Whats your favourite guitar solos of all time?

Rute Rodrigues

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Mines are:
Barstool Warrior - Dream Theater
The best of times - Dream Theater
Coming Home - Avenged Sevenfold
Anesthetise - Porcupine Tree
Drive Home - Steven Wilson
It's only smiles - Periphery
Song of Unborn - Steven Wilson
The Stage - Avenged Sevenfold
Veil - Haken
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Time - Pink Floyd
The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater
Unforgiven 3 - Metallica
Another day - Dream Theater
Tornado of Souls - Megadeth
The Wicked End - Avenged Sevenfold
Refuge - Steven Wilson
Fermi Paradox - Avenged Sevenfold
Wither - Dream Theater
The Necromancer - Rush
 
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Ids Schiere

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John Mayer - all the solos he does on where the light is
John Mayer - Covered in Rain(Any Given Thursday
John Mayer - blues Intro(as/is)
John Mayer - Come Back To Bed
John Mayer - Queen Of California
The Beatles - Something
The Beatles - The End
Avenged Sevenfold - M.I.A
Avenged Sevenfold - Dear God
Avenged Sevenfold - Victim
Avenged Sevenfold - Coming Home
Avenged Sevenfold - Roman Sky
Avenged Sevenfold - Fermi Paradox
Avenged Sevenfold - Higher
Eric Clapton - Layla(live in San Diego)
Pantera - Cemetery Gates
Megadeth - Tornado Of Souls
MEGADETH - Hangar 18(Marry Friedman)
Marty Friedman - Valley of eternity
Megadeth - Lucretia
Django Reinhardt - I'll See You In My dreams
Don't know that many song titles from gypsy jazz guys but I love pretty much all of them
B.B. King - Thrill Is Gone
Led Zeppelin - Since I've Been Loving You
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
Rainbow - Gates Of Babylon
RAINBOW - STARGAZER
rainbow - A light In the Black
Deep Purple - Child In time
Slash - Anastasia
Gnr - sweet child o mine
Gnr - estranged
SRV - Couldn't Stand The Weather

I forgot 2
Pink Floyd - comfortably numb
Steven Wilson - Regret #9(Guthrie Govan At its finest)
 
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Edward John

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Mines are:
Barstool Warrior - Dream Theater
The best of times - Dream Theater
Coming Home - Avenged Sevenfold
Anesthetise - Porcupine Tree
Drive Home - Steven Wilson
It's only smiles - Periphery
Song of Unborn - Steven Wilson
The Stage - Avenged Sevenfold
Veil - Haken
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Time - Pink Floyd
The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater
Unforgiven 3 - Metallica
Another day - Dream Theater
Tornado of Souls - Megadeth
The Wicked End - Avenged Sevenfold
Refuge - Steven Wilson
Fermi Paradox - Avenged Sevenfold
Wither - Dream Theater
The Necromancer - Rush
Good to have another Steve Wilson fan, I managed to catch him on the last tour, brilliant.
 
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Eric Kane

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Could write a book on this, but here is my very short list:

Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
A7X - The Stage
A7X - Seize the Day
A7X - Fermi Paradox
A7X - Hail to the King
AIC - Them Bones
AIC - Heaven Beside You
GNR - Sweet Child O Mine
GNR - November Rain
Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter
Metallica - Fade to Black
RHCP - Scar Tissue (Hate putting them on here, but love the end solo)
MCR - Dead!
 
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Ed Seith

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There are a few that stand out, but there are so many.

