|One Song Albums|
Albums with only one song on them. Albums with bonus tracks not included. Suggestions welcome and encouraged. This is a toned down list taken from my account on RYM, which has over 200 entries. If you are interested in that list, search for 'renkls' on RYM. A lot cannot be found on here.
Originally released as one 79:59 minute track - the longest a CD can possibly fit.
A 70 (!) minute funeral/sludge metal epic, slow as molasses and heavy as heavy gets.
|28||Black Boned Angel|
probably the most full bodied release of drone doom metal by these new zealanders, but not their only one track release. Check all of them out.
74 minute single track album for surgery - a wonderful listen for atmosphere. the last 20 minutes don't really count as they're just vinyl noise.
The original release was one solid hour of difficult drone doom metal. The rerelease doesn't count due to a bonus track.
The Sacrilege of Fatal Arms
A 79 minute track may sound arduous, but if it's Devil Doll we're talking about, expect a masterpiece - and you will receive one. Best thing they ever did in my opinion.
The first version of this album at 58 minutes is very difficult to say the least, and in my opinion, pales against their next effort.
The Girl Who Was... Death
66:06 reads the album length, but it's really 40 minutes with silence hiding a hidden ending. The vocals are an acquired taste, but you may grow to love them.
A 47 minute funeral doom album with lyrics spoken in a dead language. Cool stuff.
Pagan Black Metal that is actually quite fantastic, even if I don't listen to the genre much. 51 minutes.
The smaller sibling of Monolithe I at 50 minutes.
A 52 minute funeral doom song. Epic stuff.
It's likely you won't make 10 minutes into this 45:43 song, but patience is a virtue. I personally love it.
|17|| ||Keiji Haino|
Probably the maddest album Keiji Haino has made, a 44 minute drum fest with crazy as vocals. His discography features many other one track albums, none of which are on here.
|16||The Atomic Bitchwax|
The Local Fuzz
42 minute instrumental jamming. Good stuff.
Another simplistic, but powerfully brutal album in the sludge metal vein, pulverising the same riff onwards to eternity (or 42 minutes).
|14||Shit and Shine|
One riff, 42 minutes. Surprisingly, is catchy as.
Although not as 'together' a piece as other one track albums, it is pressed as one 41 minute track of industrial/experimental metal.
The Valley Path
A 38 minute meditation fused metal album.
|11|| ||Jim O'Rourke|
A 38 minute song that is for the intent listener. Quiet, peaceful stuff.
Plague of the Planet
Heavy metal band fuelled on gasoline and roadrage deliver a 37 minute final statement of their career.
Light of Day, Day of Darkness
A 60 minute progressive metal epic, considered by some to be a potential classic.
Another favorite - a massive 39 minute crust punk epic that never feels a second overlong.
Pain Is A Mere Sensation
An experimental post-hardcore band that put out a challenging 43 minute mix of mathcore, jazz fusion, industrial and metal.
An album based on 19th century poetry that runs 34 minutes. Hard to describe if you haven't heard it.
|5|| ||Naked City|
No one probably expected a drone doom metal album from experimental artists Naked City, but they got a very powerful 31 minute one.
Art of Life
29 minute magnum opus from the japanese band.
A black metal epic that runs 59:48. Low-fi sound doesn't stop it being awesome.
A 50 minute prog rock epic that is one of my favorite albums of all time.
|1||Edge of Sanity|
The obvious entry around these parts, a 40 minute death metal epic.