Greatest Rock Voices
The Contenders: Page 2
one of the best voices of all times. not as appreciated as he should though...
People talking about 4 octave ranges, this guy had a 7 that's right SEVEN octave range, the original Rock God Voice and still the best
Ian is 68th!?! What's wrong with you people, this is IAN GILLIAN of THE DEEP PURPLE,
Have you ever heard that screams in child in time!?!?
Amazing vocal range and techniqueV 1 Comment
How a clown like Chester Bennington is ahead of the legendary Who frontman proves most of these chippies don't know music.
The most powerful, sexy, heartfelt, belt-it-out... Did I say POWERFUL! Pure energy in that amazing voice. Thank you Roger!
Rain On Me! Magic Bus! Tommy! Behind Blues Eyes! The list goes on and on and on. This guy is Top Ten easy!
Most powerful voice. A singing rock lion.V 10 Comments
The Doors and Jim Morrison -perfect combination!
With his incredible voice, you can just sit down and enjoy. (:
Why is he so far down on this list? Jim morrison had so much emotion in his voice, and he also was able to make it gritty. he has to be at least top 20.
Jim had a hypnotic quality to his voice. No matter the age of the music, it still takes you to "that place"... you know what I'm talking about. Should have been in the Top 10 for sure.
How is Jim Morrison all the way down on the list?! He really gets into the music and has such an amazing voiceV 4 Comments
AC/DC ROCKS and the voice of Brian Johnson and the guitar of Angus Young together too.
HE HAS MOVED AC DC ON WITH LP BACK IN BLACK AND DC ARE STILL GOING 40 YEARS AND STILL GOING
THE MAN THAT SAVED THE GREATEST ROCK N ROLL BAND IN THE WORLD
Top 10 all time, for sure.V 4 Comments
Listen to"Rock and Roll Music"..
.."Twist & Shout"..Dizzy Miss Lizzy"
"You Can't Do That".."Yer Blues"...
"Tell Me Why"..."Instant Karma"..etc.
..and you'll hear the best rock singer ever!
People voting are too young to know but let the numbers speak. John Lennon has produced such a mass level of great music the rest on the list would dream for. Really, Lennon at 56?
There are no words that can explain how much I love his voice! Adore THE BEATLES :)
I liked him in The Beatles and solo of course
I am sure Yoko is throwing a fit because his name isn't in front of Paul'sV 4 Comments
Just my opinion, if he's not the greatest rock singer of all time he's the greatest rock voice. And I'm talking 93-97 here
I love his voice. Too bad Oasis don't sing anymore. What a waste, and all because of some childish quarrels between two brothers.
A okay singer too bad his body couldn't support the weight of his inflated ego
The last rock star.V 7 Comments
Arnel Pineda sings with passion. He doesn't only hit the high note as in the original but really sings from his heart full of soul. He is a total performer as seen in his concerts inciting his audience..
He has one of the most beautiful and versatile voices I have ever heard plus he knows how to work a crowd. This is extremely necessary for a successful frontman.
Arnel Pineda is one heck of a versatile vocalist and deserved this title, his powerful and soaring voice gives me goosebumps
and inspiration - audrey55
He has amazing chameleon voice!V 7 Comments
Of course Paul McCartney and Freddie Mercury are the GREATEST 2 vocalists in the rock era... Not even worth discussing. John Lennon, Robert Plant and Ann Wilson are RIGHT up there as well. Axl Rose is a vocal nightmare... SOME great songs but REALLY? Axl Rose... Just listen to both versions of Live and Let Die... Axl was a fleeting, TONELESS novelty... Come on folks! - frank
sung many of the most famous songs in the world, Hey Jude, Let It Be and he could rock with Helter Skelter, I'm Down, Oh! Darling
Sir Paul the prudish hack. Was a much better songwriter than he was a singer I always found his vocals to be a little annoying could have been sung better by someone who wasn't so full of themselves that was actually trying
Lennon was better.V 6 Comments
Seriously, Brad Delp is #56 on this list? He should be top 5 at the very least. He could hit notes consistently that left other singers shaking their heads. Did you ever notice that most cover bands ignore Boston songs? It's not because they don't want to, it's because the singers can't sing them properly, so they don't even try.
I guess people are really Deaf. If anyone ever really listened to music they would understand that ELVIS was the Best of all time, and Brad should be in the top 10. You can go on you tube and find in studio music with just vocal tracks before they are put to sound and music. Brad Delp has 1 of the Best Voices in Rock History. He had many different levels he could hit. RIP Brad Delp. The Nicest Guy in Rock N Roll.
Brad should be #1. He is one of the best vocalists ever! Just listen to the Boston's hits like "Don't Look Back" or "More Than a Feeling", and you'll understand. RIP Brad, we miss You.
The most incredible voice in rock & roll in my opinion. I saw an interview with Sebastian Bach where he was even "wowed" by the notes Brad could hit. He & Freddie Mercury are the top 2 in rock & roll in my opinion. How many singers have both of those bands been through since their departures? Many because their voices can't do it for long. RIP guys.V 12 Comments
Michael was on top! I voted every time for him! Where are all the other fans? He's the BEST! He should be on top!
Michael Jackson wasn't a rock singer. He may have been able to sing anything, but he didn't do rock. He wasn't in a rock band either. So he shouldn't even be on this list because its totally irrelevant to Jackson's actual talent.
