Top Ten Best Metal Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

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The Top Ten

1 Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
2 Schism - Tool
3 Aerials - System of a Down
4 Rational Gaze - Meshuggah
5 The Pursuit Of Vikings - Amon Amarth
6 Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags - Amon Amarth
7 All For One - Primal Fear

2 awesome riffs - overall, one of the best metal songs of the 2000s. - Metal_Treasure

8 Song of the Damned - Soilwork
9 Down With the Sickness - Disturbed
10 Blessed Black Wings - High On Fire

The Contenders

11 Cast Down the Heretic - Nile
12 Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold
13 Walk With Me In Hell - Lamb of God
14 War of the Gods - Amon Amarth
15 11th Hour - Lamb of God
16 Stabwound - Necrophagist
17 The Trend - Annihilator
18 My Last Serenade - Killswitch Engage
19 Heaven Denies - Demons and Wizards

Jon Schaffer, baby. Unfortunately you can't hear the best parts from the sample below. - Metal_Treasure

20 Stupify - Disturbed
21 I Stand Alone - Godsmack
22 Dethrone Tyranny - Gamma Ray
23 Awake - Godsmack
24 Damien - Iced Earth
25 Rumors of War - High on Fire
26 Road to Asylum - Primal Fear

Can't get enough of this riff - so groovy. - Metal_Treasure

27 La Vinteren Vare Evig - Den Saakaldte

The riff is really beautiful (black metal). - Metal_Treasure

28 Iron Tusk - Mastodon
29 Ride Into Obsession - Blind Guardian
30 My Sweet Shadow - In Flames
31 Supremist - Slayer
32 Tanelorn (Into the Void) - Blind Guardian
33 Strike - Primal Fear
34 The Immortal Ones - Primal Fear
35 Nailed to the Wheel - Edguy
36 Trash All Over You - Lost Society
37 Crimson King - Demons & Wizards
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1. The Pursuit Of Vikings - Amon Amarth
2. All For One - Primal Fear
3. Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags - Amon Amarth
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1. Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
2. Aerials - System of a Down
3. I Stand Alone - Godsmack
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1. Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
2. Aerials - System of a Down
3. Down With the Sickness - Disturbed
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