Tom Morello: these are the three greatest guitar solos of all time

Tom Morello performs onstage during KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on December 10, 2016 in Inglewood, California
(Image credit: Scott Dudelson/WireImage)

Best of 2022: Tom Morello, electric guitar extraordinaire for Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, recently sat down for an interview with Metal Hammer.

The guitarist was asked a number of fan-submitted questions, including one from a fan named Paul Cullis, who wanted to know what Morello thinks is the greatest guitar solo of all time.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.