Top 10 Dave Mustaine Vocal Performances

I know everyone hates his vocals, but here’s a list of the songs in which he does best.

The Top Ten

1 Peace Sells

The vocals in this song are also very unintentionally funny, like a lot of Megadeth songs.

This song and Angry Again are the only songs where I think his vocals are good, the rest of the songs range from Ok to awful - christangrant

I would second christangrant - this song and Angry Again are among the several songs where I have no problem with listening to the entire song. - Metal_Treasure

2 Last Rites / Loved to Deth
3 Mechanix

His vox are OK here but I still prefer James Hetfield vox AND lyrics to The Four Horsemen (music of these two songs is the same) - Metal_Treasure

4 Angry Again
5 Sweating Bullets

Only because this song is so unintentionally funny

I am OK with this because he basically just speaks for the most part. - Metal_Treasure

6 Holy Wars... The Punishment Due

The intro to this song is probably my most favorite metal intro of all time. But Dave starts giving me a hard time from the opening line (though it isn't the worst by him):
"Brother will kill brother
Spilling blood across the land" - Metal_Treasure

7 Cold Sweat

Thin Lizzy cover, his vox are pretty good - Metal_Treasure

8 Take No Prisoners
9 Looking Down the Cross
10 Wake Up Dead

The Contenders

11 My Last Words
12 Trust
13 Symphony of Destruction

A good way to tell if someone is a good vocalist or not, is to try and sing their songs yourself. If you can do it easily, like I can with Megadeth songs, chances are they're not good. Vocals shouldn't be effortless to sing. - IronSabbathPriest

Nah. When he starts singing this part it isn't good "Just like the Pied Piper..."
Give a listen to Paul DiAnno's cover and you will hear how vox should be. - Metal_Treasure

14 Hangar 18
15 Head Crusher
16 A Toute Le Monde

I actually think this is one of his worst... Don't kill me. I know that liking his vox is an acquired taste and I got used to his vocals to some extent. But in this song he sounds like a constipated person with painful bowel movements trying to sing in the bathroom (except for the "ah ah ah" part). - Metal_Treasure

17 In My Darkest Hour
18 Promises
19 Return to Hangar
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