Best Screamers

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The Top Ten

1
Chester Bennington (Linkin Park)
Easily the best, he should also be the best singer of our generation. He has done so much and everything he has done so far has been successful. I really enjoyed watching Linkin Park in concert, can't wait to see them again in the future. GO CHESTER, YOU ROCK.
He is awesome! NICE VOICE! From a soft voice to a sudden LOUD VOICE. In his song given up, his screams last for 18sec without even taking a rest! Chester bennington should be 1st instead!
Seriously, how is he not number one? In terms of sheer quality and range, Chester Bennington is absolutely amazing. Listen to his side project "Dead By Sunrise" if you doubt.
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2Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria)
Danny Worsnop is definitely better then #1 + #2, I love Linkin Park and Avenged Sevenfold, but they don't scream, as M. Shadows screwed up his voice doing it wrong, and I actually don't think that Chester Bennington ever screamed in any of their songs, while in Asking Alexandria, Danny possesses the ability to both, High scream, Middle Scream and Low Scream, while also singing with an amazing voice. Thus I believe he should be #1...
Danny is by far the best screamer on this list. Not only does he scream better than most people, he sings better too. He is the only person I know that can scream lows, mids and highs, but maintain a gigantic singing range. In terms of over all vocal ability, the only person that comes close to him is Corey Taylor. In terms of screaming alone, the only one who comes close to him is Oli Sykes. However, Worsnop surpasses Sykes by a long shot because Sykes is not what he used to be. I feel than Danny definitely deserves the number one spot much more than anyone else on this list
Imma a real fan of as I lay dying, linkin park, lamb of god, and other bands here. I'm not really an awesome fan of asking alexandria but the screamer here is definitely the best
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3Oli Sykes (BMTH)
Bring me the horizon is a band that I back in most all aspects when it comes to the screaming. Oli is probably though only screamer that I would be able to listen to on his own with no band backing him. I honestly don't understand how someone from linkin park is on this list or any other person from a band that isn't even a screaming band but I shall digress. Most do have extreamly good vocals so I can't bash them for that. I just think that oli goes above and beyond the call of duty by being able to sing like an angel and scream like a demon. Each noise brings me back want more like I haven't before
He's the best screamer in universe. He has unique voice. I didn't heard better screamer yet. Even his damaged voice is the best. Oli should be at first not Chester. And what Axl Rose doing here? Ok, I write this again : Oliver is THE BEST!
Oli Sykes has truly mastered the false chord technique. In my opinion he is the best screamer not for being especially brutal, but for being able to create harmonic screams matching to the music and having a great vocal range.
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4Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence)
This dude knows how to scream. His screams work amazingly well with the heavy chugging and soaring solos, and the brutal blast beats. His screams are so versatile, and his screams make Suicide Silence one of the greatest metal bands that modern metal has managed to forge
In all honesty, vocalists like Oli Sykes, Chris Motionless, and Ricky Hoover are amazing, but Mitch completely beats every metal singer I've ever heard at all screams. His highs are piercing and smooth and his growls are beyond godly. Aside from when he had vocal distortion, he sounded flawless live. Mitch was, is, and will always be a legend. He is my idol. Without a doubt, Suicide Silence is the best deathcore and metal band ever. Rest in peace, Mitch, you are missed.
Please tell me how Mitch is not number one! He blows the top 10 out of the water!
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5M Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold)
Matt Shadows Must Be The Number One, From Second Heartbeat, Nightmare, Scream, Afterlife, Almost Easy, Tonight The World Will Die, Save Me, So Far Away... Al Of The Song Is The Best!
I love the starting of Bat country
"he who makes a beast out of himself,
Gets rid of the pain, of being a man"
What is up with avenged sevenfold always being in second place m shadows should be number one not chester
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6Corey Taylor (Slipknot)
Slipknot '99 - young, gritty, hard working, and raw
Slipknot '01 - all out HATE, emotion, passion, suffering
Slipknot '04 - polished, articulate, witty
Slipknot '08 - deep, captivating, soaring, mature

