Top 10 Metal Songs with Whammy Bar EffectsMetal_Treasure Whammy Bar (aka vibrato bar or tremolo bar) creates special sound effects.
The Top Ten
One of the first uses of whammy bar in a (proto)metal song, 1972 - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Mostly Glenn Tipton during the first solo - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Jeff Waters is one one of the most frequent users of whammy bar in metal and many Annihilator songs can be on this list.
Jeff Waters uses different whammy bar techniques to get different effects (bomb drop, horse whinny, car/motorbike engine roar, police siren, and more). - Metal_Treasure
I think that most probably K. K. Downing did it and not Glenn Tipton - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Play the sample to hear that sick sound I am talking about - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Those whammy bar dives and pinches, man - NightmareCinemaUListen to Sample
A song with a lot of whammy bar stuff (3:00-3:40, 4:15-4:55) - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
A lot of JP songs have whammy bar effects, come to think of it - NightmareCinema
Yes, seems Judas Priest and Annihilator are the most frequent users of whammy bar effects. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
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2. Master of Puppets - Metallica
3. Hell Awaits - Slayer