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10 Classic Guitar Riffs Played in 10 Drastically Different Styles — Video

In this recently posted video (May 13), internet guitar guy Jared Dines plays 10 classic guitar riffs in 10 drastically different styles.

For example:

  • "Sweet Home Alabama" as power metal
  • "Crazy Train" as doom metal
  • "Smoke on the Water" as hardcore/punk
  • "Pretty Woman" as thrash metal
  • "Stairway to Heaven" as djent
  • "Ain't Talkin' About Love" as beatdown.

I think you get the picture.

Check it out below and let us know if you approve! It's only two minutes long.

For more videos by Dines, subscribe to his YouTube channel.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.