Top 10 Very Fast Metal Songs with Clean Melodic Vocals

NO death, black and thrash metal here because:
- death and black metal vocals aren't clean
- thrash metal vocals aren't melodic, they are rough: thrash singers either spit the words or snarl because it's difficult to sing "normally" on such fast songs.

However, some singers are able to sing melodically even on very fast songs - songs that are sometimes faster than thrash songs.

Typical fast subgenres with Clean Melodic Vocals are: speed metal, power metal, traditional metal, heavy metal, folk metal, symphonic metal.

Speed metal - it's not every fast song from any metal subgenre. Speed metal is very close power metal and has specific features.

The Top Ten

1 The Trooper - Iron Maiden

I decided to put this song at #1. It's not the fastest song on this list, it's not even the fastest Iron Maiden song but I guess it was very influential. And it's awesome. - Metal_Treasure

Yeah it has a clean voice - zxm

2 Majesty - Blind Guardian

It's very fast and it's 7:30 minutes long, with only 2 short sections that are slower (10 seconds each). Guitars, vocals and drums are very fast (the drummer was only 17 years old).
Chorus, riffs and solo are amazing. Hansi voice is so pleasantly aggressive and raw on this song. - Metal_Treasure

3 Aces High - Iron Maiden

This is one of my most favorite Iron Maiden songs and I think it's kinda underrated among the Maiden songs. Great speed, energy, vocals... - Metal_Treasure

4 Shot to Hell - Laaz Rockit

In the early 80s Metallica was an opening act for these guys. - Metal_Treasure

5 Ride the Sky - Helloween
6 Painkiller - Judas Priest

While it has some very fast sections, it's not extremely fast all the time - Metal_Treasure

No clean vocals in this - Userguy44

7 Riding the Eagle - Primal Fear

The solo and drum fills are great. - Metal_Treasure

8 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
9 Somewhere Out In Space - Gamma Ray
10 Burnnn - Pantera

The Contenders

11 Banish from Sanctuary - Blind Guardian
12 Kill the King - Rainbow
13 The Kinslayer - Nightwish
14 Hellion Rising - Hirax

Katon sings normally even when Hirax is a Thrash Metal band - Fretto

15 Boiling Point - Iced Earth
16 Ten Thousand Strong - Iced Earth
17 Wanderlust - Nightwish
18 Storming the Burning Fields - Dragonforce
19 Destiny - Galneryus
20 Washed Out - Savatage
21 Fairytale - Edguy
22 Rising Force - Yngwie
23 A Light In the Black - Rainbow
24 Metal Meltdown - Judas Priest
25 Fast as a Shark - Accept
26 Stargazers - Nightwish
27 The Pharaoh Sails to Orion - Nightwish
28 Operation Ground and Pound - Dragonforce
29 Wings of Liberty - Dragonforce
30 Highway Star - Metal Church

Thanks to whoever added it - Metal Church made it even faster. - Metal_Treasure

31 Man on a Mission - Gamma Ray
32 Forced to Fight - Lääz Rockit
33 Demons and Angels - Primal Fear
34 Journey Through the Dark - Blind Guardian
35 And There Was Silence - Primal Fear
36 Until We Rise Again - Edguy
37 Most Dangerous Game - Laaz Rockit

Only the intro is slow but it's a good opportunity to hear that the singer's got a great clean and melodic voice (Michael Coons). - Metal_Treasure

38 Strike - Primal Fear
39 Revenge - Paragon
40 Get Fisted - Skull Fist
41 Scream Murder - Savatage
42 Valhalla - Blind Guardian
43 King for a Day - Primal Fear
44 Father Time - Stratovarius
45 Crownless - Nightwish
46 Devil & The Deep Dark Ocean - Nightwish
47 Revolution Deathsquad - Dragonforce
48 Body Breakdown - Dragonforce
49 Cry for Eternity - Dragonforce
50 The Flame of Youth - Dragonforce
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Top Remixes (4)

1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Majesty - Blind Guardian
3. Aces High - Iron Maiden
1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest
3. Kill the King - Rainbow
1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest
3. Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

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