Top Ten Greatest Hard Rock Vocalists


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21David ByronDavid Garrick, better known by his stage name David Byron, was a British singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist with the rock band Uriah Heep in the early 1970s.
22Paul StanleyStanley Bert Eisen, known professionally by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and painter best known for being the rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer of the rock band Kiss.

Paul Stanley is and always will be the epitome of what a hard rock vocalist should be! Sure KISS is not the "heaviest" band, but Paul Stanley has a voice like none other! He can stun, amaze, mesmerize and paralyze you with his totally awesome voice! He can change his voice easily from any genre of rock to the next! His onstage presence and banter along with the look all make him the #1 candidate for this! Have you heard him on the album Revenge?! Carnival of Souls? Wow! Is all I have to say!

Paul Stanley's voice has stayed remarkably fresh after all these years!
He's a fantastic pure vocalist and can hit a high note with total and
complete ease. His voice strangely gets better with age!
i can't even name anyone else whose ever been close to the way this man sings!

Just the greatest rock singer, he can go from hi to low just as easy as piece of cake. He's aroud 60 but his voice get better with age. Listen "Forever" and you see what I'm talking about.

23Joe Elliott

An incredible vocal range and could reach fairly high notes that many contemporary singers couldn't.

24Corey TaylorCorey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.

One of the best artists I've ever come across in my life!

Blows me away especially in stone sour

What the heck he should be in top 5

25Kurt CobainKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

Kurt Cobain was so unique. One of few vocalists who you could actually hear the pain and emotion in his voice. An incredible talent who lyrics you could relate to instantly.

Not only was he perfect live, his voice may not be perfect but is pure emotion. I still get chills listening to where did you sleep last night.

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26David Lee RothDavid Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
27Mick JaggerSir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
28Myles KennedyMyles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

This one man personified what rock nroll is all about with his work in alterbridge... Even led zepplin and slash wanted to work with him!

29Dave GrohlDavid Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters.

Really all the way back here
He's one of my all time favourite vocalists and you have the shame to put him at #43!

30Darby MillsDarby Phyllis Mills is a Canadian rock vocalist, former figure skater; known best as the lead singer of the Headpins.
31Ville Valo
32John Vesely

John Vesely is the best singer in this championship, defeating M. Shadows and gerard way and adam young, you are the best of all, let's grab the spirit and all are for the future of you and Candice Vesely

I can say the he's a great singer, because of his voice on his own songs!

33Isono Hiroshi

From underrated visual kei bands D'ERLANGER and DIE IN CRIES, industrial rock band BUG - ronluna

35Jared Leto

As great as axl in my opinion he should be further up this list

36Jack Russel
37Noddy Holder
38Adam GontierAdam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.

Cannot believe he is not mentioned

39Matt Tuck

Matt is certainly higher than 31! He in my mind is one of the greatest guitaristsinger ever he has nasty riffs great voice insane range and insane growls and screams he is like no other

Matt is not even in the list!
That's sick.. Get him in top 10 at least! He is a great vocalist.. He can scream growl and play some insane riffs at the same time!

40Geoff TateGeoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensr├┐che.

Metallica is awesome but James Hetfield is not that great of a singer. Geoff Tate is the second best rock singer of all time (behind Freddie Mercury).

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