Are These the Top 10 Feel-Good Riffs in Metal?

I’m not sure any heavy metal guitarist intentionally writes a riff that evokes sunshine, rainbows, and lollipops . . . but I guess every once in a while, it happens by accident.

Loudwire.com put together a list of the Top 10 Feel-Good Riffs in Metal.  They didn’t explain what makes these riffs so jolly, but here they are . . .

1.  “Living After Midnight”Judas Priest

2.  “The Trooper”Iron Maiden

3.  “Life”Devin Townsend

4.  “Crazy Train”Ozzy Osbourne

5.  “Prequel to the Sequel”Between the Buried and Me

6.  “The Miracle and the Sleeper”Dream Theater

7.  “Octopus Has No Friends”Mastodon

8.  “After Forever”Black Sabbath

9.  “I Want Out”Helloween

10.  “Armageddon It”Def Leppard