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 Ride the Sky - Helloween
5 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

6 Riding the Eagle - Primal Fear

The solo and drum fills are great. - Metal_Treasure

7 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
8 Somewhere Out In Space - Gamma Ray
9 Burnnn - Pantera
10 Banish from Sanctuary - Blind Guardian

The Newcomers

? Shot to Hell - Laaz Rockit

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

The Contenders

11 The Kinslayer - Nightwish
12 Hellion Rising - Hirax

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

13 Boiling Point - Iced Earth
14 Ten Thousand Strong - Iced Earth
15 Wanderlust - Nightwish
16 Storming the Burning Fields - Dragonforce
17 Destiny - Galneryus
18 Washed Out - Savatage
19 Fairytale - Edguy
20 Kill the King - Rainbow
21 Fast as a Shark - Accept
22 Stargazers - Nightwish
23 The Pharaoh Sails to Orion - Nightwish
24 Wings of Liberty - Dragonforce
25 Highway Star - Metal Church

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

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

33 Strike - Primal Fear
34 Revenge - Paragon
35 Get Fisted - Skull Fist
36 Scream Murder - Savatage
37 Valhalla - Blind Guardian
38 King for a Day - Primal Fear
39 Rising Force - Yngwie
40 A Light In the Black - Rainbow
41 Metal Meltdown - Judas Priest
42 Father Time - Stratovarius
43 Crownless - Nightwish
44 Devil & The Deep Dark Ocean - Nightwish
45 Revolution Deathsquad - Dragonforce
46 Operation Ground and Pound - Dragonforce
47 Body Breakdown - Dragonforce
48 Cry for Eternity - Dragonforce
49 The Flame of Youth - Dragonforce
50 Holding On - Dragonforce
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Top Remixes

1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Majesty - Blind Guardian
3. Aces High - Iron Maiden
1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest
3. Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
1. Hellion Rising - Hirax
2. Destiny - Galneryus
3. Wanderlust - Nightwish


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