Most Overrated Metal Musicianschristangrant This list will include all types of metal and people that aren't metal but are called "Metal"
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He has an unique and specific singing voice, but as people talking about him, he definitely get way too much credits... - somekindofaguy
He is a funny character and a good singer, but he wasn't the one who played guitar, bass or drums on the songs. - SoldierOfFortune
I actually like Manson. He's at least original and allows himself to make whatever music he wants. His persona is...interesting, but some of his music is awesome. - cjWriter1997
The most overrated, no question about it... according to the Metal Archives he not even a metal artist... - somekindofaguy
Awful I don't understand how people like his awful music plus he ruined Highway to Hell so he deserves the hate he gets - christangrant
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Ha anything accsocated with Black Veil Buttholes is overrated - christangrant
He was good, But I really don't know why he is #1 on best metal drummers list, Maybe just because of his death. - Ananya
I just don't get how he is higher than Mike Portnoy and Mike Mangini. - zxm
He's number 1 on best metal drummers when he isn't a Metal drummer - christangrant
Very overrated. - zxm
If Led Zeppelin is called 'Metal" than here we have most overrated "Metal' Guitarist - christangrant
Yes I know but he's always on Best Metal Guitarists Lists so that's why he is here - christangrant
The most overrated guitarist no matter the genre... - somekindofaguy
I don't believe he is metal. - ParasN2000
Yup Ghost is overrated - christangrant
YES defintley Crap of Filth - christangrant
Honestly I like James lead guitar more than him. (I know he had few, but those were better). - zxm
Give me a break but I don't think he's overrated... - somekindofaguy
Good but Overrated - christangrant
Let's just say he can play but can't sing - SoldierOfFortune
It’s not his fault majority of his fans are crying fanboys that can’t handle any criticism of their master.
Not a metal musician.
I know a lot of metalheads like Mayhem, but they only had a few obscure EXTREMELY lo-fi demos with Dead. The reason he's loved is for his supposed crazy live stunts, which most metalheads had probably never seen. Dead was great, but people need to stop saying he was the best metal vocalist just because everyone else does.
If you want to hear some studio stuff I would check out the band he was in before Mayhem, Morbid. They released a demo called “December Moon”, his vocals are well captured on that. You can get the compilation album “Year of the Goat” for even more material. His vocals are less brutal and creepier than what you hear in Mayhem. Listen to this and you’ll see he gets all the praise he deserves. RIP Pelle.
He's a rock singer and he has a good voice, but
Ronnie James Dio
Michael Kiske and Joe Lynn Turner beats him... - somekindofaguy
If Kirk Hammett is on top 9, then he should be at least 100 place lower than him. He isn't really overrated. I know his vocal skills isn't that much good like many other metal singers. But I like his voice. - zxm
Great rhythm guitarist and songwriter but not a very good singer.
Your not suppose to be a good singer in Thrash metal, that is not what thrash metal is about - germshep24
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