So, you’ve already seen the first half of our Top 50 Guitar Riffs Of All Time countdown, and you’ve heard what the stars have to say. Now it’s time for the main event; the smackdown, if you will.
You voted in your thousands, but who did you chose? This time, we’re not even going to give you a sneaky peak via thumbnails. You’ll just have to read the whole damn list and worship at the bloody altar of the riff. And kicking off part two, here’s a band that know all about that…
From 1991's eponymous ‘Black Album’ that saw Metallica complete their transition from thrash metal heroes to mainstream rock titans, Sad But True was one of James Hetfield’s first experiments in tuning down to D, adding girth to a riff with considerable groove.
Why you love it:
"Sad But True, Metallica. That riff just makes you want to groove!" (Thanks, darrengodzilla)
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