Instru-Metal Symphony: The 20 Greatest Heavy Metal & Hard Rock Instrumental Songs


4. Joe Satriani “Flying in a Blue Dream”
The first song and title track to the guitarist’s 1989 album has endured as one of his best-known songs and is a staple at his concerts; Flying in a Blue Dream received a nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance at the 1991 Grammys.

3. Van Halen “Eruption”
This extended guitar solo appears as the second track on the band’s debut self-titled album and truly changed the course of rock guitar playing. The song introduced two-handed tapping to the mainstream popular rock audience and its importance is refelcted in it being named the 2nd greatest guitar solo of all time by Guitar World magazine.

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