8 junio, 2021 10:18 am
A small piece of music that is repeated until it is tattooed in our minds, so we could define those riffs that have taken rock to the top. We all have our favorites, but now the list posted by Total Guitar and Guitar World in which the ten best riffs of all time are collected. Jimmy Page carries Led Zeppelin to the top of this list.
Readers of the aforementioned media specialized in guitar have shaped this list with their votes in which you can miss a particular riff, but all those who are deserve their place in this Top10 without any doubt.
“Whole Lotta Love” It is the theme to which that spectacular riff that has taken the first place on the list belongs, receiving from Total Guitar the comparison with the first step taken by Neil Armstrong on the moon: “In 1969, the year Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon, Jimmy Page took his own big step for humanity. It wasn’t the first riff, but it was the defining riff, the one that made riffs fundamental to guitar music, the reason bands are looking for that hook that can power the whole song, or even an entire song. race”.
The Top 10 chosen riffs in history are made up of:
Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love
Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train
AC/DC – Back In Black
Deep Purple – Smoke On The Water
Van Halen – Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love
Metallica – Enter Sandman
Black Sabbath – Iron Man
Pantera – Walk
ZZ Top – La Grange
Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze
Special mentions off the list have been earned “Smells Like Teen Spirit” de Nirvana, “Killing in the Name” de Rage Against The Machine o “Psychosocial” de Slipknot. What other riffs do you think deserved to be on the list? What would be your Top10 in rock history?
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