Top Ten Most Epic Guitar Songs

The Top Ten Most Epic Guitar Songs

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.


2 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

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

3 Voodoo Child - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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

It's so good it's trippy!

4 Through the Fire and Flames - DragonForce

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



5 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

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

6 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Trying it out its too good

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!

8 Baba O'Riley - The Who
9 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

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

10 Foreplay / Long Time - Boston

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

The Contenders

11 Layla - Derek and the Dominos

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

12 Brighton Rock - Queen

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

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

Queen songs and Rush on the list!

Working Man’s riff sounds like Tony Iommi.

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.

20 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

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

21 Father to Son - Queen

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

22 Jade - X Japan
23 Endless Rain - X Japan
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

28 Beautiful Day - U2

Great use of echo on the hook

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