Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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61 Paradise City - Guns n' Roses Paradise City - Guns n' Roses

Injustice! This is a highly underrated song. Just feel yourself go wild to its amazing tune. It deserves to be in the top 15.

One of the single most recognizable arpegiated riffs of all time. This song became a stadium anthem and it all started with this incredible riff!

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62 Tears Don't Fall - Bullet for My Valentine Tears Don't Fall - Bullet for My Valentine

I don't know why they are not in the list.. Try any one song by them.. And I mean any one... And you will be crazy by the guitar riffs and the music and everything..

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63 Tom Sawyer - Rush Tom Sawyer - Rush

the riff is bassiccly rushs theme song

Alex Lifeson- what an amazing guitarist!

64 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Is this song's guitar riff really should be at 165!

God made this song and played this riff!

How the hell is this 174?

People over here sucks...stairway - 167...do u think guys it deserves this
fuc###in people

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65 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

The 4 min guitar solo of this song beats them all...

YOU GET LOST IN THE 3 GUITAR RIFF! How is this not top 10. always gets my head bobbling to the music

This is an other that harder to play then it sounds and get it right!

This riff was used in the movie "The Kingsmen", and it was awesome! I realize opinions are like a______, but this 3 guitar riff is monumentos.

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66 Sad But True - Metallica Sad But True - Metallica

WHAT THE HELL WHY THE IS THE RIFF SO LOW THIS IS METAL

67 Stricken - Disturbed Stricken - Disturbed
68 Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers

This is a very-simple riff, but I challenge anyyone to write one as amazing as this! - FireInMyDreams

69 Pinball Wizard - The Who Pinball Wizard - The Who

One of the best riffs of britan invasion! Just listen the Isle of Wight version

70 Crazy On You - Heart Crazy On You - Heart
71 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

Completely underrated riff, solo, lyrics, and song. - VonHaggles

Hallowed Be Thy Name is one of the greatest song in history. And riff is amazing!

Love it, best song on 'Number if the Beast' and I'm an old rocker so I should know!

How can it be on no.97

It should be at least in top 30

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72 Schism - Tool

Shouldn't be #1, but should definitely be a lot higher than it is

73 Money - Pink Floyd

Gotta be up with the top 10... Iconic... Is the root of all evil today.

It's a shame Guns N' Roses is above this epic masterpiece. Best guitar riff ever.

Its not in classical 4/4 time signature. ITs actually in a 7/4 time signature which makes the riff so uniqe

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74 Roulette - System of a Down Roulette - System of a Down
75 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
76 More Than a Feeling - Boston More Than a Feeling - Boston

prolly one of the catchiest riffs ever - wolf10

77 Painkiller - Judas Priest Painkiller - Judas Priest

Priest has some of the best and heaviest guitar riffs of all time and they can't get even one song in the top 10?!

37? Really? Wow people, I don't even know what to say, this is one of the most amazkng riffs ever :(

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78 Cliffs of Dover - Eric Johnson Cliffs of Dover - Eric Johnson

Everyone loves Eric..he makes satriani and vies list..Van Halen as well, and many more including my rock and roll hall of fame dad.. He loves cliffs of dover. Most guitarists of the 60's listened to my dad's band and they still have the record for most albums and for first band inducted with no vocals... Walk, don't run.. And vote for Johnson. And by the way, Jerry says " The Ventures" should be on every list..They taught so, so many people how to play guitar by listening to their records...name a hall of famer..they listened to The Ventures.

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79 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

Just try to make a riff like this one. Easy and so good.

6...66.
The number of my cat

And I thought Slither was a Metallica song, not... Velvet Revolver. But whatever. I gave this my vote anyway.

80 Children of the Revolution - T. Rex Children of the Revolution - T. Rex

Children Of The Revolution is a song, which rocks the stage.

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