Righteous Riffs: Queen’s “Killer Queen” Solo

righteous_riffs.jpgSome riffs are so damn good they just stay indelibly etched in our minds.  We call these “Righteous Riffs” because they deserve to be so heralded.  Today we’re going to look at Queen’s
“Killer Queen” guitar solo.  If Brian May were a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle character, he would definitely be Master Shredder.  Author of countless Righteous Riffs, May’s tone, creativity and skill level are nearly untouchable.  After the jump you’ll see the solo in it’s original context and a YouTuber’s lesson in slow-mo so you can get all the little details.  (Original photo from Fickr user: TheRevSteve)


Here is the original:

Here is our YouTuber showing you the slow by slow action: