Top Ten Best Metal Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

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The Top Ten

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

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

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

The Contenders

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

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

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

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

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27 La Vinteren Vare Evig - Den Saakaldte

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

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28 Iron Tusk - Mastodon UListen to Sample
29 Ride Into Obsession - Blind Guardian UListen to Sample
30 My Sweet Shadow - In Flames UListen to Sample
31 Supremist - Slayer UListen to Sample
32 Tanelorn (Into the Void) - Blind Guardian UListen to Sample
33 Strike - Primal Fear UListen to Sample
34 The Immortal Ones - Primal Fear UListen to Sample
35 Nailed to the Wheel - Edguy UListen to Sample
36 Trash All Over You - Lost Society UListen to Sample
37 Crimson King - Demons & Wizards UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes (4)

1. The Pursuit Of Vikings - Amon Amarth
2. All For One - Primal Fear
3. Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags - Amon Amarth
Metal_Treasure
1. Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
2. Aerials - System of a Down
3. I Stand Alone - Godsmack
AngryByrd
1. Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
2. Aerials - System of a Down
3. Down With the Sickness - Disturbed
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