Top 10 Nicknames and Stage Names In Music


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1DioDio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

Dio was his stage name,the band was named after him.just like bon jovi of jon bon jovi - zxm

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2The Voice - John Farnham

He earned the nickname 'The Voice' for a reason. I have to admit his vocal skills are really amazing.
Song: You're The Voice - Metal_Treasure

4Tim 'Ripper' OwensTimothy S. "Ripper" Owens is an American heavy metal singer who first gained attention as the lead singer of Judas Priest, and then Iced Earth. He took the nickname "Ripper" from the Judas Priest song "The Ripper" during his time in the tribute band "British Steel". He currently performs with Beyond more.V1 Comment
5"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.

Alfred Matthew Yankovic is one of my favorite music artists who always puts a smile on my face and makes my day. - Metal_Treasure

6Bobby "Blitz" EllsworthRobert Ellsworth, mainly known as Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, is the lead vocalist of New Jersey thrash metal band Overkill.

Awesome nickname, how we forgot this guy. - Metal_Treasure

7Lemmy - MotorheadIan Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.V1 Comment
8Philthy Animal - Motorhead

Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor - Metal_Treasure

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9King DiamondKim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums more.
10Slash - Guns N' Roses

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11Dimebag Darrell, Diamond Darrell - Pantera

Born Darrell Lance Abbott - Metal_Treasure

12Freddie Mercury - Queen
13Bono - U2
14Cat StevensYusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
15Lady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . more.V1 Comment
16Ringo StarrRichard Starkey, MBE, known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
17Lord Worm

Dan Greening, the Cryptopsy vocalist, earned this nickname because he digs up and ingests worms on stage. - Metal_Treasure

18Handsome Dick Manitoba

Richard "Handsome Dick" Manitoba - an American punk rock singer and radio personality, born Richard Blum, best known as the lead singer of the New York City band The Dictators. In 2003 he became the new vocalist of the reformed MC5 (a popular punk band formed in the 60s). - Metal_Treasure

19Flea - Red Hot Chili PeppersMichael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician, best known as the bassist, a co-founding member, and one of the composers of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he was inducted in 2012 into the Rock and Roll Hall more.
20Marilyn MansonV1 Comment
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