Top Ten Best Bands with Three or More Vocalists
Some bands like to keep things simple and have one vocalist. Some prefer to spice things up a little bit and have two. And then some like to do amazing things with three, sometimes even four, vocalists. The one qualification for this list is that the band has three or more LEAD vocalists. Not just the kind you mic and can barely hear live, but ones that contribute somewhat to the vocals on most of their respective bands' songs. Also, this list is arranged by not only how good the bands are, but how well they make use of each vocalist.
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1The BeatlesThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
Call it serendipity, kismet, providence, or pure blind luck that those three genius musicians ended up in the same band. Even Ringo was better vocally than most of the pop singers of today.
2The EaglesThe Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.
3Pink FloydPink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), and Richard ...read more.
For me it's the best band with three vocalist,David Gilmour,Roger Waters and Syd Barrett,while they aren't only good vocalists but also have great skills on other instruments - zxm
4Fleetwood MacFleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.
5MastodonMastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.
6NeurosisNeurosis is a post-metal band, based in Oakland, California. They formed in 1985 as a hardcore punk band, and their sound progressed towards a doom metal style that also included influences from dark ambient and industrial music as well as incorporating elements of folk music.
7Crosby, Stills, Nash, & YoungCrosby, Stills & Nash were an American-British-Canadian folk rock supergroup made up of David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash. They were known as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young when joined by occasional fourth member Neil Young.
The name says it all; four brilliant singers.
8KISSKiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.
9The BandThe Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.V1 Comment
10Buffalo SpringfieldBuffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their original lineup included Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Richie Furay, and Neil Young.
Richie Furay and Stephen Stills sang lead most often, though Neil Young became gradually less shy, and part-time member Jim Messina showed only a little of the talent he would display later in Loggins & Messina.
11Fleshgod ApocalypseFleshgod Apocalypse is an Italian Death metal band. Formed in 2007, the group resides in Perugia and are currently signed to Willowtip Records and Nuclear Blast. The band is known for their fusion of metal with technical death metal.
12The Moody BluesThe Moody Blues are an English rock band. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive ...read more.
Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Ray Thomas, Michael Pinder all took leads. - Billyv
13AmarantheAmaranthe is a Swedish heavy metal band notable for having three lead vocalists: Elize Ryd, Jake E. Lundberg, and Henrik Englund Wilhemsson, each presenting a different vocal style. Their second album, The Nexus, reached 6th on Swedish charts, 4th on Finnish charts, and reached a peak of 12th on the ...read more.
14The ByrdsThe Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964. The band underwent multiple line-up changes throughout its existence, with frontman Roger McGuinn remaining the sole consistent member, until the group disbanded in 1973. Although they only managed to attain the huge commercial ...read more.
The late Gene Clark and Roger McGuinn traded lead singing duties during the first and greatest Byrds lineup, and David Crosby was fully capable up front as well, but even then he was perfecting his "high harmony". Bassist Chris Hillman was rarely even mic'd, but years later while in the Desert Rose Band, Hillman showed excellent singing chops.
15MushroomheadMushroomhead is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well ...read more.
During The Righteous and the Butterfly, Waylon, Jefferey, and Jason all did vocals. - AngryByrd
Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Wille Nelson, Waylon Jennings - Billyv
17Hollywood UndeadHollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.V1 Comment
18The Traveling Wilburys
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