#1
I know there are tons of critics and articles out there with the top 10, 50, or 100 solos. I just want to hear your opinion on your favorites.

Jimi Hendrix--Hey Joe, Hear My Train A Comin
Black Sabbath--Iron Man
Children of Bodom--Follow the Reaper
Eric Clapton--Kind Hearted Woman
Led Zeppelin--Travelling Riverside Blues, Heartbreaker, I Cant Quit You Baby
Metallica--Of Wolf and Man
Rage Against the Machine--Killing in the Name Of, Mic Check
Showdown--From the Mouth of Gath Comes Terror
SRV--Pride and Joy
Rush--Working Man
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#2
O man, here are some:

All along the watchtower (Hendrix)
Comfortably Numb
Sultans of Swing
So much Van Halen
Crazy Train
Crossroads
Stairway
Mama Kin - quick but I love it, fits perfectly

ugh I can't think of any more right now. This hurts me to not be able to think.
#3
Just a few;
Adrian Smiths solo to Wasted Years [Iron Maiden]
Glenn Tiptons in Painkiller also his one on Beyond the Realms of Death [Judas Priest]
Synyster Gates' Second Heartbeat outro solo [Avenged Sevenfold]
The 3 consecutive solos to No More Lies - Dave, then Adrian, then Janick [Iron Maiden]

So much more, hard to type just a few...
I like heartfelt ones, expressive and energetic, just overall feeling. Not into shred, some exceptions but I'm really just into the solos that makes you stop and go "Wow man..."
*shrugs* I don't know...
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#4
no more tears, i like how it kinda slowly gets into it i always thought that was cool. theres too many to choose from but also the solo from night train by guns n roses
#5
Dogs, Comfortably Numb, Hey You, Another Brick in the Wall Pt II, Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

Maggot Brain - Funkadelic
#6
Sweet Child O Mine, Eruption, Master OF Puppets, One, Foxey Lady, I COULD GO ON
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#7
sweet child of mine, hotel california, settle for nothing (ratm)
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#9
Selkies: The Endless Obession - Between The Buried And Me
Marooned - David Gilmour
This Love - Pantera
The Holocaust Of Thought - Nevermore
Nottingham Lace - Buckethead
Cortez The Killer - Neil Young
#10
Bulls on Parade RATM
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--Stevie Ray Vaughan
#12
sweet child o mine
crazy train
you shook me all night long
rain (trivium)
iron man
sabbath bloody sabbath
paranoid
R E G G A E
#13
'Hanging around' by The Stranglers and 'Shot by both sides' by Magazine. What do you mean, you've never heard of them?
#15
EVH - Eruption
Velvet Revolver - Fall to Pieces
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird
Metallica - Battery
Ibanez S470 (Condor/Pyro/Warthog)
Rockafeller Custom
Laney Lionheart L20H
Framus FR212CB
Morley Bad Horsie 2
Boss DS-1 (Monte Allum Mod)
Boss DD-6
Electro-Harmonix Small Clone
Dunlop/MXR Phase 90 (Full Script mod)
Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+
#16
Pink floyd - Comfortably Numb

Guns n' Roses - November Rain, first solo

Guns n' Roses - Don't Damn Me

Gary Moore - Still Got the Blues

Velvet Revolver - Slither
Well, just to be like everyone else, here's my rig:

Fender American Stratocaster
Epiphone Les Paul Custom
Washburn J28SDL

Mesa/Boogie F-50 Combo
#17
Guns N' Roses- November Rain (First and last solos rock)
Guns N' Roses- Nightrain
Magnum- Vigilante
Magnum- Midnight (the live version)
The Darkness- Dinner Lady Arms
#18
Cortez the Killer - Neil Young
Crossroads - Cream
Trapped under Ice - Metallica
Scary monsters and Super Creeps - David Bowie
War Pigs - Black Sabbath
patrick stewart is awesome
#19
White Room - Cream
When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
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Practice Practice Practice man. You can't get better at anything without practice. Oh, and mustard too.



I play like I'm breaking out of jail.

