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who is Melbourne's BEST male vocalist/frontman/singer? READ criteria!!!

Riffophile 23 Feb 2004 18:04

okay - I'm genuinely curious who in Melbourne you lot think are good male singers - here's the criteria....

1. voice (ie. quality, pitch, control, range, power, tone)
2. originality - if the guy already sounds exactly like Eddie fucking Vedder then DO NOT put his name down, ok?
3. stage presence - is there energy? is he passionate? does he fucking rock? does he make an audience go 'fuck, yeah!' (please no whining indie popsters)


That's all I can think. the guy does not necessarily have to still be in a band, but give a name and a reference etc.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Looie 23 Feb 2004 18:09

Andy McLean(ex Horsehead).......The Messiah!</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


moochacho 24 Feb 2004 18:17

Dave from Mistamash. A voice that rocks, no imitations and great stage presence.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Looie 24 Feb 2004 18:47

They have sadly split up roddy.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Riffophile 25 Feb 2004 10:41

Okay - well, here is my vote.

Clint from Butterfly Effect - (obviously not from Melbourne, but you gotta mention him anyway because he's probably the best male singer in Australia right now)
Then, I would have to say Pete from SEVEN, Glenn from .hinge, and of course, Zeke from Full Scale. Your thoughts?</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Steady 25 Feb 2004 18:19

Frank Skywalker from GUS & FRANK is an all round champ in the frontman stakes as he rates well in all criteria. (my opinion anyway).

Ian Stead
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ThePlaceToBe 27 Feb 2004 17:24

Yeah, I loved Horsehead back in the day. I'd love to see those guys get back together for some sort of a reuinon gig.

Best vocalists, i've always said Zeke from Full Scale, but after the show at the Eveyln the other week, which was quite simply horendous...i'm gonna go with Glenn (these two guys have been my favs for years btw) but Juan from Epicure has since knocked the both of them off the perch.

Cheers.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Riffophile 27 Feb 2004 18:22

hey there, ThePlaceToBe,

why did you think Zeke was bad? is there a full scale backlash occuring just cos' they are successful?

sure - he hit a few bum notes, but i thought the gig was great. he still has more energy than a lot of frontmen

the plunja guy also has a really good voice too, and let's not forget how much seven rocked it? it was the first time i saw them and now i am sold on them

did you really not enjoy the gig as a whole?</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


king4aday 27 Feb 2004 18:50

have you heard the singer from Flow, i seriously dont think you are going to find a better vocalist in Melbourne, in Australia for that matter, he is just fucking amazing! Jack Jones (Irwin Thomas)can also sing his arse off man....
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omniomni 27 Feb 2004 22:03

i second that vote for heath king of band flow. i haven't heard a voice that even comes close in terms of quality and diversity</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


king4aday 1 Mar 2004 17:31

if anyone is keen to check heath sing, the band flow are supporting mandy kane at the evelyn on sat 6th march...
see you all there</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


TheAnimal 1 Mar 2004 18:55

He is not a Melbournian but Mr. Gillespie from Scary Mother is the man, always will be for me and so did Mike Patton thinks so once upon a time. Justin MacDonald from once Pulling Face/No More Chili Jam is a talent.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


king4aday 2 Mar 2004 12:15

hey animal, funnily enough justin macdonald is heath's older brother...
justin is singing in a new band now but i forget their name.
heath and justin have similar styles of singing but heath is just that little bit better me thinks.
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gigpig 3 Mar 2004 16:19

Juan Alban from Epicure by a street on his best days</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


TheAnimal 4 Mar 2004 21:12

Ey King4aday, thanks and yeah I did know that 'bout Justin and Heath.
Both are exceptional no doubt.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


emulsion 5 Mar 2004 15:46

Some good calls definitely. But the one I agree with mostly is the mention of Pete from Seven. This guy destroys the stage. The perfect complementation for the most kick-ass band in Melbourne. Had the privelage of seeing these guys in some nearly empty rooms, and the band played harder than I have ever seen. Definite inspiration. But all you guys know that right?? As for Zeke as a front-man, the guy has an indescribeable power that will obviously put Full-Scale on the map of the hardest rocking bands in the world, some of their shows are up with the best performances I have ever seen, especialy the new stuff. but met him a few times and his personality kinda puts me off. Word.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Arn70 5 Mar 2004 22:01

I like Matt Chapman. www.mattchapman.com.au. He is a friend so I could be accused of bias, but what more could you want from an individual. Great voice, excellent original songs and strong stage presence - even when solo.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


ThePlaceToBe 19 Mar 2004 15:33

No I dont say that because they're 'successful' as you put it. my personal opinion is that he appeared to be trying a little too hard. i concede that he has an abundance of nrg but the fake american accent just threw me off. my apologise, i did not intent to ruffle any feathers.

amen to that, doug...Heath from Flow's voice is beautifully defined. I look forward to catching a few more of their shows.

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thefool 28 Mar 2004 10:47

i have to agree, matt chapman is an amazing vocalist. Also the band he often supports 'rambunctious' have a brilliant singer think his name is leigh.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Zoquo 29 Mar 2004 22:31

I have seen Rambunctious numerous times. Vocalist Lee has an awesome voice..kinda Chris Cornell meets Tom Jones. Track down their album if you can, it's worth it. They're a two piece - detuned acoustic guitar + drums (drummer Tim also plays sax on some songs) - definately better than the average White Stripes wannabe two-piece bands getting around. Don't know if Lee qualifies though, as they're based in Bright, not Melbourne!</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


sammm 30 Mar 2004 11:07

ahh yes, i've seen rambunctious a couple of times. his voice is tough as nails..very chris cornell.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


MasterB8 30 Mar 2004 16:57

Great band. Highly recommend you see a live gig of these guys. You can check their shit out on mp3.com.au or whatever that site is.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Tom77 10 Apr 2004 21:20

I agree. Lee from Rambunctious has an amazing voice. Unbelievable power and range. It makes him a commanding prescence on stage....even though he sits down to play!</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


denimcutoffs 11 Apr 2004 22:05

Just two weeks ago I saw a band at the Espy called Code 6, the lead singer was unbelievable. The most original outpouring of talent I have seen in a long time. His name was Cougar his voice went from balls out metal to opera and back again. All while playing guitar (left handed) I bought their cd which was also recorded mixed and mastered by Cougar. The music definitely works as well in the studio. Upon looking back at this comment it reads a tad buttkissy. But seriously this was some damn good music.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


ChicoT 12 Apr 2004 14:38

Slatty D from Pornland is the man. He's smooth, he's funky and he can reach notes that sound like his balls have been cut off!!!</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


shooga 22 Apr 2004 13:01

Glenn from .hinge. Zeke from Full Scale and Pete from Seven. Clint from BE is damn fine recording artist but live has a little trouble projecting.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


schurmas2 8 Dec 2006 12:29

I like Heath King alot, but his brother Justin has a thicker sound to my ears. I have never heardanyone sing so roughly and straight after with pristine falsetto.You should hear these boys play guitar - they are are certainly underated. I couldn't even find them on myspace.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


OGE1 18 Jan 2007 15:54

Brett Collins...easily</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Alice69 23 Jan 2007 14:51

Jay from Sebasrockets, man he's cool as fuck...</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Remoc 6 Feb 2007 14:06

Hehe, I like the voice from www.kikaudio.net
Check out the hard sell sample.
He would sound nice with some crazy beat behind him. ;)</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


schurmas2 23 Oct 2008 12:12

Heath King of the band Flow tragically died in a motor bike accident the other day. He was a real talent!
RIP Heath</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


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