Corey Taylor of Stone Sour and Slipknot.
Corey is obviously the best screamer out of everyone. His only competition is Danny Worsnop, Because Danny has godly vocal range. Corey is so emotion-filled and angry. I don't think anyone can copy his technique.
Taylor has many techniques.
He sings with emotion.
He can also normal very good singing.
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7Chris Motionless
I don't know how exactly Chris Motionless is beneath so many people on this list. Probably because motionless are only now starting to get their groove on and make their mark in metal. Chris has all the supposed qualities that Danny Worsnop (whom is also very talented) from Asking Alexandria has... Except he manages to have an even more diverse range of screams than even Danny. He does epic highs and brutal lows. In a way, his lows sound like Corey Taylor's "2009" screams- mature and deep with purpose (I know most of you who are into both bands would agree). However, he still manages to sound like "cradle of filth" all the same. But unlike all other screamer I know, he doesn't just do the stereotypical lows and highs... He fills in everything in-between with perfectly pronounced middles. He truly is the best screamer in metal in my opinion. I guarantee you're in for goosebumps with the breakdowns of 'immaculate misconception' and 'Abigail', or their new material such as screams in "Fatal", "If it's dead we'll kill it" and to be honest 90% of all the songs they have ever made. Chris motionless just has no faults when it comes to screaming. Name me one and I'll eat my hat!
I love Linkin Park and have been listening to them for years, and Chester's vocals when singing and screaming are excellent, but Chris can scream in so many ways it's overwhelming. The way he transitions from lows to mids to highs is amazing, and he even manages to have awesome cleans. The fact that he is only at 9 on this list, as I'm writing it, is almost offensive as he deserves to be in at least the top three. He is, by far, the most amazing screamer alive. If you want to know what I'm talking about, check out his band "Motionless in White". Listen to Fatal to hear a good example. Or if you want to go old school, Immaculate Misconception, Abigail and City Lights are good starter songs.
His range is almost unreal. His breathing technique is top class and he makes it seem so easy. He does stuff with his voice I've never heard before. His scream is truly unique and characteristic... Because I'd recognise it was him screaming a mile off. Motionless is pretty new in the music scene at the moment so maybe that's why Chris is only 18th on this list. In my opinion he knocks the socks off everyone above, even though linking park, avenge and AA are my favourite bands, no one can deny Chris being just a step ahead when it comes to screaming (it doesn't matter if you like their music or not... The facts are plain to see)
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8Randy Blythe (Lamb of God)
Come on he have the best metal scream ever I really no why chester is the 1st this is my top ten screamer :
1-Randy Blythe (Lamb of God)"HE IS THE BEST IF YOU THINK CHESTER IS THE BEST YOUR WRONG YOU GOT TO LISTEN TO THIS MAN SCREAM HIAL TO SCREAM KING3
2-Corey Taylor (Slipknot)"this man one of the sceary screams and one of the beautiful voices"
3-Chester Bennington (Linkin Park)"by the way chester can't scream any more" sorry chester we all love you
4-Axl Rose (Guns N Roses)"welcome to the jungle scream is one of the best"
5-Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) " he have the best grunge scream but not the best scream of all genres"
6-Layne Staley (Alice In Chains)"for sure the best vocalist but his nemember 6 on topten scream"
7-Michael Jackson "the only pop artist I listen to if you think he can't scream go listen to dirty diana don't worry it hard rock song"
8-Benjamin Burnley (Breaking Benjamin)" just listen to diary of jane"
9-Dave Grohl " his really under rated this man should do metal song he have some good screams"
10-Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying)" I'm not into emo and screamo but you got to give it to him he really scream"
It's not screaming. A compilation of deep growl and shrill scream. Yea chester's the pure screamer, but Randy got the boost and toughness in his voice unlike chester. Randy's voice is way deeper and heats you up quicker than anyone. RESPECT to RANDY BYLTHE /,
NEVER CALL YOURSELF A METAL FAN IF YOU'RE NOT IN LOVE WITH OR CRAZY ABOUT RANDY'S VOICE...
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9Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying)
tim I thank you for 'nothing left'... the best metalcore voice and the best metalcore song you have given me... it causes me goosebumps and takes my soul out every time I listen to it...
HE HAS A VERY SPECIAL VOICE. HE HAS A POWER AT HIS VOICE WHICH CAN ATTRACT MORE PPO TO LISTEN TO HIS SONGS.
Listen to "Paralyzed" and you will be amazed. His screams own all these singers here.

