Today’s digital marketplace has allowed a lot of genres to be discovered, reanimated and replayed in the field of music. Before, the genre is populated by a popular few, but today, you can listen to the radio and you’ll hear a lot of different sound. From rap to jazz to pop to RNBs, there is just everything for everyone to love. This could be a good thing for many, but probably not for aspiring guitarists who want to hear one good old guitar solos that will definitely blow their minds.
Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses, Led Zeppelin, and other rock bands can rarely be heard playing at radios. Fortunately, you can now purchase a number of albums and the songs you adored once in ITunes and other online shops, so if looking for albums that has great guitar solos should not be an arduous task any longer. And if you’re having a hard time finding a name for that album or song you once heard, worry no more. In this post, we will help you determine the top six guitar albums that are definitely worth listening to.
Here are six, out of the many, albums amazing guitar albums released that are worth listening to:
No. 6 – Revolver (The Beatles)
Yes, The Beatles is not technically a band which specializes in guitar solos. But who doesn’t love the Beatles? They are may be the pole opposites of Ozzy Osbourne, another fantastic band, but this band creates music which guitar’s parts are just splendid. They feature mesmerizing guitar chords throughout their songs that create melody that is difficult to forget. Most of the albums in this list feature songs that are loud and close to metal, so if you want a toned down version, this is the album you are looking for.
No. 5 – Nevermind (Nirvana)
You either love Nirvana or not; there is no middle ground. This rock band has made some crazy stuff throughout its career which drew uproar. The band definitely has its own pack of haters, but upon hearing this album, you might just get hooked and be counted as one of their most loyal fans. Kurt Cobain, the band’s vocalist, has an exquisite voice but he can also play the guitar very well. If you haven’t heard Nirvana before, this is the album that you should try.
No. 4 – Master of Puppets (Metallica)
If you are into crazy bands, none could be any crazier than Metallica. Master Puppets is the perfect album to release your inner insanity – featuring some of the world’s greatest metal hits, Master of Puppets is a collection of songs that has unbelievable guitar solos. This album features the song “Battery”, which sky-rocketed the band’s career after its release.
No.3 – Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
This self-titled album is known as one of the best rock albums of all ages, and is definitely atop of the list to most guitar players. This is where most of the guitar players want to draw inspiration from. Want to listen to some great rocking? Needs additional motivation for you to play? This is the one. Led Zeppelin is an album that is just about as good as it gets. There’s no need to say more about this entry – just listen, and you’ll understand why it is included in the list.
No. 2 – Van Halen (Van Halen)
Another self-titled best-selling album you should listen to. Van Halen introduced us to some of the most popular hits such as ‘Talkin’ Bout Love’ and ‘Jamie’s Cryin’. But if you are really looking forward to a song that has just a breath taking guitar solo, go straight ahead to ‘Eruption’ which is the prime of this album. Eddie Van Halen plays the instrument like nobody in the world.
No. 1 – Are You Experienced (Jimi Hendrix)
We just have to put this album on the top. Yes, there may have been other albums that sold better or, heck, has singing that has better than this one, but no one can dispute as to how great the guitar solos are in this one. The amount and level of solos, riffs and energy put into the music of this album is just spectacular. Truly, there is none in the market today where you can find the same quality of music and playing as this one has.
Well, there you go. There are many albums that have amazing guitar solos out there, but these six have definitely made a dent in our hearts. If you are an aspiring electric guitar player, then you should start listening to these six right away.