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He literally guest stared on a couple of Disney Channel shows. If that's not selling out then I don't know what is.
Listen to the song solitude by Black Sabbath then you might change your mind - Sabbath
Ozzy was great with Sabbath. Now though, not so much. In my opinion, after Randy died, so did Ozzy's music. - LostDream258
He can't sing that well and does not have variety. Ronnie is the best black sabbath vocalist. - LucretiaV 7 Comments
Not the most overrated but one of them
I'm not a fan of his vocal style. As if he's trying to act hard and tough. - IronSabbathPriest
Corey Taylor is one of few people on this list who deserves the attention and respect they receive. He's one of the best vocalists over the past 20 years.
They all try to act hard and tough. They all think they're Eddie Vedder, and they're not.
He sounds weird in most of his songs.
Some songs he doesn't even sing in. He just talks. - Sabbath
He sounds like he's having a lisp in the chorus to Symphony of Destruction.
Not everyone can play and sing at the same time. - SoldierOfFortuneV 1 Comment
I think he's starting to get boring after all these years. Sorry but I'm starting to lose interest in him. - Mumbizz01
He is awesome - JolteonIsAwesome
"Yeah" - James Hetfield - Brobusky
He's a good singer but he's overrated. - blackphoenixV 1 Comment
Not a metal singer. - IronSabbathPriest
More like a metal rapper.
Metal rapper is something impossible. Rappers have no business in metal. - Metal_Treasure
Rap Rock Rap Metal Nu Metal same thing jesus christ
Ha ha, he is a rapper. not a metal vocalist. - zxm
I get your point but I wouldn't compare him with Corey. Anselmo changed his singing style in order to sound like a tough guy and this was a matter of choice. But Anselmo can also sing in a different way and I will ever recommend the song 'Burnnn' from the 80s as a proof - Corey has never been able to sing like that. - Metal_Treasure
Not sure if this pathetic wannabe-tough-guy loser actually thinks he can sing, or if he's aware that he sucks and is just in it for the money. He basically got famous because the guitar guy in Pantera got shot
Phil Anselmo is a racist. He's only famous because he was in Pantera. Not a good vocalist
I love his vocals! - ryanrimmelV 2 Comments
What is Jonathan Davis doing here? are you people high?
I like him, because I love Korn - jack2244
I don't think he sings metal so why pay attention to him. - Metal_Treasure
Yup. - Disasterpiece
He has a good voice, but when he does those unnecessary "AH AH AHS" in the middle of verses it brings his music down. I like Disturbed though - ryanrimmel
Not a metal singer.
Should be higher.
Go see him at #5 on the list "Top Metal Singers". His singing style isn't even metal. By the way, do you think he sings metal? I don't. That's called overrated. - Metal_Treasure
Breaking Ben is one of my favorite bands, and he sounds great on the record, but if you look up videos of them live, his voice is HORRIFIC
Compared to artists like Prince and Ray Charles (different genres but same principle), Mitch had made almost zero impact in the music industry, even after his untimely death. Not only did he have extremely limited vocal range, his lows were horrible unless he was cupping the mic, especially during live performances.
Definitely overrated nowadays by scene kids due to his death. His death was unfortunate, but that doesn't change the fact that he was a godawful vocalist with zero skill or technique.
Metalcore is the only bad type of metal I know about. - emilk
I love Death, but to me, Chuck didn't create death metal. He even admitted it himself. In my opinion, Possessed are the true creators of death metal.
Not in my opinion but - Lucretia
I like Children of Bodom, but I'm not a fan of the monotone vocals of melodic death metal bands. Either sing properly or if you're going to growl, growl with some aggressive music. Enough said. - IronSabbathPriest
Yeah... I don't really like mainstream nu metal. - IronSabbathPriest
Rage Against the Machine isn't nu-metal though... they're alternative metal
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