Top Metallica Guitar Solos

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21 The Unforgiven II - Metallica The Unforgiven II - Metallica
22 My Friend of Misery - Metallica My Friend of Misery - Metallica

One of my favorite Metallica solos easily. Maybe not top 10 but definitely not 39. This kicks ass and goes on and on. It's different from most of their solos and partly why it's so cool. It's far down on the track listing and maybe a lot of people haven't heard it I guess.

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23 The Judas Kiss - Death Magnetic The Judas Kiss - Death Magnetic

God! No one's heard this solo or what! This is one of the best solos kirk has ever made but it is not even MENTIONED in the list! Listen to this solo first before taking your votes and you'll will realize why I'm rambling so much about this solo. This easily beats the likes of Dyer's Eve and The Four Horsemen. In fact, it rises a notch above even MOP and Nothing else matters. That's how good this solo is. Being a hardcore metallica fan myself, it's time we stop focussing our mind on the 'old' songs and look at how good some of the new ones are.

24 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Master of Puppets

Why is that song on 22, for Me it's the best song from Metallica.
Every true Fan loves that Song!

25 That Was Just Your Life - Death Magnetic That Was Just Your Life - Death Magnetic

While this is not Kirk's best, I'm sure some can definitely agree that this solo, and this entire song was just to show that Metallica can still kick ass. This solo is like a manifesto saying "Hey, I'm Kirk, and I'm back from not doing solos and ready to kick ass again. We Are Metallica. "

A very unique solo with a "Dragonforce" feel to it.

This solo is so underrated! Needs to be in the top 5! - NikBrusk

26 Disposable Heroes - Master of Puppets Disposable Heroes - Master of Puppets

Simply epic. The scale change makes this much more awesome than any of the others on Master of Puppets, except possibly for Master or Sanitarium.

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27 Seek & Destroy - Kill 'Em All Seek & Destroy - Kill 'Em All

Why is this so low on the list. Its Metallicas fastest and heaviest riff. It deserves to be 1

28 Suicide and Redemption - Death Magnetic

Suicide and Redemption maybe shouldn't be number one, but it should definitely be in the top ten. The three solos with the melodic start before the song rushes to double time, then after Hetfield comes out crashing with his solo, Hammett wah's it up a notch for the big finale.

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29 The Thing That Should Not Be - Metallica The Thing That Should Not Be - Metallica V 1 Comment
30 Hit the Lights - Kill 'Em All Hit the Lights - Kill 'Em All

The solos on this song came from a younger, much more intense Kirk. The playing is sharp and he proved he was a force to be reckoned with. A young shredder very full of potential. Too bad he uses the wah pedal to death. Takes away from the creativity - Johnnyt800

A perfect example of why Kirk was at the forefront of that style back in the day. It wasn't melodic or even his best but it's my favorite and difficult to play

31 The God That Failed - Metallica

The solo in this song is amazing... I love the short pause and the part after.

32 Frayed Ends Of Sanity - ...And Justice For All

On of the my favorite solo

Best solo on justice

33 Sad But True - Metallica
34 Eye of the Beholder - ...And Justice for All

This song's solo is a killer

35 Enter Sandman - Metallica Enter Sandman - Metallica

How the hell this is not even in the list... I wanna remember everyone ENTER SANDMAN IS THE ONLY METALLICA SONG WHICH APPEARS ON THE LIST OF ROLLING STONE'S 500 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME... And believe me the solo is equally great, one of their best

36 Wherever I May Roam - Metallica Wherever I May Roam - Metallica

So underrated

37 To Live Is To Die - ...And Justice For All To Live Is To Die - ...And Justice For All

This solo has got soul. This is fantastic melody and it shows real feelings.

38 The Shortest Straw - ...And Justice For All The Shortest Straw - ...And Justice For All

The entire album has fantastic solos and this track is no exception. Gives off a bit of a Van Halen vibe. The intro part of the solo is so strange but that's a good thing.

39 The Struggle Within - Metallica The Struggle Within - Metallica
40 2 X 4 - Load 2 X 4 - Load

How is this not near the top 10? It's mesmerising.

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