Top Ten Guitar Tapping Solos

Everyone loves it when a guitarist loses his pick and starts tapping! These are the solos we love the most, when it comes to the awesome technique popularized by Eddie Van Halen.

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1Eruption - Eddie Van Halen

One of my main inspirations for picking up the guitar. - Brobusky

This is the one that inspired all the others! - ameentheguitarist23

2Building the Church - Steve Vai

I'm not even gonna comment on this guy. I can't understand the amazing stuff that he does. - ameentheguitarist23

3Jordan - Buckethead

Master of atonal tapping. Who wouldn't say he just used computer sounds on the recording? - ameentheguitarist23

4Midnight - Joe Satriani

Interesting way to look at the technique. Simple, yet effective. - ameentheguitarist23

5One - Kirk Hammett

Kids, if you want to learn your first tapping solo yet speak a lot through it this is the ONE! - ameentheguitarist23

6Scarified - Paul Gilbert

The breakdown lick is amazing. Plus it's a dual tapping lick, because the guitar and bass are playing the same thing in octaves! - ameentheguitarist23

7Crazy Train - Randy RhoadsV1 Comment
8Guitars Suck - Bumblefoot

Tapping on frets that aren't even there? Now that's innovation. - ameentheguitarist23

9Drifting - Andy McKee

Tapping on acoustic is not something we see everyday. - ameentheguitarist23

10A Line In The Sand - Brad Delson

The Contenders

11Floods - Dimebag Darrell

Because even 4 tapped notes can speak a lot! - ameentheguitarist23

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Top Remixes

1. Eruption - Eddie Van Halen
2. Scarified - Paul Gilbert
3. Building the Church - Steve Vai
1. Eruption - Eddie Van Halen
2. Midnight - Joe Satriani
3. Building the Church - Steve Vai



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