Best 7 Minutes and Longer Songs


The Top Ten

1 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3 Master 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

4 Stargazer - Rainbow

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

This is an epic masterpiece. - Metal_Treasure

5 November Rain - Guns N' Roses
6 Child 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

7 Alive - X Japan
8 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
9 Layla - Derek and the Dominos

"perfection" by michael fassbender

10 Jesus 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

The Contenders

11 One - Metallica

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

12 The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
13 Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
14 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
15 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
16 Blackwater Park - Opeth
17 Runaway - Kanye West
18 Dry County - Bon Jovi
19 Schism - Tool
20 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
21 Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
22 Estranged - Guns N' Roses
23 Hearts Alive - Mastodon
24 The Poet and the Pendulum - Nightwish
25 War Pigs - Black Sabbath
26 Purify - Neurosis
27 Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin

The greatest Zeppelin tune. - BrianScott01

28 Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who

You bet that scream ROCKS! No denying it, The Who happen to Rock as well!

If rock and roll had a theme song, then this would be it.

Greatest scream in rock and roll ever. period.

29 Dancing With the Moonlit Knight - Genesis
30 Echoes - Pink Floyd

BEATIFUL song! A true masterpiece of Pink Floyd

31 Cabo Wabo - Van Halen
32 Octavarium - Dream Theater
33 Victim of Changes - Judas Priest
34 A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold
35 And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
36 Dogs - Pink Floyd

Greatest Solos ever. 17 minutes of amazingness.

37 Pull Me Under - Dream Theater
38 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
39 Citizen Erased - Muse
40 Burnt Offerings - Iced Earth
41 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
42 Flesh and the Power It Holds - Death
43 Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

Where's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Art of Life, Dance with the Devil, Master of Puppets, and War pigs? They should all be in the top ten.

44 2112 - Rush
45 American Pie - Don McLean

70? It's easily Top 10. This song touches on one of the most tragic moments in music history, and how it impacted everyone. No song here could ever touch on tragic subject like this. - naFrovivuS

46 Iowa - Slipknot
47 Purple Rain - Prince
48 The Promise - The Cure
49 Save Me - Avenged Sevenfold
50 Roundabout - Yes

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Top Remixes (6)

1. The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
2. Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
3. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
1. Runaway - Kanye West
2. November Rain - Guns N' Roses
3. Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
1. Child in Time - Deep Purple
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

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