Most Difficult Guitar Songs

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121 Full Tank - Blues Saraceno Full Tank - Blues Saraceno

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

122 Crazy On You - Heart 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!

123 Riff Raff - AC/DC Riff Raff - AC/DC

Try to play this whole song!

124 Make Total Destroy - Periphery 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

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

AMAZING SOLO very emotional.

Found this hard at first

126 Poison Was the Cure - Megadeth Poison Was the Cure - Megadeth

The riff is so shred crazy, even slowed down it is hard

"Megadeth riffs are like other bands' solos"

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127 Mouth for War - Pantera Mouth for War - Pantera
128 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin 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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129 Black Widow of la Porte - John 5 Black Widow of la Porte - John 5

Just an impossible song. Why is this so far back?

130 Paranoid Android - Radiohead Paranoid Android - Radiohead V 1 Comment
131 Money for Nothing - Dire Straits Money for Nothing - Dire Straits

Simple riff, but playing the studio version to a T is nearly impossible. Plus, the tone is killer.

132 Metropolis, Pt. 1: The Miracle and the Sleeper - Dream Theater 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!

133 Smooth - Santana Smooth - Santana
134 Eugene's Trick Bag - Steve Vai 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

135 Stockholm Syndrome - Muse Stockholm Syndrome - Muse

Maybe not the most difficult, but I like it

136 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
137 Transcend - Polyphia Transcend - Polyphia

The song is just insane. If you can play it, then congrats!

138 When the Water Breaks - Liquid Tension Experiment When the Water Breaks - Liquid Tension Experiment

Holy crap a song that actually belongs on this list.

139 Girl Afraid - The Smiths Girl Afraid - The Smiths

Literally Impossible, not merely a matter of technique like a lot of the metal songs on this list. Totally original and nowhere near the same as anything you've ever tried to play or will try to play again.

140 Still Got the Blues - Garry Moore Still Got the Blues - Garry Moore V 1 Comment
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