Top 10 Best Male Rock Screamers
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Jon Oliva - Savatage
John Nicholas Oliva, known as Jon Oliva, is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer. Co-founder of the metal band Savatage and the rock opera Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He's got a real 4 octave range, able to morph the sound of his voice to any style, from John Lennon and Freddie Mercury, ...read more.
He's one of the masters on this list and he screams a lot although he's not a typical screamer.
Try: Hounds, Hall Of The Mountain King. - Metal_Treasure
22 Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden
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.
23 Tobias Sammet - Edguy
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.
Mysteria by Edguy contains one of the best screams I've ever heard (intro scream)
This scream is 10-11 sec long, it's complex and it's perfectly crafted. Tobias Sammet - great job! - Metal_Treasure
24 Tim Mcllrath - Rise Against
He is an awesome singer, when he scream like in death blossom you can be sure that you are listening the best lyricist in the world
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25 Matthew Tuck - Bullet for My Valentine
Matthew "Matt" Tuck is a Welsh musician. He is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist in the Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine.
I honestly love his screaming it can range from ranges unknown to the naked ear I just honestly don't see how he isn't higher on the list.
26 Bon Scott - AC/DC
Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, ...read more.
27 Ivan Moody - Five Finger Death Punch
Ivan L. Moody, known by the pseudonym Ghost during his time with Motograter, is the lead vocalist for American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ivan has a brutal scream, and can do it consistently.
I am still not to sure how he screams like he does.
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28 Michael Kiske - Helloween
Michael Kiske is a singer best known as the former lead vocalist for the German power metal band Helloween.
29 Fred Durst - Limp Bizkit
William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.
His screaming is brutal, mostly on 3 Dollar Bill Y'all$, and that pretty much makes up for everything else that he might lack. Definitely should be higher up in the ranks, especially seeing a couple that shouldn't be there
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30 Roger Daltrey - The Who
Roger 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. V 1 Comment
31 Pete Loeffler - Chevelle
Cleanest screams, and best well timed in my opinion... Should be ranked higher, maybe around 10th or so... Band itself, unfortunately! Only downfall, and maybe the ranking, from live shows I have seen, seems to back off on intensity of screams heard on recordings...
Amazing vocals, great range, the ability to sing and scream at the same time makes him sound better than most singers.
Just listen--please just listen--to his scream near the end of Comfortable Liar
Pete is the best simply put
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32 Chris Cornell - Soundgarden/Audioslave
Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.
33 Jacoby Shaddix - Papa Roach
34 Zack de la Rocha - Rage Against the Machine
Zacharias Manuel "Zack" de la Rocha (born January 12, 1970) is an American musician, poet, rapper, and activist best known as the vocalist and lyricist of rap metal band Rage Against the Machine from 1991–2000, and after the band's reunion in 2007 until their last show in 2011. He left Rage Against ...read more.
How is he not #1? Just listen to Freedom.
Zack doesn't mess around, man. Just loom at his live performances. - phillysports
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35 Bert McCracken - The Used
He should definitely be higher up. He should be in the top 3, he's better than most of the people on this list, and if you don't agree listen to choke me, sound effects and overdramatics, box full of sharp objects and listening. He is even better live when he adds in extra, more intense screams.
36 Tom Araya - Slayer
Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz is a Chilean American musician, best known as the bassist and vocalist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
37 Paul McCartney - The Beatles
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
Second only to Little Richard. Screamers that followed only did so because McCartney (and to a slightly lesser extend, Lennon) did it so well.
38 Robert Plant
Robert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. V 1 Comment
39 Daniele Tofani - Hopes Die Last
Great vocal range in his scream. Listen to Unleash Hell, never trust the hazel eyed, some like it cold and air raid siren.
40 David Lee Roth
David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
David Lee Roth should be second behind Steven Tyler
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