Top Guitar Shredding Masterpeicespetrucci75hammet Here is a collection of what in my experience is the best guitar shredding I've heard.
The Top Ten
This is really some of the best guitar shredding I've ever heard - it has an insane neo-classical guitar riff by Jeff Loomis, one of the best if not THE greatest modern guitarist! - petrucci75hammet
When somebody can create such a truly masterful guitar solo it makes you wonder how Jeff Loomis is so underappreciated in the overall music world. One of the most skillful guitarists I have ever heard.
Nice interplay between the guitar and keyboards I.E. between Malmsteen and Jens Johansson, 2 of the greatest pioneers ever of their respective instruments - petrucci75hammet
Oh, yeah! Definitely number 1 or 2. - Metal_Treasure
The killer riff at the beginning of this song is backed up by a high-speed, highly skilled solo by Paul Gilbert, he really gives it all in this song. - petrucci75hammet
As good as they say Dave Mustaine is, in my opinion Marty Friedman is just a step above in technical proficiency; this is demonstrated in this fast highly skilled solo, one of the best guitar solos of all time! - petrucci75hammet
An extremly epic solo! From the awesome and former lead guitarist of megadeth marty friedman. This solo will never be beat by any other megadeth guitarist (maybe dave) - dragon13304
The intro consists of a really catchy guitar riff, followed by great soloing throughout! - petrucci75hammet
A masterful achievement in guitar playing which starts of slowly then gradually builds up to the climax in the middle of the song - petrucci75hammet
One of Steve Vai's epic!
This was the first shredding song that actually gave me the chills, I could actually understand and feel each note, it was not playing fast just for the sake of playing fast. I can still remember listening it for the first time, it just took me to another level of consciousness and it still does every time.
Best instrumental ever... Much better than commercial songs of joe satriani and steve vai such as surfing with aliens and for the love of god
Hard to believe he was just 19 at that time! Altitudes is considered as one of the best songs with sweep picking. - zxm
We are talking about Masterpieces, this is it.V 3 Comments
More insane guitar shredding from Loomis, it just shows that he's just as capable if not more so outside Nevermore. - petrucci75hammet
This is the guy that really changed me into a guitar lovin soloist, easily the perfect guitarist
This is a hard rock guitar classic - very solid and groovy guitar riffing & soloing by Satch - this is really what started [or at least expanded] the genre of instrumental rock. - petrucci75hammet
I disagree with visitor's comment that this song started shredding. Neither Eddie Van Halen invented tapping nor he invented shredding. Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix were also using some fast techniques which inspired shredding. Even Ritchie Blackmore later used shredding. And about tapping, Italian guitarist Vittorio Camardese used tapping on his acoustic guitar. Which he did it in 1965. more than 10 years before him. - zxm
This got em all started!
Awesome technical guitar shredding in the intro and also in the instrumental section at the end of the song by Petrucci - petrucci75hammet
This has to be my favourite Buckethead track.
Buckethead is the best...he must on the top of the list...
When I saw at the tabs. Oh my God! What is this! If I had 10 finger more still I wouldn't be able to play the solo. This fret to that fret, that fret to that fret. Its not only the chords, even the strumming is also very fast. Especially after the bending. - zxm
Brutal guitar-playing in not just one but TWO solos by Romeo at his best! - petrucci75hammet
This song's solos have,
- Fast hammer ons and pull offs
- Fast alternate picking
- Sweep Picking
- String Skipping
I am not considering bending and vibratos. But it has everything a shredding solo needs. - zxm
Underrated and overshadowed somewhat by Mr Crowley and Crazy Train, in my opinion this is Rhoad's most inventive and memorable solo, bringing out his distinctive neo-classical style. - petrucci75hammet
Best guitar solo
He's gonna give you the keys to the lamborghini!
It's a shredding masterpiece
Live at budokan version
How has no one voted for this
Dimebag's best solo [yes for me Floods is a close second], a melodic and technical achievement in guitar shredding. - petrucci75hammet
I know this song solo has some fast guitar parts. But is this shredding? I don't think so. Not every fast guitar solo is shredding. - zxm
One does not simply: not add a Slash guitar solo to a list such as this; this one of the most well-known and catchy songs as well as guitar solos of all time! - petrucci75hammet
I spelled the band name wrong I think - Sabbath
Best guitarist ever
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2. Rising Force - Yngwie J. Malmsteen
3. For the Love of God - Steve Vai
2. Rising Force - Yngwie J. Malmsteen
3. Snakebite - Racer X