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Underrated vocalists?

Post by Balu » Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:14 pm

Oh, how I love copying threads! Anyway, forum's almost dead, nothing new here, so why not.
Who do you think are the most underrated vocalists in metal?

I'll start off with one of my favourites - Damian Wilson. Amazing voice, good range, but barely known.

So who would you guys/gals say?

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Re: Underrated vocalists?

Post by icecab21 » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:14 pm

let me guess, hansi kursch will be mentioned here since, like buckethead, not everyone calls him the greatest.

never sure about the "rated" bs stuff but ill put up olaf hayer and to put one with even lesser known bands, henrik båth

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Post by Rebel » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:22 pm

icecab21 wrote:let me guess, hansi kursch will be mentioned here since, like buckethead, not everyone calls him the greatest.

never sure about the "rated" bs stuff but ill put up olaf hayer and to put one with even lesser known bands, henrik båth
now now now, Hansi's a specialized vocalist, tends to get rated about where he should be.

Pasi Rantanen though, very under appreciated.

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Post by NeonVomit » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:02 pm

RD Liapakis of Mystic Prophecy. Power, feeling, and range.

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Post by Arkash » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:19 pm

Roy Khan is for me the best singer ever, and I think he's kinda underrated!
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Post by NeonVomit » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:26 pm

icecab21 wrote:let me guess, hansi kursch will be mentioned here since, like buckethead, not everyone calls him the greatest.
Yeah, let's keep this discussion about singers from not-so-famous bands.
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Post by Intiaani » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:15 pm

Rob Rock. :)
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Post by adrian9 » Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:14 am

my personal favorite

Graham Bonnet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYtdW5bD-7Q

you know the song !! he should be up there with the likes of Joe Lynn turner and Dio but somehow he isnt.
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Post by Rebel » Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:49 am

adrian9 wrote:my personal favorite

Graham Bonnet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYtdW5bD-7Q

you know the song !! he should be up there with the likes of Joe Lynn turner and Dio but somehow he isnt.
oh come on, if we're talking about one off rainbow vocalists, Doogie White is clearly the better pick :P

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Post by mayhem-for-all » Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:59 am

Jarmo Pääkkönen definately!

Nicklas Isfeldt is also ery underrated just as Pasi Rantanen and Ilja Jalkanen who is very underrated considering his versatility

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Post by NeonVomit » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:02 pm

mayhem-for-all wrote:Jarmo Pääkkönen definately!

Nicklas Isfeldt is also ery underrated just as Pasi Rantanen and Ilja Jalkanen who is very underrated considering his versatility
What bands do these guys sing for?
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Post by Balu » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:14 pm

NeonVomit wrote:
mayhem-for-all wrote:Jarmo Pääkkönen definately!

Nicklas Isfeldt is also ery underrated just as Pasi Rantanen and Ilja Jalkanen who is very underrated considering his versatility
What bands do these guys sing for?
Excalion, Dream Evil,ex-Thunderstone and Kiuas I think.

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Post by NeonVomit » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:18 pm

Ahh right.

Jarmo and Nicklas are awesome indeed, don't know the others well.
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Post by Babylon » Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:49 am

mayhem-for-all wrote:Jarmo Pääkkönen definately!
Yes, Jarmo!

And Jonny Lindqvist also!!! He's one of my favorite singers EVER. Unique and powerful voice, I love him :D

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Re: Underrated vocalists?

Post by Kosmo » Fri Oct 01, 2010 7:18 am

Ilja Jalkanen :)

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Post by Carcass » Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:50 am

:user: James Hetfield

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Post by Susie » Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:39 am

Michele Luppi :)

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Post by NeonVomit » Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:19 am

Carcass wrote::user: James Hetfield
What band does he play for? I don' t think I've heard of him before.
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Post by Carcass » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:43 am

NeonVomit wrote:
Carcass wrote::user: James Hetfield
What band does he play for? I don' t think I've heard of him before.
Some obscure band loved by trailer trash. Anthrax?

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Post by robocop656 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:49 am

These guys are as talented as queer twins can be:
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And if you are looking for the best:

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Truly talented

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Post by robocop656 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:56 am

And also Borats 5 octave vocal range:
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Post by Star_Ocean » Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:33 am

Alfred Romero and Marco Sandron. Oh, and Chitral Somapala.

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Post by stratowerner » Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:15 pm

Dc Cooper of Silent Force and Royal Hunt great singer and such a great guy on stage and off stage

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Post by Intiaani » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:52 pm

stratowerner wrote:Dc Cooper of Silent Force and Royal Hunt great singer and such a great guy on stage and off stage
Yes! Don't know about whether he's a great guy or not but a huge singer anyway. :P

Going to add Nils Patrik Johansson (Wuthering Heights & others), Tommy Karevik (Seventh Wonder) and Miljenko Matijevic (Steelheart) to the list. ^^
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Post by ggonza43 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:24 am

Michael Eriksen from "Circus Maximus". Although he had the chance to be known at a great audience when replaced Roy Khan on Kamelot's "Poetry For The Poisoned" Tour
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Post by Balu » Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:50 pm

Gotta bump this.
Mathias Blad is over of the most overrated metal singers ever.

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Post by Kosmo » Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:55 pm

Mathias Blad is over of the most overrated metal singers ever.
I don't know..On some level i agree, he does have an amazing voice but it's not amongst the best.

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Post by Balu » Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:56 pm

Kosmo wrote:
Mathias Blad is over of the most overrated metal singers ever.
I don't know..On some level i agree, he does have an amazing voice but it's not amongst the best.
For me, he's the third best in power metal after TK and Hansi.

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Post by NeonVomit » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:34 am

If you want to broaden your definition of power metal, Jon Oliva back in the day was hard to beat:

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I've never really managed to 'classify' Savatage. They really did transcend genres.
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Post by NeonVomit » Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:51 am

And because I've had too much beer tonight (again) here's another singer that doesn't get enough attention:

George! I think he sings pretty well...

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