Top 10 Best Metal Vocalists


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61 Dani Filth - Cradle of Filth Dani Filth - Cradle of Filth

Dani posses a great talent for song writing, and when he mix that talent with high pitched vocals it just sounds unreal.

His voice is a work of art. His screams and growls are mind-blowing and his vocal range is absolutely insane. He's the best song writer, lyricist and vocalist to roam the earth.

Dani filth sounds like the devil. Brilliant high screams, and decent growls.


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62 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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63 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.


64 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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65 Shagrath - Dimmu Borgir, Fimbulwinter, Ov Hell, Chrome

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

66 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!

Another top vocalist who supposed to be in top ten. Sad people!

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67 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

68 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.

69 Tom S. Englund - Evergrey
70 Steven Tyler - Aerosmith
71 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.

72 Matt Drake - Evile
73 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.

74 Chino Moreno - Deftones Chino Moreno - Deftones Chino Moreno is an American musician. He is best known as the lead vocalist and contributing guitarist of Deftones.

Chino deserves a damn high spot, his voice is the most unique one yet I feel like! His harsher vocals sound very unique too, although his clean vocals are what truly mesmerize. Nobody can quite match the unique way Chino sings, if anyone tried it just would not sound near as unique and expressive.

He has exceptional vocals, and his excellent vocals also shine in his side project Palms. He has the screaming vocals, and can still have soft and gentle vocals which makes his screaming vocals stand out.

Why is Chino so roar from the top. He has one of the best screams of all time!

The best vocals besides Freddie Mercury in my opinion. Has to be above #79

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75 Joakim Broden - Sabaton Joakim Broden - Sabaton

Simply one of the greatest voices in Metal!

Not only an awe-inspiringly amazing voice, but also a brilliant lyricist who easily puts history into song...

One of the best!

Sabaton isn't famous but Joakim's voice is so damn powerful! Top 10 at least

This legend should be at least top 15

One of the best metal voice ever heard!

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76 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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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 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

79 Danny Worsnop - Asking Alexandria

Oh! This man also gets my attention!

As a metalcore artist he his good.

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80 Johan Hegg - Amon Amarth Johan Hegg - Amon Amarth

He has a really genuine sound to him. A lot of Amon's songs can send shivers down my spine and tears to my eyes, especially their live versions. I saw them live last October near Detroit.

Look up their live performance of "Thousand Years of Oppression" on YouTube and you will hear exactly what I am talking about.

One of the smoothest voices in melodic death metal

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