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Posted: 19 May 04, 08:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Something as simple as a riff can make a song a hit, or a lot more than that... an all time classic.

Name your top riffs ever. These are mine...

1. Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple
2. You Really Got Me - The Kinks
3. Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
4. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
5. Walk This Way - Aeromsith
6. Purple Haze - Jimmy Hendrix
7. Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
8. Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
9. Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
10. Layla - Derek & The Dominones (Eric Clapton)
11. Zero - Smashing Pumpkins
12. Back In Black - AC/DC
13. La Cupula - Soda Stereo (Many people might not know this one)
14. Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
15. Just A Girl - No Doubt
16. Master Of Puppets - Metallica
17. Hey You - Pink Floyd
18. One Vision - Queen
19. Ironman, Black Sabbath
20. Brain Stew - Green Day



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Posted: 19 May 04, 12:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You can name your top 5 or 10. I just had way too many in mind.



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Posted: 19 May 04, 13:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Another One Bites the Dust
Under Pressure
Enter Sandman - Metallica

can't think of more atm


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Posted: 19 May 04, 18:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

1.Iron Man-Black Sabbath
2.Crazy Train-Ozzy Osbourne
3.Sunshine Of Your Love-Cream
4.Man On The Silver Mountain-Rainbow
5.Heaven And Hell-Black Sabbath(Ronnie J. Dio)
6.Voodoo Child-Jimi Hendrix
7.Far Beyond The Sun-Yngwie Malmsteen
8.Holy Diver-Dio
9.Living Loving Maid/Hearbreaker-Led Zeppelin
11.Burn-Deep Purple
12.Black Star(live)-Yngwie Malmsteen
13.Over The Mountain-Ozzy Osbourne
14.Supernaut-Black Sabbath
15.The Rover-Led Zeppelin
16.Suicide Solution-Ozzy Osbourne
17.Symphony Of Destruction-Megadeth
18.Smoke On The Water-Deep Purple
19.Fallen-Symphony X
20.For Your Love-Yardbirds


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Posted: 20 May 04, 11:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Summer of '69-Bryan Adams
I Want It All-Queen
Long,Long Way From Home-Foreigner
Women-Foreigner
Photograph-Def Leppard
Mr. Tambourine Man-The Byrds
Polk Salad Annie-Elvis Presley
Sometimes I Don't Mind-Gordon Lightfoot
The Other Side Of Life-Moody Blues
Dirty Deeds-AC/DC
Sweet Child O' Mine-Guns N Roses
Rhiannon (live)-Fleetwood Mac
Barracuda-Heart
Saturday Night's Alright-Elton John
Stranglehold-Ted Nugent
She's A Runner-Billy Squier
Knockin' On Mine-Paul Westerberg

For starters...













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Posted: 21 May 04, 04:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Hotel California-The Eagles
Life In The Fast Lane-The Eagles
Most of Led Zeppelin, but specially Kashmir and Achilles Last Stand.

Oh, actually, the genius of Ten Years Gone as well.

There's loads really isn't there.

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Posted: 21 May 04, 05:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My favorites riffs:

1.Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix
2.In My Time Of Dying - Led Zeppelin
3.Iron Man - Black Sabbath
4.Under Pressure - Queen
5.Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
6.Sleep Now With The Fire - Rage Against The Machine
7.Wherever I May Roam - Metallica
8.Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
9.In My Life - The Beatles (Lovely)
10.The Wanton Song - Led Zeppelin
11.Smoke On The Water -Without Blackmore
12.Zero - Smashing Pumkins
13.Smoke Criminal - Michael Jackson
14.Layla - Eric Clapton
15.Highway To Hell - AC/DC
16.Parasite - Kiss
17.Orgasmatron - Motorhead
18.My Michelle - Guns N' Roses
19.After Forever - Black Sabbath
20.The Beatiful People - Marilyn Manson



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Posted: 21 May 04, 08:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Even if I was to come up with top100, there would be no space for "Smoke On The Water"- as riff veeery overrated...

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Posted: 21 May 04, 12:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hammer To Fall - Queen
Under Pressure - Queen
I Fought The Law - The Clash
Can't Explain - The Who
Foxy Lady - Jimi Hendrix
London Calling - The Clash
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Time Is Running Out - Muse
Every You Every Me - Placebo
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Garageland - The Clash
Safe European Home - The Clash
Muscle Museum - Muse
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Come As You Are - Nirvana




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Posted: 21 May 04, 12:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Show Must Go On (guitar solo) - Queen
Allentown (guitar solo) - Billy Joel
Something's Always Wrong - Toad The Wet Sprocket
Stone Cold Crazy - Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody (you know the part I'm talking about) - Queen
Aqualung - Jethro Tull
The Minstrel In The Gallery - Jethro Tull
Crazy Train - Ozzy Ozbourne
Refugee - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Higher Power - Boston
What Is Life - George Harrison
Silent Lucidity - Queensryche
Anybody Listening - Queensryche
(Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
Bad Love - Eric Clapton

That's all I can think of for the moment... I tried to be diverse. ;p



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Posted: 21 May 04, 18:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You Shook Me All Night Long
Paranoid
Are You Gonna Go My Way
Brown Sugar
Word Up
Billie Jean
Whole Lotta Rosie
Get It On
All The Young Dudes
Johnny B Goode


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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 12:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Get Down Make Love - Who do ya think
Twentieth Century Boy - T-Rex
I think I'm Wonderful - The Damned


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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 13:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Get Down Make Love??

That's probably the worst.


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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 13:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here she comes - Jimi Hendrix
Rocket - Smashing Pumpkins
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 13:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Paraniod - Black Sabbath
Thunderstruck - ACDC
Seek And Destroy - Metallica
Hotel California - Eagles
Joe Satriani - Surfing with the Alien.


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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 16:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

1. Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
2. Let There Be More Light - Pink Floyd
3. Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
4. I Want It All - Queen
5. Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones
6. Hammer To Fall - Queen
7. Rocker - AC/DC
8. School's Out - Alice Cooper
9. Same Old Song And Dance - Aerosmith
10. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
11. Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
12. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
13. Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin


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Lord Fenderro (a.k.a. Fenderek) wrote:

Even if I was to come up with top100, there would be no space for "Smoke On The Water"- as riff veeery overrated...

i agree-even gets boring after you play it on guitar more than they will ever play borap(lol)
anyway:
runnin with the devil- van halen
owner of a lonely heart-yes
iron man-Black sabbath
bringin on the heartbrek-def leppard
paradise by the dashboard light-meatloaf
wheel in the sky-journey
i believe in a thing called love-the darkness
rebel rebel-david bowie
sweet child o mine-guns n roses
dazed and confused-led zeppelin




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Posted: 04 Aug 04, 00:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Cream ~ Sunshine Of Your Love
Brand New ~ Sic Transit Gloria...Glory Fades
Red Hot Chili Peppers ~ Higher Ground
The Ramones ~ Blitzkrieg Bop
Steriogram ~ Walkie Talkie Man
The Strokes ~ Someday
Weezer ~ Hashpipe


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