Top Ten Best Male Alternative Band Singers

A list showing the most versatile and skill full singers in the Alternative rock genre (Bands such as Nirvana, Linkin park, 30 Seconds to Mars etc. )

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1Layne Staley - Alice In ChainsLayne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. more.
2Chris Cornell - SoundgardenChris Cornell is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave.
3Eddie Vedder - Pearl JamEddie Vedder is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam, with whom he performs lead vocals and is one of three guitarists.
4Kurt Cobain - NirvanaKurt 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.
5Chester Bennington - Linkin Park

Just listen to The Messenger then you'll understand! - Curti2594

6Morrissey - The SmithsSteven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May, 1959), known as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author, rose to prominence as the lead singer of The Smiths, an indie rock band - which was active from 1982 to 1987 . Since then, Morrissey has had a solo career making the top ten of the UK singles more.
7Liam Gallagher - OasisWilliam John Paul "Liam" Gallagher is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later as the singer of Beady Eye.
8Billie Joe Armstrong - Green Day

He shaped the Punk Rock era in the 90's through the two decades following

9Scott Weiland - Stone Temple PilotsScott Weiland is an American singer, musician, and composer for the American grunge band Stone Temple Pilots.
10Chris Martin - Coldplay

The Contenders

11Black Francis - The PixiesCharles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known as the frontman of the influential alternative rock band Pixies, with whom he performs under the stage name Black Francis.
12Thom Yorke - Radiohead
13Josh Homme - Queens of the Stone Age
14Benjamin Burnley- Breaking BenjaminBenjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.
15Billy Corgan - The Smashing PumpkinsWilliam Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, producer, television writer, poet, and professional wrestling promoter best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing Pumpkins.
16Mike Patton - Faith No MoreMichael Allan "Mike" Patton is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, film composer, producer, and actor, best known as the lead singer of the alternative metal band Faith No More.
17Adam Gontier - Three Days GraceAdam 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.
18Rivers Cuomo - WeezerRivers Cuomo is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and songwriter of the alternative rock band Weezer, with whom he has recorded eleven studio albums.
19Trent Reznor - Nine Inch NailsMichael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.
20Maynard James Keenan - ToolMaynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.
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Top Remixes

1. Morrissey - The Smiths
2. Layne Staley - Alice In Chains
3. Liam Gallagher - Oasis
1. Layne Staley - Alice In Chains
2. Chris Cornell - Soundgarden
3. Kurt Cobain - Nirvana



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