Best 7 Minutes and Longer Songs

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The Top Ten

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

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 Layla - Derek and the Dominos
8 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
9 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

10 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

The Newcomers

? 21st Century Schizoid Man - King Crimson
? I Want You (She's So Heavy) - The Beatles

The Contenders

11 Dry County - Bon Jovi
12 The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
13 One - Metallica

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

14 Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
15 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
16 Blackwater Park - Opeth
17 Estranged - Guns N' Roses
18 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
19 Schism - Tool
20 And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
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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
Thrash_or_Die
1. Child in Time - Deep Purple
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
fidelcanojr
1. Blackwater Park - Opeth
2. Schism - Tool
3. Master of Puppets - Metallica
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