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Andrew_Haldane

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2009, 18:02:11 PM »
Thats is a great riff. Somebody Get Me A Doctor ain't too shabby either! In fact VH have a ton of great riffs....Mean Streets, Panama, Hot For Teacher, House Of Pain, Girl Gone Bad, D.O.A., and a load of meaty riffs throughout I'm On Fire

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2009, 19:00:49 PM »
Even flow by Pearl Jam takes some beating.

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« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2009, 21:32:17 PM »
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In all honesty I think the riffs in Tom Sawyer really take some beating
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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2009, 22:16:06 PM »
Symptom is surely worthy.  For the sake of making a different selection I'll go with UNCHAINED by the mighty VH.
Would go with that one too. Ain't Talkin' Bout Love is another, but as has been mentioned EVH has come up with many absolute monster riffs.
I have an AC/DC Bon Scott era compilation CD I did myself and it's and endless classic riff fest - Rosie maybe be the best of the lot, or Bad Boy Boogie, or Problem Child, or Rock and Roll Damnation, or Highway to Hell or...
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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2009, 08:24:56 AM »
The Kinks; You Really Got Me.

Stones; Satisfaction.

There's a great one in The Beatles; You Never Give Me Your Money and Day Tripper.

There's a nice little one in The Everly's; Wake Up Little Suzie too.

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2009, 08:55:23 AM »
The middle bit in Angel of death by Slayer

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2009, 09:22:31 AM »
I remember in an earlier bash at this nominating Symptom of the Universe.

Other contenders that I can think of . . . .

Loads of White Zombie / Rob Zombie stuff but perhaps
More Human Than Human is the pick (or Demon Speeding perhaps?).

Killing Joke : just about anything off Pandemonium.  My picks would be Pandemonium, Millenium or Communion.

Rammstein : Du Hast isn't too shabby.

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2009, 09:33:55 AM »
The middle bit in Angel of death by Slayer

End of discussion, move on people......

Awesome!. That part also sampled by Public Enemy in a song called She Watch Channel Zero.

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2009, 10:32:13 AM »
A few more good riffs.

Parabola by Tool

Hands All Over by Soundgarden

Spoonman by Soundgarden

The riff at 6'55" into Arriving Somewhere But Not Here by Porcupine Tree.

Heir Apparent by Opeth

and back to the Old School  ;)

Back In Black by AC/DC



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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2009, 19:00:55 PM »
Thats is a great riff. Somebody Get Me A Doctor ain't too shabby either! In fact VH have a ton of great riffs....Mean Streets, Panama, Hot For Teacher, House Of Pain, Girl Gone Bad, D.O.A., and a load of meaty riffs throughout I'm On Fire

Yes.  All of those are choice.  Mean Street is incredible.  One of my favourites.

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« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2009, 21:44:50 PM »
A few more good riffs.

Parabola by Tool

Hands All Over by Soundgarden

Spoonman by Soundgarden

The riff at 6'55" into Arriving Somewhere But Not Here by Porcupine Tree.

Heir Apparent by Opeth

and back to the Old School  ;)

Back In Black by AC/DC

Don't know much Soundgarden but the rest are good picks! Anyone mentioned Walk by Pantera yet? The Zoo or Blackout by The Scorps are rther special

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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2009, 22:07:59 PM »
Good shout Ron.
That riff here and there caught me on the first listen, and was one of the Glasgow gig highlights on Thursday.
Simple but very effective :)

I would agree, but I actually like the demo version of the riff better. It's a little slower and sludgey, and the note phrasing is different, giving it a more Pantera feel.

Speaking of Pantera, I was listening to Reinventing the Steel on Friday, and the last two songs It Makes Them Disappear and espicially I'll Cast a Shadow have some of the heaviest, heaviest riffing I have ever heard. I was reminded of course of Iommi while listening though, because he invented that heavy guitar sound when he tuned down and the strings vibrated more, etc. Unfortunately that did not work for Geezer, as most live recordings from the 70s I have heard, the bass is usually inaudible. Rex Brown had the best heavy bass sound on Reinventing I think.
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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2009, 23:04:14 PM »
The Zoo or Blackout by The Scorps are rther special
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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #28 on: March 31, 2009, 00:32:06 AM »
Don't know much Soundgarden but the rest are good picks! Anyone mentioned Walk by Pantera yet?

Yes. You. ;D A stellar riff it is too.  8)

Over My Head - King's X. Monster riff.
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Re: Best riff ever...
« Reply #29 on: March 31, 2009, 13:38:08 PM »
Supernaut for me! Although Mob Rules comes close.

Not forgetting Rock Candy or Space Station No' 5  8)