Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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201 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath
202 Godzilla - Blue Öyster Cult Godzilla - Blue Öyster Cult

Simply the best riff ever.

203 Mr. Brightside - The Killers Mr. Brightside - The Killers

Come on, you ALL know it. We all love it.

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204 The Stroke - Billy Squier The Stroke - Billy Squier
205 Vertigo - U2 Vertigo - U2 V 1 Comment
206 2112 - Rush 2112 - Rush
207 Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys
208 Baby Blue - Badfinger Baby Blue - Badfinger

One of the best opening guitar riffs along with "pictures of matchstick men" by status quo & "hotel california" by the eagles - 99999

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209 Blood and Thunder - Mastodon Blood and Thunder - Mastodon

This riff is amazing. What more can I say?

210 5 Minutes Alone - Pantera 5 Minutes Alone - Pantera
211 Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy
212 Like a Rock - Bob Seger

Most melodic lead ever! It grabs you like no ther.

213 Jailbreak - AC/DC

oh, just listen to the riff on their "Live" album at Donnington in your car, and have it blasting! best ac/dc riff ever besides thunderstruck! - PCamron90

Not one of their biggest , but turn the volume up and have a listen people!

214 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet - Bachman Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet - Bachman Turner Overdrive
215 Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws

Come on, at around 2:20 there's an explosion of emotion that makes you feel like you can fly! - jewunit69

216 No One Like You - Scorpions No One Like You - Scorpions

no doubt, its one of the best riffs I've ever heard - ronluna

217 Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
218 Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC
219 Rock n' Roll Train - AC/DC
220 Drive - Incubus Drive - Incubus
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