Smells like teen spirit. Similarly you must show some manners at a guitar store and try to avoid playing these forbidden riffs.
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Forbidden riff guitar. The main reason why stairway to heaven is banned in many guitar stores is because of a movie released years ago. In the case of stairway religious undertones overplaying and controversy have led to the song s opening notes to be nicknamed the forbidden riff. This riff has made guitar salesmen disappear behind sales counter s like smoke on the water ever since.
Although many guitar stores only jokingly enforce the rule it is still true that these factors as well as national attention from the movie wayne s world have led to real bans on playing stairway in music shops around the world. Hearing this riff 30 times a day can make you turn deep purple and should be used sparsely. The forbidden riff is the intro to stairway to heaven that guitar shop employees and long time customers know never to play.
What is the forbidden riff. Seriously there is no such list as a forbidden riff. Top forbidden riffs 4.
These songs riffs are enough for the staff to throw you out of the guitar stores conclusion. Smoke on the water. Another classic from the early 70 s.