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Old 02-26-2015, 08:53 PM
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Favorite Guitar Solos

I'm sure there's been another thread like this somewhere (heck I might even made one), but I couldn't find it so here it is. This is more or less a thread to discuss guitar solos, so I'm not asking anyone to put down a definite list. As a guitar player my personal style effects what my favorite solos are, so if I say I think a solo is the best one ever, it's likely that I enjoy playing myself and it fits my style of playing.

Without further ado here is a list of some of my favorites:
White Lion - Radar Love (my personal favorite solo of all time)
White Lion - Wait
Van Halen - You Really Got Me
Van Halen - Eruption (I honestly think this is the most important and influential guitar solo in music history)
Van Halen - Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love (never has a song so simple rock as hard as this song does, goes for the solo as well)
Van Halen - Somebody Get Me A Doctor
Van Halen - Spanish Fly
Van Halen - Jump
Van Halen - Hang 'Em High
Van Halen - Panama
Van Halen - Hot For Teacher
Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
Winger - Seventeen
Winger - Miles Away
Eric Johnson - Cliffs Of Dover
Joe Satriani - Always With Me, Always With You
Steve Vai - The Audience Is Listening
Warrant - Heaven
Stryper - To Hell With The Devil
Stryper - Free
Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild
Skid Row - 18 And Life
Skid Row - I Remember You
Ratt - Round And Round
Ratt - Lay It Down
Ozzy Osbourne - Shot In The Dark
Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train
Night Ranger - Sister Christian
Night Ranger - (You Can Still) Rock In America
Mr. Big - Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy (The Electric Drill Song)
Motley Crue - Home Sweet Home
Motley Crue - Girls, Girls Girls
KISS - Crazy, Crazy Nights
KISS - Detroit Rock City
Journey - Stone In Love
Iron Maiden - The Evil That Men Do
Iron Maiden - Aces High
Iron Maiden - Two Minutes To Midnight
H.e.a.t - Point Of No Return
H.e.a.t - Living On The Run
Extreme - Decadence Dance
Extreme - Play With Me
Extreme - Get The Funk Out
Europe - Aphasia
Europe - On The Loose
Europe - The Final Countdown (say what you will about this song but you can't deny the solo is epic)
DragonForce - Through The Fire And Flames (same as above)
Dokken - In My Dreams
Dokken - Tooth And Nail
Dokken - Into The Fire
David Lee Roth - Yankee Rose
David Lee Roth - Shyboy
Def Leppard - Photograph
Danger Danger - Rock America
Boston - Piece Of Mind
Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
Bon Jovi - Raise Your Hands
Bon Jovi - I'd Die For You
Bon Jovi - Let It Rock
Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands On Me
Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
Bon Jovi - Blood On Blood (close second for best solo)
Bon Jovi - Wild Is The Wind
Bon Jovi - 99 In The Shade
Bon Jovi - Keep The Faith
Bon Jovi - These Days
Bon Jovi - This Ain't A Love Song
Bon Jovi - My Guitar Lies Bleeding In My Arms
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Old 02-26-2015, 09:37 PM
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Top 3 in no order

Pink Floyd- Comfortably Numb
Dream Theater- In The Name Of God (L@B version, JP's final solo)
Animals As Leaders- CAFO
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Old 02-26-2015, 10:28 PM
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The last solo in This Godless Endeavor by Nevermore. It's always pissed me off that Warrel sings over half of it.
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Old 02-26-2015, 11:20 PM
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Old 02-27-2015, 05:01 PM
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A few off the top of my head.

Deep Purple - Child In Time
Night Ranger - Don't Tell Me You Love Me
Pentagram - Sign of the Wolf
Saint Vitus - Dying Inside
Van Halen - Humans Being
Whitesnake - Crying in the Rain
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The entire last 2.5 minutes of Wasted White Boys by W.A.S.P.
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Old 02-27-2015, 06:34 PM
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Without thinking about it very much, I'll give you one:

Heathen - Opiate of the Masses
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Old 02-27-2015, 06:47 PM
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Thought of a couple more...

Testament - Practice What You Preach
Symphony X - Accolade II
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Deep Purple - Burn
Joe Satriani - Surfing With The Alien
Metallica - Kill Em All
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Old 02-28-2015, 12:49 AM
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Pantera - "Floods"
Revocation - "Reprogrammedd"
Revocation - "Cretin"
Chimaira - "Nothing Remains"
Alice in Chains - "No Excuses"
Machine Head - "Clenching the Fists of Dissent"
The Faceless - "The Eidolon Reality"

More when I think of them.
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