Tired of hearing people bang on about guitar anthems like no decent riff has been written since the ‘80s? Or being told that something can only be a guitar anthem if it’s all about meaty riffs and long-ass solos? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you – a few tracks we consider to be the best and most awesome alternative guitar riffs from the 21st century (that’s right, you might actually have been born in time for these ones!).
When the Sun Goes Down – Arctic Monkeys
Funky and full of chops and changes, ‘When the Sun Goes Down’ is not only a brilliant indie tune but also super fun to play along to, especially when that recognisable verse kicks in!