Top 10 Best Metal Vocalists


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61 Papa Emeritus - Ghost B.C. Papa Emeritus - Ghost B.C.

Not only does Papa have an incredible voice, but he has an unmatchable stage presence. He is similar to King Diamond, with more mellow and evil sounding music. I urge all of you to start listening to Ghost. They are getting more and more popular as we speak. This is a bold statement, but I truly believe they are the Iron Maiden or Black Sabbath of our generation - ryanrimmel

Just a simply amazing voice deserves top ten!

Exellent Vocalist and great live performance!

Would hear again.

62 Paul Di'Anno - Iron Maiden Paul Di'Anno - Iron Maiden 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.
63 Jonas Renkse - Katatonia Jonas Renkse - Katatonia Jonas Petter Renkse (born 19 May 1975, Sweden) is a founding member, songwriter, lead vocalist (1991–1994, 1997-) and ex-drummer (1991–1994, 1996–1998) of the band Katatonia; founding member, songwriter, bassist, backing vocalist, ex-guitarist (2004) of the band Bloodbath.

Jonas Renkse is so versatile, has soothing voice, beautifully made, and so melodic. Definitely, a great metal vocalist. Deserves so very much recognition.

64 Parash Sakya - Antim Grahan

He sings so fast. no one sings like him. Alexi is awesome too. And why the hell is Attila here when Dead is missing?

Awesome metal vocal from Nepal

It is actually Parash Shakya and I know this because I am Nepali. Well any way he is one of the greatest vocalist.

65 Max Cavalera Max Cavalera Massimiliano Antonio "Max" Cavalera is a Brazillian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who currently plays in heavy metal bands Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Killer Be Killed.

Its should be in top 5 max have the nice pure metal voice and scream..

Top 5 top 3 vocalist

I love his music

This guy's vocals kick ass, just listen to "Dead Embrionic Cells" or "Refuse/Resist"

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66 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.


67 Sebastian Bach - Skid Row Sebastian Bach - Skid Row Sebastian Philip Bierk, known professionally as Sebastian Bach, is a Canadian heavy metal singer who achieved mainstream success as frontman of Skid Row from 1987-96. Since his departure from Skid Row, he has had many television roles, acted in Broadway plays, and leads a solo career.

He is one of the best singers ever, not only in metal music, for me he's even better than dickinson. Incredible voice and so underrated

One of the best singers on this list!

Slave to the grind said it all!

#1 for sure!

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68 Benjamin Burnley - Breaking Benjamin Benjamin Burnley - Breaking Benjamin Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.

Although BREAKING BENJAMIN is not a metal band. It is a POST GRUNGE band influenced by alternate metal style, but still BURNLEY has got his own screaming qualities. Excellent musician! The current line up of BB suggests a bag full of good musics.

Best vocal range in the game. Period.

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69 Jari Mäenpää - Wintersun Jari Mäenpää - Wintersun

Jari has a great voice he can change him many time just listen to Time and then you will realise it

70 Shagrath - Dimmu Borgir, Fimbulwinter, Ov Hell, Chrome

When it comes to black metal, Shagrath is one of the best vocalist ever.

71 Tom S. Englund - Evergrey
72 Chris Cornell - Audioslave Chris Cornell - 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.

Chris Cornell is a god in the pantheon of singers including Mikael Akerfeldt, Devin Townsend, and many other greats. Honestly I'm still looking for Angela Gassow too, and her replacement is above this comment

Definitely one of the underrated vocalists in this list... - TinU

Nobody tops Cornell, nobody.

73 Steven Tyler - Aerosmith
74 Freddie Mercury - Queen

Whoa. Just Whoa. If you go so far and consider Freddie a Metal vocalist, there's just no way he should be out of the top ten.

75 Matt Drake - Evile
76 Lajon Witherspoon - Sevendust
77 Blackie Lawless

Blackie definitively is one of the greatest singers in the history of Metal! His versatile voice is unique. He certainly is one of the most emotional and expressive vocalists of all time.

The best of the best! The king of heavy-metal!

The best there was, the best there is and the best there ever will be!

Damn, he is not my favorite singer, but his voice is awesome, definitely needs to be higher than 82!

A voice that cannot be mistaken and you never get tired of, at least for me

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78 Mitch Lucker - Suicide Silence Mitch Lucker - Suicide Silence Mitchell Adam "Mitch" Lucker was an American musician and lead singer for the deathcore band Suicide Silence.

This guy sounded like absolute crap. I'd rather listen to kitchen pots and pans banging together

Epic screams, brutal lows, and plenty of heart, disappointed to see him not at least in the top 25.

I don't know what he's doing so far back. He was way better Ivan Moody.


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79 Danny Worsnop - Asking Alexandria

Oh! This man also gets my attention!

As a metalcore artist he his good.

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80 Timo Kotipelto Timo Kotipelto Timo Antero Kotipelto is the vocalist of the Finnish power metal band Stratovarius and is the creator and vocalist of the power metal band Kotipelto.

He should be in top 10

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