Top 10 Songs with Sweep Picking

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These songs have sweep picking in them. Doesn't mean the sweep picking has to be in the solos. It could be in any lick or riff.

The Top Ten

1 Serrana - Jason Becker

These are all great guitarists. Nice list. - Metal_Treasure

Jason Becker has the best sweep picking technique. He is also most famous sweep picker. And Serran is his most famous song of this category. - zxm

2 No Boundaries - Michael Angelo Batio

The sample has some sweep picking part. - zxm

3 Altitudes - Jason Becker
4 Dark Matter - Rusty Cooley
5 The Glass Prison - Dream Theater (John Petrucci)
6 Kissing the Shadows - Children of Bodom (Alexi Laiho)
7 Epitaph - Necrophagist (Muhammed SuiƧmez)

I didn't expect to see this song here because it's known only by die hard death metal fans but I am glad it's on the list. - Metal_Treasure

Hmm, yes, I am not a die hard death metal fan. But I know quite a lot of these artists. Even though I don't listen their songs much often but I am interested in some of their's works. Especially guitar works. - zxm

Zxm - yes, guitar work in technical death metal is very good. Same for drumming. - Metal_Treasure

8 This Godless Endeavor - Nevermore (Jeff Loomis)
9 Racer X - Sacrifice (Paul Gilbert)
10 Arpeggios from Hell - Yngwie Malmsteen

The Contenders

11 Guti (The Finale) - Aurthohin (Ibrahim Ahmed Kamal, Shishir Ahmed)
12 Legend of Steel - Luca Turilli
13 Shitol Shurjo - Funeral Anthem (Arunav Shuvro, Tawsif Hyder)
14 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth (Marty Friedman)
15 Smoke and Mirrors - Symphony x (Michael Romeo)
16 Butterfingers - Chuck Wayne
17 The World is Waiting for the Sunrise - Les Paul and Mary Ford

The song was made in 1951. Les Paul used few sweep picking licks in this song. He used sweep picking from 1:19 to 1:26 of the video version. - zxm

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1. Serrana - Jason Becker
2. No Boundaries - Michael Angelo Batio
3. Altitudes - Jason Becker
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