Best Metal Vocal Performances

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The Top Ten

1 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards (Hansi Kürsch)
2 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden (Bruce Dickinson)
3 Keeper Of The Seven Keys - Helloween (Michael Kiske)
4 Painkiller - Judas Priest (Rob Halford)
5 Rainbow In The Dark - Dio (Ronnie James Dio)
6 Dante’s Inferno - Iced Earth (Matt Barlow)
7 Victim of Changes - Judas Priest (Rob Halford)
8 Cemetery Gates - Pantera (Phil Anselmo)
9 Thorn - Blind Guardian (Hansi Kursch)
10 Child in Time - Deep Purple (Ian Gillan)

The Newcomers

? Brave - Katatonia (Mikael Åkerfeldt)

The Contenders

11 The Piper Never Dies - Edguy (Tobias Sammet)
12 The Man That I Don't Know - Primal Fear (Ralf Scheepers)

Impressive sustain - 11 secs; there are also many other nice moments. - Metal_Treasure

13 And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian (Hansi Kürsch)
14 Age Of False Innocence - Blind Guardian (Hansi Kürsch)
15 Wait and Bleed - Slipknot (Corey Taylor)
16 Morphine Child - Savatage (Jon Oliva)
17 Disturbing The Priest - Black Sabbath (Ian Gillan)
18 Stargazer - Rainbow (Ronnie James Dio)
19 Path Of Glory - Demons And Wizards (Hansi Kürsch)
20 March of the Pigs - Nine Inch Nails (Trent Reznor)
21 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest (Rob Halford)
22 The Trooper - Iron Maiden (Bruce Dickinson)
23 Fiddler on the Green - Demons And Wizards (Hansi Kürsch)
24 Age of Shadows - Ayreon

In some sense this should be #1. The format of this vocal performance is unusual (group of 8 top metal singers) but it's pure eargasm.

Vocals:

Jørn Lande, Hansi Kürsch, Floor Jansen, Daniel Gildenlöw, Anneke van Giersbergen, Jonas Renkse, Steve Lee, Tom Englund. - Metal_Treasure

25 Begging for Forgiveness - Helker (Diego Valdez, Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Ralf Scheepers)
26 Carry Stress in the Jaw - Mr. Bungle (Mike Patton)
27 Lunar Sanctum - Kamelot (Roy Khan)
28 Take Hold Of The Flame - Queensrÿche (Geoff Tate)
29 Rime Of The Ancient Mariner - Iron Maiden (Bruce Dickinson)
30 Highlander - Lost Horizon (Daniel Heiman)

A vocal performance that can compete with Painkiller and Victim of Changes. - Metal_Treasure

31 Cathedral Spires - Judas Priest (Tim 'Ripper' Owens)
32 Eyes Of The World - Rainbow (Graham Bonnet)
33 Emerald Sword - Rhapsody (Fabio Lione)
34 How The Gods Kill - Danzig (Glenn Danzig)
35 I Am - Theocracy (Matt Smith)
36 Through the Looking Glass - Symphony X (Russell Allen)
37 Mirror of Souls - Theocracy (Matt Smith)
38 Ride the Sky - Helloween (Kai Hansen)
39 Chance - Savatage (Zachary Stevens)
40 Mistreated - Deep Purple (David Coverdale)
41 Burn - Deep Purple (David Coverdale)
42 Teräksen taakka - Teräsbetoni (Jarkko Ahola)
43 Don't Bring Me Down - Northern Kings (Jarkko Ahola)
44 Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow (Ronnie James Dio)
45 Burn The Sun - Ark (Jørn Lande)
46 The Devil's Hall of Fame - Beyond Twilight (Jørn Lande)
47 I Am A Viking - Yngwie (Jeff Scott Soto)
48 Mistreated - Yngwie (Jeff Scott Soto)
49 Question of Heaven - Iced Earth (Matt Barlow)
50 Nailed to the Wheel - Edguy (Tobias Sammet)
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1. My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards (Hansi Kürsch)
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest (Rob Halford)
3. Keeper Of The Seven Keys - Helloween (Michael Kiske)
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1. Cemetery Gates - Pantera (Phil Anselmo)
2. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden (Bruce Dickinson)
3. Painkiller - Judas Priest (Rob Halford)
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1. My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards (Hansi Kürsch)
2. Victim of Changes - Judas Priest (Rob Halford)
3. Keeper Of The Seven Keys - Helloween (Michael Kiske)
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