Top Ten Most Epic Songs

The best songs that can be considered as epic in sense of either unusually long, bombastic/orchestral and/or consisting in several segments.

The Top Ten

1 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

The greatest song of all time doesn't deserve to be below Total Eclipse of the Heart

It's the greatest song of all time. - Catacorn

Iconic and timeless masterpiece. Freddie Mercury was the most talented artist in the music industry.

Freddie Mercury was a music genius.

2 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
3 And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian

Everything in this masterpiece is epic - epic length (14:08), epic composition with many parts that get more intense, symphonic orchestration, epic story, and last but not least - mindblowing vocals from Hansi Kürsch with complex overlapping vocal harmonies creating a choir effect. Just amazing!
The song is about the final days of Troy, as foreseen by Cassandra, daughter of the king of the destroyed city. - Metal_Treasure

4 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

I like this a little better than Bohemian Rhapsody. - Catacorn

Much greater and more epic than BoRap.

5 Preliator - Globus

Listen to this Before you vote its pretty epic - christangrant

Very good

6 One - Metallica
7 Ghost Love Score - Nightwish

One of the most underrated songs of all time, like a modern symphony, of such beauty and grace. It might not be a classic like many other more famous epic songs, but to me, it is the most complex and beautiful of those songs. - Martin_Canine

8 Stargazer - Rainbow

This masterpiece from Ritchie Blackmore and Dio (1976) pretty much defined "epic" in metal music. - Metal_Treasure

9 Thriller - Michael Jackson
10 Metal Health - Quiet Riot

The Contenders

11 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
12 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
13 Welcome Home - Coheed and Cambria
14 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

From the masters of epicness - Blind Guardian. - Metal_Treasure

15 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth

16:26 min long. Jon Schaffer rules!
I only don't like the song sample on here - it's not the original, it's a live version with abother singer. It's good for a live version but you know, the original studio version should have been on here. - Metal_Treasure

16 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

Epic symphonic metal at its best - one of the most impressive and crafted songs I've ever heard. - Metal_Treasure

17 Painkiller - Judas Priest
18 The Poet and the Pendulum - Nightwish
19 Livin’ On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
20 The End - The Doors
21 The Trial - Pink Floyd
22 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
23 Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part II - Helloween
24 Rebellion In Dreamland - Gamma Ray
25 Lose Yourself - Eminem

This is a great song, without a doubt, but how does it qualify as "epic"? - Martin_Canine

26 Dream On - Aerosmith
27 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
28 March of the Black Queen - Queen
29 I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meat Loaf
30 Deceiver of Fools - Within Temptation
31 Damien - Iced Earth
32 Epic - Faith No More

It's right in the title.

33 Knights of Cydonia - Muse
34 Prophecies - Philip Glass
35 Macarthur Park - Richard Harris
36 The Prophet's Song - Queen
37 Bad Guy - Eminem
38 Fantasmic - Nightwish
39 Bat Out of Hell - Meat Loaf
40 Creek Mary's Blood - Nightwish
41 Runaway - Kanye West
42 Purple Rain - Prince
43 Life is a Lemon and I Want My Money Back - Meat Loaf
44 Dead Boy's Poem - Nightwish
45 Operation Ground Pound - Dragonforce
46 A Prophecy of Worlds to Fall - Xandria
47 'till I Collapse - Eminem
48 The Nomad's Crown - Xandria
49 Dying Words - Nu Pagadi
50 Sacrificium - Xandria
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
3. One - Metallica
1. And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
1. And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
2. Preliator - Globus
3. Painkiller - Judas Priest

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