World Guitar Day 2018 is fast approaching and we’re really getting into the celebratory mood here at MusicRadar. On the big day, 29 September, we’ll be bringing you loads of fantastic guitar-related content, including interviews with guitar heroes, lessons, features and live events, all aimed at hailing this wonderful instrument.
In the lead up to World Guitar Day 2017 you voted Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water as the greatest guitar riff of all time. This year we want celebrate newer blood, by asking which riff you think has defined the guitar world since the year 2000.
Take a look at our shortlist of modern guitar classics below and cast your votes for the greatest riff of the 21st century. You can vote for as many riffs as you want!
Tune on 29 September, World Guitar Day 2018, for the results.