Top 10 Baritones In Metal Music


The Top Ten

1 Dio - Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio

@visitor - Dio is definitely a high baritone and not a tenor. - Metal_Treasure

Voice type: Holy Magical Baritone - Metal_Treasure

Dio is awesome but he's a tenor

2 Geoff Tate - Queensrÿche

Voice type: "How he did it? " Baritone - Metal_Treasure

The Best!

3 Hansi Kürsch - Blind Guardian, Demons & Wizards

Voice type: Extraterrestrial Majestic Baritone - Metal_Treasure

4 Roy Khan - Kamelot

Voice type: Ghost Of The Opera Baritone - Metal_Treasure

5 Matt Barlow - Iced Earth, Ashes of Ares

Voice type: Badass Cop Baritone
You know he's a policeman, eh? - Metal_Treasure

6 Jon Oliva - Savatage, TSO

Voice type: Mad Mountain King Baritone - Metal_Treasure

7 Phil Anselmo - Pantera, Down

Voice type: Vulgar Bassy Baritone From Hell - Metal_Treasure

8 Ralf Scheepers - Primal Fear, Gamma Ray

Voice type: Hybrid X-Factor BariTenor
Ralf's a Baritenor (baritone voice, tenor range). Baritenor is a rare type of voice and an awesome hybrid because it's very versatile. - Metal_Treasure

9 Peter Steele - Type O Negative Peter Steele - Type O Negative Petrus Thomas Ratajczyk, better known by his stage name Peter Steele, was the lead singer, bassist and composer for the gothic metal band Type O Negative.

Amazing vocalist and human being

10 James Hetfield - Metallica James Hetfield - Metallica 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.

Voice type: Killed 'Em All Baritone
He doesn't have the polished vocal technique of Tate, Khan, Dio, Hansi, and so on, but he's great in his own right. He's maybe even a bass-baritone. - Metal_Treasure

Because that's Het. )

The Contenders

11 Jørn Lande - JORN, Avantasia, Masterplan, Ark Jørn Lande - JORN, Avantasia, Masterplan, Ark Jørn Lande is a Norwegian metal and hard rock singer known for his solo career as Jorn, and providing vocals for Avantasia, Masterplan, Ark, Beyond Twilight, Millenium, Allen/Lande, Mundanus Imperium, Vagabond, The Snakes, Ayreon.

Voice type: Full Throttle Baritone - Metal_Treasure

12 Stu Block - Iced Earth, Into Eternity Stu Block - Iced Earth, Into Eternity Stuart "Stu" Block is a Canadian singer-songwriter, who was the frontman for Canadian progressive death metal band Into Eternity, and is now the lead vocalist for American heavy metal band Iced Earth.
13 Corey Taylor - Slipknot, Stone Sour Corey Taylor - Slipknot, Stone Sour Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.
14 Eric Adams - Manowar

Voice type: Warrior Power Baritone - Metal_Treasure

15 Jeff Scott Soto - Yngwie

Voice type: Awesome Pipes Baritone - Metal_Treasure

16 Paul Di'Anno Paul Di'Anno Paul Andrews better known as Paul Di'Anno, is an English singer best known as the first vocalist to record with heavy metal band Iron Maiden, from 1978 to 1981.
17 Zachary "Zak" Stevens - Savatage
18 Ian Gillan - Deep Purple, Black Sabbath Ian Gillan - Deep Purple, Black Sabbath 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).

The greatest rock singer ever. But if he's a baritone then I'm a basso profundo. He's a tenor.

19 Daniel Gildenlöw - Pain Of Salvation Daniel Gildenlöw - Pain Of Salvation Daniel Gildenlöw is a Swedish musician and songwriter. He is best known as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for the progressive metal band Pain of Salvation.
20 Nick Holmes - Paradise Lost
21 Tony Kakko - Sonata Arctica Tony Kakko - Sonata Arctica Toni Kristian "Tony" Kakko is a Finnish musician, composer and vocalist. He is mainly known as the vocalist, primary songwriter, and creative force in the band Sonata Arctica since 1996. V 1 Comment
22 Aaron Stainthorpe - My Dying Bride
23 Fernando Ribeiro - Moonspell
24 Jonathan Davis - Korn Jonathan Davis - Korn Jonathan Howsmon Davis, also known as JD and JDevil, is an American musician best known as the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn.
25 King Diamond King Diamond Kim 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.
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