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One of Earth's greatest creatures with a voice that could slay dragons and bring entire intergalactic alien empires to their knees, I give you the one, the only, Amy Lee of Evanescence:

 

I guess sometimes Angels do take human form.  Her voice is like one of the trumpets that will shatter the 7th seal of the Apocalypse!  Reality itself breaks like glass in the presence of here ethereal voice!

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Her voice on this track is absolutely astounding.  Her intensity is beyond absurd; you can literally FEEL the words as she cries them out, it's like taking the same level of intensity, ferocity and extreme emotion of Slipknot and imbuing it into a brilliant opera singer and the end result is greater than the sum of its parts:

 

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Wow. Tine Turner was only known by her hoarse track of 'What's love got to do with it', but coming across other tracks, she is really good.

was listening to swiss pop radio (ballads genre) and came across many unknown artists who are also too good, like Hanna boel, red nex, rasmus, alexander klaws and love them too.

 

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Mark medlock is also good, dieter bohlen (modern talking and later blue system), lian ross - say you will never, Papa bear - cherish, milli vanili - girl im gonna miss you, Daniel Schuhmacher - Anything but Love 

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20 hours ago, exile360 said:

I give you the one, the only, Amy Lee of Evanescence:

I guess sometimes Angels do take human form.  Her voice is like one of the trumpets that will shatter the 7th seal of the Apocalypse!  Reality itself breaks like glass in the presence of here ethereal voice!

Yes, @exile360 I do love me some Amy. In fact I've been called out a couple times for reposting her music. 🙂

 

18 hours ago, exile360 said:

Her voice on this track is absolutely astounding.  Her intensity is beyond absurd; you can literally FEEL the words as she cries them out, it's like taking the same level of intensity, ferocity and extreme emotion of Slipknot and imbuing it into a brilliant opera singer and the end result is greater than the sum of its parts:

 

I do agree she is an awesome entertainer and perhaps I can agree on the emotion part being compared to Slipknot , but that's about it. Sorry... I know you and Alex love the death metal groups but the only thing I hear when listening to that is the growl or whatever you want to call it ruining the actual music. In some cases if you pay close attention you might be able to tell what is being said but in many cases no one can tell what they're saying so why even do it? I don't see the growl as a musical input. Amy on the other hand is very emotional and you can actually tell and understand what she sings.

Is the "growl" the emotion that somehow draws you to the music? Just curious 

 

 

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Really like the sound of "The Rasmus" but pretty dark video 🙂

Hanne Boel is a great little find. Haven't heard before.


Normally I do not like any type of music in Automotive or Motorcycle videos but in this case I'll give it a pass. Excellent music choice  W.A.S.P. - Rebel In The F.D.G  that blends well with the video and still allows the motorcycle screams to be heard.
Side note: When you see 2 motorcycles side-by-side you know one of them caught up to the other and is going to quickly pass the other. There is a 10 second delay between each rider taking off. So you have 10 seconds and can get up to 150 mph in that time and cover a lot of ground.  When another rider catches up to you that's got to be a really bad feeling knowing the other guy is that much better than you.

Unofficial current top speed record of 206 mph
Race lap record: 16 minutes 42.778 seconds
Length: 37.73 mi (60.725 km)

Between 1907 and 2019 there have been 151 fatalities during official practices or races on the Snaefell Mountain Course, and 260 total fatalities (this number includes the riders killed during the Manx Grand Prix, and Clubman TT race series of the late 1940s/1950s).

I'm not at their level of riding but I'd sure love to try the course

 


 

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Hehe, I don't listen to death metal; more thrash metal (Slipknot, Mudvayne, Pantera, Anthrax, Megadeth, Metallica  etc.), heavy metal/alternative (Tool, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Rage Against the Machine, System of a Down, Faith No More etc.) and a bit of industrial (i.e. K.M.F.D.M, Nine Inch Nails, Fear Factory, Ministry etc.) as far as 'rock' music goes, along with some classic rock (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin etc.) and some more mainstream stuff like Guns N' Roses.

As for the screaming/growling, it's just a sound I like, similar to enjoying the sound of an electric guitar through distortion vs an acoustic one.  Both are valid instruments, just with very different sounds.  The intensity/emotion in the singing is definitely a factor, but I'm not into every band that has a screaming singer (I'm no fan of pretty much anything categorized as 'death metal' or 'black metal' for the most part as they have very distinctive sounds/screams/growls that are not to my taste, and of course not all thrash metal bands/singers/songs even use screaming/growling at all, Dream Theater for example (definitely thrash even though they get labeled as 'progressive' or 'experimental', but you can play an Anthrax tune, a Slipknot tune, a Metallica tune back to back with a Dream Theater tune and it will fit right in because it is the same music/genre, but that's just semantics; some Tool songs would be correctly categorized as 'progressive' while others are most definitely just 'metal', while still others could be easily classified as 'thrash' because of the beat/rhythm/tempo/tuning/sound etc.).

I guess it is an acquired taste, but I enjoy it.  That said, there are plenty of thrash bands I don't like specifically on the basis of the vocals so it's really just a matter of whether or not I like what I hear, which is pretty much how I judge all music, and one of the reasons I'm into so many genres (even beyond any flavors of rock/metal, just as hip-hop, jazz, classical, folk, techno/electronica etc.).

In general I do like emotionally intense music/singing, but there are so many ways to express emotion vocally that there's a huge range of possibilities, including opera, or someone like Amy Lee or even someone like Axl Rose, David Draiman or even DMX, here's a prime example of what I'm talking about:

 

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