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.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.