Top Ten Singers with Mostly Fast Paced Vocals on Their Songs


The Top Ten

1 Rob Halford Rob Halford Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.

Great fast paced vocal,can I add Axl Rose? (I think he has fast vocals but not in every song) - zxm

2 Ian Gillan Ian Gillan Ian Gillan is an English singer and songwriter. He originally found success as the lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple, and the original singer on the rock opera concept album Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber, where Gillan had the leading role (Jesus Christ).

Katy, Taylor, Bieber, Minaj and Styles wasn't added by myself, someone likes to trolling my channel... - somekindofaguy

3 Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.
4 Little Richard Little Richard Richard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name, Little Richard, is an American musician, singer and songwriter.
5 Hansi Kürsch Hansi Kürsch Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records more.

Speed and power metal are among the fastest genres:
Demons & Wizards - Crimson King, Tear Down the Wall, Heaven Denies, Poor Man's Crusade
Blind Guardian - Majesty, Ride Into Obsession, Mirror Mirror, Time What is Time, The Holy Grail - Metal_Treasure

6 Roger Daltrey Roger Daltrey Roger Harry Daltrey, is an English singer and actor. In a music career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band The Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during more.
7 John Lydon John Lydon John Joseph Lydon, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.

John Lydon (Rotten) had an extremely unique voice singing in and out of tune, definitely showcased in the sex pistols, but I find is front and center with Public Image Limited. He was a genius at ranting with fast precision and using his voice as an instrument, something many singers fail to achieve. Famous Trumpet player Miles Davis once told him that he sings the same way that he himself plays trumpet.

8 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.
9 Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.

This guy is very talented - he's got a great voice and vocal technique.
Edguy - New Age Messiah, Nailed to the Wheel, Vain Glory Opera, Mysteria
Note: after the solo of "Vain Glory Opera" a guest musician sings several lines (Hansi Kürsch, at about 4:30-4:37, esp. "Not only lies"). - Metal_Treasure

10 Ralf Scheepers Ralf Scheepers Ralf Scheepers is the vocalist for German heavy metal band Primal Fear. He has a relatively high-pitched tenor-esque singing voice and sometimes uses a shriek reminiscent of Judas Priest's Rob Halford, although it is his baritone lows which give him a near four-octave range in the modal register.

He sings very fast material (speed and power metal) and sings it very good.
Primal Fear - Strike, Demons And Angels, Riding the Eagle - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Matt Barlow Matt Barlow Matthew 'Matt' Barlow is an American heavy metal singer and police officer. He was the lead singer for Iced Earth in the 1990s and 2000s. He is currently the lead singer for Ashes of Ares. After the September 11 terrorist attacks Matt Barlow decided to become a police officer and contribute to the "real more. V 1 Comment
12 James Hetfield James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
13 Lemmy Lemmy Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
14 M. Shadows M. Shadows Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.
15 Gerry Roslie
16 Iggy Pop Iggy Pop James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
17 Harry Styles Harry Styles Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and song writer, known as a member of the boy band One Direction .
18 Kai Hansen - Gamma Ray, Helloween Kai Hansen - Gamma Ray, Helloween

He sings very fast stuff, mostly fast - speed and power metal. He is also the lead guitarist playing these fast solos and riffs.
Helloween - Ride The Sky
Gamma Ray - Man On A Mission, Anywhere in the Galaxy, Somewhere Out in Space - Metal_Treasure

19 Tom Araya Tom Araya Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz is a Chilean American musician, best known as the bassist and vocalist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
20 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. more.
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