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His voice, his lyrics, his energy, vedder is simply the best! You can feel the emotions in his voice! He also plays with the best musicians, can't get tired of listening to Pearl Jam!
Vedder, Cornell, Plant, Neil Young. They should fill the top 4.
I am so impressed by this guy. His music makes me move. He did so much for me. Thank you Eddie V. Love YOU SO MUCH. Best regards!, Alex
I agree with freddie plant and cornell. Maybe with axl but anyone above eddie vedder except these are can't compare to his voice. - BilgehankonyaV8 Comments
He is better than Mercury. During his prime he had a vocal range of nearly 5 octaves, almost one more than Mercury. And he had an even greater variety in his repertoire. Mercury stole a lot from his singing style. No wonder as Mercury considered The Beatles as his musical Bible.
He gets my vote, could sing beautifully as in Let It Be, or rough it up (listen to Oh Darling off Abbey Road). Saw him live a few years back and even in his seventies now he is still a fantastic singer and entertainer.
22? Really? You guys even know him!? He is the best!
Paul McCartney should be way higher on this list. Some of the people on this list don't even qualify as singers.V9 Comments
Axl rose and Chester in front of a man that has a 4 octave range and produced some of the most iconic songs of the 90s and has influenced a crap load of bands? No way he needs to be more higher even if we are talking about technicality. His sorrow and pain in his death defying screams is unmatched to this day. There is only one Layne Staley.
Listen to a song like "Love, Hate, Love" and then tell me that most people you picked in the Top 10 can perform a song like that. His talent was unbelievable, and anybody who doesn't see this as a popularity contest would see him as far superior to Kurt Cobain in Seattle and people like Hetfield on that list. One of the best rock singers we have ever had, as little as we were given by him...
Layne is very underrated for his voice. He had a presence about him. He could sing anything. Not many people could harmonize so beautifully as he did. Hard or soft... He did both well.
I'd love to see Jared Leto, Chester Bennington, Amy Lee and any of the other crap vocalists ahead of Layne try to sing "Bleed the Freak" or "Down in a Hole" nearly as good as he can. The raw power and emotion in his voice is incredible.V8 Comments
He deserves to be a lot higher! He is an inspiration.
How can somebody have such power and emotion in one voice?
Should be way higher on this list. definitely above a lot of these other guys
What the hell is wrong with the creators adam deserves to be number 1V5 Comments
It such a shame how people can't put aside that she is a female. Ann wilson has THE greatest rock voice that will ever come to are ears
Go listen to a Heart album, that is all - incredible vocalist.
She's got an incredible range and a great voice
Way better than Amy Lee!V1 Comment
Awesome, elite metal singer - easily top 20. He's a top 10 metal singer but this list is mixed (metal and non-metal rock singers) and this is the only reason I said top 20 and not top 10.
Demons and Wizards - My Last Sunrise, Path Of Glory, Heaven Denies.
Blind Guardian - Thorn, The Bard's Song (In the Forest), Wheel of Time, Into The Storm. - Metal_Treasure
Alter bridge kicks any other bands b***
Myles Kennedy's voice has a spark in it
anyone who has a doubt on him should listen to mettalingus by alter bridge
I guess this top is made by band popularity not by voice...Myles Kennedy is 26 and Brent Smith 27. That guy from 30 sec to mars and kurt cobain top 10, they should be the last ones in this list...my opinion.
Deserves to be at #1 I believe, He can sing a very high pitch voice and very low as well, very beautiful voice (and for all the A7X fanboys, A7X isn't rock, so it isn't even supposed to be in the list)
Myles' just amazing with his vocal range... He ought to be ranked far above this... This even no. 26 is just too odd for himV6 Comments
He is the best singer ever and the best front man!
Stunning singer from a stunning band. The best vocalist out in the modern rock genre today. Also a brilliant song writer with it.
The best singer out there today. Magnificent range of vocals from very low to very high. A must listen to musician.
If you hate this man's voice but like travesties like Kurt Cobain, please get a hearing aid.
Have you ever heard shinedown he is amazing gosh sorry but get a taste in real musicV2 Comments
Listen to cry baby that alone should put janis up higher than 20.
Come on guys geddy may have some nail-on-chalkboard stuff but he really can sing with some emotion. Even if he does not have the best voice, he has lots of talent. Keep on rocking geddy!
Why the hell is Geddy all the way down here?!
Geddy is the best singer in the world playing the bass at the same time. He's better than all these ****wagons here. He can sing like a true singer.
I'll be honest, I used to think the lead singer of Rush was a female. That doesn't mean it's awful though, quite the opposite in fact!V2 Comments
The fact that Elvis is not #1 on this list causes this list to be totally invalid... Not worth the space it is taking on the internet. I could see Freddie Mercury being #2, but everyone else doesn't measure up to Elvis. Who wrote this list? Amateurs should not play in this space.
THE KING! People this guy is one of the reasons why many of our fellow rock singers are singing. - zam67
There is no performer living or dead that can even shine the shoes of the king 39 he should be number 1 hands down
The KING of rock on number 33? This list is very wrong!V8 Comments
Ben Burnley has an amazing voice range, from screams to such a smooth voice, it's literally perfect. One of my favorite singers EVER. Also super cute. (;
Breaking Benjamin lead Singer has a kickass rocking set of pipes
Benjamin Burnley is an amazing vocalist. He sounds so amazing.
He should be in the top 10
How the hell are people who can't sing like james hetfield, billie joe armstrong and kurt cobain above the worlds greatest singer in heavy music. Halfords vocal range is 4 OCTAVES. Not many others come close
Much higher at least top 15 for the metal god
Kicks a$$! literally! Amazing!
Well the voice is amazing. -
Definitely belongs in top 10V3 Comments
You can have the top ten, the best ROCK singers are on this page!V1 Comment
Just listen to him sing Child in Time off the Made in Japan album, or Highway Star off of the same Made in Japan album. Incredible. Or, When a blind man cries. The best rock singer of all time
YAn Gillan has an amazing vocal range and very nice tembre of voice. His manner of singing varies a lot and is often very soulful. Remember Jesus Christ Superstar. He is no doubt the best rock vocalist of all times
Ian Gillan is one of the most important singers in history and too many people compares his howl even with Plant's. - Arkouda
He is the original screamer. - gemclobenV6 Comments
No Competition best singer by far, who are the people voting for this award its for a rock singer not a ballad or other genre, Back in Black is the second best selling album of all time for two reasons, one best lead guitarist in the world and two best rock singer in the world!
BRIAN JOHNSON IS BEST, HIS VOICE IS AMAZING! BRIAN IS FIRST ON THE PLANET!
Amazing vocals. So sad about his hearing issues! Get well soon Brian!V3 Comments
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