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NekaMorgondagen
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:12 am
Posts: 11
Location: Sweden
PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:05 am 
 

Hello

I know i have a crappy voice and i cant sing still i wanna be a lead singer in a metal band. But people always seem to care about that the vocals must sound good. Why is that? In pop and modern music i think its more important that the vocals sound good. But in metal? Do you have to sing to be a vocalist in a band?

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arnvidr
Metal newbie

Joined: Thu Feb 10, 2005 5:51 pm
Posts: 87
PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:19 pm 
 

The vocals are super important, they can swing someone's opinion of a band.

What people considers "good" though is entirely subjective, so no reason to think you won't be awesome as a lead singer.

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Ilwhyan
Metel fraek

Joined: Sat Sep 29, 2007 1:41 pm
Posts: 7845
Location: Lifeless shadows
PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:00 am 
 

If you want to be a lead singer in a metal band, how about you work hard to become a good vocalist? Instead of trying to argue that bad is good enough and people are shallow for not accepting that?

I don't know what you want to achieve by being a metal vocalist who doesn't sound good but hopes that people will be content with, but I can assure you that respect and admiration will be difficult to come by.
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Rocka_Rollas
Metalhead

Joined: Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:08 am
Posts: 1091
PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:45 am 
 

Would Iron Maiden be as big as they are if they had this guy on vocals?

Youtube: show


Answer: GOOD SINGER = IMPORTANT

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