10Jake Luhrs (August Burns Red)
How is Jake not number 1? M. Shadows and Chester don't even scream anymore! Have you guys heard August Burns Red's newest album leveler? Jake has improved a lot in his screams. He definitely has the cleanest screams and the best around. He should've been number one.
He has clarity, range, and he just goes hard on every single track. His sound is just raw and it carries over live. Most screamers on this lists are incomprehensible. Jake brings the whole package.
I don't understand how anyone could say that Linkin Park or Avenged sevenfold scream, but Jake is definitely one of the best. Number one in my book.
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The Contenders

11Matty Mullins
Seriously. How have I just had to add him? Forget how awesome his band is (Memphis May Fire), but the dude has an AMAZING singing voice and one of the best Screams I've heard! Seriously, check these dudes out if you haven't already!

mattcooper-kay

Amazing, versatile screamer, can sing great too. Definitely should be way higher on the list, but won't be due to generally being unheard of!

mattcooper-kay

I don't want to live on this planet anymore... Matty mullins should be at least top 5, his screams and growls are really powerful and really really good!
And he is one of the best singers I've Ever heard! Check him and memphis may fire out, my favourit band of all time, simply amazing!
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12Mike Hranica (the Devil Wears Prada)
I don't see how he is below Danny Worsnop, in my opinion, and Oli Sykes. Oli's screams sound the same, he doesn't hit lows, and he can barely do highs. Same with Danny, who uses equalizers to make them sound the way they do. Mike doesn't, and he can scream live just the same as on his albums. I dunno, I just think he should be a little higher on the list. He has experience and from taking his band as a joke to making an album that hit in the top 40 albums in Rolling Stone... It's an accomplishment. Oli and Danny haven't done that yet, now have they?

I'm being elitist... I know.
Definitely a better screamer then most people would expect, his voice has continually wowed crowds around the world. Despite most screamers, his voice has only improved for the better. He can continually change notes without a doubt. Mikey deserves number #1.
This dude can scream though to some it seems as if his scream is fading; it was a personal choice that he decided to go with the more "live" sound on his newer albums, so he didn't feel like he was cheating his audience. In saying this he has a diverse unique scream and I think he is underrated. But this is a forum with a lot of widespread opinions take a look at the "with roots above and branches below" album. This in my opinion best shows his power and stamina to stretch the limits of his vocal chords.
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13Matt Tuck (Bullet for My Valentine)
Listen to Tears don't fall then vote. You shall soon know the best
I believe Matt Tuck deserves to be first. He's really one of the best metalcore vocalists alive. He was amazing in Scream Aim Fire.
Tears don't fall, Waking the demon, Scream aim fire, Disappear, and more
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14Jeremy McKinnon (A Day to Remember)
Manages to mix screaming and singing perfectly, plus can be aggressive and mellow in the same song
Most unique and amazing scream ever heard in the history of mankind. It's more like a lion's roar really.
hands down best screamer of all time no one else on this list compares.

