I'm gonna be joining in on a local shred competition......and looking at my competitors I'm pretty confident I could do a decent if not spectacular job in the standings. Even so I'd like to come in to it prepared rather than improvise a flurry of notes that make no sense like alot of the guys are doing.

I only get a minute and was just looking for some quick recs on some shreddy songs. It could only be a piece of an insane solo or something. Was thinking something by becker or friedman. Not to sure yet though so just throw em out there!
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Eugene's Trickbag is the shit if you can get it as clean and quick as the original.

If you're a total 100% monster do the original - Paganini's 5th Caprice.


Paul Gilbert would struggle with that shit.

If you beleive your in the top 0.0001% of guitarists then try that song if not i would suggest something like cliffs of dover by eric johnson, technical difficulties or fuzz universe by paul gilbert or perhaps something by shawn lane, maybe soothsayer by buckethead.

I assume you've been playing for over 5 years
Actually, it's not too terribly hard. It's impressive but there's no way Paul Gilbert or anyone else in his league would struggle with that song.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54eZyO3cdGg Michael Romeo has a good compressed version here (only about a minute and a half long, rest is replaying and zooming in and such) of TDG by Symph X. After you get the intro down, the rest is pretty simple.
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Viking Kong - Paul Gilbert
Miles of Machines - Jeff Loomis (or anything from Zero Order Phase)
Wave Of Babies - Tosin Abasi (Circumstances tell me you won't be playing that one, but its very technically advanced)

I could list a ton more, if you'd like
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Escape the fate - This war is ours Intro and Solo and the Aftermath Solo
A7X - Second Heartbeat solo
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