Thrash and heavy metal are the genres that have taken the world by storm. People are going crazy over trash metal songs which are an amalgam of intense emotions and beats. Thanks to the local, national and international artists who have introduced this genre to the world. Although many are around the corner, it is only possible to remember some names in the music industry.
This article will provide a walkthrough on the giver greatest metal vocalists of all time.
Maynard James Keenan
Maynard is many things other than a vocalist- A farmer, writer, BJJ enthusiast, prankster, and avid philosopher. MKJ has portrayed his talent to the world by working on some of the best musical forays like A Perfect Circle, Tool, and Puscifer. He has also done many cameos with big names in the industry, like Rage Against the Machine and Beyond, Deftones, and many others, which have emotionally touched the audience’s hearts. Every song of his in this genre has only turned heads and created a testament to new and varied standards.
Popularly known as the man of a thousand voices, Mike Patton has an excellent reason to achieve the name. His vocals have fine-tuning, which can be used for evil whispers, agro roaring, squeaking, maniacal babbling, buttery-sweet crooning, and many other unimaginable voices. Many votes have also said that this man can sing the opera and scream at the top of his lungs. Over this lifetime, he has also worked on various albums and videogame soundtracks. Some of his work include:
- Faith no more
- Mr. Bungle
- Dread cross, and many more
He is one of the popular faces and voices of British heavy metal. Dickinson is also considered an ageless frontman of Iron Maiden. He was diagnosed with severe cancer in the back of his tongue in 2015, after which he fully recovered and dived right back into the vocal game. His fans consider him a role model due to his music on stage and his ability to battle through life situations. He is now considered one of the fittest men in the metal genre, which can jump, run and dodge on multilevel platforms on stage and still does not budge a bit from his note.
There are very few things in this world that can be recognized just by listening to their sound of it. And according to his fans, Rob Halford’s voice is one among them. He is considered the Go of Metal, with a powerful and iconic voice that sounds like black leather.
Ronnie James Dio
We must mention the late and great James Dio to complete the list. He is an icon in singing and has sung various songs throughout his music career in different groups, which include Black Sabbath, Elf, Rainbow, and many others. He was called the best Metal singer and won e Golden Gods Award in 2010.