Best Death Metal Frontmen

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The Top Ten

1 Chuck Schuldiner (Death) Chuck Schuldiner (Death) Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck as the "Godfather ...read more.

Is there really any other choice? - Brobusky

2 George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher (Cannibal Corpse) George George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher is an American extreme metal vocalist for the American death metal band Cannibal Corpse and the lesser-known melodic death metal band Paths of Possession.
3 David Vincent (Morbid Angel) David Vincent (Morbid Angel) David Justin Vincent, also known as Evil D, is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Morbid Angel as well as the bassist for Genitorturers.
4 Glen Benton (Deicide, Vital Remains) Glen Benton (Deicide, Vital Remains) Glen Benton is an American death metal musician. He is best known as the vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Deicide and was also a part of the band Vital Remains, where he has performed in recording sessions as well as live with them on a few occasions.
5 Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation) Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation) Travis Ryan Collins, who goes by the stage name Travis Ryan, is an American musician known for being the vocalist of the Deathgrind band Cattle Decapitation.
6 Nergal (Behemoth) Nergal (Behemoth) Adam Nergal Darski[ (born Adam Michał Darski; 10 June 1977 in Gdynia), is a Polish musician and television personality, best known for being the frontman for the black/death metal band Behemoth . ...read more.
7 Chris Barnes (Cannibal Corpse, Six Feet Under) Chris Barnes (Cannibal Corpse, Six Feet Under) Chris Barnes is an American musician mainly noted for his deep-throat vocals, explicitly violent lyrics.

I'm not really his fan, but he is one of the most influential figures in death metal and always will be. - ryanrimmel

8 Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth, Bloodbath, Katatonia) Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth, Bloodbath, Katatonia) Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician, prominently known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of progressive death metal band Opeth, as well as being the former vocalist of death metal supergroup Bloodbath for three albums up until 2012. ...read more.
9 Barney Greenway (Napalm Death, Benediction) Barney Greenway (Napalm Death, Benediction) Mark "Barney" Greenway is an English extreme metal vocalist, who has been a member of Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror, and Benediction.
10 Karl Sanders (Nile) Karl Sanders (Nile) Karl Sanders is an American musician, most widely known as the founding member of the American ancient Egyptian-themed technical death metal band Nile.

The Contenders

11 Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth) Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth)
12 Lord Worm (Cryptopsy) Lord Worm (Cryptopsy) Dan Greening, aka Lord Worm, is the original vocalist for Cryptopsy, a Canadian technical death metal band. He is also an English teacher.
13 Matti Way (Abominable Putridity, Pathology) Matti Way (Abominable Putridity, Pathology) Matti Way is an American death metal vocalist best known for his work with the brutal/slam death metal bands Abominable Putridity and Pathology.
14 Piotr Wiwczarek (Vader) Piotr Wiwczarek (Vader) Piotr Wiwczarek (also known as Peter) is a Polish guitarist and vocalist who is best known as the frontman for death metal band Vader, where he is the only constant member of the band since its inception.
15 Peter Tagtgren (Hypocrisy) Peter Tagtgren (Hypocrisy) Alf Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member.
16 Dan Swanö (Nightingale, Witherscape, and Edge of Sanity) Dan Swanö (Nightingale, Witherscape, and Edge of Sanity)
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1. Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth, Bloodbath, Katatonia)
2. Chuck Schuldiner (Death)
3. George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher (Cannibal Corpse)
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1. Chuck Schuldiner (Death)
2. George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher (Cannibal Corpse)
3. David Vincent (Morbid Angel)
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