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 Burnnn - Pantera
10 Somewhere Out In Space - Gamma Ray

The Contenders

11 Banish from Sanctuary - Blind Guardian
12 Fast as a Shark - Accept
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 Kill the King - Rainbow
18 Wanderlust - Nightwish
19 Storming the Burning Fields - Dragonforce
20 Destiny - Galneryus
21 Washed Out - Savatage
22 Fairytale - Edguy
23 Valhalla - Blind Guardian
24 A Light In the Black - Rainbow
25 Stargazers - Nightwish
26 The Pharaoh Sails to Orion - Nightwish
27 Wings of Liberty - Dragonforce
28 Highway Star - Metal Church

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

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

36 Strike - Primal Fear
37 Revenge - Paragon
38 Get Fisted - Skull Fist
39 Scream Murder - Savatage
40 King for a Day - Primal Fear
41 Rising Force - Yngwie
42 Metal Meltdown - Judas Priest
43 Father Time - Stratovarius
44 Crownless - Nightwish
45 Devil & The Deep Dark Ocean - Nightwish
46 Revolution Deathsquad - Dragonforce
47 Operation Ground and Pound - 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. Painkiller - Judas Priest
2. Fast as a Shark - Accept
3. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest
3. Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

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