100 Greatest Metal Guitar Riffs

Criteria: Metal Guitar Riffs are ranked by Popularity, Impact, and Influence within the world of metal rock.
Greatest Metal Guitar Riffs
1. Iron Man
Black Sabbath
2. Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
3. Master of Puppets
Metallica
4. Paranoid
Black Sabbath
5. Run to the Hills
Iron Maiden
6. Crazy Train
Ozzy Osbourne
7. Raining Blood
Slayer
8. Breaking the Law
Judas Priest
9. Ace of Spades
Motorhead
10. Holy Wars...The Punishment Due
Megadeth
11. Holy Diver
Dio
12. Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden
13. Walk
Pantera
14. The Trooper
Iron Maiden
15. Electric Funeral
Black Sabbath
16. Seek and Destroy
Metallica
17. Tornado of Souls
Megadeth
18. Symptom of the Universe
Black Sabbath
19. Hallowed be thy Name
Iron Maiden
20. Stargazer
Rainbow
21. Heaven and Hell
Black Sabbath
22. Hangar 18
Megadeth
23. The Philosopher
Death
24. Cemetery Gates
Pantera
25. The Hellion/Electric Eye
Judas Priest
26. N.I.B.
Black Sabbath
27. Enter Sandman
Metallica
28. Peace Sells
Megadeth
29. Creeping Death
Metallica
30. Powerslave
Iron Maiden
31. Kill the King
Rainbow
32. Sweet Leaf
Black Sabbath
33. Home
Dream Theatre
34. Zero Tolerance
Death
35. Black Metal
Venom
36. Symphony of Destruction
Megadeth
37. Into the Void
Black Sabbath
38. Madhouse
Anthrax
39. Ride the Lightning
Metallica
40. Man on the Silver Mountain
Rainbow
41. South of Heaven
Slayer
42. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
43. Phantom of the Opera
Iron Maiden
44. Overactive Imagination
Death
45. Circle of the Tyrants
Celtic Frost
46. Bulls on Parade
Rage Against the Machine
47. Am I Evil
Diamond Head
48. Mouth For War
Pantera
49. Horrorscope
Overkill
50. Rock You Like A Hurricane
Scorpions
51. Mechanix
Megadeth
52. Shout at the Devil
Motley Crue
53. Bomber
Motorhead
54. Curse of the Pharaohs
Mercyful Fate
55. Killing in the Name Of
Rage Against the Machine
56. Supernaut
Black Sabbath
57. Victim of Changes
Judas Priest
58. Rainbow in the Dark
Dio
59. Outshined
Soundgarden
60. Balls to the Wall
Accept
61. Diary of a Madman
Ozzy Osbourne
62. No Love Lost
Carcass
63. BYOB
System of a Down
64. Angel of Death
Slayer
65. War Pigs
Black Sabbath
66. Alison Hell
Annihilator
67. Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
68. Cowboys From Hell
Pantera
69. Freezing Moon
Mayhem
70. Man in the Box
Alice in Chains
71. Welcome Home
King Diamond
72. Bark at the Moon
Ozzy Osbourne
73. Pleasure to Kill
Kreator
74. For Whom the Bell Tolls
Metallica
75. Caught in a Mosh
Anthrax
76. Spirit Crusher
Death
77. Arise
Sepultura
78. Corporal Jigsore Quandry
Carcass
79. Breadfan
Budgie
80. Hello From the Gutter
Overkill
81. Blackwater Park
Opeth
82. A Change of Seasons
Dream Theater
83. The Oath
Mercyful Fate
84. Queen of the Reich
Queensrÿche
85. Bonded By Blood
Exodus
86. Painkiller
Judas Priest
87. The Fun Palace
Annihilator
88. Blood and Thunder
Mastodon
89. Witching Hour
Venom
90. Metal Church
Metal Church
91. The Leper Affinity
Opeth
92. Riot of Violence
Kreator
93. Denim & Leather
Saxon
94. Hit the Lights
Metallica
95. Aces High
Iron Maiden
96. Abigail
King Diamond
97. Posion Was the Cure
Megadeth
98. Mother Puncher
Mastodon
99. Pull Me Under
Dream Theater
100. Jesu Tod
Burzum

List Begun: 2009-10-13
Newly added names are in Red