Best Guitar Instrumental Songs

All the awesome guitar heroes' solo instrumentals are right here, because music does not need words! Your favorite's not there? Then add what is missing!

The Top Ten

1 For the Love of God - Steve Vai

This song is so many emotions at the same time. So powerful, so enlightening. I never get tired of hearing it. - LizardKing99

Not only the best guitar instrumental, this has to be one of the best songs of all time

So much emotion and technical difficulty at the same time. Only steve can do that.

2 Surfing With the Alien - Joe Satriani V 1 Comment
3 Eruption - Van Halen
4 Soothsayer - Buckethead
5 Glasgow Kiss - John Petrucci
6 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
7 Tender Surrender - Steve Vai
8 Guitars Suck - Bumblefoot

People who can play this song, do let me know... Waiting! - ameentheguitarist23

9 Cliffs of Dover - Eric Johnson
10 Technical Difficulties - Paul Gilbert

The best Paul gilbert instrumental song with scarified... - BenTouthang

The Contenders

11 Voice of the Soul - Death

This should be in the top 5 at least.

12 Apache - The Shadows
13 Classical Gas - Mason Williams

Acoustic guitar no less!

14 The Godfather Theme - Slash
15 Ocean - John Butler
16 The Voice of Soul - Death

How come this isn't in the top 10?

17 Forbidden City - Marty Friedman
18 Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile) - Santana
19 Misirlou - Dick Dale & His Del-Tones

It is the best of its kind... There is a voice of yelling... Other than that, it is fully instrumental and it should be at least in top 5 instead of 12...

Better known as the theme from Pulp Fiction

20 Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix

This song does have vocals, therefore, it is not an instrumental song. - ameentheguitarist23

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Top Remixes

1. For the Love of God - Steve Vai
2. Eruption - Van Halen
3. Surfing With the Alien - Joe Satriani



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