Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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101 Indestructible - Disturbed
102 Ace of Spades - Motorhead

How is this and Come As You Are so low?! And where's Soundgarden?

103 Laid to Rest - Lamb of God
104 Walk With Me In Hell - Lamb of God

Killer riffs from mark morton.

105 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
106 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
107 She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
108 In The Flesh - Pink Floyd

Okay, I know everybody's just here to see the top ten, but DO YOURSELVES A FAVOR AND LISTEN TO AT LEAST THE FIRST MINUTE OF THIS SONG, it's beautiful and thrilling and in my opinion is the best riff of all time. Pink Floyd is the master of walkdowns.

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109 Parallels - As I Lay Dying
110 Eruption - Van Halen

Sorry, but that ain't no riff. You may say there are some repeated notes. But those are licks, not riffs. - zxm

111 Madhouse - Anthrax
112 Stricken - Disturbed
113 Good Riddance - Green Day

It's a catchy song not my fave song forever and the riff is easy to remember and is in tune with the song I played this whole song by just making a few changes to the riff and it was like you couldn't even tell the diffrence

I can't help falling in love with this acoustic guitar's sound!

The classic sound by a classic guitar just sounds awesome! - Green_Day

This is a good song but it's not really a riff - Sabbath

114 In Pieces - Linkin Park

I'm 100% sure, no one would've listened to this song... I myself was shocked because the song is a bit dry but LINKIN PARK DELIVERED AN 80'S GUITAR RIFF here and its MESMERISING

115 Jordan - Buckethead
116 Fade to Black - Metallica

Truly the greatest guitar riff ever made! If you haven't heard this song, you should definitely do it! Because you will be blown away!

Should definitely be higher, even if the riff itself isn't the best the song more than makes up for it

Great solo, great song, great band! Metallica for life! M/

117 Mechanix - Megadeth

Any Megadeth riff, dave mustaine was ranked number one rhythm metal guitarist in guitar one mag. i have no clue why there is no respect to him on this site, it's the overpowering metallica that makes megadeth get ignored when they are equals. Mechanix is the original four horsemen

the fastest riff I ever heard. fits about 100 chords in every second. the master - mustaine. megadeth ftw!

118 Stockholm Syndrome - Muse

Stockholm syndrome, plug in baby, citizen erased, assassin, reapers, and micro cuts!

Man! Great written guitar riff it is like a crazy left hand practising song

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119 Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
120 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

This is without a doubt the most intense and nerve pulling riff ever made, David Gilmore really touched deep fibers, goose bumps all over!

What 126? Jesus. I don't personally think it's the best riff of all time, but it should at least be in the top ten. AT LEAST. Jeez.

It's the greatest song of all time, but it hasn't got a riff - TheJepperen

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