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Oddly similar riffs?

Hi fellow sputnikers! I thought this would be fun idea to build such list. If you know any songs which have very similar riffs |to each other|, please comment below and I'll put them on to the list!
1Green Lung
Woodland Rites


1: "Initiation" (2019)
The main melody and even the guitar tone is oddly similar!
2Dethklok
The Dethalbum


1: "Go Into the Water" (2007)
added by: garas
3Manilla Road
Crystal Logic


2: "Dreams of Eschaton/Epilogue" (1983)
4Angel Witch
Angel Witch


2: "Angel of Death" (1980)
added by: budgie
5Immortal
Northern Chaos Gods


3: "Where Mountains Rise" (2018)
The chorus riff
6Iron Maiden
Piece of Mind


3: "Where Eagles Dare" (1983)
added by TheNoTrap
7Fight The Fury
Still Breathing


4: "Lose Hold of It All" (2018)
8Slipknot
All Hope Is Gone


4: "Psychosocial" (2008)
added by tyman128
9Iron Maiden
Brave New World


5: "The Wicker Man" (2000)
10Judas Priest
Killing Machine


5: "Runnin' Wild" (1978)
added by: StrikeOfTheBeast
11Opeth
Ghost Reveries


6: "The Grand Conjuration" (2005)
[0:00]
12Opeth
Morningrise


6: "Nectar" (1996)
[8:49]
added by: Trifolium
13Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness


7: "Light of Day, Day of Darkness" (2002)
[44:25]
14Portishead
Portishead


7: "Over" (1997)
[0:00, and all the time]
added by: Trifolium
15Green Day
Warning


8: "Warning" (2000)
16The Kinks
The Village Green Preservation Society


8: "Picture Book" (1968)
added by: ArsMoriendi
17Megadeth
Rust in Peace


9: "Holy Wars...The Punishment Due" (1990) was spotted in this ad: http://youtu.be/QdzGljKGsL0 (2017?)
added by: teamster
18Green Day
American Idiot


10: "American Idiot" (2004)
19Dillinger Four
Midwestern Songs of the Americas


10: "DoubleWhiskeyCokeNoIce" (1998)
added by: Hendoi
20Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age


11: "If Only" (1998)
21The Stooges
The Stooges


11: "I wanna be your dog" (1969)
added by: Nerdurosis
22Burzum
Burzum


12: "War" (1992)
23Bathory
Bathory


12: "Necromansy" (1984)
added by: garas
24Satanic Warmaster
Carelian Satanist Madness


13: "True Blackness" (2005) The opening riff is totally the same.
25Mayhem
Deathcrush


13: "Deathcrush" (1987)
added by: garas
26Paramore
Brand New Eyes


14: "Decode" (2009) the instrumental breaks midway - identical
27Underoath
Define the Great Line


14: "Writing On The Walls" (2006)
added by: Keyblade
28Atreyu
The Curse


15: "Right Side of the Bed" (2004)
29In Flames
Whoracle


15: "The Hive" (1997)
added by: BigHans
30Nazareth
Hair of the Dog


16: "Hair of the Dog" (1975)
31The Beatles
Yesterday and Today


16: "Day Tripping" (1965)
added by: BigHans
32Iron Maiden
Powerslave


17: "2 Minutes To Mindight" (1984)
33Mercyful Fate
Melissa


17: "Curse of the Pharoahs" (1983)
34Riot
Fire Down Under


17: "Swords & Tequila" (1981)
added by: BigHans
35Solution .45
For Aeons Past


18: "Through Night-Kingdomed Gates" (2010) not so much similar but more blatant plagiarism
36Evergrey
Recreation Day


18: "Blinded" (2003)
added by: Scheumke
37Pagan's Mind
God's Equation


19: "Evolution Exceed" (2007) (around 3 min) is clearly ripped off
38Slipknot
Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses


19: "Duality" (2004)
added by: Scheumke
39Bathory
Under the Sign of the Black Mark


20: "Call From The Grave" (1987) from 3:31
40Frederic Chopin
Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 35


20: "Marche Funèbre" (1839)
added by: Trifolium (+Alastor)
41Black Sabbath
Never Say Die!


21: "Never Say Die" (1978)
42Thin Lizzy
Jailbreak


21: "The Boys Are Back in Town" (1976)
added by: JoeTex
43Metallica
Kill 'Em All


22: "The Four Horsemen" (1983) riff at 03:30 is the main riff from Sweet Home Alabama. An accidental rip-off supposedly (or Lars on cocain again)
44Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd (Box Set)


22: "Sweet Home Alabama" (1973)
added by: Alastor
45Gackt
Re:Born


23: "Jesus" (2008) a riff in the bridge that's a straight rip off of the machine gun breakdown in Metallica's One among other obviously Metallica inspired riffs like the one right before the second verse which is basically the breakdown after the solo on Master of Puppets
46Metallica
...And Justice for All


23: "One" (1988)
added by: Keyblade
47Nailed To Obscurity
King Delusion


24: "Protean" (2017) The instrumental break (2:08)
48Katatonia
The Great Cold Distance


24: "Soil's Song" (2006)
added by: BlindHouse
49Neurosis
Times of Grace


25: "The Last You'll Know" (1999)
50Eyehategod
Dopesick


25: "Anxiety Hangover" (1996)
added by: Relinquished
51Stone Temple Pilots
Core


26: "Sey Type Thing" (1992)
52Danzig
Danzig II: Lucifuge


26: "Snakes Of Christ" (1990)
added by: DominionMM1
53Soulfly
Enslaved


27: "Gladiator" (2012)
54Entombed
Left Hand Path


27: "Drowned" (1990)
added by: metalhead2425
55Arch Enemy
Stigmata


28: "Bridge of Destiny" (1998) a complete rip-off of the outro of Altitudes.
56Jason Becker
Perpetual Burn


28: "Altitudes" (1988)
added by: BenThatsMyJamin
57Causa Sui
Summer Sessions Vol. 1


29: "Soledad" (2008) shall we say 'heavily inspired' by Phototropic.
58Kyuss
...And the Circus Leaves Town


29: "Phototropic" (1995)
added by BenThatsMyJamin
59Darkthrone
A New Dimension


"Snowfall" (1988)
The opening riff, the guitar tone... "It's A Match!"
60Death
Infernal Death (Demo)


"Infernal Death" (1985)
added by: garas
61As I Lay Dying
An Ocean Between Us


"Nothing Left" (2007)
I always though these two sounded similar, like when I hear the AILD one I immediately think of the Met one.
62Metallica
...And Justice for All


"Blackened" (1988)
added by: Josh D.
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