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15Winston McCall (Parkway Drive)
I can not believe how could this guy be 44th place man.. Listen to Karma, Idols and anchors, Sleepwalker and many more.. He is the best.. His scream is unique!
How does the best end up at 44, seen most of the screamers live and winston smashes them all, he keeps improving and his vocal range in screams is unmatched, ollie sykes and danny worsnop come close but seriously... Chester bennington can't scream he sounds like an angry possum
I truly believe he should be number one if you listen to his voice one time you have to listen to it again and again he's voice is addictive to listen to his band and his voice are the sounds of the future of metal
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16Austin Carlile (Attack Attack!)
He is one of the very few screamers that are completely different from others. He holds a 12 second scream for so long in several of his songs.
For a person that has a heart disease, he sure can go a long way with his high pitch voice.
He is amazing at screaming and he actually screams unlike a lot of the guys on this list. Yeah their vocals are good but they don't actually scream
I think that he deserves to be in the top 10 but yeah.. I don't know... People have different tastes. But I really love Austin Carlile's screaming technique. He is very talented screamer
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17Ronnie Radke (Escape the Fate)
Now Ronnie is in another band called falling in reverse they're new album is gonna release on june I bet you ronnie will be on fire because he din't leave escape the fate he was only told to leave the band and poor rake had to leave the band he would never give up his career so he created a band called falling reverse as I said ronnie will be on his best hear other songs witch he sang like My apocalypse, Not good enough for truth in cliche (Escape the fate) I am telling you he will be the very best screamer soon!
Ronnie was one of the best screamers out there, especially his lower screaming ability such as in The Guillotine. The ending of the song were perfect double-layered screams. But now that he is in FIR he uses more rap than rock and his screams are not as good
This manly kid. He screams awesome. Go buy his bands album. "the Drug in me is you" album by Falling In Reverse available on iTunes.
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18Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel)
The lowest, gnarliest deathcore screamer out there
Epic Growls... Pigsquels... He nows how to scream perfectly
Brutal technical and fast and knows when to stop and scream
Whitechapel

19Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
Kurt deserves to be in top ten there is no question in my mind. He merits it just for the passion in his vocals; his screams are hard to forget even with two decades gone. It is a damnshame the pressure got to him contributed to the ending of his passion, art, and life. Kurt could have been so much more than even the great man that he was the day he died. To hear some of his best work with Nirvana listen to the album bleach for the screams. Listen to Nevermind for the bands greatest work. If by this point you love the band listen to their final album In Utero.R.I. P Kurt Cobain
How can I express the amazingness of his scream? Just listen to the last minute of "Where Did You Sleep Last Night? " from Nirvana's MTV Unplugged. Last minute of you wanna hear the scream. All of it if you wanna be amazed.
No matter that he's gone from us. He is one flipping amazing human being... He left because he couldn't get a thrill out of anything and couldn't appreciate anything or anyone the way he used to.R.I. P
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20Jonathan Davis (Korn)
He puts so much emotion into his screaming, his growls are awesome as well

21Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)

22Spencer Chamberlain (Underoath)
He has incredible screams, I think he should at least get into the top 20.
Spencer, sings, svreams and lead the metal with his mouth

23Chris Roetter (Like Moths to Flames)

24Andrew Biersack (Black Veil Brides)
Andy is perfect. Enough said. But, if I were to elaborate on some of the most amazing qualities about this kid it would be his EPIC screams! I'm no pro, I'm just a teenager who enjoys metal and can't scream worth a crap! But seriously though, when listening to BVB and then to other bands? It's ridiculous how far and above Andy is compared to the other guys! Now don't get me wrong, I love me some AA, BMTH, Bullet, A7x, BOTDF, and many others, and they all have different sounds, but I think that is what makes Andy so special. Compared to the screams of the bands listed above, Andy can put so much emotion into the screams. The highs, mids, lows, solos, etc NEVER sound the same! They can be tailored to the songs message and vibe, whether it is angry, vengeful, tender, you name it, Andy can do it all! Now, I am showing a little bias here, granted because I have truly sold my soul to BVB, and I love them more than life. BUT I still would argue that no matter what, Andy could out scream anyone in music toady! He is just as good live as on his records too, I know from personal experience :)

