11 Heaviest Keyboard Riffs Ever: Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess' Picks

In the prog-metal world, it's nearly impossible to think of keyboards without thinking of Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess. With his virtuosic talent in mind, we asked Rudess to pick the 11 heaviest keyboard riffs of all time, and he delivered in spades. Watch above as he gives us a history lesson in heavy with classical crushers such as Beethoven's "Sonata Pathétique" to the proto-metal key smashing of Jon Lord on Deep Purple's "Hush."

July 27, 2022