Top Ten Best Instrumental Songs

The Top Ten

1 Orion - Metallica

This song is absolutely breathtaking! This is one of Metallica's best songs, so for me this should be number one, and I have one question, Why is Suicide and Redemption not o here?

Yeah

2 Eruption - Van Halen
3 YYZ - Rush
4 The Call of Ktulu - Metallica

It's as good as Orion. - Userguy44

5 For the Love of God - Steve Vai
6 Arpeggios from Hell - Yngwie Malmsteen
7 Transylvania - Iron Maiden
8 The Dance of Eternity [Scene Seven] - Dream Theater

Definitely the best hard instrumental songs I'vee ever heard no doubt about it

9 Singapore - Hans Zimmer
10 Sandstorm - Darude

All for the memes

The Newcomers

? Love is Blue - Paul Mauriat

The Contenders

11 Impulse - An Endless Sporadic
12 Stream of Consciousness - Dream Theater

Nothing better than this

13 So What - Miles Davis
14 Resolution - John Coltrane
15 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
16 Arc-Lite - Coroner
17 Marooned - Pink Floyd

The single finest piece of guitar work ever.

18 Never Forget - Michael Salvatori & Martin O'Donnell
19 James Bond Theme - Monty Norman
20 Voice of the Soul - Death
21 Moby Dick - Led Zeppelin
22 Farewell Ballad - Zakk Wylde
23 Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Pt. 1 - King Crimson
24 Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins
25 Your Hand in Mine - Explosions in the Sky
26 To Live is to Die - Metallica
27 Interstellar Overdrive - Pink Floyd

Song rocks the hardest

28 Intro to Reality - Anthrax
29 Jessica - The Allman Brothers
30 Musical Death (A Dirge) - Testament
31 Lower Your Eyelids To Die With the Sun - M83
32 Desert Apple - Versailles
33 Pennsylvania - Iron Maiden
34 If I Could Fly - Joe Satriani

That Crying Guitar part, wow

35 You're All Alone - John Swihart
36 A Watchful Guardian - Hans Zimmer
37 Paradigm Shift - Liquid Tension Experiment
38 Triad - Tool
39 Albatross - Fleetwood Mac
40 On the Run - Pink Floyd
41 Moon - Sleeping at Last
42 Genghis Khan - Iron Maiden
43 Difficult to Cure - Rainbow
44 Speed Kills - Michael Angelo Batio
45 Star Spangled Banner - Jimi Hendrix
46 Cecilia Ann - Pixies
47 Treefingers - Radiohead
48 Going Home - Intrinsic Focus
49 Atlas - Battles
50 La Villa Strangiato - Rush

This song is simply a masterpiece.

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Top Remixes (9)

1. Your Hand in Mine - Explosions in the Sky
2. Lower Your Eyelids To Die With the Sun - M83
3. You're All Alone - John Swihart
ColinH
1. So What - Miles Davis
2. Resolution - John Coltrane
3. For the Love of God - Steve Vai
richard1609
1. Arpeggios from Hell - Yngwie Malmsteen
2. Orion - Metallica
3. Arc-Lite - Coroner
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