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Poll: Ronnie James Dio vs Rob Halford vs Bruce Dickinson? (25 member(s) have cast votes)

Ronnie James Dio vs Rob Halford vs Bruce Dickinson?

  1. Ronnie James Dio (11 votes [44.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 44.00%

  2. Rob Halford (9 votes [36.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 36.00%

  3. Bruce Dickinson (5 votes [20.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

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#21 Lorraine

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 12:40 PM

Makes me want to have a smoke myself.  :angel: :smoke:

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 02:51 PM

Most of the time I would probably go with Dio. But I've been in a Maiden mood recently so I went with Bruce. Can't go wrong with whoever you choose though.

I know Dickinson has never had any sort of professional training with his voice which is pretty amazing. His voice is one hundred percent natural and real.

For some reason I think Dio and Halford had taken some kind of vocal lessons before but I could be wrong.

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 09:28 PM

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 29 November 2017 - 08:21 PM, said:

Arguably? Nope.

These are the three greatest metal vocalists.

Arguably is good because I'd put Klaus Meine ahead of, at least, Bruce Dickinson here

Anyways, I voted Rob Halford

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:05 PM

Dio and Dickinson are obviously phenomenal and hugely inspirational, but Dickinson doesn't have Halfords titanium, helium injected pipes, and Dio doesn't have Halford's dizzying arsenal of voices. Altogether, Halford inspires me the most, so I vote for my favorite heavy metal singer here.

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:06 PM

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 29 November 2017 - 08:21 PM, said:

Arguably? Nope.

These are the three greatest metal vocalists.

+ Ozzy of course

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:11 PM

View Posttreeduck, on 30 November 2017 - 12:19 AM, said:



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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:12 PM

View PostLucas, on 30 November 2017 - 09:28 PM, said:

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 29 November 2017 - 08:21 PM, said:

Arguably? Nope.

These are the three greatest metal vocalists.

Arguably is good because I'd put Klaus Meine ahead of, at least, Bruce Dickinson here

Anyways, I voted Rob Halford

yes. Dickinson can take some serious adjusting to the uninitiated, Klaus is just riveting.

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:16 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:05 PM, said:

Dio and Dickinson are obviously phenomenal and hugely inspirational, but Dickinson doesn't have Halfords titanium, helium injected pipes, and Dio doesn't have Halford's dizzying arsenal of voices. Altogether, Halford inspires me the most, so I vote for my favorite heavy metal singer here.

By the same token, Halford never went from the intro to Children of the Sea to I.

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:28 PM

View PostRick N. Backer, on 03 December 2017 - 10:16 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:05 PM, said:

Dio and Dickinson are obviously phenomenal and hugely inspirational, but Dickinson doesn't have Halfords titanium, helium injected pipes, and Dio doesn't have Halford's dizzying arsenal of voices. Altogether, Halford inspires me the most, so I vote for my favorite heavy metal singer here.

By the same token, Halford never went from the intro to Children of the Sea to I.

I would say fair, but I'm not catching your reference quite clearly. Is I another Dio song? Is there a video you could link to?

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 06:42 AM

Dickinson
Dio
Halford

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 08:27 AM

None of them come close to my fave vocalists


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Posted 04 December 2017 - 11:25 AM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:28 PM, said:

View PostRick N. Backer, on 03 December 2017 - 10:16 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:05 PM, said:

Dio and Dickinson are obviously phenomenal and hugely inspirational, but Dickinson doesn't have Halfords titanium, helium injected pipes, and Dio doesn't have Halford's dizzying arsenal of voices. Altogether, Halford inspires me the most, so I vote for my favorite heavy metal singer here.

By the same token, Halford never went from the intro to Children of the Sea to I.

I would say fair, but I'm not catching your reference quite clearly. Is I another Dio song? Is there a video you could link to?

My favorite song from Dehumanizer by miles



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Posted 04 December 2017 - 12:11 PM

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 08:59 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:06 PM, said:

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 29 November 2017 - 08:21 PM, said:

Arguably? Nope.

These are the three greatest metal vocalists.

+ Ozzy of course

Eh, he's a very good melodic vocalists. But in terms of overall singing ability he's nowhere in the conversation.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 09:19 PM

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 04 December 2017 - 08:59 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:06 PM, said:

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 29 November 2017 - 08:21 PM, said:

Arguably? Nope.

These are the three greatest metal vocalists.

+ Ozzy of course

Eh, he's a very good melodic vocalists. But in terms of overall singing ability he's nowhere in the conversation.

I mean, I'd argue I've yet to hear a vocal scarier than that in their title track, but I suppose technically speaking he's not virtuosic, just very good and knows exactly how to use his voice.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 09:20 PM

Halford's got this!

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 11:46 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 04 December 2017 - 09:19 PM, said:

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 04 December 2017 - 08:59 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 03 December 2017 - 10:06 PM, said:

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 29 November 2017 - 08:21 PM, said:

Arguably? Nope.

These are the three greatest metal vocalists.

+ Ozzy of course

Eh, he's a very good melodic vocalists. But in terms of overall singing ability he's nowhere in the conversation.

I mean, I'd argue I've yet to hear a vocal scarier than that in their title track, but I suppose technically speaking he's not virtuosic, just very good and knows exactly how to use his voice.

His voice had an eerie quality to it during the early Sabbath albums but I never found it scary. Plenty of more frightening vocalists out there.

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 10:01 AM

Dio -> Halford -> Dickinson

or maybe

Halford -> Dio -> Dickinson

I can't decide.

I love all three though.

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 12:19 PM

Dio, though he's fallen off quite a bit in recent years.




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