Top 10 Modern Rock/Metal Songs with Good Guitar Solos

These modern Rock/ Metal songs do have good guitar solo's (I`m not including Afterlife- A7X however 'cause that solo is so mediocre.) (Modern being from 2000 and onwards.)

The Top Ten

1 Just to Get High - Nickelback Just to Get High - Nickelback

It's a short but pretty damn good guitar solo!

2 Clown Parade - Annihilator Clown Parade - Annihilator

Not one, 2 mindblowing solos! Fast, technical and long. Hands down. - Metal_Treasure

3 Riding the Eagle - Primal Fear Riding the Eagle - Primal Fear

Incredibly fast, long and melodic solo surrounded by awesome drum fills. - Metal_Treasure

4 The Unforgiven III - Metallica

Pretty good solo to be honest.

5 Kissing the Shadows - Children of Bodom

Includes a long interplay between guitars and keyboards. - Metal_Treasure

6 All Nightmare Long - Metallica

It's a good solo.

7 Strike - Primal Fear

Very fast, melodic and technical solo on twin lead guitars. - Metal_Treasure

8 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

A very underrated guitar solo.

9 Get Fisted - Skull Fist

Speed metal solo - long, fast and melodic. - Metal_Treasure

10 Stricken - Disturbed

Not a big Disturbed fan but the solo's decent I'd say it's better than A7X's Afterlife solo!

The Contenders

11 The Trend - Annihilator
12 Tanelorn (Into the Void) - Blind Guardian

Not a bad solo.

13 And There Was Silence - Primal Fear
14 Akroasis - Obscura
15 Feed the Machine - Nickelback

Very short solo but still a good solo regardless.

16 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards
17 Magnetic Propulsion (Tientos) - Flametal

4 solos - 3 on metal electric guitar and 1 on flamenco guitar. - Metal_Treasure

18 Blackbird - Alter Bridge

Damn Good

19 Jekyll and Hyde - Five Finger Death Punch

Again it's a short solo but a good one regardless.

20 Evil Angel - Breaking Benjamin

Short but decent solo wise.

21 One x - Three Days Grace

Great song about people being shunned because they take drugs, but rise above everyone, get off the drugs, and "Stand above the crowd"

It's a short solo but it's decent.

22 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth

Metal Treasure has a point I did say "Modern being from 2000 and onwards." This song was made in 1990 so it doesn't qualify.

This shouldn't be on this list - the author said "Modern being from 2000 and onwards". - Metal_Treasure

One of the best solos of all time, with plenty of melody, beautifully composed, and of course, a lot of shred. - HiBye

It may be good, but Tornado of Souls was recorded and produced in 1990. - OrionPink

23 Diabolus - Primal Fear
24 The Man (That I Don't Know) - Primal Fear
25 Septuagint - Obscura
26 Angels Don't Kill - Children of Bodom
27 Murmaider - Dethklok
28 Hour to Live - Skull Fist

Another great solo by this new speed metal band. - Metal_Treasure

29 Scar Spangled Banner - Exodus
30 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

Synyster Gates is the best modern metal guitarist. And seeing people prefer Nickelback to A7X made me want to die. Synyster Gates is the modern guitar god. And the afterlife solo isn't that mediocre. So Far Away, Nightmare and other many A7X have amazing solos. Whoever made the list has zero knowledge about metal music

31 Gehenna - Slipknot
32 The Fire and the Fury - Firewind
33 Blacklist - Exodus
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List StatsCreated 3 Feb 2017
Updated 20 Jun 2018

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Top Remixes

1. Riding the Eagle - Primal Fear
2. Clown Parade - Annihilator
3. Kissing the Shadows - Children of Bodom
1. The Unforgiven III - Metallica
2. Just to Get High - Nickelback
3. All Nightmare Long - Metallica


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