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 Eruption - Van Halen (Eddie Van Halen)
2 Limelight - Rush (Alex Lifeson) Limelight - Rush (Alex Lifeson) Cover Art

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

3 Surfing with the Alien - Joe Satriani Surfing with the Alien - Joe Satriani Cover Art
4 Cause We've Ended as Lovers - Jeff Beck Cause We've Ended as Lovers - Jeff Beck Cover Art

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

5 I Remember You - Skid Row I Remember You - Skid Row Cover Art

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

6 Master of Puppets - Metallica (Kirk Hammett) Master of Puppets - Metallica (Kirk Hammett) Cover Art

Kirk Hammett used whammy bar in his solo. - zxm

7 Time - Pink Floyd (David Gilmour) Time - Pink Floyd (David Gilmour) Cover Art

Frequent uses of whammy bar. - zxm

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

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 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

10 Rockin' In the Free World - Neil Young Rockin' In the Free World - Neil Young Cover Art

At the middle part of the solo. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix Cover Art

It should be higher

How this isn't #1 is beyond me. - truckturner

12 Perfect Strangers - Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore) Perfect Strangers - Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore) Cover Art

At about 2:20-2:24 - Metal_Treasure

13 Invite It - Annihilator Invite It - Annihilator Cover Art

A fest of whammy bar stuff, moreover the whammy sections are long. The song is pretty pleasant. - Metal_Treasure

14 Enter Sandman - Metallica (Kirk Hammett) Enter Sandman - Metallica (Kirk Hammett) Cover Art
15 Where Were You - Jeff Beck Where Were You - Jeff Beck Cover Art
16 Burn - Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore)

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

17 Gates of Babylon - Rainbow (Ritchie Blackmore) Gates of Babylon - Rainbow (Ritchie Blackmore) Cover Art

If you listen closely you'll hear some whammy bars. - zxm

18 Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator Cover Art
19 Human Insecticide - Annihilator Human Insecticide - Annihilator Cover Art
20 Highway Star - Chickenfoot (Joe Satriani) Highway Star - Chickenfoot (Joe Satriani) Cover Art

A Deep Purple cover where Joe Satriani added whammy bar stuff to the intro - Metal_Treasure

21 Painkiller - Judas Priest Painkiller - Judas Priest Cover Art
22 Ondho Jibon - Warfaze (Ibrahim Ahmed Kamal)

He used a dive bomb before his solo. - zxm

23 Flying in a Blue Dream - Joe Satriani Flying in a Blue Dream - Joe Satriani Cover Art
24 In the Evening - Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page)
25 Hell Awaits - Slayer Hell Awaits - Slayer Cover Art
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