Tonight (outro) - Ozzy Osbourne (Randy Rhoads)
For the Love of God -Steve Vai
Back for More - Ratt (Warren DeMartini)
Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits (Mark Knopfler)
Under a Glass Moon - Dream Theater (John Petrucci)
Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold (Syn)
Wasted Years - Iron Maiden (Adrian Smith)
Dry County - Bon Jovi (Richie Sambora)
Hounds - Savatage (Criss Oliva)
Song and Emotion - Tesla (Tommy Skeoch I think, but could have been Frank Hannon)
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd (David Gilmour)
Wait - White Lion (Vito Bratta)
In a Darkened Room - Skid Row (Scotti Hill)
Atomic Playboys - Atomic Playboys (Steve Stevens)
Cemetery Gates - Pantera (Back when Dime was "Diamond")
Play with Me - Extreme (Nuno Fucking Bettencourt)
Big Trouble - David Lee Roth (Steve Vai)
The Chemical Wedding - Bruce Dickinson (Roy Z)
The Wicked End - Avenged Sevenfold (Syn)

Honestly, with Syn, there's just SO MUCH phenomenal guitar playing that it's hard to pick standouts, and for a lot of different reasons, usually down to feel or phrasing as opposed to "impossible to play."
 

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There are a few that stand out, but there are so many.

Tonight (outro) - Ozzy Osbourne (Randy Rhoads)
For the Love of God -Steve Vai
Back for More - Ratt (Warren DeMartini)
Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits (Mark Knopfler)
Under a Glass Moon - Dream Theater (John Petrucci)
Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold (Syn)
Wasted Years - Iron Maiden (Adrian Smith)
Dry County - Bon Jovi (Richie Sambora)
Hounds - Savatage (Criss Oliva)
Song and Emotion - Tesla (Tommy Skeoch I think, but could have been Frank Hannon)
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd (David Gilmour)
Wait - White Lion (Vito Bratta)
In a Darkened Room - Skid Row (Scotti Hill)
Atomic Playboys - Atomic Playboys (Steve Stevens)
Cemetery Gates - Pantera (Back when Dime was "Diamond")
Play with Me - Extreme (Nuno Fucking Bettencourt)
Big Trouble - David Lee Roth (Steve Vai)
The Chemical Wedding - Bruce Dickinson (Roy Z)
The Wicked End - Avenged Sevenfold (Syn)

Honestly, with Syn, there's just SO MUCH phenomenal guitar playing that it's hard to pick standouts, and for a lot of different reasons, usually down to feel or phrasing as opposed to "impossible to play."
Nice list, Ed. No George Lynch? INTO THE FIAH!
 

Alicia Willis

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While I love a lot of solos,
My favorite hands down is the last solo in November Rain 😍
It’s nostalgic to me. It’s when I first fell in love with rock and the sound of a guitar.
I remember watching the music video on MTV while my mom cleaned and was in awe watching slash play in the desert in front of that tiny church lol.
 

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While I love a lot of solos,
My favorite hands down is the last solo in November Rain 😍
It’s nostalgic to me. It’s when I first fell in love with rock and the sound of a guitar.
I remember watching the music video on MTV while my mom cleaned and was in awe watching slash play in the desert in front of that tiny church lol.
YESSS, it's always those moments that stick with you which inspire you to keep doing what you love
 
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Edward John

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While I love a lot of solos,
My favorite hands down is the last solo in November Rain 😍
It’s nostalgic to me. It’s when I first fell in love with rock and the sound of a guitar.
I remember watching the music video on MTV while my mom cleaned and was in awe watching slash play in the desert in front of that tiny church lol.
I had something similar with the god on that classic Burn it to the Ground.
 
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Adin Shepherd

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I would have to say the solos in Comfortably Numb, it's probably the only song I listen to just for the solos.

There are lots of great songs with solos that I enjoy, but very few grab me like Gilmour's did in that song.
 
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Kai C

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@Edward John I was just thinking about this last night. I took a lot of everybody's suggestions from some of our posts a month or two back and listened to a lot of different things. Now obviously Avenged is my favorite. And I do love Sabbath and Iron Maiden above the others.

But I'm also finding that metal and possibly even rock is not my favorite genre. I've been listening to a lot of those LoFi Hip Hop channels, as well as Synth wave and that genre is really where I'm finding myself drawn to learning. They're a bit more blues, jazz, and soul inspired. If anything I'm drawn to A7X because they're so diverse in their musicality. Syn has talked about wanting to do a solo jazz album and I'd be so happy to listen to that. Especially after the guitar piece he did for the Saint Owens commercial.