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Obviously the fastest. And shame for everyone who think they speeded it up in the studio... - somekindofaguy
Just like I thought. - zxm
Quite fast but shouldn't be on number 2. - zxm
Look at the tapping part, it's faster than everything on this page, 16th notes triplets at 216 BPM it's a insane speed, 21 notes per second, seriously...
Maybe not the most difficult solo but its definitely the fastest I've ever heard. (and also one of the most unique and memorable, usually fast solos are meh). And I listened to malmsteen, MAB, gilbert and others. Those 2 ascending runs with triplets are INSANELY fast. Especially live version he plays even faster than on album and its very clear.
Faster than One, Free Bird or Taxman. - zxm
This fast? LOL. This is a very weird understanding of "fast". - Metal_Treasure
It's good to see Ritchie Blackmore here because he is usually very underrated.
However, he has several solos that are faster than Stargazer. Off the top of my head:
Rainbow - A Light In the Black, Kill the King, Death Alley Driver;
Deep Purple - Child in time, Highway Star
I fact, Stargazer solo isn't fast compared to his other solos. - Metal_Treasure
I know most people won't listen this solo. But if you have curiosity then you could try it. Even his band mates can't play this solo. The starting licks are very very fast. - zxm
There are (or maybe) faster solo of his than this song. But this song has very fast solo. I added this cause its his most popular song. - zxm
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