Songs with the Best Guitar Solo and Riffs

Arhaan95
In my short span as an enthusiastic Metalhead...these are the riffs I've heard until now that has been stuck in my head.....I may have missed some. These are not my top ten favourites as there are plethora of them and ranking them would be backbreaking..

The Top Ten

1 Kings of the Carnival Creation - Dimmu Borgir UListen to Sample
2 Seventh Son of a Seventh Son - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
3 Blackbird - Alter Bridge UListen to Sample
4 Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen UListen to Sample
5 Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator UListen to Sample
6 Akroasis - Obscura

I'm gonna check this band out...Any suggestions which album to start off with... - Arhaan95

@Arhaan95 - I like all their albums but perhaps Akroasis is the most accessible so it's good to start with it. Cosmogenesis is probably the heaviest, and Omnivium is the most complex. However, there aren't big differences between them - all these 3 albums are close to perfection. - Metal_Treasure

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7 A Light in the Black - Rainbow UListen to Sample
8 Cirice - Ghost UListen to Sample
9 Windowpane - Opeth UListen to Sample
10 Alison Hell - Annihilator UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Raining Blood - Slayer UListen to Sample
12 Hall of the Mountain King - Savatage UListen to Sample
13 Orion - Metallica UListen to Sample
14 Kissing the Shadows - Children of Bodom UListen to Sample
15 Floods - Pantera UListen to Sample
16 Highway Star - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
17 Ride the Sky - Helloween UListen to Sample
18 Clocks - Coldplay UListen to Sample
19 Phantasmagoria - Annihilator UListen to Sample
20 Carolyn - Black Veil Brides UListen to Sample
21 Downfall - Children of Bodom UListen to Sample
22 Flying Whales - Gojira UListen to Sample
23 Lazarus - Porcupine Tree UListen to Sample
24 The Czar - Mastodon UListen to Sample
25 Realm of a Thousand Burning Souls (Part 1) - Lord Belial Realm of a Thousand Burning Souls (Part 1) - Lord Belial

I'm not much of a person who readily exhibits emotions...but that section from the penultimate stage through the final after a lengthy pause impacted me like a thousand of bricks crashing on my head...For me, good music is not solely about technicalities or skillfulness but whether it triggers feelings and emotions is a primary concern... - Arhaan95

26 The Blind Leader - Kalmah UListen to Sample
27 Winter Madness - Wintersun UListen to Sample
28 Night's Blood - Dissection UListen to Sample
29 I'm Broken - Pantera UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Kings of the Carnival Creation - Dimmu Borgir
2. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son - Iron Maiden
3. Blackbird - Alter Bridge
Arhaan95
1. Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator
2. Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen
3. Akroasis - Obscura
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