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 One - Metallica

One of the best heavy metal songs of all time.

Maybe the best of all time!

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

2 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Great solo! I love it...

3 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne
4 Rock & 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

Come on, best solo in metal.

6 Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen

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

7 Hand of Doom - Manowar
8 A Light in the Black - Rainbow

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

9 Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold
10 Rainbow in the Dark - Dio

The Contenders

11 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

The first solo is amazing - Metal_Treasure

12 Angel of Death - Slayer
13 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
14 Painkiller - Judas Priest
15 Cult of Personality - Living Colour
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 Stargazer - Rainbow
20 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

21 Empire of the Clouds - Iron Maiden
22 Raining Blood - Slayer

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

23 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
24 Vermillion - Slipknot
25 Living After Midnight - Judas Priest
26 Master Exploder - Tenacious D
27 Soil - System of a Down
28 Lonely Day - System of a Down
29 Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws

How is this a metal song. its more likely southern rock solo mixed with prog rock style. at the end it gets heavier and becomes hard rock. but its not metal. - zxm

30 Blackbird - Alter Bridge

The whole song is a masterpiece - San_Lakshitha

31 Mourn - Sentenced
32 Addicted to Pain - Alter Bridge
33 In the Name of God - Dream Theater
34 Through the Fire and Flames - DragonForce
35 Demon (S) - Darkest Hour
36 November Rain - Guns N' Roses
37 Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath
38 Lonely is the Word - Black Sabbath
39 War Pigs - Black Sabbath
40 Planet Caravan - Black Sabbath
41 Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath
42 N.I.B. - Black Sabbath
43 Neon Knights - Black Sabbath
44 Cemetary Gates - Pantera
45 The Sentinel - Judas Priest
46 Mechanix - Megadeth
47 Kissing the Shadows - Children of Bodom
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

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


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