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Not sure if you've all seen this range comparison chart, but Axl wins largest range among the artists they considered.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/20/top-artists-vocal-range_n_5357698.html

I listened to Ain't It Fun and he does indeed screech up to a Bb6 for a second. I've listened to There Was A Time all the way through and don't hear anything remotely resembling an F1. Anybody know where it is? I'm suspicious, because I know that Axl can sing low but F1 is REALLY REALLY low.

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well it also says,

it is important to remember that it represents the recorded vocal range of each of these artists, not necessarily their actual range.

but why do you get the impression there should be an f1 in that particular song, a singer won't necessarily use the entirety of their range in a song. perhaps he uses it in another song or not at all?

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well it also says,

but why do you get the impression there should be an f1 in that particular song, a singer won't necessarily use the entirety of their range in a song. perhaps he uses it in another song or not at all?

If you click on the interactive chart it shows which song the highest note is from and which song the lowest note is from. This is ostensibly the song that the lowest note is from. As I said, I listened to the highest note song and the note is indeed there.

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I've mentioned "Shackler's Revenge" numerous times, where Axl is singing the lead line in bass. Maybe one day, hoping against hope, the moon will be in the seventh house and Jupiter will align with Mars and someone else besides me will listen to it and hear what I am talking about.

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If you click on the interactive chart it shows which song the highest note is from and which song the lowest note is from. This is ostensibly the song that the lowest note is from. As I said, I listened to the highest note song and the note is indeed there.

i see, my mistake. what note is axl singing in the beginning of shackler's revenge? i dont know my notes.

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I've mentioned "Shackler's Revenge" numerous times, where Axl is singing the lead line in bass. Maybe one day, hoping against hope, the moon will be in the seventh house and Jupiter will align with Mars and someone else besides me will listen to it and hear what I am talking about.

This is the dawning of the age of aquarius...

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I've mentioned "Shackler's Revenge" numerous times, where Axl is singing the lead line in bass. Maybe one day, hoping against hope, the moon will be in the seventh house and Jupiter will align with Mars and someone else besides me will listen to it and hear what I am talking about.

It is done, sir Ron Ws. I just listened to it.

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5:52 check this, it's REALLY impressive -and rare to see him really belt-, but i just wonder if he could do that live :)

Axl Rose had a bit more weight in his voice in the early days and then reduced the weight a bit when GNR started to tour a LOT, to protect his voice more.

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I have never liked his voice, or his attitude.. Ever. I just can't get into

"how great of a singer " he is, or was, because of it. A friend of mine worked for Show-co/Clair brothers for 16 years, and I would go see him whenever he was close to home. I met MANY pro singers during this time (most of them I stay in touch with on FB), and None of them were complete a$$holes like axl. Well, Jonathon Davis was a close second, but still. ..

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were they actually acting like assholes or they just not wanting to talk much. cause i notice a lot of famous people just want to be treated like normal people and keep to themselves, and a lot of people interpret their lack of wanting to talk as being an a-hole. same goes for the drummer in rush.

axl i can see as being one just by his concert antics, by i thought jonathan davis looks like a cool guy.

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I have never liked his voice, or his attitude.. Ever. I just can't get into

"how great of a singer " he is, or was, because of it. A friend of mine worked for Show-co/Clair brothers for 16 years, and I would go see him whenever he was close to home. I met MANY pro singers during this time (most of them I stay in touch with on FB), and None of them were complete a$$holes like axl. Well, Jonathon Davis was a close second, but still. ..

Vocals only (well, plus drums and guitars sometimes):

How many singers can match that rock and roll attitude in addition to skill in the tenor range? Not many.

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Although I have to agree that some personalities suck donkey flop, the personality has nothing to do with the singer's technique. If a singer is technically good, he's technically good and that's that.

"A win's a win."

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I have never liked his voice, or his attitude.. Ever. I just can't get into

"how great of a singer " he is, or was, because of it. A friend of mine worked for Show-co/Clair brothers for 16 years, and I would go see him whenever he was close to home. I met MANY pro singers during this time (most of them I stay in touch with on FB), and None of them were complete a$$holes like axl. Well, Jonathon Davis was a close second, but still. ..

I can appreciate his skill, but I'm not a huge fan of his tone.

I've always felt that, in an alternate world where G'n'R doesn't get huge and Axl is never known, if one were to sound exactly like Axl and try to sing in a "legitimate" band (all I mean by this is a band where rough vocals are common, such as extreme forms of metal and some hard rock. Or think if a person entered an American Idol-type competition) he would never get the part. It actually blows my mind sometimes how a guy sounding like he does is so revered by a lot of the mainstream.

Again, I don't mind his voice but you've got to admit that "pretty" (and again not personal preference, but if you were to use the word pretty to describe something to someone) isn't an adjective to describe his voice.

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were they actually acting like assholes or they just not wanting to talk much. cause i notice a lot of famous people just want to be treated like normal people and keep to themselves, and a lot of people interpret their lack of wanting to talk as being an a-hole. same goes for the drummer in rush.

axl i can see as being one just by his concert antics, by i thought jonathan davis looks like a cool guy.

Jonathon Davis had his wife chained to the drum riser the last time I saw him. (they are divorced now). He was an ass, At least to her lol. And she was HOOOOOOOT!

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I saw all of this on Facebook yesterday, and couldn't help but laugh at the huge uproar it caused. So many were enraged and vocal about it. If only they were as passionate about things that actually matter.

As for Axl, though, I don't know many who would argue that his voice has ever been "pretty" per se, but within the context of the band and the music, it totally worked. I could probably say the same for someone like Peter Steele or Blackie Lawless.

were they actually acting like assholes or they just not wanting to talk much. cause i notice a lot of famous people just want to be treated like normal people and keep to themselves, and a lot of people interpret their lack of wanting to talk as being an a-hole. same goes for the drummer in rush.

Yes, a lot of times they encounter fans who fawn incessantly over them, and it's simply a matter of not knowing how to respond to it rather than them being legitimate jerks. It's just a matter of awkwardness for some of them, and they shut down.

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lol I saw that article a few hours ago and almost shared it!

I think there's only so much a singer needs, I'm not partial to axl roses style and have far more respect for freddy mercury yet according to this graph he has less range..... who cares!!!

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found this video, at 2:32 he sings c#2 not a f1 but sounds really low.

at 4:00 g#1, 4:15 he a g1. then at 4:20 an f#1. so i couldn't find an f1 but times where he comes close though.

There's an F1 or F#1 in there, but it is very much in fry and I think my ears/brain are creating the pitch from the harmonics and instrumental track as much as his voice is actually producing it. I can make a very similar sound, but I don't consider it a legitimate singing note by any means.

As far as Mariah Carey's F2, I found this video. The lowest note I hear (despite what the captions say) is a very breathy G#2 around 0:04. Now that's impressive enough, but also not exactly "legit" in my book.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-eVRX7Dpw0

Maybe it should be called a ranking of singers by how willing they are to push the definition of singing. :P

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