M/ Rock on y'all, Metal for life m/
I cannot believe Andy is at place 32. Sure, he doesn't scream throughout his songs. But when he does, he blows everyone else out of the water. His solo screams are beyond excellent. His screaming live is BEAUTIFUL. He has no back-up. It's just him. I love andrew so much. His voice is breath-taking. He should be in the top 15 at least.
I'm not a huge fan of screaming, but I do like andy biersack. he sounds good and he doesn't over due it. plus I can actually understand what he's saying without having to look up lyrics.
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25Benjamin Burnley (Breaking Benjamin)
#1 ben
#2 adam gontier
#3 chester
Yes! Love this band!
Ben is the best
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26Layne Staley (Alice In Chains)
I say that layne staley was the best vocolist because no one could sing like him he was so unique in so many ways which made him so much better. I completely agree of what tom morello said when he said that he can scream like an angry angle
All I can say is "Imatations are pale"... Even though Layne hasn't been given the credit he deserves, no one will be able to take away his god given talent to sing like and angry angel. RIP Layne - forever missed
No one could scream like Layne. Tom Morello about Layne: "He sounded like an angry angel. "
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27Alex Koehler (Chelsea Grin)
He has more range then anyone alive except the screamer from The Devil Wears Prada hands down the best vocalist in my opinion
Alex has a more broad scream vaariety, highs lows he does them all and does them all damn better than anyone else can
Alex has more talent chester whatever his name is
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28Dani Filth (Cradle of Filth)
If you have ever seen the live version of "Nymphetamine" at the Rock AM ring 2006. He has the lowest and the highest screams I've ever heard! I think he's the best screamer this world has ever seen! Check that video out! I suggest that you listen to the entire video and then decide which is the best screamer!
The Filth scream is Iconic in its genre. To be honest there are some great vocalists on this list but seriously, have any of you people ever listened to cradle of filth? As far as pure screaming goes he's the godfather. Id say the only reason he's not higher up the list is because less people know about him.
The most talented screamer on the list.
Extreme Goth Metal Screaming > generic screams
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29Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder)
This list is a complete joke. Like I was laughing the whole time scrolling down. All this is, is a popularity contest. I'd love to see AXL ROSE try to death growl the way Trevor can. What a crock.
There isn't a better screamer than Trevor. Just listen to some songs by BDM and you'll see. Watch them LIVE too

aspasiz

Fast Dark Evil Trevor is great at growling
The Black Dahlia Murder

30Craig Mabbitt
Epic highs, intense lows. Why isn't he in the top 10?
Listen to ungrateful / this war is ours and then vote Craig surely needs to be in the top 20 at leat. Brilliant screams, !
This should be on the top ten list! He's way better than Ronnie.
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31Michael Barnes (RED)
Man he is a real talent! Listen to Let Go, Damage, Faceless, Feed The Machine etc. you wwill realise what real scream is all about. Plus an excellent vocalist. No one can scream so efficiently and sing as emotionally as him. He should at least be below Chester. People are just going for fame of the band. So people who respect talent, vote for him.
Listen to songs like: breathe into me, Let Go, Wasting time, Death of me, Out from Under, Confession, Feed The Machine, The Outside, Release The Panic, Damage, and last but Not least: IF WE ONLY!
Just listen to Feed the Machine and you will know what I mean.

Xylyte

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32Jared Warth (Blessthefall)
He's got some of the most intense screams I've heard. Along with Beau's cleans and the great backing music, Warth is just flat out amazing.

33Jared Leto (30 Seconds to Mars)
A very clean screamer that most people can enjoy. Similar to Chester. People need to vote on talent, not just their favorite band
He needs to be placed somewhere higher although he is not screaming so much on the new album, he's still able to.
Nonsense! Jared supposed to be in the Top Ten list!
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34Kyo (Dir en grey)
Lead vocalist of Visual Kei/Japanese Rock/Metal band Dir en Grey. Can scream REALLY HIGH, can growl REALLY DEEP, and has a very nice timbre when he does clean vocals, and he is doing it all with raw emotion, it's as if you also feel what he feels. He is classified as a low tenor but his overall vocal range spans into the whistle register.
He is the master of both false and fry screaming and has the largest vocal range out of anyone on the list especially the top ten. I feel this is all based on popularity not skill. Everyone would you please take the time to actually search and learn about screaming, you too would realise Kyo should be in the top ten..
What is wrong with this list, okay you guys think that your whining screamers can beat Kyo? , I would like to see anyone try intimating kyo I've have listened to many artist and never seen anyone with an amazing voice.

