Heavy Metal Songs With the Most Memorable Guitar Solos

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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.

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2 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Great solo! I love it...

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3 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne

3 unforgettable solos.

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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

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5 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth

Come on, best solo in metal.

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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

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

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

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

The Contenders

11 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

The first solo is amazing - Metal_Treasure

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12 Angel of Death - Slayer UListen to Sample
13 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
14 Painkiller - Judas Priest UListen to Sample
15 Cult of Personality - Living Colour UListen to Sample
16 Hangar 18 - Megadeth

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

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17 Alison Hell - Annihilator UListen to Sample
18 Fade to Black - Metallica UListen to Sample
19 Stargazer - Rainbow UListen to Sample
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

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

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

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23 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold UListen to Sample
24 Vermillion - Slipknot
25 Living After Midnight - Judas Priest UListen to Sample
26 Master Exploder - Tenacious D UListen to Sample
27 Soil - System of a Down UListen to Sample
28 Lonely Day - System of a Down UListen to Sample
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

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30 Blackbird - Alter Bridge

The whole song is a masterpiece - San_Lakshitha

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

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