Name-checking Ted Nugent, Ritchie Blackmore, Tony Iommi and Jimi Hendrix along the way, Taking Dawn frontman Chris Babbitt runs through his 5 favorite classic riffs for Total Guitar Magazine. And why? Because not only is the UK-based publication celebrating it's Monster Riffs issue this month, but because Babbitt, being not only a riff-master in his own right, is also a bit of a music nerd who's well-versed in the ways of those who've carried the axe before him. Go right here to see his kick ass list and to find out which is his all-time favorite.

If you need more lists from Chris, go right here to check out his top 5 classic covers and if that's not enough, watch classic rock/ metal fans Taking Dawn rip through their own cover of  Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" in the player below.