Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs


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261 In My Place - Coldplay
262 Sails of Charon - Scorpions
263 Say It Ain't So - Weezer V 1 Comment
264 Witchy Woman - Eagles
265 The Philosopher - Death
266 Holy Diver - Dio

Vivian Campbell uses the first three notes of the Cm scale and their respective 5th notes to create one of the best utilizations of power chords in metal history. A truly great song. - Edgelord

267 Poison Heart - Ramones

A different kind of riff by Johnny Ramone. - zxm

268 Somebody Told Me - The Killers

Hold on. You are telling me that Smoke on the Water is better than this riff?! Hell no! - GGiant1921

269 Perfect Strangers - Deep Purple
270 Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
271 Only Women Bleed - Alice Cooper
272 Knife-Edge - Emerson, Lake, And Palmer
273 Bring It On Home - Led Zeppelin
274 Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne

Well I just really enjoy and play this awesome riff. Jake E Lee at his finest!

275 You're All Talk - Cheap Trick

If you can, watch the Cheap Trick DVD "Silver, " where Rick and Slash are trading furious riffs in one of Cheapt Trick's greatest rockers.

276 Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters
277 Today - Smashing Pumpkins
278 Shadow Play - Rory Gallagher
279 Dying In Your Arms - Trivium
280 So... - D'erlanger
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