DAMN, Michael should be on the top of this list... EASILY! Like him or not, you can't say something negative about his voice. He can scream like hell, and yet has this gentle soft tone...
He was the King of POP people! Not a Rock and Roll Singer!V 20 Comments
My favorite female singer!
She has a beautiful voice! I like to hear female voices in Rock! Amy Lee is beautiful and talented, she does a great job on Evanescence!
I love her voice! - TheGodOfNewWorld
She is just amazing! She has so much feeling and power in her voice! Too bad she's turning into a pop-princess... but anyway I hope she will never give up her way of singing no matter which genre she chooses! Go AMY!
She just so amazing, her voice is flawless. You can tell it comes straight from the heart when she sings. absolutely a amazing singer, I would vote for her any day. Pure, raw, emotion in her voice is what makes her one of the greatest.
Amy Lee's voice is beautiful. One of the best voices I've ever heard. She sounds like an angel and sings with a lot of heart and soul. And why is Brian Johnson higher on the list than her? - RorywilbrenV 11 Comments
His voice is soothing, dynamic, and extremely powerful. He has so many different styles and techniques. His lyrics are some of the deepest you'll come across. His voice can stand out or follow the music in a wavelike journey. You will worship this man. Surreal
Maynard should be in top 5,his voice is amazing,he can go deap,he can go soft,he can screamo,Maynard my freinds is also one of the gods o rock!!!!
Best male voice!
Chameleonic, powerful, emotive.
He rules at every band he is in. Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer.
Keep it hard Maynard!
His voice delivers a flood of emotion like no other!V 5 Comments
A lot of viewers will probably wonder why I put bono on this list. I have grown up listening to U2. Because I have listened to them for so long Bono is one of my favorite singers. -
Should be top 5. Very distinctive voice that a generation or two have grown up with. Could hit incredibly high notes when he was younger. Still one of my all time favorites and this is coming from a rock/metal fan.
What a strong and power in his voice (please watch DVD from Milan 2005 - Elevation is good example)! He absolutely deserve to be in first 5. One of the best voices in the music, ever.
For me, he is the bestV 5 Comments
Anthony Kiedis voice is amazing. Sadly RHCP isn't a very famous band nowadays because they had a long time without doing nothing. If anyone listens to the songs "Don't Forget Me" or "Under The Bridge" they'll understand my point. Red Hot Chili Peppers are perfection, and Kiedis is amazing, he should be at least in the top 10. I mean, how can Adam Lambert and other mainstream artists be in better positions then Kiedis?
Sorry if my grammar/spelling is bad but English isn't my mother tongue.
I agree, whoever watches Slane Castle will definitely chose Kiedis
Not only a great singer with what Tony Bennett described as "having a great range" but he can also rap with the best of them. He is versatile.
just watch the slane castle concert..
Elvis had range, volume and octave. Most singers in rock don't sing well. Turn off the music, and hear the voice. You will hear the truth.
ELVIS IS THE GREATEST SINGER IN THE HISTORY OF ROCK N ROLL AND THE VERY BEST DANCER THERE WOULD NOT BE ROCK N ROLL WITH OUT ELVIS AND I WILL SAY THAT STEVEN TYLER IS SECOND BEST
The King of rock'n'roll.
He started rock with his sexual voice, clothes and movments.
Elvis Presley--not even close. Had it all, including the showmanship and looks.V 3 Comments
Janis was AMAZING! What a shame that she did not make the list. My assumption is that most of the people who voted did so based on popularity, not necessarily talent. I can also assume many of those that voted are not as knowledgeable as they could have been, and were very lax in doing their homework! But, my husband says, no, they are just plain stupid!
Janis Joplin has the best voice I've ever heard! How is she so far down on the list?
A great voice at times but often too messed up to sing
WOW... Something is wrong here folks! Not even top 25? - frank
Front man for one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time! Massive Power and range. Song writer and musician. Can work a crowd like nobodies business! Top 5 in my opinion!V 2 Comments
The only other singer close to Layne Staley would be Chris Cornell. Staley's vocals and the way he can take dark lyrics and make them sound absolutely beautiful is a talent very few singers today can match. Staley's voice will resonate and influence many to come after him, you can't fake raw talent.
Layne have the best voice register in the history of the rock, you can check it if you want, high pitch to low pitch, the creativity, the power in his voice, the ability to transfer feelings, just awesome.
AIC undeniably the BEST grunge band with the best songs and the best voice. Not the most popular, but the best, the lyrical quality of Staley as well as his great voice make them incredible.
Well I guess people really are deaf... Layne Staley had one of the most unique voices ever. His time with Alice in Chains and Mad season, while short lived, spawned some of the best music the 90s offered in my opinion. I still listen to AiC and Ms everyday, mainly because of his insane vocal range. He should definitely be in top 10 smhV 20 Comments
He is the most best and most best singer of all time please please vote him up at rank 1
Undoubtedly, the greatest rock voice of all times... And still continues to be so
Great Singer, raspy voice, what more could you want for a rock star?V 3 Comments
David is definitely one of the best singers alive. He truly is Phenomanal. -
David was too much of a Lennon / McCartney wanna-be... Just nothing original... Iggy Pop always beat him to the punch too. - frank
It saddens me that Bowie is this low on any list
Ground control to Major Tom!V 2 Comments
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