Best 7 Minutes and Longer Songs


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1Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2Alive - X Japan
3Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
4Stargazer - Rainbow

For a long time this was my favourite song of all time. It's still up there. - IronSabbathPriest

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5Master of Puppets - Metallica

Easily together with Battery, Disposable Heroes and Damage Inc. their four best songs ever! (For fifth I have a problem, since in RtL I like Bells the most, but still riffs to me sound too sabbatish (very simple, almost amateurish). MoP wins on all courts in their entire catalogue - it stands head and shoulders above anything recorded in all metal genres with best Death albums, Time Does Not Heal, first two Testament classic albums with the others who have at least three instant classic studio releases that already stood or will stand the test of time for sure : Iron Maiden (Powerslave, BNW, AMOLAD), Fates Warning (A Pleasant Shade of Gray, Disconnected, Darkness In A Different Light), Dream Theater (SFAM, Train of Thought, because&SL), Judas Priest (Sad Wings of Destiny, Screaming for Vengeance, Painkiller). Will see how Rust-Countdown-Endgame; Still Life-Blackwater Park-Ghost Reveries will survive an uncompromising test of time. I wish that they would age with grace as phenomenal ...more

6Child In Time - Deep Purple

Beautiful song that slowly increases in intensity as it reaches a guitar solo climax then falls again and increases in intensity a second time to finish with an epic outro. One of the most beautiful songs ever written. - fidelcanojr

Child In Time is amazing. A true masterpiece! Way better than Stairway To Heaven which is one of the most overrated songs on list, except for maybe November Rain

7Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
8Dry County - Bon Jovi
9Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day

Best song ever. Meaningful lyrics, great band. This is probably Green Day's best song they ever wrote.

Definitely up there with stairway to heaven and free bird - MojoSpaederman

10Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

The Newcomers

?Firth of Fifth - Genesis
?Heroin - The Velvet Underground

The Contenders

11November Rain - Guns N' Roses
12The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
13One - Metallica

Ridiculously awsome in every way pausible. I love the lyrics too.

14Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
15Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
16Blackwater Park - Opeth
17Estranged - Guns n' Roses
18Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
19Schism - Tool
20Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
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Top Remixes (5)

1. The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
2. Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
3. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
1. Child In Time - Deep Purple
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
1. Blackwater Park - Opeth
2. Schism - Tool
3. Master of Puppets - Metallica

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