Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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121 Hotel California - Eagles Hotel California - Eagles

One of the best opening guitar riffs along with "pictures of matchstick men" by status quo & "baby blue" by badfinger

122 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
123 Jordan - Buckethead Jordan - Buckethead
124 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
125 Coming Home - Avenged Sevenfold Coming Home - Avenged Sevenfold
126 Eruption - Van Halen Eruption - Van Halen
127 I'm Free - Kenny Loggins
128 Wake Up - Rage Against the Machine Wake Up - Rage Against the Machine
129 She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
130 Sleep Now In The Fire - Rage Against the Machine Sleep Now In The Fire - Rage Against the Machine
131 Mechanix - Megadeth 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!

132 Fade to Black - Metallica 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/

133 Eye of the Tiger - Survivor Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
134 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd 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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135 Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas
136 It's A Long Way To The Top - AC/DC

Such a good guitar riff - mneilan

137 Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan

try to find an acoustic version, if not just listen to the song. All these silly songs listed got nothing on SRV's riffs - me145

138 Ace of Spades - Motorhead Ace of Spades - Motorhead

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

139 Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton

I love In The Flesh, Over The Hills and Far Away, Whole Lotta Love, Daytripper, Sunshine of Your Love, all that stuff. But I believe this is one of, if not the, greatest love song ever written.

140 Message In a Bottle - The Police Message In a Bottle - The Police V 1 Comment
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