Most Difficult Guitar Songs


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121 Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold

Too good. May not be popular, but should be on the' MUST LISTEN 'list

Everything about this song is great. Especially the solo

122 Take No Prisoners - Megadeth

This song makes even an advanced guitarist stop to play for not getting a tendonitis. Not that hard to manage in my eyes, but shows you, you are not trained enough. By the songs listed in front of this it seems like here are mostly guitarists voting for the song they are playing right now. And not everybody ever get to the level to try out this song.

123 Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC

It use E7(9+) chords

124 Scorched - Spawn of Possession

The song itself is more complex than A lot of solos but there isn't anything over and above. Basically it's just the sheer amount of notes in the song that become A problem not the actual difficulty of any part of it really (although only the better players will be able to play it.. let alone actually play it cleanly. )

Don't bother listening to it, you're not going to understand much.

125 Jambi - Tool

The rhythm is too hard.

126 Preaching Blues - Robert Johnson

Your probably going to Hell if you learn this, just saying. Pretty hard too.

127 Capillarian Crest - Mastodon

A very difficult song to play cleanly

128 Full Tank - Blues Saraceno

Poor me killed m fingers trying to learn this one give it a try and you fingers will die

129 Crazy On You - Heart

Nuts. She never seems to play it the same way twice either. First time I got a finger blister in years. Day 3 and I'm only 2 bars in...

The acoustic/classical intro is INSANE! I've had the hardest time getting the hang of it! the riff itself isn't very hard...but that intro...PHEW!

130 Riff Raff - AC/DC

Try to play this whole song!

131 Make Total Destroy - Periphery

The rhythms are absolutely insane - syncopated to the max. You use all 24 frets and its got slapping and tapping in it. It makes all the other songs here look oh so easy. Its prog metal, they can really play. Resemblence of meshuggah, Dream Theater, Veil of Maya and Sikth :) its real music.

The only song I think is harder than this is Zyglrox. I don't know what was in the head of Misha when he compossed this

132 Pulse of the Maggots - Slipknot

Good song. Strange rhythm. And the solos will make you grind your teeth in frustration if you try to play them

133 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles feat. Eric Clapton

AMAZING SOLO very emotional.

Found this hard at first

134 Mouth for War - Pantera
135 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin

I played this song and the timing on this song is possibly the most weird, thing I've seen it took me years to figure it out.

It changes Time multiple times (no pun intended) throughout the RIFF. Oh, and also the solo

The riff isn't hard, but the thing the kills me is the solo

Awesome, difficult turn around

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136 Paranoid Android - Radiohead V 1 Comment
137 Metropolis, Pt. 1: The Miracle and the Sleeper - Dream Theater

It is CRAZY hard! The synchronized guitar and keyboard parts are so fast and hard!

138 Smooth - Santana
139 Eugene's Trick Bag - Steve Vai

Eugenes trick bag is one of the most technically difficult Eugenes trick bag is one of the hardest songs I have ever come across, its pretty much two minutes of straight shredding and complex arpeggios, it took hours on a metronome to even get close to finishing it

140 Stockholm Syndrome - Muse

Maybe not the most difficult, but I like it

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