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Most recognizable guitar riffs of all time


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#11 mmmbeans

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:44 PM

Under Pressure

Well I guess that's not a guitar riff, but fug you guys.


it's Ice Ice Baby and f*ck you.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:54 PM

seriously on one has mentioned Sweet Home Alabama, the most recognizable guitar riff of all time


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Posted 13 February 2013 - 07:56 PM

Probably depends on one's age, but Eddie V's eruption and Heart Barracuda come to mind.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

Just some random ones off the top of my head...

Enter Sandman: Metallica
Smells Like Teen Spirit: Nirvana
Alive: Pearl Jam
Plug In Baby: Muse
Killing In The Name: Rage Against the Machine
House of the Rising Sun: Animals
Seven Nation Army: White Stripes
Crazy Train: Ozzy Osbourne
Smoke on the Water: Deep Purple
Sweet Child O Mine: Guns N Roses
Voodoo Child: Hendrix
Purple Haze: Hendrix
What I Got: Sublime
Say It Ain't So: Weezer
Blitzkrieg Bop: The Ramones


Just a few, I'm forgetting tons....

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 09:28 PM

Just some random ones off the top of my head...

Enter Sandman: Metallica
Smells Like Teen Spirit: Nirvana
Alive: Pearl Jam
Plug In Baby: Muse
Killing In The Name: Rage Against the Machine
House of the Rising Sun: Animals
Seven Nation Army: White Stripes
Crazy Train: Ozzy Osbourne
Smoke on the Water: Deep Purple
Sweet Child O Mine: Guns N Roses
Voodoo Child: Hendrix
Purple Haze: Hendrix
What I Got: Sublime
Say It Ain't So: Weezer
Blitzkrieg Bop: The Ramones


Just a few, I'm forgetting tons....


Muse used to be such a good band...

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:09 PM

Iron Man - Sabbath
Crazy Train - Ozzy
Black Dog - Zeppelin
Carry On My Wayward Son - Kansas
La Grange - ZZ Top
Bulls on Parade - RATM
Cat Scratch Fever and Stranglehold - Nugent
Cocaine - Clapton
Davidian - Machine Head
Pretty much anything by Dimebag
Come as You Are - Nirvana
Voodoo Chile - Hendrix/SRV
Jessica - Allman Brothers
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Pride and Joy - SRV
Holy Diver - Dio
Going the Distance - Cake

Just off the top of my head... some have already been mentioned... could probably think of a thousand more if given the time... and these don't really include the metal I listen to...

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

oh here's a few I should have included from back in my high school days





and lol the simplest riff of them all



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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:29 PM

FML this one just popped into my head with a vengeance... Actually, Slayer could have a lot of riffs on my list...



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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:44 PM

Any guitar riff talk has to include Superstition



and Cocaine was written by JJ Cale (along with After Midnight)



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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:51 PM

michael jackson black or white and BEAT IT (probably the winner since he so fuccking popular lol)


EYE OF THE TIGER....-survivor

ac/dc stuff like thunderstuck...you shook me night long,, back in black

sweet child of mine, paradise city-gun and roses

voodoo chile, all along the watch tower, WILD THING(cover) jimi is the best guitar player of all time.

van halen aint talking about love and why cant this be love(one of my favs)

ram jam-black betty

bo diddley im a man

barracuda......alone- heart

the police every breathe you take, message in a bottle, everything little thing she does is magic


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