Top 10 Songs with the Heaviest Guitar Riffs

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The Top Ten

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

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

The Contenders

11 The Parasites - Brain Drill
12 Bloodline - Slayer
13 Phobophile - Cryptopsy
14 Walk - Pantera
15 Two Pound Torch - Cryptopsy
16 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath
17 The Essential Salts - Nile
18 Enter Sandman - Metallica
19 A New Level - Pantera

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

20 Psychosocial - Slipknot
21 Johnny Blade - Black Sabbath
22 The View - Lou Reed & Metallica
23 Tornado of Souls - Rust in Peace
24 Symphony of Destruction - Countdown to Extinction
25 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

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

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

Pretty heavy for 1969

36 Into the Void - Black Sabbath
37 Burn - Deep Purple
38 E for Extinction - Thousand Foot Krutch
39 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
40 Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin
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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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