Heavy Metal Songs With the Most Memorable Guitar Solos

The most memorable guitar solos to me so this list will be very very subjective I admit but whatever.

The Top Ten

1 Master of Puppets - Metallica V 1 Comment
2 One - Metallica

Maybe the best of all time!

I air guitared to this so hard I hurt my arms and hands. - CostcoHotDogs

3 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne
4 Rock n' Roll Machine - Triumph

If you are a rock or metal fan and you have not heard this song you are missing out - loganl517

5 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth V 1 Comment
6 Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold
7 Hand of Doom - Manowar
8 Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen

This one impressed me very much when I first heard it. I am still in love with it. - Metal_Treasure

9 Rainbow in the Dark - Dio
10 A Light in the Black - Rainbow

I still wonder how such a solo was created in 1976! Great job Ritchie Blackmore. - Metal_Treasure

The Newcomers

? Stargazer - Rainbow
? Kissing the Shadows - Children of Bodom

The Contenders

11 Angel of Death - Slayer
12 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

The first solo is amazing - Metal_Treasure

13 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
14 Cult of Personality - Living Colour
15 Painkiller - Judas Priest
16 Hangar 18 - Megadeth

So many epic solos in this song... great work by Marty Friedman and Dave Mustaine

17 Alison Hell - Annihilator
18 Fade to Black - Metallica
19 Unsuccessfully Coping With the Natural Beauty of Infidelity - Type O Negative

I heard this song WAY to young on accident and to this day it is my favorite type o negative song and my favorite band - loganl517

20 Raining Blood - Slayer

Maybe not the most melodic, yet it leaves an interesting feeling after listening.

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Top Remixes

1. One - Metallica
2. Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen
3. A Light in the Black - Rainbow
1. Rock n' Roll Machine - Triumph
2. Master of Puppets - Metallica
3. One - Metallica



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