Greatest Guitar Solos of Rock and MetalRestricted to rock and metal for an easier comparison of song styles. Please consider talent, originality, and technique for your selections of these solos. Really think and research before you vote. Thank you!
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Great solo. You can hear Mustaine's influence on it, combined with Kirk Hammeth's play. Every person who likes metal genre must hear it.
It's writes by Dave Mustaine not Hammett
Any way it's best Metallica solo
In my opinion, the best solo of metalica. Is fast and awersome. Epic guitar of Kirk Hammett. The best
Guys you really underrate judas priest but there so good and have the best metal solos I've ever heard go on youtube and type in judas priest guitar solos and you'll find a lot of great solos here is a list of some of there best painkiller, all guns blazing, ram it down, beyond the realms of death, one shot at glory, touch of evil those are just a few that you really need to check out
Wow... Obviously no one has heard this song. I don't know how you can listen to any music without listening to this. Every single instrument on this song is perfect. The drum intro the incredible guitar solo, and the vocals... Should be in the top ten.
This song is on the list twice. Just explains how wicked the solo is.
This the most emotional solo he has ever written and its almost 7 minutes long even though people only count the shredding as the solo I count the entire thing and it is a masterpiece of art and shows his true dedication to the guitar and the way that he plays it with more feel than probably anyone else on the planet. LONG LIVE BIG B.
Buckethead is a genius with a guitar. I don't see how this isn't higher on the list. For those of you who haven't heard it. Please do. It is a true emotional masterpiece.
You can find everything in this solo the amazing riffs, the speed and the emotions.. It's without a doubt a masterpiece.. But an underrated one
This guy plays emotion! Enough said!V 2 Comments
Are You Kidding Me. This Solo is AmazingV 1 Comment
Satriani speaks, or rather, plays for himself in this one. - ybothermatt
amazing solo why has no one heard of this?
One of Ritchies best and nonstop guitar performances, this song is punishing from start to finish.V 1 Comment
Jimmy truly makes his Les Paul sing and cry during this somewhat lengthy solo. The beating of the drums in the background express anger and desperation which harmonize very well with this solo.
How in the world is "Bad Medicine" at number 6? Richie Sambora is not a very good guitarist. However, Jimmy Page can play in any style, any day. That is why at least ONE of Jimmy's solos should be number 1.
It's the emotion in the notes and the phrasing in chords
That make this solo
Come on people! Have any of you even listened to this?!?! This solo is why the guitar was invented...jezz!
Best damb guitar solo ever. It is the best sequence of one of the best albums of all "time"!V 2 Comments
It's an amazing song and the solo is awesome.
Love Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre cool, Mike dirnt and Jason White
This solo might not be the fastest but it is still amazing and the most emotional solos I have ever heard.
Amazing solo makes me so happy. Not the fastest but it sounds amazing, maybe my first love.
the hardest guitar solo anyone could ever try to atttempt to play
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