Top 10 Metal Vocal Performances of the 21st CenturyMetal_Treasure Very often the best vocal performances are not on the most popular songs of the singers. And even more often, the best vocal performances are not on the most popular metal songs.
Heavy metal has always had great singers but some newer vocal performances are underrated, or just unnoticed, compared to the songs of the 70s, 80s and 90s.
The Top Ten
Hansi Kürsch nailed it from start to finish - every second of it. Every transition, single note and emotion. A song with a progressive structure that doesn't even have a chorus. - Metal_Treasure
A song with both clean vox and death growls. Great job Mikael Åkerfeldt! - Metal_Treasure
Matt Barlow, 2001. He's got one of the most powerful and emotional voices in metal. And a recognizable timbre. - Metal_Treasure
Stu Block - a very versatile singer, several styles on one song from both clean and death vocals. Just play the song sample. Stu Block currently sings for Iced Earth. - Metal_Treasure
Stu Block, 2006 (clean vox and death vox). - Metal_Treasure
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