Top 10 Ballads Sung by Metal Singers Who Usually Use Harsh Vocals

This list is about ballads by singers who usually provide harsh vocals but they surprise us with their clean vocals, often unbelievably good or/and soft.
Example - a death metal or thrash metal singer sings almost like an angel.

Many people think that metal singers with harsh vocals just can't sing and this is the reason they make those awful noises (when they growl or scream the vocals). Well, it's not true.

Dio, Rob Halford, Bruce Dickinson and all singers with clean melodic vocals aren't allowed here.

The Top Ten

1 In My Time of Need - Opeth

Mikael as both a great growler and a great clean vocalist, which is why Opeth is great he uses both of them and it works perfectly making for a harsh and beautiful experience when listening to their songs. - christangrant

Mikael has one of the best death growls in all metal but hear his soothing clean voice - awesome. - Metal_Treasure

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2 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica UListen to Sample
3 Collapse - Vektor UListen to Sample
4 Harvest - Opeth UListen to Sample
5 Cemetery Gates - Pantera UListen to Sample
6 To Bid You Farewell - Opeth UListen to Sample
7 Return to Serenity - Testament

Chuck Billy can even do death growls but... hear this. - Metal_Treasure

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8 Floods - Pantera UListen to Sample
9 The Years of Decay - Overkill UListen to Sample
10 A Room with a View - Death Angel UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 The Sound of Silence - Disturbed UListen to Sample
12 Magma - Gojira

Joe Duplantier sings about his mother dying. Sad song. - InsanityJoe

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13 When a Blind Man Cries - Metallica UListen to Sample
14 Born In Winter - Gojira UListen to Sample
15 Hollow - Pantera UListen to Sample
16 Moving On - Asking Alexandria UListen to Sample
17 Phoenix - Satyricon

Beautiful! And very different, because it is a Black Metal band!

18 They Rode On - Watain UListen to Sample
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