Top 10 Songs with the Heaviest Guitar Riffs

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The Top Ten

1 Spill the Dirty Blood of Jesus - Infernal War UListen to Sample
2 Slit Your Guts - Cryptopsy UListen to Sample
3 Cast Down the Heretic - Nile UListen to Sample
4 Obscura - Gorguts UListen to Sample
5 Hammer Smashed Face - Cannibal Corpse UListen to Sample
6 Open Face Surgery - Cryptopsy UListen to Sample
7 Angel of Death - Slayer

Almost EVERYTHING is heavy in this song... the vocals, the guitar riff, the drum track, the bassline, the guitar so, the lyrics... all Black Metal song is children by comparison to this song!

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8 Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom UListen to Sample
9 The Violation - Fleshgod Apocalypse UListen to Sample
10 Raining Blood - Slayer UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 The Parasites - Brain Drill UListen to Sample
12 Bloodline - Slayer UListen to Sample
13 Phobophile - Cryptopsy UListen to Sample
14 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
15 Walk - Pantera UListen to Sample
16 A New Level - Pantera

This riff is heavier than 5 million cubic meters off pure steel

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17 Two Pound Torch - Cryptopsy UListen to Sample
18 The Essential Salts - Nile UListen to Sample
19 Enter Sandman - Metallica UListen to Sample
20 Repentless - Slayer
21 Psychosocial - Slipknot UListen to Sample
22 Johnny Blade - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
23 The View - Lou Reed & Metallica UListen to Sample
24 Tornado of Souls - Rust in Peace UListen to Sample
25 Symphony of Destruction - Countdown to Extinction UListen to Sample
26 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

Why is this here?

I don't think it's the or one of the heaviest guitar riffs - zxm

I agree with zxm and wanna add that the heaviest guitar riffs are in technical death metal so mostly songs from this subgenre would be relevant on this list. - Metal_Treasure

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27 Floods - Pantera UListen to Sample
28 Needled 24/7 - Children of Bodom UListen to Sample
29 Painkiller - Judas Priest
30 Dialectic Chaos - Megadeth UListen to Sample
31 Iron Man - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
32 Stone Cold Crazy - Queen UListen to Sample
33 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
34 Fight Fire with Fire - Metallica UListen to Sample
35 I Wanna Be Your Dog - The Stooges

Pretty heavy for 1969

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36 Into the Void - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
37 Burn - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
38 E for Extinction - Thousand Foot Krutch UListen to Sample
39 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth UListen to Sample
40 Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
41 Leper Messiah - Metallica UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Spill the Dirty Blood of Jesus - Infernal War
2. Slit Your Guts - Cryptopsy
3. Cast Down the Heretic - Nile
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1. Hammer Smashed Face - Cannibal Corpse
2. Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom
3. Angel of Death - Slayer
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