Top Ten Metal Screamers

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The Top Ten

1
Mitch Lucker - Suicide Silence
R.I.P. mitchell Adam Lucker. You will be missed.

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Mitch lucker is the best
Best screamer mitch adam lucker
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2Oliver Sykes - Bring Me the Horizon
He can successfully scream through anger, pain and pure emotion, fantastic vocalist in all areas
Singer from my favourite band, and he can scream like a madman!
He Screams so awesome! Like a god
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3Orion Stephens - In Dying Arms

4Alex Koehler - Chelsea Grin
I like her voice scream @sulthon_indie

5Adam Warren - Oceano

6Phil Bozeman - Whitechapel

7Eddie Hermida - All Shall Perish

8Jake Luhrs - August Burns Red
Jake is clearly the best screamer I ever heard! He's able to combine very deep shouts and highscreams like no one else! Abr was the first metalcore band I absolutely fell in love with. Indonesia is clearly my favourite song of all time and it's the first one I actually screamed to ^^
ABR! M/

9Jonny Davy - Job for a Cowboy

10Matthew Tuck - Bullet for My Valentine
Great screamer. Just gives me chills

The Contenders

11Philip Labonte - All That Remains
Any band that makes me memorize every vocal and every scream has my vote no matter what
Phil's an amazing vocalist with a great technical ability!

12Jimmie Strimell - Dead By April
What!... Jimmie Strimell deserves the number one spot and I bet nobody's better than him. His screaming is so awesome that it makes you feel alive every time you listen to it. Just listen to the song 'Real and True' by Dead by April and you'll know what real screaming is all about. By the way his clean singing rocks, he's not only the best screamer, he is also the best singer. I feel so bad he's not in Dead by April anymore, the band still rocks, but without Jimmie it's incomplete. And at last I wanna say thanks to Jimmie Strimell for such great songs that changed my life, I will always see you as a good friend. Everyone hail Jimmie Strimell!
Tman! He's just awesome! (Y)
Jimmie Strimell! Jimmie Strimell! Jimmie Strimell! Jimmie Strimell! Jimmie Strimell! He's no. 1 and nobody beats him, the best screamer out there, the best (clean singer), simply The Best. NOBODY has the talent that Jimmie has, he's just undescribable. Best screamer there is, there was, there ever will be! @JimmieStrimellSuperfan

13Geoffrey Ficco - The Faceless

14M. Shadows - Avenged Sevenfold
Matt just has something that makes his screams so pure. They give you so much energy if you hear them live, and that makes him the best screamer of our current area for me.
Amazing. That's all I have to say

15Petri Lindroos - Ensiferum
One of the few on this list that is actually in a metal band.

16Jeffrey Wellfare - Capture the Crown

17Austin Carlile - Of Mice & Men

18Dani Filth - Cradle of Filth
He is the greatest screamer

19Mike Hranica- The Devil Wears Prada

20Tim Lambesis - As I Lay Dying

21Helge Stang - Equilibrium

22Michael Bohn - Issues

23Chris "Fronz" Fronzak - Attila

24Brendan Murphy - Counterparts

25Chino Moreno - Deftones
All of these bands are stupid scream/metalcore bands. Such a shame that he passed away but come on.

26Chris "Motionless" Cerulli - Motionless in White

27Steve Marbs - Dark Funeral

28Craig Owens - Chiodos

29Spencer Sotelo - Periphery

30Jens Kidman - Meshuggah

31Caleb Shomo - Attack Attack!

32Alex Good - Texas In July

33Jerry Roush - Glass Cloud

34Andre Bravo - In Alcatraz 1962

35Xander Bourgeois - Secrets

36Doriano Magliano - Woe, Is Me

37Scott Barnes - In Fear and Faith

38Freddy Cricien - Madball

39Roger Miret - Agnostic Front

40Ron Reyes - Black Flag

41Mattie Montgomery - For Today

42Ryan Clark - Demon Hunter

43Jeremy McKinnon - A Day to Remember

44Jared Warth - Blessthefall

45Eric Adams - Manowar
Ok, most can't stand Manowar and think they're a funny act, but let's face it: Eric Adams can sing really high, loud and include the best drive ever at it. Although the years passed and he lost a few of his power, we're talking about a dude that drinks beer while screaming some really hard notes (check The Absolute Power DVD). To add more, his "normal voice" is beautiful. That's the way a true heavy metal singer must sound.

Check Battle Hymn in Leeds, 1984; Hail and Kill in NYC, 1989; Heart of Steel in Lisbon; or a video comparison between his performance both studio and live.

46Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden
Yeah, yeah, I know this one got old too. But Bruce delivered some of the best performances ever in the history of metal singing. Well, I just saw the last Rock in Rio (2013) and the little guy just nailed Aces High, first song of the encore. Come on, if he can sing it by the end of a 90min concert, I'm sure he still got it. It's incredible how his voice changed over the years, kept getting better and he managed to improvise even more on his live performances. And when you think all of this wasn't enough, he can sing one of his best solo tunes sitted in a damn limousine. Yeah, that's what he can do.

Check Total Eclipse, Hammersmith 82; Aces High, Rock in Rio 85; Hallowed Be Thy Name, Raising Hell 93; Tears of the Dragon, Limousine 94.

47Daniel Heiman - Lost Horizon
He might be singing in an alternative band right now, but hey, you don't need a long career in metal to deliver classics (Halford had a terrible Project with that dude from Nine Inch Nails, but we love him anyway). Daniel has some of the greatest and probably the highest screams in the history of metal, which led to create a cult of fans around the world. And the dude just released like 4 álbuns in the process, but you should definitely check the Lost Horizon albuns, where he got this best of those lums. There are just a few live performances recorded, but you can listen to this marvelous voice and what a loss he leaving metal we have to live with.

Check the final part of Heart of Storm; check Heed rehearsal live in studio; check the famous facemelter scream from Highlander - The One (although I prefer the nanana parts).

48Rob Halford - Judas Priest
Stand by for exciter! Damn, Halford brought us some high notes over the years and still can sing those every concert. Come on, do I need to talk about the guy who performed Painkiller...he's the metal god and we all know it. And he's such a nice guy that usually he lets the crowd sing Breaking the Law in his place. Yeah, that's how nice he is to his fans.

49Mats Leven
The swedish screamer, with a long list of albuns recorded in diferente bands. Mats sang for Malmsteen, Therion and others, Always delivering perfect drive and high notes. I'm such a fan of his voice that I just don't care where he sings, I just go and grab it, knowing it'll be nice. And he does covers too when he's like on vacation or something.

Check Malmsteen - Seventh Sign (LIVE! ); Sons of the Staves of Time (Therion DVD); Queensryche's Queen of the Reich cover

50Carlos Zema
A brazillian guy who keeps going from band to band, Always singing great. He sang for Heaven's Guardian and Vougan in Brazil, did some gigs with Metal Mike, sang for Outworld and now he's in Immortal Guardian band. Better check him, this guy can sing both death metal screams and highest notes, which is definitely rare.

Check Heaven's Guardian - Killing Night; American Metalhead by Metal Mike (he totally kicks Sebastian Bach's girly voice); his singing in the streets with Immortal Guardian.

51Geoff Tate - Queensrÿche
Yeah, he doesn't have the drive. But he sang Queen of the Reich and Suite Sister Mary, so who cares. I might like his past more than the present, since all his classic singing is left behind his career. I'll cheer to the past and Geoff brought us some of the greatest performances ever in metal singing.

Check Eyes of a Stranger; The Killing Words; The Prophecy.

52Iuri Sanson
Singing for brazillian band Hibria, Iuri is a great performer. You should check him in Tiger Punch and listen to his skills. He can run like Axl Rose through the stage but sing way better (not hard, since it's Axl the diva).

53Hansi Kursch - Blind Guardian
I love his skills, specially on studio. Here's the guy who records 1000 voices for every song, creating vocal layers so dense, beautiful and high that will blow your mind.

Check Mirror Mirror, Bright Eyes and Valhalla.

54Oliver Hartmann
He sang for At Vance and Avantasia, and got a solo career (this one isn't metal). But go listen to his Eye of the Tiger cover, or his work on Avantasia's Sign of the Cross, I Don't Believe in your Love or any other song. Beautiful voice (check My Everything is You from his solo career), powerful one.

55Randy Blythe - Lamb of God
Godly vocal range; highs, lows and everything in between. Randy has also been the frontman for death metal band, Cannabis Corpse- a marijuana-based parody band of Cannibal Corpse. He has, on Lamb of God's latest album, also used clean singing in the song Insurrection.

Listen to songs like; King Me, One Gun and Ruin.
What Randy is in 36 place!? He should be in top 3 at least really what

56Danny Worsnop - Asking Alexandria
Easily the best screamer out there...

57Chester Bennington
Best screamer for sure! FOR REAL!
The best screamers I think

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Updated Wednesday, July 09, 2014


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