Best Replacement Singers

Best singers to take over as a frontman of an established band.

The Top TenXW

1Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon ScottBrian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. Since 1980, he is the lead singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC, with whom he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. As of April 2016, Johnson is not participating in the remainder of the Rock or Bust World Tour due to hearing more.
2Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) - replaced David Lee RothSamuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.
3Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) - replaced Ozzy OsbourneRonnie 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.
4Michale Graves (Misfits) - replaced Glenn Danzig
5Phil Anselmo (Pantera) - replaced Terry GlazePhilip Hansen "Phil" Anselmo is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Pantera. He currently is the vocalist of heavy metal bands Down and Superjoint Ritual.
6Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) - replaced Paul Di'AnnoPaul 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.
7William DuVall (Alice In Chains) - replaced Layne Staley
8Phil Collins (Genesis) - replaced Peter GabrielPhilip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
9Steve Augeri (Journey) - replaced Steve Perry
10Zoli Teglas (Pennywise) - replaced Jim Lindberg

The Contenders

11James LaBrie (Dream Theater) - replaced Charlie Dominici
12Mike Patton (Faith No More) - replaced Chuck Mosley
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Top Remixes

1. Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon Scott
2. Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) - replaced David Lee Roth
3. Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) - replaced Ozzy Osbourne
1. Phil Anselmo (Pantera) - replaced Terry Glaze
2. Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon Scott
3. Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) - replaced Paul Di'Anno



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