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|Aug 12, 2009 2:10 AM ET||#1 (permalink)|
Ok, we've all heard tons of guitar riffs throughout the course of our musical interest. Now it is time to decide which "riff" reigns over all. Simply list the riff in which YOU think is the greatest of all time. Remember, there are no boundaries here, the riff can range from any time period and genre. Also, if you find it difficult to decide on just ONE, feel free to list your top 3,5,10, or maybe even 100! Make sure to provide the artist's name as well. Very well then...choose wisely!
|Aug 12, 2009 2:29 AM ET||#2 (permalink)|
Slayer - Black Magic
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|Aug 12, 2009 2:33 AM ET||#3 (permalink)|
Opeth -> Damnation -> Death Whispered A Lullaby -> 3:27/3:28 til end.
Puts me in a trance, EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.
Seriously, I could listen to an album of just that, over and over and over. I wouldn't even know the time was passing.
|Aug 12, 2009 12:13 PM ET||#4 (permalink)|
1. Megadeth - Tornado Of Souls
As you can clearly see, I like variety and it doesn't necessarily have to be "shred shred br00tal kerrykingsolo shred dundundurka" all the fuckin time.
|Aug 12, 2009 1:03 PM ET||#5 (permalink)|
Top 9 from the top of my head,
1. Master of Puppets/Battery/One/etc. (Metallica)
(This post was last edited on August 12, 2009 at 2:02 PM ET.)
|Aug 12, 2009 2:05 PM ET||#6 (permalink)|
In no particular:
1. Acid Bath= Cassie Eats Cockroaches
There are so many more, but this is just what I can come up at this moment.
|Aug 12, 2009 3:12 PM ET||#7 (permalink)|
Man, I haven't listened to Acid Bath in a while, but as soon as I read that, I could hear that riff. It definitely sticks with you.
|Aug 12, 2009 8:23 PM ET||#8 (permalink)|
Fat Lip by Sum 41. Sorry guys but I love it.
|Aug 12, 2009 8:47 PM ET||#9 (permalink)|
Destruction Overdrive - BLS
This list is bound to grow... these are just a few off the top
|Aug 12, 2009 8:54 PM ET||#10 (permalink)|
Sum 41 is a guilty pleasure of mine so I'll agree with Wiggles on that one.
Another non-metal riff I love. Every Morning by Sugar Ray. Sorry guys but it's classic!
Purely metal though...
Slayer - South Of Heaven
I'm sure I could think of alot more lol.
|Aug 12, 2009 9:36 PM ET||#11 (permalink)|
You can check some of my memories spanning 30 years on the lame entitled "GnR wins best riff ever!!!!" or some such lameassed bullshit. I can't guarantee that those are the best, just that they were what I could come up with in my present state of sobriety.
|Aug 17, 2009 8:37 PM ET||#12 (permalink)|
master of puppets metallica
|Aug 18, 2009 9:02 AM ET||#13 (permalink)|
Fvck its a hard one :
Metallica - Master of Puppets
All I can think of so far
|Aug 18, 2009 7:14 PM ET||#14 (permalink)|
|Aug 27, 2009 10:22 PM ET||#15 (permalink)|
Supernaut - Black Sabbath
|Aug 28, 2009 1:37 PM ET||#16 (permalink)|
I will stand by it till the end of time. Raining Blood by Slayer has the greatest riff of all time hands down.
Past that, my favorite would have to be Black Dog by Led Zepp. I love playing that everytime I pick up the guitar.
Opeth's Ghost of Perdition ond Isis's Holy Tears always put me into a jolly, yet relaxed and entranced mood.
Anything by Behemoth really. Any riff they have in their arsenal makes me giddy like a schoolgirl that just lost her virginity to the most popular boy in school. With a few exceptions however. there are a few songs, and a few riffs within other songs of their that i just cant seem to stand.
|Aug 29, 2009 12:17 AM ET||#17 (permalink)|
This is one of those posts that I could go on about all day... SO I WILL: (btw, I realize not everyone is gonna read this, I just felt like doing it for fun)
#1 Slayer - Raining Blood
The rest (in alphabetical order): Amon Amarth - Pursuit Of Vikings
Annihilator - Human Insecticide and Refresh The Demon
Anthrax - Among The Living, Caught In A Mosh, Indians, and Deathrider
Arch Enemy - Nemesis
At The Gates - Blinded By Fear
Black Dahlia Murder - Contagion, Elder Misanthropy (it's just really catchy)
Black Sabbath - Heanven And Hell, Black Sabbath, The Wizard, N.I.B., Children Of The Grave, War Pigs, Paranoid, Electric Funeral, Hand Of Doom, Snowblind.
Burzum - War (yeah, that's right, I'm putting this on here)
Cannibal Corpse (the main ones) - Stripped, Raped And Strangled/ Priests Of Sodom, Shatter Their Bones, Hammer Smashed Face, Frantic Disembowelment, Festering In The Crypt.
Celtic Frost - Crypts Of Rays
Cradle Of Filth - Scorched Earth Erotica, Beauty Slept In Sodom (it's a slow but it's awesome)
Danzig (metal elvis) - Twist Of Cain
Death (oh boy) - Lack Of Comprehension, Trapped In A Corner (the two riffs, one at 1:08, the other at 1:19), Pull The Plug (whole song), Evil Dead, Beyond The Unholy Grave, Bite The Pain, Spirit Crusher (from 2:20 to 2:55), Misanthrope, Symbolic (most of the song), Crystal Mountain (certain parts).
