Top Ten Most Badass Guitar Riffs for Rock/Metal Songs

These songs may be awesome, or just plain badass. Every song needs a badass guitar riff

The Top Ten

Master of Puppets - Metallica

One of the most famous thrash metal riffs. Though its not my favorite riff but still I admit this riff deserves the popularity it gets. - zxm

Inside the Fire - Disturbed
Riot - Three Days Grace

One of the best nu metal riffs in my opinion

Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
The Trooper - Iron Maiden The Trooper - Iron Maiden Cover Art
Faint - Linkin Park

Just lovely

Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Cover Art
Enter Sandman - Metallica Enter Sandman - Metallica Cover Art

I thought this was an amazing riff god! Put this all the way up - GGiant1921

Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace

The Contenders

Back In Black - AC/DC Back In Black - AC/DC Cover Art

Gets my head banging every time.

Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Cover Art
Walk - Pantera Walk - Pantera Cover Art

I like how heavy this riff is! - Userguy44

Aerials - System of a Down
Geek Stink Breath - Green Day
Psychosocial - Slipknot Psychosocial - Slipknot Cover Art
Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses Cover Art
Master Exploder - Tenacious D Master Exploder - Tenacious D Cover Art
Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback Cover Art
Indestructible - Disturbed Indestructible - Disturbed Cover Art

I feel indestructible!

Million Miles an Hour - Nickelback
Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
Through the Fire and Flames - DragonForce Through the Fire and Flames - DragonForce Cover Art
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin Cover Art
Mr. Tinkertrain - Ozzy Osbourne Mr. Tinkertrain - Ozzy Osbourne Cover Art

The guitar riffs in this song are just awesome and go with the song quite well.

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