Best Metal Vocalist/Guitarists

The best metal frontman who do lead vocals and play guitar. Bass counts too.

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1Matt Heafy (Trivium)Matthew "Matt" Kiichi Heafy is a Japanese-American musician, best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Orlando based Heavy Metal/Metalcore band Trivium.

This guy is one of my favorites. He is an awesome singer and guitar player.

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2Matt Tuck (Bullet for My Valentine)

Amazing guitar and scream...

3Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom)

A guitarist who can play some of the sickest riffs, solos and sing awesome vocals.

4James Hetfield (Metallica)James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.V1 Comment
5Tom Araya (Slayer)Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz is a Chilean American musician, best known as the bassist and vocalist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
6Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth)Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician, prominently known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of progressive death metal band Opeth, as well as being the former vocalist of death metal supergroup Bloodbath.
7Chuck Schuldiner (Death)Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck as the "Godfather ...read more.V1 Comment
8Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)David Scott "Dave" Mustaine was born September 13, 1961. He is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is best known as the co-founder, guitarist, and lead singer of the American thrash metal band Megadeth, and well known as the original lead guitarist for the American heavy metal ...read more.
9Michael Poulsen (Volbeat)Michael Schøn Poulsen is a Danish vocalist and guitarist. He is currently the singer and main songwriter of the band Volbeat.

This dude has a very unique voice. I also like his guitar work, especially on songs like The Hangmans Body Count.

10Robb Flynn (Machine Head)
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2. Matt Tuck (Bullet for My Valentine)
3. James Hetfield (Metallica)
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