35Brian White (A Skylit Drive)

36Tyler "Telle" Smith (The Word Alive)
Amazing screamer, in my opinion. Brutal growls, epic screams, and perfect middles. Great vocalist, indeed. One of my favorites.

37Max Green (Escape the Fate)

38Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom)
He is the best screamer.
Alexi is easily the best man just listen to punch me I bleed in your face next in line are you dead yet red light in my eyes sixpounder aces high angels don't kill
WTF man. Almost no competition except maybe Hranica or Worsnop. Just the perfect mixture of anger and power in his scowling voice. These lists are starting to annoy me..
he is the best in screaming!
his style is unique and his songs are great

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39Micah Kinard (Oh, Sleeper)

40Serj Kravchenko (Make Me Famous)

41Tim McIlrath (Rise Against)
Rise Against has so many varying styles that they can play, and all of them sound great. Tim can deliver smooth vocals, but his screaming is top notch. If you really want to hear him scream, listen to some of his songs that he sang from The Killing Tree, his side project during the late 90's and early 2000s.
Rise Against was one of the first bands to implement screaming style vocals into punk music. Tim McIlrath's screams make you want to mosh without him even using deathgrowls or pig squeals. He just uses so much emotion and believes in his music.
Lead singer of Rise Against, his vocals vary from soft and smooth, to harsh screams. He is undoubtedly one of the best singers in Music. Examples include "State of The Union" and "Dead Ringer".
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42Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots)

43Stitch D (The Defiled)

44Tommy Rogers (Between the Buried and Me)
Most of the other so called "screamers on this list don't even scream anymore. Tommy outshines most everyone else on this list but 26 really? Some people just don't know good screamers or music for that matter
His screams live are just as fantastic as his studio ones. He screams almost effortlessly and just sounds amazing. Who wouldn't put him in at least the top 10? Also his normal vocals are incredible too.
This guy sounds like a pitch shifted banshee when he screams. In a good way. Plus his regular singing is beautiful too.

45Jimmie Strimell
Just because Jimmie's not that popular it doesn't mean that he's not the best. People have voted for Linkin Park's Chester because he's popular. It's not that Chester isn't good, he's good, I am a fan of him. But from my experience I've had with screaming music I can tell you that there's no one better that Jimmie who can scream so perfect. His screams are just epic, if you listen to his voice you'll ask yourself how he does it. Man, I've got to tell you, Strimell has a lot of talent, just check his bands out (there are a lot I must tell you! ). He can scream in different styles, Death Metal screaming, Alternative Metal screaming, Metalcore style screamo and more. He can also sing well (I know this list is all about screaming but... ), he has done some acoustic songs like "Promise Me" by Dead by April and again, THUMBS UP! From screaming to clean singing, Strimell has it all!
Jimmie Strimell is the best in the world! He's my God! He's so awesome, he should be number 1 and not 45. His screams are just EPIC, so much emotion, so much sorrow, it's even so melodic, just awesome. His clean singing rocks too, just listen to "Losing You" from Dead by April and you'll be shocked by the tremendous amount of talent that Jimmie has. No one can sing and scream as good as Jimmie that's my bet. Jimmie is my most favorite artist of all time, just feels so bad he isn't in Dead by April anymore. Almost crying right now ;-( Thank You Jimmie for the awesome songs, thank you for the great memories in Dead by April, we all love you, you're the best. Lots of love from Suriname :-)! Jimmie Strimell The best! Jimmie Strimell the best! Jimmie Strimell the best! My ICON
Man, have you guys listened to the song "Losing You"? The clean vocals and the screaming that is produced by this man is just EPIC. He can scream man, the best scream I've ever heard. Some people listen to songs that are only screaming like pigs, just don't understand a damn word they're screaming out. But listen to Strimell's songs, even if you don't understand the words, his emotion he has in the screams will make you understand what he's trying to say. By the way, listen to "Painting Shadows" by DbA, just great, words can't describe it.
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46Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage)
I'm sorry but I guess most you guys vote for the bands what are most popular because seriously chester bennington really ok danny worsnop amazing but jesse is unbelievable screamer and should be in the top ten
Jesse needs to be a lot higher on this list. His screams are epic compared to some of the people who are higher than him right now.
Listen to Vide Infra, and tell me that Jesse is NOT the best screamer!

