Metal Fans: How many vocalists have 3 distinct styles?

There are many bands with a vocalist who sings clean and also growls, but while listening to some Akercocke, i was thinking there are not that many who have 3 distinct styles...not just slightly different, but completely different

example:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6N1F91SxMs

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In this song, Jason Mendonca has clean singing vocals, a black metal screach and very deep gutteral vocals.

MQ: what are other vocalists have 3 distinct vocal styles?

BQ: Thoughts on Akercocke?

Update:

***peverse party: good call on Into Eternity

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  • 10 years ago
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    Hey tron!

    I will be back later to post my answer , so don't close this just yet = D

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    One that instantly comes to mind is the all mighty Matthew "Chalky" Chalk (Ex-Psycroptic).Chalky is very very distinctive,when it comes to vocals.It's almost like he doesn't do the same type of vocals in each of his releases, he's always experimenting.I love that.Switches from shrieks to Growl to [this awesome little troll voice he does]. I'm sure you are familiar with his work but anyway, here it is.

    Pyscroptic - Psycroptipath (Off The Isle Of Disenchantment)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bnkz3CAymC4

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    Psycroptic - Merchants of Deceit ( Off Symbols of Failure)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ9jsWlIGfc

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    Iciclan (Chalky plays all instruments)- A Black Age

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2MSWWvOXeA

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    You didn't state the vocalist had to do three distinct vocal styles in the same band :P

    Another one that comes to mind is Christian Alvestam. Love or Hate or Dislike or like , this guy is really talented.

    Here are some of Christian's styles.Solution .45(Christians most recent project) - On Embred Fields Adust - In this Christian demonstrates his beautiful clean vocals , his power growls, and I don't know what you would call it but they are not to high but they're up there I guess (:51)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7kCuTgBu_c

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    BQ:Haven't heard much of these guys, just a few songs , but for the most part I like what I hear.

  • 10 years ago

    I'm pretty sure you know them, but it's all I can think of for now

    Stu Block from Into Eternity has 3 different clean vocal styles, and 2 guttural vocal styles, you can hear all of them in this song:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-BoXRvrg_g

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    then there's this song by Scar Symmetry (I'm not sure if it's all the same singer, because they now have 2 vocalists, one to do guttural and one to do clean, however this one is all guttural, with 3 different styles)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKOHah6y1OQ

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    BQ: I don't know them that well, but based on what i've heard I liked

    * Edit - what? someone answered Into Eternity as I was typing? *mumbles about getting distracted listening to the songs*

    Edit: @ Perverse Patty... Did you just say Anthelion and then post a link to Snake corpse? ...I think I have a new person I'm adding to my contacts

  • Adam
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    I've actually always thought along the lines of the same thing about the singer from my favorite band, Phil Anselmo from Pantera. The variety of his vocals are one of the things I love most about Pantera. Here's what I'm talking about.

    I think when anyone thinks of his vocals, they think about his more thrash style like in "5 Minutes Alone"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m7njvwB-Ks

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    But then, he also has an amazing singing voice too, like in the song "Hollow".

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j-8tn4nmow

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    In the song "Slaughtered" there's even more on the side of some death metal growls

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU5em0R6mmI

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    Actually, I can even do a fourth one haha On the entire Cowboys From Hell album there were even some power metal type vocals in it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc-19z52Da0

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    BQ: I love Akercocke, they're not my favorite black metal band but they're still really good.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Dani Filth has 3 Distinct vocals.

    And the singer from Into Eternity has 4 distinct vocals.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm-RGms9Kn0

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    BQ: I think Akercocke are amazing, my first time listening to them. Thanks!

    Edit: haha yeah, also i remember Anthelion.

    The vocalist does his Deep Growls, Highs, and his Super Highs.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1X097Hmw1I

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    Edit: @TheShredDoctor: Im always afraid that will happen to me. haha

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  • 10 years ago

    My Ruin - Tairrie B (lead vocals) she has at least 3 distinct vocal styles

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjBNeejjrSc

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  • 10 years ago

    Most singers have two, three or even four distinctive voices. A good singer knows his range, and sometimes the voice HAS to change to nail a certain high or low note. As long as you hit the note, that's what counts.Having different voices is pretty cool.I didn't care much for that song in the video- it was weak, the sound was distorted and I couldn't get past 30 seconds..

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Haha, none of them could hold a candle to Robert Plant, lol. I must say Corey Taylor. The man's vocal range is very impressive, especially for nu-metal, grunge-esqe, progressive/experimental grindcore, etc., you know. He's one of the reason's why I'm a Slipknot fan, and vocals don't really appeal to me all that much. What can I say? He's great at his job. Peace.

  • 10 years ago

    Mikael Stanne has his "scream"-like voice, as seen in DT's earlier albums, his clean vocals, and his harsh vocals (the type he uses most often now).

  • 10 years ago

    how about robert plant:

    1. hard rockin' voice- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl6s1x9j4QQ

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    2. his folky voice- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpVLlnQ08OA

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    3. his laid back voice- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoF4Dsd1uRU

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