The 10 best NWOBHM guitar solos die-hard fans know.

Top 10 Guitar Solos

The New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement is a big deal to many of us for various reasons, but one of the undeniable great elements were the guitar solos.

We asked die-hard NWOBHM fans what their favourite solos were. Here are the top 10 results!

10 – Tytan – The Watcher

9 – Trespass – One Of These Days

8 – Iron Maiden – Purgatory

Perhaps unsurprisingly, metal behemoth Iron Maiden make an early entry into this top 10 of guitar solos.

7 – Iron Maiden – Phantom of the Opera

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6 – Tygers of Pan Tang – Gangland

5 – Saxon – Dallas 1 PM

Of course, Saxon had to make an appearance in this list – listen below

4 – Virtue – We Stand to Fight


 

3 – Iron Maiden – Prowler

Another entry from Iron Maiden was inevitable, wasn’t it?

 

Bonus Track: Our 80s hit re-recorded, High Treason – Saturday Night Special

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2 – Angel Witch – Angel Witch

Another institution, the much loved Angel witch arrive at number 2!

1 – Diamond Head – Am I Evil

By far the people’s favourite, Am I Evil stands proud above the rest with this stunning solo.

 

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Do you know them all? The 10 records all real New Wave of British Heavy Metal fans know.

The New Wave of British Heavy Metal was a movement with a huge following. Read on to bring back memories, but maybe not the long hair or leather trousers…

We asked fans to tell us their favourite records, so you can be sure you don’t miss out on any essential NWOBHM listening.

10 – Holocaust – The Nightcomers

9 – Vardis – 100 M.P.H.

8 – Angel Witch – Baphomet

An iconic NWOBHM band,  Angel Witch steal 8th place with their hit Baphomet.

7 – Savage – Loose and Lethal

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6 – Angel Witch – Angel Witch

5 – Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden

4 – Saxon – Denim and Leather

 3 – Diamond Head – Lightning To The Nations

2 – Witchfynde – Give ‘em Hell

Bonus Track: Our 80s Single, High Treason – Saturday Night Special

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1 – Iron Maiden – The Number Of The Beast

Possibly the biggest NWOBHM album from the biggest NWOBHM band – this huge classic never fails to disappoint! Rock on!

 

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We’re off to BROFEST this weekend!

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The long-awaited Brofest is almost upon us.

This Saturday, we’ll be taking to the stage at NWOBHM mecca Brofest.

Up in Newcastle, It’s a long way from home, but we know it’s going to seriously rock.

We’ll be there with brand new merchandise, plus a first chance to grab our brand new album, which is out on the 26th of February (next Friday!).

Brofest also features some other NWOBHM icons, including friends Satan’s Empire, legendary Blitzkreig, and many more.

It’s not to be missed, see you all there.

All the best from High Treason HQ!