Decapitated - Spheres Of Madness
Deicide - Forever Hate You, Scars Of The Crucifix, Fuck Your God
Dethklok - Thunderhorse
Dimmu Borgir - Blessings Upon The Throne Of Tyranny, Kings Of The Carnival Creation
Dio - Holy Diver
Disturbed - Get Psycho
Dying Fetus - Homicidal Retribution
Evile - Thrasher (I know it's a whole bunch of open notes, I don't give a damn. But the whole song actually has great riffs)
Exodus - Piranha, The Toxic Waltz
The Faceless - Legions Of The Serpent
God Dethroned - Necromagnon (top 10 stuff right there)
Gojira - Ocean Planet (calm but awesome)
Gwar - Bring Back The Bomb
Hate - Hex (whole song), Euphoria Of A New Breed, Omega
Hypocrisy - Warpath (certain parts), Legions Descend
Immortal - Against The Tide (In The Arctic World), One By One
Iron Maiden - Prowler (top 10), Be Quick Or Be Dead, Aces High (certain parts)
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze (top 10), Foxy Lady
Judas Priest - Painkiller
Kataklysm - Like Angels Weeping The Dark, In Shadows And Dust, In Words Of Desperation
Kreator - Flag Of Hate, Enemy Of God, Betrayer, Love Us Or Hate Us,
Kronos - The Road Of Salvation, Divine Vengeance
Lamb Of God - Purified, A Devil In God's Country, Laid To Rest, Hourglass (whole song), Now You've Got Something To
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song, Whole Lotta Love, Living Loving Maid, Black Dog
Living Sacrifice - Violence
Machine Head - Clenching The Fists Of Descent
Megadeth - Symphony Of Destruction, Holy Wars... The Punishment Due (pretty much whole song), Kill The King
Metallica - Way too many, but if I had to choose 6 - Damage Inc., Seek And Destroy, Metal Militia, Fight Fire With Fire,
Mors Prinpium Est - Sinners Defeat
Motley Crue - Live Wire
Municipal Waste - The Art Of Partying
Nile - Cast Down The Heretic, Sacrifice Unto Sebek, Lashed To The Slave Stick, Execration Text/ As He Creates, So He Destroys/ The Essential Salts.
Obituary - Slowly We Rot
Overkill - Rotten To The Core, Elimination, Deny The Cross
Ozzy Osbourne - I Don't Know, Crazy Train
Pantera - Cowboys From Hell, Heresy (top 10), The Art Of Shredding, Slaughtered, 5 Minutes Alone, Drag The Waters, Yesterday Don't Mean Shit (top 10), Mouth For War, Walk, Fucking Hostile, Regular People, By Demons Be Driven, Rise.
Sepultura - Arise, Refuse/Resist, Roots Bloody Roots
Six Feet Under - Sick In The Head, Ugly, Blind And Gagged, Ghosts Of The Undead, Feasting On The Blood Of The
Skeletonwitch - Beyond The Permafrost (top 10), Upon Wings Of Black, Vengeance Will Be Mine, Fire From The Sky.
SLAYER (this one is gonna take a bit) - Raining Blood (#1 best riff ever invented), Flesh Storm, Angel Of Death, Jihad (1:47 mark), Black Serenade, Cult, Killing Fields, Dittohead, Hell Awaits (whole intro, #3), Spirit In Black (#2), War Ensemble, Kill Again, At Dawn They Sleep, Necrophiliac, Black Magic (top 10), Necrophobic, Piece By Piece, Altar Of Sacrifice, Postmortem, Skeletons Of Society, Born Of Fire, Seasons In The Abyss, Evil Has No Boundaries, The Antichrist, Die By The Sword, Metal Storm/Face The Slayer, Show No Mercy, South Of Heaven, Live Undead, Behind The Crooked Cross, Mandatory Suicide, Spill The Blood, Scrum.
Sodom - Agent Orange, M-16, Code Red, Book Burning, Christ Passion
Suicidal Tendencies - Trip At The Brain, War Inside My Head
System Of A Down - Attack, B.Y.O.B., Cigaro, Nuguns
Tankard - Total Addiction
Ted Nugent - Cat Scratch Fever, Stranglehold
Testament - Legions Of The Dead (top 10), Over The Wall, Raging Waters (certain parts), C.O.T.L.O.D.
Torture Killer - Forever Dead
Vader - The Sea Came In At Last, The One Made Of Dreams (main riff, top 10), Wings.
Venom - Black Metal, Countess Bathory, Welcome To Hell.
Vital Remains - Dechristianize, Savior To None... Failure For All..., Icons Of Evil, In Infamy (2:00-2:37)
Warbringer - Total War (whole song), At The Crack Of Doom, Instruments Of Torture (1:13-1:44)
Watch Them Die - Bastard Son (first 2 riffs)
Wolfmother - Woman, Joker & The Thief.
3 Inches Of Blood - Deadly Sinners
Those are the ones going through my ipod I thought needed mention, so 2 hours and 45 minutes later, I am done. Enjoy!
P.S. Someone should create a favorite solos one, that would be interesting.