I have a habit for falling in love with any song that has BIG RIFFS. And by BIG I mean something that sounds so powerful/BIG you feel like it could blow you away.

#1 for me is New Born - Muse (Live version only):
(Ignore the bit where his strap falls off)

#2 Citizen Erased - Muse (Ok so I'm a bit of a Muse freak):

#3 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen (Doesn't need a link but what the hell...):

#4 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin

#5 Love? - Strapping Young Lad

#6 Panic Attack - Dream Theatre


Anyways please tell me yours
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plug in baby- muse

whole lotta love, how many more times, heartbreaker- led zeppelin

no one loves me and neither do i, reptiles, elephants, gunman- them crooked vultures
It's always the last day of summer and I've been left out in the cold with no door to get back in
Alter Bridge- Metalingus/White Knuckles
Black Stone Cherry-Violater Girl
A Perfect Circle- Judith
Soundgarden- Spoonman
Stone Temple Pilots-Piece of Pie
Slither- Velvet Revolver
Spoonman- Soundgarden
Know Your Enemy- Rage Against the Machine
Holy Mountains- System of a Down
Suck my Kiss- Red Hot Chili Peppers
Voodoo Child- Jimi Hendrix

Heh, I typed that list, and before I hit "Post" I read the others, and then I realized I'm not the only one who wrote Spoonman.
IMO no one makes bigger riffs than Tony Iommi, first thought that popped into my head when I saw this thread was Sweet Leaf.
balls to the wall- accept

sad but true-metallica
just about every ac/dc riff every

lynyrd skynyrd-gimme three steps
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Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Rock And Roll - Led Zeppelin

The Ocean - Led Zeppelin

Hammer To Fall - Queen

Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin

(Led Zeppelin II had some AWESOME riffs lol)

Thunderstruck - ACDC

Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin

Zoo Station - U2
Radiohead - Just

The Donnas - Take It Off

Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

RATM - Killing in the Name

Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way?

Cream - Sunshine of Your Love

Derek and the Dominos - Layla

Trex - 20th Century Boy

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Killing Floor - Jimi Hendrix live at Monterey Pop
I personally think the whole live show of Monterey pop was Hendrix's finest. His playing was on top, his tone was on top, and it's just amazing to watch him play.

Run Like Hell
Who can possibly ever forget Pink Floyd? Musical geniuses.

Lateralus - Tool
Awesome song. Awesome band. I've yet to find a song I didn't like from Tool.

Ten Speed (Of God's Blood and Burial) - Coheed and Cambria
Again, awesome band, awesome music. I love all their songs.

Zap! - Eric Johnson live from ACL '88
Personal favorite, highly influenced by him.

That's my list. Props to the guy who posted Vicarious, I was going to post it but saw you posted it before me.
Stone temple pilots have a bunch of huge sounding riffs
some good ones that i can think of off the top of my head:

Wicked Garden
Dead and Bloated
Sex Type Thing
Piece of Pie
where the river goes
big empty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kup2ku1ZH84 no memory/sin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHmsLUwnfi8&feature=related where the river goes

im not gonna post a whole bunch of links, but these two one sticks out in my mind amongst the others, it has a slow instrumental intro but than it picks up at 1:22 and its sick
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Killing in the Name- RATM it is the ultimate
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RATM - Calm Like A Bomb, Freedom
Soundgarden - Outshined, Flower
Wolfmother - Joker and the Thief
CAKE - Comfort Eagle, War Pigs

bunches of others I can't recall atm.
ah reading through this and reminding me of so many songs i've forgotten about and seriously cannot believe I completely forgot about tool, I'm in a friggin Tool cover band /fail =.=

To add to the Tool list "Right in Two" and "The Grudge"

I'm gonna listen to as many of the ones i don't know as possible.
In The Flesh - Pink Floyd
5:15 - The Who
More Than A Feeling - Boston
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ah reading through this and reminding me of so many songs i've forgotten about and seriously cannot believe I completely forgot about tool, I'm in a friggin Tool cover band /fail =.=

To add to the Tool list "Right in Two" and "The Grudge"

I'm gonna listen to as many of the ones i don't know as possible.

"Right in Two" the riff at 5:23 right? in my opinion its the single heaviest thing tool does. the build up is damn near agonizing!

there's too many to list, but the first thing that came to mind was the intro riff to Dream Theater's In The Name of God. Equally as good on that album is the 2nd half of the verse riff in Honor Thy Father.

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