Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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201 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen V 1 Comment
202 Wake Up Dead - Megadeth

Which riff? This song has too manby awesome riffs - DejanKalinic

203 Where Is My Mind? - Pixies
204 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica
205 Angel of Death - Slayer

Absolutely epic and powerful chromatic riff that will forever take place in my metal heart.

206 Life In the Fast Lane - Eagles

Instantly recognizable lick...
Bad ass tune also.

207 Cold Gin - Kiss
208 Hysteria - Muse
209 Misirlou - Dick Dale

Just listen... It is amazing

210 Godzilla - Blue Öyster Cult

Simply the best riff ever.

211 Holiday - Green Day

How is this so far down! This is amazing truly. - GGiant1921

My favorite Green Day riff. - zxm

The riff before the solo is peng - joshjenner1803

212 American Idiot - Green Day

The only thing about the music of this song that sticks out to me is the riff

213 Mr. Brightside - The Killers

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

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214 Reapers - Muse

Very good riff, but just tapping

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215 Vertigo - U2 V 1 Comment
216 2112 - Rush
217 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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218 Pictures of Matchstick Men - Status Quo

One of the best opening guitar riffs of all time along with "baby blue" by badfinger & "hotel california" by the eagles - 99999

219 Blood and Thunder - Mastodon

This riff is amazing. What more can I say?

220 Up Around the Bend - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Who doesn't know this riff? While most people talk about Sweet Child O' Mine and Crazy Train or something, everyone knows about this riff.

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1. Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
2. Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
3. Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple
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