--Stevie Ray Vaughan
#21
Comfortably Numb (David Gilmour - Pink Floyd)
On the turning away (David Gilmour - Pink Floyd (only the version on Delicate Sound of Thunder)
Marooned (David Gilmour - Pink Floyd)
Dogs - (David Gilmour - Pink Floyd)
For the Love of God (Steve Vai)
Hotel California (Don Felder/Joe Walsh ? Eagles)
The World is Turning (Tony Iommi - Black Sabbath)
The Forgotten (Part II) ? (Joe Satriani)
Sweet Child of mine (Slash ? Guns & Roses)
No more Tears (Zack Wylde ? Ozzy Osborne)
Fade to Black (Kirk Hammett - Metallica)
The Unforgiven - (Kirk Hammett - Metallica)
Lady Starlight (Mathias Jabs ? Scorpions)
Voodoo Chile (Slight return) ? (Jimi Hendrix)
Layla (Eric Clapton/Duane Allman ? Derek and the Dominoes)
Cortez the Killer (Niel Young (best version is the live one on Weld))
Crazy Train (Rhandy Rhoads ? Ozzy Osborne)
One (Kirk Hammet ? Metallica)
Valley of Eternity (Marty Friedman)
Still got the Blues (Gary Moore)
Little Wing (Stevie Ray Vaughan) (Cover of Jimi Hendrix)
Difficult to cure (Richie Blackmore ? Rainbow)
Snowman (Richie Blackmore - Rainbow)
Dazed and Confused (Jimmi Page ? Led Zeppelin)
Shine on you crazy Diamond (David Gilmour ? Pink Floyd)
Mr. Crowley (Randy Rhodes - Ozzy Osbourne)
Night (Marty Friedman)
Purple Rain (John Petrucci - Dream Theater (Cover of Prince)
All along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix)
Contact Lost (Steve Morse - Deep Purple)
Blue Monday (Vito Bratta - White Lion)
Moonlight Shadow - (Mike Oldfield)
Dry County (Richie Sambora - Bon Jovi)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Brain May - Queen)
A Day in My Life - (Jeff Beck (Cover of Beatles)
Cause We ended up as Lovers (Jeff Beck)
What God Wants, Part III (Jeff Beck - Roger Waters)

Just to name a few - LOL
#22
I love so many solos

Comfortably Numb - David Gilmour
Voodoo Child - Jimi Hendrix
Taxman - Paul McCartney
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Eric Clapton
Fixing a Hole - George Harrison
Sick Sad Little World - Mike Einziger
Readymade - John Frusciante
Dazed and Confused - Jimmy Page
Heartbreaker - Jimmy Page
Time - David Gilmour
Blood Sugar Sex Magik - John Frusciante
Ball and Biscuit - Jack White
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#23
Metallica - ...And Justice For All
Metallica - Eye of the Beholder
Metallica - Through the Never
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Metallica - The Four Horsemen

I'm done with metallica, too many to name...

Iron Maiden - Aces High (I ****ing LOVE this song)
Iron Maiden - Fear of the Dark
Green Day - I Want to Be Alone (**** you Green Day haters, 1,039 was a sick album)
Pantera - Revolution Is My Name

and anything off of Dream Theater's "Train of Thought"... that CD absolutely kicks ass. Honor Thy Father FTW.

I probably missed a ton, but w/e.
#24
The four horsemen- Metallica(both solos)
Master of puppets- Metallica(both solos)
Fade to Black- Metallica(both solos again)
Hangar 18- Megadeth(all of the 185240!)
Stairway to Heaven- Led Zep
Crazy train- Randy Rhoads, Ozzy
Alive- Pearl Jam
Cemetary Gates- Pantera
Sweet child o mine- Guns n roses
Paradise city- Guns n roses
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
-Jimi Hendrix
#25
Favourite solos?

Nottingham Lace by Buckethead
Deep Peace by Devin Townsend
Lotus Feet by Steve Vai
Afterlife by Dream Theater
Cliffs of Dover by Eric Johnson
Circles by Joe Satriani
Deliver Us by Andy Timmons
and too many more to list
#27
domination - Pantera
shroud of urine - exodus
symbolic - death (chucks solo (1st one))
bite the pain - death (chucks solo (2nd one)
#28
Limelight-Rush

Rocket Queen-G-n-R

Desert Rose-Eric Johnson

Over my Head-King's X

Flying in a Blue Dream-Joe Satriani

and 100s of others
#31
Stairway to heaven
heartbreaker
Immagrent song (live)
Comunication Breakdown
While My guitar Gently Weeps
Bohemain Rhapsody
American Idiot- Dont ask
Crazy Train
I cant quit you
Dazed And Confused
Walk This Way
Master of Puppets
Hot Dog
Gear:
since everyone was bitching, heres my favorites...
-1995 Jimmy Page Les paul (16th bday)
-1960 Gibson Les Paul reissue
-2003 Epiphone Les Paul Classic
-Hot Rodded 100 watt marshal (200 watts)
#32
GN'R - Sweet Child O' Mine, November Rain, Knockin on Heaven's Door
Dream Theater - Another Day, Learning To Live, Hollow Years extended solo
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
Opeth - Windowpane
Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
#33
white room - cream
everything he's ever done - Larry Lalonde
larry's playing is so awesome, almost every note he plays is a solo
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