47Serj Tankian (System of a Down)
Serj Tankian is allout amazing. A good singer in general but his screams are amazing. Basically any of his screams on the Toxicity album are perfect, BYOB (I believe that was off of Steal This Album, but don't quote me I am probably wrong) had AMAZING screams. I looked at this list not even thinking about the NU Metal and Grunge screamers just the same old screamo and metalcore. However Phil Anselmo would be my favorite metal screamer. I am not sure if he is on this list though

48Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)

49Dennis Lee (Alesana)
He should be at least in the top ten. He is amazing.

50Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch)
Ivan has talent in screaming! He should be at least up there on top 10 - 20 range
Are you kidding? This man is going to win vocalist of the year at the golden gods 2014 and then you people will see. I mean chester at #1? Are you insane? He's got no unique qualities at all.

51Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson you just can't beat this mans scream especially live its just so natural, and elevating, and so unrelenting, with fluent and plain up in your face style that's gonna win every time plain and simple
This is guy has the best Scream Ever, I simply love it, I don't why this guy, Chris Barnes and Chuck Schuldiner are not up there, they are/were simply Legends
Man, have you guys even listened to the Antichrist Superstar Live version from 98? Cause that right there is fry screaming at its best. I am also a big A7X fan but when it comes to fry screaming Manson is the best in my opinion. Plus, A7X suck nowadays and Matt doesn't dound this good live.

52Vic Fuentes (Pierce the Veil)
Very talented both screaming and clean vocals

53Phil Labonte (All That Remains)
Just go listen to their "Just Moments in Time" and you'll all understand

54Bert Mccracken (The Used)
Such a talented screamer, especially on all their old stuff. They were raw and his transitions of singing to screaming just get you pumped, Definitely should be higher up there.
I'm a huge fan of music and he is one of my favorite singers and is without a doubt the best screamer I have ever heard. Listen to the self titled album
His scream is so amazing. Listen to box full of sharp objects, sound effects and overdramitics, and choke me. His scream has a great range.
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55Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
This guy has a fantastic voice. He dose many different screams, and he can also sing very well. His voice goes fantastically with the incredibly harsh sounding and chaotic guitars and drums of The Dillinger Escape Plan. He does fantastic live performances, and he also did guest vocals on the song "The Feast" by Genghis Tron. (another fantastic band if you've never heard them before)
Listen to the song "Farewell, Mona Lisa" and try to tell me that I'm wrong.

56Kellin Quinn
I'm pretty sure he will be screaming a lot more since Jesse Lawson left the band. But, he is alright. Not the best though...
Funny, I remember Jesse Lawson screaming in most of their songs
Yo why is kellin at #1?
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57Garret Rapp (The Color Morale)

58Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance)
What's even more unique about Gerard from all these other people is that he is really versatile and has awesome screams yet can switch back and forth from screaming to singing beautifully
Gerard way has tons of talent. His screams are so amazing and you can clearly hear the lyrics with out having to look them up. He also is really good at switching between screaming and singing beautifully.

