Top 10 Similarities Between Dio and Hansi KürschMetal_Treasure I think that among the metal singers, Hansi voice is naturally the closest possible to Dio's. Probably it's not easy to notice it because Blind Guardian songs are different style, and respectively - Hansi uses different vocal techniques.
But give a listen to this cover version and be convinced: Blind Guardian - Don't Talk To Strangers (Dio cover).
Here are the biggest similarities between them.
The Top Ten
Their voices are of absolutely the same voice type. Moreover, they are not just from the group of the baritones where one is a standard baritone while the other - low baritone. Both are high baritones - they are even from the same subgroup. - Metal_Treasure
Another pleasant coincidence. - Metal_Treasure
I used the word "naturally" because I have heard many singers that try to make their voices sound emotional (when they are not) but they don't sound convincing when doing this. - Metal_Treasure
Rainbow - Rainbow Eyes
Blind Guardian - Harvest Of Sorrow - Metal_Treasure
I have selected lines with similar themes:
Dio: "For every moment of truth, there's confusion in life".
Hansi: "Truth is a beast with a sad face, a demon, the cruelest of all".
Dio: "Don't smell the flowers, they're an evil drug to make you lose your mind".
Hansi: "Nightfall quietly crept in and changed us all". - Metal_Treasure
Related ListsTop 10 Hansi Kürsch Vocal Performances Top 10 Things Related to Hansi Kürsch to Be mentioned at the Eve of His 50th Birthday Top 10 Quotes That Create an Imaginary Biography of Hansi Kürsch, Based On His Lyrics Top 10 Most Emotionally Intense Vocal Performances by Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian, Demons & Wizards) Top 10 Cover Songs by Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian, Demons & Wizards)
List StatsUpdated 18 Oct 2017
237 days old
2. Both have absolutely the same vocal range
3. Both voices are very powerful