Top 10 Doom Metal Vocalists


The Top Ten

1 Messiah Marcolin (Candlemass) Messiah Marcolin (Candlemass) Messiah Marcolin, also known as Eddie Marcolin, is a Swedish singer best known as the former vocalist for the doom metal band Candlemass. He's also known for his operatic voice.

His vocals are very operatic and are very good - christangrant

2 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.

He a great singer with a range of 4 octaves, 2 notes - christangrant

3 Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell) Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell) Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture more.

He only did like one doom metal song and that is a christmas song God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Firepower

If Ozzy is a Doom Metal vocalist then so is Dio

i would put him number 1 on this list since he is my favorite singer on this list but he isn't primarily a Doom Singer so I put others above him. - christangrant

4 Leif Edling (Candlemass) Leif Edling (Candlemass)

He did sang vocals for the band he was in before Candlemass which was Doom Metal and also sang for Candlemass before their first album - christangrant

5 Jus Oborn (Electric Wizard) Jus Oborn (Electric Wizard)
6 Glenn Danzig (Danzig) Glenn Danzig (Danzig) Glenn Danzig is an American singer, songwriter, and musician from Lodi, New Jersey. He is the founder of the bands Misfits, Samhain and Danzig. He owns the Evilive record label as well as Verotik, an adult-oriented comic book publishing company.

He is also the best Punk Rock vocalist if you ask me (he was in Misfits) - christangrant

7 Johan Längqvist (Candlemass)

The new record is great. Johan kills it and is a great fit for Candlemass

The best period. the heart of doom. - Ananya

He sang on Epicus Doomicus Metallicus - christangrant

8 Thomas Gabriel Fischer (Celtic Frost) Thomas Gabriel Fischer (Celtic Frost) Thomas Gabriel Fischer, earlier known by his stage name of Tom G. Warrior, is a Swiss metal musician. He best known as the frontman for extreme metal bands Hellhammer, Celtic Frost, and Triptykon.

On here for the Monothiest album - christangrant

I don't want people to forget that Celtic Frost, Hellhammer and Triptykon really changed so many styles in metal...for the better..And he's the reason for that evolution...Mind you, he collaborated with MANY artists and did magic that way as well...:-) - Ananya

9 Jonas Renkse (Katatonia) Jonas Renkse (Katatonia) Jonas Petter Renkse is a founding member, songwriter, lead vocalist and ex-drummer of the band Katatonia, founding member, songwriter, bassist, backing vocalist, ex-guitarist of the band Bloodbath.
10 Tony Martin (Black Sabbath) Tony Martin (Black Sabbath)

Same with Dio not primarily a Doom singer but has sang on a few - christangrant

The Contenders

11 Zeeb Parkes (Witchfinder General)
12 Bobby Liebling (Pentagram)
13 Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath) Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath) John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath more.

Prince of Darkness! Come on! - InsanityJoe

The first Doom Metal Vocalist ever

14 Scott Weinrich (Saint Vitus)
15 Aaron Stainthorpe (My Dying Bride)
16 Aaron Stainthorpe (My Dying Bride)
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Top Remixes

1. Glenn Danzig (Danzig)
2. Messiah Marcolin (Candlemass)
3. Peter Steele (Type O Negative)
1. Peter Steele (Type O Negative)
2. Messiah Marcolin (Candlemass)
3. Jus Oborn (Electric Wizard)


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