59Michael Bohn (Issues)
He puts so much soul into his screaming that its his art and he is the master

60Tom Petty (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers)

61James Hetfield

62Kyle Pavone (We Came As Romans)

63Shagrath (Dimmu Borgir)

64Phil Anselmo (Pantera/Down/Superjoint Ritual)
So gutted that Phil is so far down on this list, his screaming is insane, especially on pretty much every song on the Great Southern Trendkill (the title track and War Nerve come to mind). Plus, although it's irrelevant to a "best screamers" list, but on tracks like Cemetary Gates, he proves he can sing incredibly well. My runner-ups would be Corey Taylor, Marilyn Manson, Alexi Laiho and Zack de la Rocha (who isn't even on this list! Listen to Freedom at the end! ).
What how could anyone forgot Phil Anselmo
Look up Superjoint ritual Ozena and tell me if he shouldn't be higher..
Anyone who did not choose him knows nothing about metal or music

65Shane Told (Silverstein)

66Ian Gillan (Deep Purple)

67Spencer Sotelo (Periphery)
Amazing screaming and amazing, gritty, loud, intense clean vocals that can blow almost everyone else on this list out of the water.

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68Jayy Von Monroe (Blood On The Dance Floor)
I'm surprised that he isn't higher on the list, he's not the best, but 57th, really? He's more talented than some people realize. I guess most people haven't heard of him, or don't realize that it IS him.

He sounds just as good live, too, which is rare.

Just saying.

69Dave Grohl
He gives all what his got in every single concert... One of the best rock voices nowadays
Besides beeing one the best drummers in the world, he is great frontman and he puts everything in every concert and gig.

70Ronnie James Dio

71Jon Mess (Dance Gavin Dance)
Jon mess has screams like no one else. He is so great at screaming and writing he deserves to be higher up on this list.
This guy perform screams at the perfect pitch & is just as good live! His writting style is inttersting, as he is random & has great syle. Easily #1

72Bertrand Poncet (Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!)
I like Bert. Bert is cool/.

73Brian Fair (Shadows Fall)

74Ryan Clark (Demon Hunter)
He is the best

75Howard Jones (Killswitch Engage, Devil You Know)
I think he made killswitch better and he is doing well on his own

76Minami (Keisuke)
Pretty unknown guy, but his vocals are incredibly powerful. Part of the Japanese synthcore band 'Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas'.
He's an amazing screamer with really varied vocals.

77Rob Halford (Judas Priest)

78Lawrence Taylor (While She Sleeps)
Although he doesn't have a very high vocal range Lawrence Taylor deserves to be way higher on the list. The way his screams sound along with the heavy guitars and blast beats of the drums is just heavenly.
Good band they rock

79Doriano Magliano (Woe, Is Me)
His lows sound amazing

80Jeffrey Wellfare (Capture The Crown)
Brilliant screamer he should be at the top

81Vincent Bennett (The Acacia Strain)

82Matt Heafy (Trivium)

83Cedric Bixler-Zavala (At The Drive-In, The Mars Volta)

84Jimmy Barnes (Cold Chisel)

85Bon Scott (AC/DC)
Heck yeahs. :) Don't get me wrong, I love stuff like Asking Alexandria, BVB, and ADTR, but Bon Scott was the original. Not only that, but his scream is not only aggressive, but melodic and beautiful at the same time.
How is this guy not even on here? He should be top five.

86Dave Williams (Drowning Pool)

87Matt Mehana (I Set My Friends On Fire)

88Hernan "Eddie" Hermida (All Shall Perish)
Great at screaming great pig squeals and great at growling
All Shall Perish/ Suicide Silence

89Ricky Hoover (Suffokate)
Flawless live, listen to not the fallen and my darkened eyes.

90Cisko Miranda (Eyes Set to Kill)

91Nicholas Matthews (Get Scared)

92Ronnie Canizaro (Born of Osiris)

93Steve Henning (One Year Later)

94Rob Zombie
I don't really get it...
Why RZ was no on list and what?!
Phil anselmo at 63 and chester on 1?
Whats going on?

95Karl Schubach (Misery Signals)

96Caleb Shomo (Attack Attack!)

97George Fisher

98James Brown

99Brian "Head" Welch (Love and Death)

100Solomon Olds (Family Force 5)

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