Top 10 Musicians (Dead or Alive) You Would Like to Have a Beer With

These are not necessarily the best musicians or your most favorite musicians.

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1Lemmy - MotorheadIan Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.

I wouldn't like a beer with him, more like a glass of tap water with him. - Catacorn

He knows how to tell funny stories. - Metal_Treasure

@ryanrimmel - haha, weird enough but I understand him and I love his funny stories. He knows a lot about people in the music business. - Metal_Treasure

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2Bruce Dickinson - Iron MaidenPaul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.

I'd gladly sit down with him and a Trooper beer! - IronSabbathPriest

Of course, the beer is on him and of course it's Trooper.
Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden launched a new beer named 'Trooper' in 2013, brewed by Robinsons family brewery in Stockport. This is Maiden's very own signature beer, named after one of their signature songs "The Trooper". Cheers! - Metal_Treasure

3Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture more.
4Jarkko Ahola - TeräsbetoniJarkko Kalevi Ahola is a Finnish performing artist, composer and singer, best known as a metal singer. He is the vocalist, bass player and one of the three songwriters of the metal band Teräsbetoni. He also started a solo career as Ahola, a metal band.

He's intelligent, cool and with a sense of humor. Even his speaking voice is pleasant and melodic.
And he's the one who sang the song Metal Beer (Metalliolut in Finnish), which illustrates everything I said about him.
Just watch this video: Teräsbetoni - Metalliolut - Metal_Treasure

5Tobias Sammet - Edguy, AvantasiaTobias Sammet is a German musician. He is best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.V1 Comment
6Angus Young - AC/DCAngus McKinnon Young is an Australian guitarist of Scottish origin, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and sole constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.

I would like to have beer with the whole AC/DC crew.

7"Weird Al" YankovicAlfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.

Probably the best parodist in the world. - Catacorn

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8Jon Schaffer - Iced EarthJon Ryan Schaffer is an American heavy metal musician. He is best known as the guitarist and last remaining original member of the Florida-based heavy metal band Iced Earth, which he formed in 1985 under the name "Purgatory".V2 Comments
9Tony IommiAnthony Frank "Tony" Iommi is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer. Best known as lead guitarist and founding member of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, he has been the band's sole continual member and primary composer.
10Kai Hansen - Gamma RayV1 Comment

The Contenders

11Billy GibbonsWilliam Frederick "Billy" Gibbons is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor, best known as the guitarist and lead vocalist of the American rock band ZZ Top.
12Matt BarlowMatthew 'Matt' Barlow is an American heavy metal singer and police officer. He was the lead singer for Iced Earth in the 1990s and 2000s. He is currently the lead singer for Ashes of Ares. After the September 11 terrorist attacks Matt Barlow decided to become a police officer and contribute to the "real more.
13Steve Harris - Iron Maiden
14Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s.

Marilyn Manson is another person I would love to have a drink with. I love his music and he's a very nice and very intelligent guy in real life. If he ever asked me to have a drink with him, I would not hesitate to say yes.

15Johan Hegg - Amon Amarth

Just finished listening to With Oden on our Side, great album, beer with this guy would taste wonderful.

16Steven Tyler - Aerosmith

Steven is one person who would make an excellent drinking buddy. He's funny and he's got a great personality. I would love to have a drink or two with the Demon of Screamin'.

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17Mike ManginiMike Mangini is an American drummer. Since 2010, he has been a member of progressive metal band Dream Theater, following the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy.
18Jimmy PageJames Patrick Page is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

I'd totally love to have a drink with Jimmy. Well, since I'm not old enough to drink alcohol, I'd probably drink apple juice while he drinks Jack Daniels. Heh heh. - MontyPython

I feel like he would end up making slurping noises to sound like stairway, still would be awesome.

@MontyPython - you may wanna have an apple juice with him but he may wanna have sex with you, haha - Metal_Treasure

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19Dave Grohl - Foo Fighters

Come on, he's the nicest guy in rock.

20Alice CooperAlice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

Who wouldn't want to drink with him? Alice Cooper is a legend and one of the most iconic musicians who ever lived. I would totally join him for a drink.

I'd buy him a beer if he sang Poison to me. That song gets my blood pumping. - Britgirl

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List StatsUpdated 2 Dec 2016

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Top Remixes

1. Jarkko Ahola - Teräsbetoni
2. Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden
3. "Weird Al" Yankovic
1. Ronnie James Dio
2. Lemmy - Motorhead
3. Tony Iommi



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