque solo leading into Dave's wicked tap solo that sounds like a demented church organ being violated by the devil. They knew this solo was genius because they do the thing twice and the second time's even better!

39Into the Lungs of Hell
40Rattlehead (last)
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Top Remixes

1. Symphony of Destruction
2. Hangar 18
3. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
1. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
2. Poison Was the Cure
3. Good Mourning / Black Friday
1. Tornado of Souls
2. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
3. Wake Up Dead (last)



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