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Jaydog57
09-01-2006, 09:50 PM
Just wondering what the best hard rock rhythm chords are of all time in your opinion. For non musicians, this isn't a solo, but the crunch behind the lead guitar that helps carry the song into greatness.:rocker: Without a doubt, my all time favorite would have to be Eddie Van Halen's riff's on 'Unchained'. That stuff grabs you by the cash & prizes and blows your speakers. :rocker:

Roman529
09-01-2006, 09:51 PM
Smoke on the Water....by Deep Purple

Pagan
09-01-2006, 11:00 PM
Smoke on the Water....by Deep Purple
End. Of. Thread.

:lol:

Jaydog57
09-01-2006, 11:46 PM
End. Of. Thread.

:lol::sidelol: Yeah that's possibly the be all to end all, though I think if the 'Fair Warning' album had taken off better in it's heyday, 'Unchained' might be considered somewhere as close to invaluable as 'Smoke on the Water.':peace:

cmax13
09-02-2006, 02:59 PM
you'd have to define "best" and as we've seen before "best" is relative to the poster.

but to me, smoke on the water is like coca cola. all you have to do is hear the first three chords, and it's instant recognition anywhere in the world. it doesn't matter the country, the musical tastes of the listner, or the age group.

so if not the best, it's the most recognizable.

GoBills24
09-02-2006, 03:12 PM
End. Of. Thread.

:lol:

Not quite.

Rush - Working Man

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like2god
09-02-2006, 04:08 PM
Aerosmith - Walk this way
Metallica - Blackened
Guns n Roses - Sweet child o' mine
Guns n Roses - Welcome to the jungle
Ozzy - Crazy Train
Ozzy - Over the mountain
Ozzy - Flying high again
Ozzy - Paranoid
Ozzy - Bark at the moon
Van Halen - Hot for teacher
Van Halen - Panama
ACDC - They are all the same so take your pick. :D

Just to name a few.

:wink:

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Den54
09-02-2006, 04:11 PM
ACDC Highway To Hell.:ffic:

Lappy
09-02-2006, 04:17 PM
Tragically Hip- twist my arm

http://www.thehip.com/Discography.html?albumID=3&detail=basic#

Dolphin1184
09-02-2006, 04:18 PM
Megadeth - Holywars...Punishment Due
Iron Maiden - Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Iron Maiden - Wasted Years
Metallica - Some Kind of Monster
Metallica - One (final riff)
Metallica - For Whom The Bell tolls
Metallica - Anything from Master of Puppets
Metallica - Creeping Death
Metallica - Invisible kid (Opening riff)
GnR - Sweet Child of Mine
GnR - Paradise City

Metal Panda
09-02-2006, 04:54 PM
I like Deep Purple, but Smoke on the Water is a boring song. Give me Space Truckin' any day.

anywho....the bridge riff to Black Sabbath's "Black Sabbath" probably inspired riffy metal.

Quelonio
09-02-2006, 05:06 PM
Iron Man by Black Sabbath?

Walking25
09-02-2006, 11:59 PM
Jimi Hendrix - Voodo Child Slight Return - The Lulu Show (http://youtube.com/watch?v=53asrNBElEo&mode=related&search=)

Period

Pennington's Rocket Arm
09-03-2006, 12:03 AM
arzachel - leg

FLOUNDER
09-03-2006, 12:08 AM
Jimi Hendrix in my opinion. Greatest Guitarist ever i think. Just amaizing what he could do with a guitar

Tx Dolfan
09-03-2006, 11:04 AM
Walk-Pantera

Metal Panda
09-03-2006, 01:23 PM
Walk-Pantera

All three notes? Ugh, that riff is what inspired a lot of nu-metal bands. I like the song, but pass!

Buddwalk
09-03-2006, 02:36 PM
to others its probobly iron man or smoke on the water but to me its either the ocean or back in black

Gonzo
09-03-2006, 03:23 PM
Tragically Hip- twist my arm

http://www.thehip.com/Discography.html?albumID=3&detail=basic#
:barf:

Pennington's Rocket Arm
09-07-2006, 02:04 PM
All three notes? Ugh, that riff is what inspired a lot of nu-metal bands. I like the song, but pass!
walk is really really really bad. best pantera riff=end of Hollow :yes:

greatwade
09-07-2006, 02:15 PM
Sonic Youth, teenage riot.

/only thing I ever played was the ucalaly, so what do I know

DrAstroZoom
09-07-2006, 02:28 PM
Based on introductory riffs alone

AC/DC -- Back in Black
Jimi Hendrix -- Purple Haze
Lenny Kravitz -- Are You Gonna Go My Way?
Quiet Riot -- Metal Health

Pagan
09-07-2006, 02:46 PM
walk is really really really bad.
Dime didn't play any "really really really bad" riffs.

No such thing as "best", but as far as my favorite ones:

Van Halen ~ Hot For Teacher
Rush ~ Bastille Day
Iron Maiden ~ 2 Minutes To Midnight
Judas Priest ~ Hell Bent For Leather
Cream ~ Crossroads
AC/DC ~ If You Want Blood (You Got It)
Saxon ~ Wheels of Steel
KISS - Firehouse
Queen ~ Ogre Battle

Just a few...

unluckyluciano
09-07-2006, 02:56 PM
Anything black sabaath.
Little Wing Jimi Hendrix
All along the watchtower Jimi hendrix
poundcake van halen
thunderstruck ac/dc
who made who ac/dc
Metallica -- Ride the Lightning and Justice for all their best cds IMO.

DrAstroZoom
09-07-2006, 04:15 PM
Thunderstruck ... good call

Pennington's Rocket Arm
09-07-2006, 06:21 PM
Dime didn't play any "really really really bad" riffs.
oh that's right, he's dead so i gotta praise everything he ever did. like cliff burton.

walk sucks.

Maynard the Hammer
09-07-2006, 06:30 PM
Cream ~ Crossroads
thats a good one and fun to play too

54Fins
09-07-2006, 07:12 PM
Based on introductory riffs alone

AC/DC -- Back in Black
Jimi Hendrix -- Purple Haze
Lenny Kravitz -- Are You Gonna Go My Way?
Quiet Riot -- Metal Health Eddie Van Halen-Eruption

54Fins
09-07-2006, 07:14 PM
Id take a couple of satriani's riffs from Surfin' with the Alien.When his style 1st came out,there was nothing like it around.

Maynard the Hammer
09-07-2006, 08:09 PM
Id take a couple of satriani's riffs from Surfin' with the Alien.When his style 1st came out,there was nothing like it around.i know he is amazing, but i never really got into satriani.

Pagan
09-07-2006, 08:10 PM
oh that's right, he's dead so i gotta praise everything he ever did. like cliff burton.
No...he's just a great player.


walk sucks.
Yawn.

unluckyluciano
09-07-2006, 09:50 PM
How anyone can try to underrate dimebag is amazing to me. He was great at great at scratching.