Most Emotional Rock and Metal Guitar Solos

The Top Ten Most Emotional Rock and Metal Guitar Solos

1 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

David Gilmour is a legend! - Userguy44

2 Floods - Pantera

The outro riff. Not solo. - zxm

3 November Rain - Guns N' Roses
4 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

The first solo, especially its last notes. A Glenn Tipton solo. - Metal_Treasure

5 Child in Time - Deep Purple
6 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
7 Stargazer - Rainbow
8 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
9 Fade to Black - Metallica

First song that came into my head. Should be #1, at least Top 5. - truckturner

Both solos are emotional - Userguy44

Definitely. - mmarce445

10 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

The Contenders

11 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards
12 Cemetary Gates - Pantera
13 One - Metallica

The first solo is the most emotional to me. - Userguy44

14 Estranged - Guns N' Roses

Those two guitar solos are amazing. It's a great Guns N' Roses song

15 The Sleep - Pantera
16 The Man (That I Don't Know) - Primal Fear

The 2nd solo (outro); and it's over 1 minute long. - Metal_Treasure

17 Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming - Deep Purple
18 Blood Brothers - Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden guitarists are so underrated

Janick Gers's solo is full of feels on this one.

19 A Light In the Black - Rainbow
20 High Hopes - Pink Floyd
21 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

This song has the most feel of any a7x song

22 To Live is to Die - Metallica

This song is sooo emotinal. Those guitars seem like they are crying...

23 Amazing - Aerosmith

Joe Perry is just untouchable on this one.

24 Blackbird - Alter Bridge
25 The Bluest Blues - Alvin Lee

Technical version of Comfortable Numb. - zxm

26 This I Love - Guns N Roses

Wonderful solo (and not even by Slash)

27 Voice of the Soul - Death

It's sad that this solo wasn't even mentioned in this list...

28 Time - Pink Floyd
29 Still Got the Blues (For You) - Gary Moore

Why isn't this higher? This is a gorgeous solo! - Userguy44

30 Midnight Blues - Gary Moore
31 Story of the Blues - Gary Moore
32 Diabolus - Primal Fear
33 Intermezzo Liberte - Arch Enemy
34 Death and the Healing - Wintersun
35 Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom
36 The Best of Times - Dream Theater
37 Dogs - Pink Floyd
38 Alone in the World - Caligula's Horse
39 My Back Pages - The Byrds
40 Stranger In This Town - Richie Sambora
41 Dry County - Bon Jovi
42 Powerslave - Iron Maiden
43 I Could Have Lied - Red Hot Chili Peppers
44 Let It Be - The Beatles
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