Really, Really Long Songs

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  1. -42-

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    After listening to this:


    I have become interested in what other bands have attempted something similar (in terms of song longevity). Outside of Catch 33 I'm pretty much clueless.
     
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    kamello DESU METARU!

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    Porcupine Tree with ''The Incident'' it last aproximetely 56 minutes, but I can't find a video on youtube with all the pieces together
     
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    leftyguitarjoe Correct-handed

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    Opeth's "My Arms Your Hearse" kinda blends together into an epic, as with Meshuggah's "Catch 33"

    Also check you Godspeed You! Black Emperor. They have some really long songs.
     
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    Part 1 of 3, clocks in at about 30 mins. :)
     
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    start listening to funeral doom metal :p
    There's definitely some really long songs there.
    Also, there's plenty of 2+ hour long trance mixes i have :)
     
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    highlordmugfug themuthaphukkindeath

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    Only slight differences with Dopesmoker (the watered down version as it were...)





     
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    One of my actual favourite tunes ever, i have a version that is 1hr17mins kicking about somewhere, really thought provoking listen
     
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    EDIT: And luke beat me to the punch on one, dammit. :lol:
     
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    Dream Theater - Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence (about 46 minutes)
    Dream Theater - Octavarium (24 minutes)
    Dream Theater - A Change of Seasons (24 minutes)
    Symphony X - The Divine Wings of Tragedy (20 minutes)
    Symphony X - The Odyssey (24 minutes)
    Green Carnation - Light of Day, Day of Darkness (60 minutes)
    Fantomas - Delirium Cordia (74 minutes)

    Off the top of my head, anyway.

    EDIT: :ninja:'d on Fantomas.
     
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    Haha no worries dude, i love a bit of Sunn O))) myself :)
     
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    In April 2010 the trio of Kiol Xeno (Bass) Rob Prescott (Drums) and Cory Estouteville (Guitar, Keyboard recorded a 79 minute instrumental titled Mind Control Experiment.

    (79:50, divided on disc into two 30 minute tracks, and a third piece at 19:50)
     
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    Varcolac Frets? What frets?

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    ASLSP

    639 years, on an instrument with infinite sustain and near-infinite lifespan. We're currently 10 years in, and the next chord change will occur in about two months.
     
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    Yep, Sleep pretty much takes the cake, with "Dopesmoker", IMO. Earache Records (their label when they wrote the song back in 1995) wouldn't release it, or the shortened version of it ("Jerusalem"), and dropped them. Prog rockers like Yes ("Tales of Topogrpahic Oceans" is a double album record - each album side is one song), also come to mind, for uber long songs.
     
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    The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues from BTBAM is pretty much the longest song I've listened to which clocks in at about 30 minutes.
     

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