Top 10 Metal Singers that Can Do Both Growls and Clean Vocals

The Top Ten Metal Singers that Can Do Both Growls and Clean Vocals

1 Mikael Åkerfeldt - Opeth, Bloodbath Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician, prominently known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of progressive death metal band Opeth, as well as being the former vocalist of death metal supergroup Bloodbath for three albums up until 2012. more.

Round of applause for all voters who put this man at the top. He can growl like a demon and sing like an angel.

Clean vox: Opeth - Still Day Beneath The Sun - Metal_Treasure

Never will I ever discover another Mikael Åkerfeldt...and will be glad if I won't.. - Arhaan95

2 Devin Townsend - Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend Project Devin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.

Even though I know Devin can do everything with his voice, I am always surprised when he suddenly starts singing with his epic operatic voice (Strapping Young Lad - Wrong Side). - Metal_Treasure

3 Alissa White-Gluz - Arch Enemy, The Agonist

She did more clean vocals in The Agonist (Thank You Pain, Panophobia) - Metal_Treasure

4 Tomi Joutsen - Amorphis

Some of the most brutal and demonic growls and some of the most beautiful and powerful cleans in all of metal!

5 Dan Swanö - Edge of Sanity Dan-Erland Swanö is a Swedish musician who is currently the vocalist, guitarist, ex-bassist and ex-drummer for the band Nightingale, lately vocalist, keyboardist and drummer for the band Witherscape, as well as the Owner of Unisound but he achieved fame as the vocalist and songwriter of progressive more.
6 Mikael Stanne - Dark Tranquillity Bengt Mikael Stanne is the vocalist and one of the lyricists for the Swedish melodic death metal band, Dark Tranquillity and the ex-vocalist for Swedish power metal band HammerFall.
7 Stu Block - Iced Earth, Into Eternity Stuart "Stu" Block is a Canadian singer-songwriter, who was the frontman for Canadian progressive death metal band Into Eternity, and is now the lead vocalist for American heavy metal band Iced Earth.

He is known for his clean vocals in Iced Earth but try these songs where he combines both styles and you will be surprised:
Into Eternity - Timeless Winter, Time Immemorial - Metal_Treasure

8 Dave Hunt - Anaal Nathrakh
9 Jari Mäenpää - Wintersun, Ensiferum Jari Mäenpää (born 23 December 1977) is a Finnish heavy metal multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He is the founder of metal band Wintersun for which he records all instruments. Before forming Wintersun, Mäenpää was best known for his role in the folk metal band Ensiferum.

His vocals are insane.

10 Mike Patton - Faith No More, Mr. Bungle Michael Allan "Mike" Patton is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, film composer, producer, and actor, best known as the lead singer of the alternative metal band Faith No More.

The Contenders

11 Corey Taylor - Slipknot Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.

Corey Taylor is NOT a metal singer he never was one to begin with...

12 Peter Tagtgren - Hypocrisy, PAIN Alf Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member.
13 Burton C. Bell - Fear Factory Burton Christopher Bell is an American musician and vocalist, best known as the frontman and co-founder of the industrial metal band Fear Factory, of which he's the only consistent member.
14 Howard Jones - Killswitch Engage Howard Jones (Born July 20th, 1970) is an American Heavy Metal vocalist. He currently fronts the band Light the Torch (Formerly Devil You Know), but is best known for his tenure in the band Killswitch Engage from 2002 to 2012 and was a vocalist for the now defunct Blood Had Been Shed.
15 Johannes Eckerström - Avatar
16 Barney Greenway - Napalm Death, Benediction, Extreme Noise Terror Mark "Barney" Greenway is an English extreme metal vocalist, who has been a member of Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror, and Benediction.

He has some clean parts in Napalm Death's music - ryanrimmel

17 Fernando Ribeiro - Moonspell Fernando Ribeiro has been the lead vocalist for the Portuguese metal band Moonspell since 1992. He sings gothic metal, black metal, doom metal, melodic death metal.

Try "Everything Invaded" - he does both styles. - Metal_Treasure

18 Robb Flynn - Machine Head Robert Conrad "Robb" Flynn is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the heavy metal band Machine Head. Flynn formed the band along with Adam Duce, Logan Mader and Tony Costanza after leaving Bay Area thrash band Vio-Lence.
19 M. Shadows - Avenged Sevenfold Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American metalcore/alternative metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

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20 Daniel Struble - Five Pointe O
21 Tommy Giles Rogers, Jr. - Between the Buried and Me
22 Kyo - Dir en grey Kyo is a Japanese musician, singer, lyricist and poet. He is best known as the vocalist of the metal band Dir en grey. He has been with the band since its inception in 1997 and was formerly in La:Sadie's.
23 Nick Holmes - Paradise Lost
24 Chuck Billy - Testament Charles "Chuck" Billy is an American vocalist, who is best known as the vocalist for the thrash metal band Testament.

This isn't a troll item - he can do death growls and he's pretty good at that (most people don't know it but he did death growls for side projects and not so much for Testament) - Metal_Treasure

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