Best Rock Screamers

zxm

The Top TenXW

1Ian GillanIan 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).

The master of the craft and deserves to be #1.
Deep Purple - Child in Time, Bloodsucker, Hard Lovin' Man.
Black Sabbath - Disturbing The Priest. - Metal_Treasure

This list didn't get popular.otherwise Chester Bennington would be at number one - zxm

V1 Comment
2Rob HalfordRobert 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.
3Robert PlantRobert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
4Bruce DickinsonPaul 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.

The legendary Number of The Beast scream - KyleDCrocodile

5Steven TylerSteven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge, best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.
6King 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 ...read more.V1 Comment
7Roger DaltreyRoger Harry Daltrey, is an English singer and actor. In a music career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band The Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during ...read more.
8Hansi KürschHansi 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.

He isn't a scream-style vocalist but he screams really good. He's got some of the most melodic screams (Demons & Wizards - Fiddler On the Green) but also raw screams.
Demons & Wizards - Fiddler On the Green, My Last Sunrise, Poor Man's Crusade
Blind Guardian - Bright Eyes, This Will Never End, Tanelorn, The Last Candle - Metal_Treasure

9Ronnie 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 ...read more.

Dio is awesome but he doesn't scream much. - Metal_Treasure

10Tobias SammetTobias 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

The Contenders

11Geoff TateGeoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche.

The intro scream here: Queensryche - Queen of the Ryche
Of course it reminds of Ian Gillan style a lot. - Metal_Treasure

12Jim MorrisonJames Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
13David Lee RothDavid Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
14Alexi Laiho
15Lzzy HaleElizabeth Mae "Lzzy" Hale is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the American hard rock band Halestorm, which she co-founded in 1997.
16Kurt CobainKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

"STAY AWAYYY
STAY AWAAAYY"

anyway, listen to Tourette's, it doesn't even sound like the same guy who sang "Come As You Are" - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

17Phil AnselmoPhilip 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.

Try the intro scream to "The Great Southern Trendkill" by Pantera. - Metal_Treasure

18Serj TankianSerj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian-American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist.V1 Comment
19Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.
20Jarkko AholaJarkko 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.V1 Comment
BAdd New Item
7129

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top 10 Best Male Rock Screamers Best Rock Bands of All Time Best Rock Drummers Best Japanese Rock Bands Best Punk Rock Bands

List StatsUpdated 9 Dec 2016

21 listings
218 days old

Top Remixes

1. Ian Gillan
2. Rob Halford
3. Robert Plant
zxm
1. Robert Plant
2. Bruce Dickinson
3. Roger Daltrey
Powerfultekin
1. Ian Gillan
2. King Diamond
3. Rob Halford
Metal_Treasure

WRemix

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P