Top 10 Rock and Metal Musicians Who Would Make Great Politicians
Lets create the best government ever.
This list is inspired by Fretto list "Top Ten Metal and Rock Musicians that Would Be Good Presidents".
I am enlarging the idea because some people may not be the best choices for presidents but would be great ministers or other types of political leaders.
The Top Ten
1 Bruce Dickinson - Prime Minister
Paul 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. V 1 Comment
2 Hansi Kürsch - King
Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more. V 1 Comment
3 Matt Barlow - Minister Of Internal Affairs
Matthew '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 ...read more.
This list is awesome! And I admit mine was not that good. Matt Barlow is such a great guy who'd be a great minister of internal affairs.
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(Thanks for mentioning me) - Fretto
4 Brian May - Minister Of Science
Brian Harold May is an English musician, singer, songwriter and astrophysicist, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen.
He has got talent to be a minister - zxm
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5 James Hetfield - Minister of Justice
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. V 1 Comment
6 Rob Halford - Minister of Health Care
Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice. V 1 Comment
7 Joakim Broden - Defense Minister
Theme song of the Ministry: Screaming Eagles (Sabaton)
Personal motto: "Victory is ours, their forces will fall" (Primo Victoria, Sabaton) - Metal_Treasure
8 Tobias Sammet - Minister Of Employment
Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, 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.
Theme song of the Ministry: New Age Messiah (Edguy)
Personal motto: "Oh, I'm not only singer in a band, you know. Back at home in Germany I was a famous porn star, haha" (Trinidad, Edguy)
Of course, he was joking. He works hard - formed Edguy at 14 and Avantasia at 21. Since 1998 he's been running 2 bands - writing songs for 2 bands, singing for 2 bands, touring with 2 bands. And he employed many guest singers for Avantasia, I think over 50 singers. - Metal_Treasure
9 Mike Mangini - Minister Of Education and Culture
Mike 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. V 1 Comment
10 Rick Allen - Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities
Richard John Cyril "Rick" Allen is an English drummer who has played for the hard rock band Def Leppard since 1978. He overcame the amputation of his left arm in 1985 and continued to play with the band, which subsequently went on to its most commercially successful phase.
Theme song of the Ministry: Rock Rock Till You Drop (definitely Leppard) - Metal_Treasure
? Nergal - Holy Roman Emperor
Adam Nergal Darski[ (born Adam Michał Darski; 10 June 1977 in Gdynia), is a Polish musician and television personality, best known for being the frontman for the black/death metal band Behemoth . ...read more.
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11 Jon Schaffer - Defense Minister
Jon 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". V 1 Comment
12 Ian Gillan - Minister of Transport
Ian Gillan is an English singer and songwriter. He originally found success as the lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple, and the original singer on the rock opera concept album Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber, where Gillan had the leading role (Jesus Christ).
Theme song of the Ministry: Highway Star (Deep Purple)
Personal motto: "Listen, surely I've exceeded expectations" (I Only Want To Say / Gethsemane, Jesus Christ Superstar)
He was the original Jesus Christ in the rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (1970), selected for the role personally by its authors - Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. - Metal_Treasure
13 Angus Young - Minister of Youth Affairs
Angus 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. V 1 Comment
14 Alissa White-Gluz - Minister of Family, Women, Children and Pets
Alissa White-Gluz is a Canadian vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist and one of the founding members of the Canadian metal band, The Agonist, and current lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal group, Arch Enemy.
Theme song of the Ministry: War Eternal (Arch Enemy)
She is an animal rights activist and has been a vegan since 1998. She received a Libby award from PETA for her work in an international campaign advocating against the hunting of Canadian seals. - Metal_Treasure
15 Marilyn Manson - President
Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
"You should have to pass an IQ test before you breed. You have to take a driving test to operate vehicles and an SAT test to get into college. So why don't you have to take some sort of test before you give birth to children? When I'am president, that's the first rule I will institute."-Marilyn Manson
16 Steven Wilson - Foreign Minister
Steven John Wilson is an English musician and record producer, most associated with the progressive rock genre.
Intelligent and balanced. He does not smoke and does not use recreational drugs, except for an occasional drink. - Metal_Treasure
17 Robert Plant - Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship
Robert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Theme song of the Ministry: Immigrant Song - Metal_Treasure
18 Billie Joe Armstrong - President
Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.
Billie is so passionate about his country and he has a lot of great political ideas
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19 Klaus Meine - Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Theme song of the Ministry: Wind Of Change (Scorpions).
Personal Theme song: Rock You Like A Hurricane (Scorpions). - Metal_Treasure
20 Ozzy Osbourne - Minister of Education
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.
Wasn't he the ex-Minister of Transport who resigned because of that horrible accident with a Crazy Train? - Metal_Treasure
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