Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs

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161 Seventeen - Winger

Wow! This riff is just amazing, rob beach was a way underrated guitarist!

162 Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent

Excellent riff...simple and in yo face

163 Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth

This song probably is Megadeth's most known song, this riff is catchy, easy and fun to play, and Mustaine is God.

This is probably Megadeth's most known song, this riff is really easy, fun to play and Mustaine is God.

Mustaine should have a lot of creds for a lot of good sounding riffs, this is one of them.

164 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

This song should be in the top 10! What's wrong with you people! This poll sucks!

165 The Spirit of Radio - Rush

172? Really? It's at least one of the 20 best guitar riffs of all time, at least. - DavidBondra

166 Panama - Van Halen
167 96 Quite Bitter Beings - CKY
168 What's the Frequency, Kenneth? - R.E.M.
169 Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh
170 Kool Thing - Sonic Youth
171 Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
172 Everlong - Foo Fighters
173 You Know You're Right - Nirvana
174 Heaven's Drive - L'arc~en~ciel
175 In Your Face - Children of Bodom

97?
The best melodic death metal riff ever in 97? - rock2metal

176 Marmalade - System of a Down
177 New Orleans Is Sinking - The Tragically Hip

A great Canadian band that deserves more credit

Everyone needs to listen to this

178 Eternal Rest - Avenged Sevenfold

At 40 seconds the riff just wants to make you jump and headbang

179 The Unforgiven - Metallica

Come on this riff is so catchy... Can't hear the song once, the riff keeps playing on my head!

180 That Was Just Your Life - Metallica
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