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Favorite Guitar Solos

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 08:20

What are some of your favorite guitar solos in metal?
some of mine are:
Deicide- Homage for Satan
Deicide-Holy Deception
Morbid Angel-Where the Slime Live
Grim Reaper- See you in hell
Iron Maiden- Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
...and many more

DeathByMetalAustralia's picture

Anything James Murphy done in the late 80's early 90's..

judascrust's picture

I love sloppy improvised noisy solos, dave chandler of Saint vitus, tom warrior of celtic frost, trey azagthoth of morbid angel and johnny x from psycho are some of my favorite guitar players....

SHREDDER S47's picture

Me too man. Nothing wrong with a sloppy solo

SHREDDER S47's picture

The second solo in Wake Up Dead by Megadeth

SpineSplitter666's picture

Superchrist do really nice solos. So do Goatwhore

sandmanforce's picture

I agree the homage of satan solo is fucking great! But favourite solo: Annihilator's Jeff Waters on: Stonewall
The best!

headbangingmadness's picture

Morbid Angel- Where The Slime Live
Nile- Unas, Slayer Of The Gods
Sepultura- Mass Hypnosis
Judas Priest- Beyond The Realms Of Death
Deep Purple- Child In Time
Blind Guardian- Banish From Sanctuary
Manilla Road- Flaming Metal Systems
Manilla Road-The Dreams Of Eschaton

Atomic_Assault's picture

In metal? There are too many to name, but a personal favorite of mine is the leads in Manilla Road's Flaming Metal System. Still blows me away, years afer first hearing it.

For non-metal bonus points, the solo in Uriah Heep's Salisbury is one I've been enjoying recently. You hear that wah pedal click and you know shits about to get real. Its just amazing.


ive always been a fan of the Unleashed lead work

ZAKRAT's picture

Anthrax - i am the law.
Especially the "bouncy" part of the solo. Might not be the most flashy solo but i really like the guitar sound and for lack of a better term the bouncyness :-)

archive's picture

Morbid Angel - Rapture
Pestilence - Twisted Truth (second solo)
Dream Theater - Lie

DraconianStark666's picture

Both Mr. Crowley Solos (Ozzy Osbourne)
Time (Wintersun)
Wild Autumn Wind (Caladan Brood)
Blasphemy and the Master (Hell)

hozertrucker79's picture

Obituary -i dont care by Allen West

Necro Rican's picture

Destruction-Black Mass first long solo

Antonio's picture

Hard question, there are so many....one of my favs is Steve Vai 's solo in Ladies Night In Buffalo from David Lee Roth's debut album..

VoodooChild's picture

Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing
Pink Floyd - comfortably Numb
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Iron Maiden - Sign of the cross
Ozzy Osbourne - Mr Crowley

ZAKRAT's picture

Every Stevie Ray Vaughan solo!

Chainbreaker's picture

Iron Maiden - Where Eagles Dare Live on A Real Dead One

Antonio's picture

Gary Moore's solo in Thunder Rising.....

kereealazer's picture

Ending outro solo on How Could I (Cynic)
Ending outro solo on Asteroid (Vektor)

Potatoes_Misfit15's picture

Judas Priest- Painkiller
Judas Priest- Electric Eye
Fog of War- Fog of War
Arch Enemy- War Eternal
Exumer- Possessed by fire
Suffocation- Catatonia (Human Waste version)

Vomitus's picture

the Motorhead songs iron fist, and iron horse/born to lose.

Der Todesking's picture

Morbid Angel - Invocation of the continual one, Rapture, & Where the slime live come to mind...

imfan1975's picture

yeah, really all of Trey's solos are amazing. also bob from Immolation another great shredder and riffmeister

Der Todesking's picture

Trey knows how to worm out unholy moans of his instrument...

xenokrist_97's picture

Morbid Angel - Summoning Redemption
Judas Priest - Ram It Down
Slayer - War Ensemble
Venom - Bloodlust (the first one at 30 seconds or so)
Dark Angel - The Burning of Sodom
pretty much any Yngwie Malmsteen solo
Motorhead - Iron Fist
that's all i can think of at the moment

nameless_rites's picture

Mayhem - The Freezing Moon
Bathory - One Rode To Asa Bay, Call From the Grave
Autopsy - Robbing The Grave
Gorguts - The Erosion of Sanity
King Diamond - The Invisible Guests
Judas Priest - Beyond the Realms of Death
Mercyful Fate - A Dangerous Meeting
Candlemass - Darkness in Paradise
Burzum - Key To The Gate
Morbid Angel - Invocation of the Continual One
Death - Low Life, Overactive Imagination
Immortal - Frozen by Icewinds
Dissection - Frozen
Immolation - Close to a World Below
Tiamat - Gaia
Scorpions - We'll Burn the Sky (tokyo version), Sails of Charon
Suffocation - Catatonia

grime81's picture

I really love Randy uchida's style!
The guitar work from mercyful fates frist album Melissa always gets me going as well!

grime81's picture

Also I just recently realized that the solo from deathly fighter by rug is same as motley crues red hot ending solo

bad_american1992's picture

Son Of Lilith - Coroner
Kicks my ass every time I hear it!
Also the outro to Fermented Offal Discharge - Necrophagist

NocturnalOccultist's picture

Entombed - Left Hand Path

DeathInFire's picture

the one in gypsy by mercyful fate is always the first to come to mind

sergius's picture

Exodus-No love
Megadeth-last solo from Wake up death, Ratlehead,last rittes.
Toxik-worl circus
Judas Priest- Diamonds and rush
Deep Purple-Highway star
Ozzy-Mister Crowley
Black Sabbath-war pigs
Mayhem-Freezing moon
Bathory-Call from the grave
Deicide-sacrificial suicide,Death by down

Into Glory Ride's picture

i LOVE the Solo in U.D.O. - Holy

Mercyful Fate - Evil
Several Marillion Solos
Everything Mark Shelton has done

of course tons more, these just came to my mind at once.

Der Todesking's picture

Various Mercyful Fate songs incl. Evil & A Dangerous Meeting, Ozzy - Mr. Crowley....

kresctilon's picture

Rebaelliun - Annihilation, mind-blowing solo.

Kvlt_ured_Gentleman's picture

Bathory- Call From the Grave
Nokturnal Mortum- Ukraine
Those two come to mind off the top of my head

Antonio's picture

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Freebird Allen Collins solo in Knebworth 1976 ????

Blackest_Ov_Nights's picture

Insomnium - While We Sleep
Behemoth - Conquer All
Metallica - Creeping Death, Master of Puppets
Anything off of Rust in Peace and Reinkaos

VoodooChild's picture

Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing
Pink Floyd - comfortably Numb
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Iron Maiden - Sign of the cross
Iron Maiden - Afraid To Shoot Strangers
Ozzy Osbourne - Mr Crowley
Dissection - God Of Forbidden Light
Dissection - Night's Blood
Anything Steve Vai

Edit: I thought this was a new topic but now I noticed I answered years ago too hah.

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