Top 10 Songs with a Use of Whammy Bar

Whammy Bar (also known as vibrato bar or tremolo bar) is used to create a special effect on guitar for the vibrato. These songs have great use of whammy bar. I hope you like it. And please correct if I have done any mistake.

The Top Ten

1 Limelight - Rush (Alex Lifeson)

You could hear a whammy bar lasts very long. Alex Lifeson's rhythm guitar starts then it gets cover. But it still used. - zxm

Whammy bar used in this solo. It also ends with a high pitched whammy bar use. - zxm

2 Surfing with the Alien - Joe Satriani
3 Eruption - Van Halen (Eddie Van Halen)
4 Cause We've Ended as Lovers - Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck is most famous guitarist for using whammy bar in his songs. - zxm

5 I Remember You - Skid Row

Few dive bombs at the ending of the solo. - zxm

6 Time - Pink Floyd (David Gilmour)

Frequent uses of whammy bar. - zxm

7 Master of Puppets - Metallica (Kirk Hammett)

Kirk Hammett used whammy bar in his solo. - zxm

8 Fly to the Rainbow - Scorpions (Uli Jon Roth)

He would've broke his whammy bar if he had done more dive bombs. One of the heaviest/most powerful dive bombs I've ever heard. - zxm

Oh yes, his guitar must have been "heavy duty", haha - Metal_Treasure

9 Rockin' In the Free World - Neil Young

At the middle part of the solo. - zxm

10 Speed King - Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore)

Actually this song has huge amount of whammy bar abuses. I thought it was pick scraping. But there were whammy bar too. - zxm

I heard some high pitched effects (whammy bar) on this song. - zxm

The Newcomers

? Perfect Strangers - Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore)

At about 2:20-2:24 - Metal_Treasure

? Spread Your Wings - Queen

I saw Brian May holding his vibrato bar and playing the solo. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix
12 Enter Sandman - Metallica (Kirk Hammett)
13 Where Were You - Jeff Beck
14 Burn - Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore)

The whammy bars here aren't quite noticeable. - zxm

15 Human Insecticide - Annihilator
16 Ondho Jibon - Warfaze (Ibrahim Ahmed Kamal)

He used a dive bomb before his solo. - zxm

17 Flying in a Blue Dream - Joe Satriani
18 In the Evening - Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page)
19 Hell Awaits - Slayer
20 Oshamajik - Warfaze (Ibrahim Ahmed Kamal)

He used whammy bar at the intro of this song. - zxm

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