I realized the other day that I spend pretty much all my time working on technique, noodling, etc. A noble enough cause but when I'm jamming with my friends, I've been kinda limited on the songs we can play because I haven't spent a lot of time on remembering covers. That led to learning a few covers and songs with sick ass solos were what I gravitated toward.
Here's where I started:
So, what else would you consider a totally essential metal solo? Not necessarily something that you *have* to know how to play, but just stands out.