Top Ten Most Epic Guitar Songs

The Top Ten

1 One - Metallica

From intro to the very end you can feel the beauty of this masterpiece. if you hadn't listened to it yet, get it. trust me you will love it.

BEST SONG FOR GUITAR EVER!

2 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

yeah, you know this one. Nothing will ever beat the awesomeness of this guitar part.

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3 Voodoo Child - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

if you haven't heard this. Listen to it now!

It's so good it's trippy!

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4 Through the Fire and Flames - DragonForce

guitar hero 3 fans rejoice. Your hard work has put this on the list

AWESOME SONG! EXTREMELY HARD TO PLAY THOUGH!

Legendary!

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5 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

one of the only good songs by gnr... not to offend - Okami

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6 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Trying it out its too good

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7 Thunderstruck - AC/DC

do do do do do do do do do doo do doo do doo do doo. Yeah that song lol.

slow build up of d beats... ends with a bang!

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9 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

tell me you can listen to this and NOT start headbanging.

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10 Foreplay / Long Time - Boston

did you know "Foreplay" was written with only one year of guitar playing experience by the guitarist?

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The Contenders

11 Layla - Derek and the Dominos

the riffs and piano/guitar part at the end is just plain... fantastic.

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12 Brighton Rock - Queen

If you are a fan of Jimmy Page or Jimi Hendrix you would like this one from 1974

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13 Ogre Battle - Queen UListen to Sample
14 The Last Fight - Bullet for My Valentine UListen to Sample
15 Cliffs of Dover - Eric Johnson UListen to Sample
16 Band on the Run - Wings UListen to Sample
17 Princess - Versailles UListen to Sample
18 Working Man - Rush

Queen songs and Rush on the list!

Working Man’s riff sounds like Tony Iommi.

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19 Sultans of Swings - Dire Straits

I can't even believe Sultans of Swings not on the list.
Mark Knopler puts a heart to bring us this jiff. Must be the most popular song of the century.

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20 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

The best guitar track ever, not the hardest to play but it sounds sonically great!

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21 Father to Son - Queen

From Queen II, the middle section features an outstanding piece of orchestral guitar work

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22 Jade - X Japan
23 Endless Rain - X Japan UListen to Sample
24 Art of Life - X Japan
25 I.V - X Japan
26 Damage Control - John Petrucci
27 One - U2

Great intro and when played live the best solos

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28 Beautiful Day - U2

Great use of echo on the hook

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29 Hay Wrap - Saw Doctors UListen to Sample
30 Raw Power - The Stooges UListen to Sample
31 Search and Destroy - The Stooges UListen to Sample
32 Death Trip - The Stooges UListen to Sample
33 The Crusher - The Ramones UListen to Sample
34 We're a Happy Family - The Ramones UListen to Sample
35 Rockaway Beach - The Ramones UListen to Sample
36 Chain Saw - The Ramones UListen to Sample
37 Judy Is a Punk - The Ramones UListen to Sample
38 I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement - The Ramones UListen to Sample
39 Cold Gin - Kiss UListen to Sample
40 Firehouse - Kiss UListen to Sample
41 Deuce - Kiss UListen to Sample
42 Over the Mountain - Ozzy Osbourne UListen to Sample
43 Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix Experience UListen to Sample
44 Map of the Problematique - Muse UListen to Sample
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