Whats your favourite guitar solos of all time?

Daniel Sobota

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Avenged Sevenfold - Save Me
Avenged Sevenfold - Afterlife
Avenged Sevenfold - Second Heartbeat
Avenged Sevenfold - Beast and the Harlot
Avenged Sevenfold - Buried Alive
Avenged Sevenfold - Not Ready to Die
Trivium - Kirisute Gomen
Trivium - Insurrection
Trivium - Shogun
Trivium - Like Light to the Flies
Trivium - Shattering the Skies Above
Trivium - Beyond Oblivion
Machine Head - Halo
Machine Head - Aesthetics of Hate
Machine Head - Locust
Machine Head - Sail Into the Black
Behemoth - The Satanist
Behemoth - O Father O Satan O Sun
Pantera - Floods
Pantera - Cemetery Gates
Pantera - Mouth For War
Metallica - The Unforgiven
Metallica - Blackened
Metallica - Master of Puppets
Watain - Waters of Ain
Watain - Malfeitor
Watain - The Serpent's Chalice
Megadeth - Hangar 18
Megadeth - She-Wolf
Megadeth - Tornado of Souls
Iron Maiden - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Mayhem - Freezing Moon
Death - Crystal Mountain
Death - Symbolic
Kreator - Gods of Violence
Opeth - The Moor
Emperor - The Eruption
Slayer - Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer - South of Heaven
Parkway Drive - Chronos
 
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Some of them are just nostalgic, others probably because Im just listening more to the songs at the moment but dont really have a favourite to be honest, I think Sultans of Swing and November Rain are the ones that really stand out a bit more to me. Im sure Im missing some but cant think a lot after night shift xD

GnR - November Rain
Pink Floyd - Confortably Numb
Eagles - Hotel California
Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing
A7X - Second Heartbeat
A7X - Acid Rain
A7X - I wont see you tonight pt1
 
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I don't think I could come up with a proper list of my all-time favorites even if I spent a whole weekend on it. So what I'll do instead is just list a few favorites off the top of my head. Apologies to the hundreds of guitarists who I just happened to not be thinking about at exactly this minute.

Three of the "best of the best" I would have to put at the top of the list:
Gary Moore, "Empty Rooms" live Stockholm 1987. My favorite musical performance of all time.
Stricken, by Disturbed
The Bluest Blues by Alvin Lee with George Harrison. This song has not one but two of my favorite solos.

Three classic metal favorites:
18 and Life, by Skid Row
Lay it Down, by Ratt
Crazy Train, Ozzy. Maybe the coolest rock/metal solo ever?

As a special mention, everything by Yngwie is high on my list. I might put "Crucify" at the top because the first time I heard that song was the first time in my life I ever heard really amazing guitar. I can't even explain how big of an impact that had on me. Like imagine if you went to the gym one day and you saw a man bench pressing five thousand pounds, that's what it felt like.

quick edit: Stone in Love by Journey deserves to be in this thread somewhere.
 
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I don't think I could come up with a proper list of my all-time favorites even if I spent a whole weekend on it. So what I'll do instead is just list a few favorites off the top of my head. Apologies to the hundreds of guitarists who I just happened to not be thinking about at exactly this minute.

Three of the "best of the best" I would have to put at the top of the list:
Gary Moore, "Empty Rooms" live Stockholm 1987. My favorite musical performance of all time.
Stricken, by Disturbed
The Bluest Blues by Alvin Lee with George Harrison. This song has not one but two of my favorite solos.

Three classic metal favorites:
18 and Life, by Skid Row
Lay it Down, by Ratt
Crazy Train, Ozzy. Maybe the coolest rock/metal solo ever?

As a special mention, everything by Yngwie is high on my list. I might put "Crucify" at the top because the first time I heard that song was the first time in my life I ever heard really amazing guitar. I can't even explain how big of an impact that had on me. Like imagine if you went to the gym one day and you saw a man bench pressing five thousand pounds, that's what it felt like.

quick edit: Stone in Love by Journey deserves to be in this thread somewhere.
The solo on Stricken is insane! Dan Donegan riff master!
 
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Nocturne

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Avenged Sevenfold - Afterlife
Avenged Sevenfold - Bat Country
Avenged Sevenfold - Dear God
Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
Avenged Sevenfold - So Far Away
Michael Jackson - Beat It
Green Day - 21 Guns
Nothing,Nowhere - Nevermore
Good Charlotte - The River (ft. M. Shadows & Synyster Gates)
 
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Over the Mountain-Ozzy Osbourne. My favorite solo off of Diary of a madman, and its by the late great randy rhoads! I remember the first time i heard it i got chills, and just HAD to learn it. Not to mention the obvious black sabbath influence right before the solo kicks in
 
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Megadeth - Tornado Of Souls

Could talk all day about this Marty Friedman solo. Beautiful piece of music within a beautiful piece of music. 6 times through the chords in B Minor. i-VI-iv-V-VII(#VII) progression. He starts with his usual teasing stuff, goes into arpeggios, blues licks, sweeps briefly as a pickup to crazy pull offs, and finally lighting fast shred in last chaotic phase which to this day no one has replicated exactly.

Lately I also discovered how great the Pantera: Shattered solo is along with Domination and of course Cemetery Gates
 
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