Best Female Metal Vocalists


The Top Ten

1 Amy Lee (Evanescence)

Evanescence isn't even metal...

Amy Lee's got the voice of thousand MEN! - AbdRahmanSalah

2 Maria Brink (In This Moment) Maria Brink (In This Moment)

I usually don't listen to female vocals, but seriously, she deserves this position - Ananya

3 Angela Gossow (Arch Enemy) Angela Gossow (Arch Enemy) Angela Nathalie Gossow is a German vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy.

Imagine every other singer on this list, lined-up. Angela will death growl, and all the others' heads will explode. - ThatStrangeKid42

She could punch me in the face and I'd be happy. - maiden8

I doubt any other do as good as what she did

4 Tarja Turunen (Nightwish, Tarja) Tarja Turunen (Nightwish, Tarja) Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. more.

Tarja on 15th place? This List is crap!

5 Floor Jansen (After Forever, Revamp, Nightwish) Floor Jansen (After Forever, Revamp, Nightwish) Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.

Dynamic and inspiring! I had the honor of seeing her live almost two months ago. I can't recall being plastered with that much awe and elation at any other concert.

6 Sharon Den Adel (Within Temptation) Sharon Den Adel (Within Temptation) Sharon den Adel, Dutch singer and the vocalist of symphonic rock band Within Temptation. more.

Sharon den Adel has got to be number one. Her voice is so pure and melodic almost hypnotic. Amy Lee is just a poor imitation of Sharon.

Interesting list Emzii! Well, what about Sharon den Adel? She has clearly a beautiful voice and she is very hot!

7 Otep Shamaya (Otep) Otep Shamaya (Otep)
8 Lacey Sturm (Flyleaf) Lacey Sturm (Flyleaf) Lacey Nicole Sturm is an American singer and songwriter from Homestead, Florida, raised in Arlington, Texas. She is co-founder and former lead vocalist of the hard rock band Flyleaf.
9 Simone Simons (Epica) Simone Simons (Epica) Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.

Definitely one of the best female metal vocalists of all times, she's got amazing, deep, breath-taking voice that you can just listen to over and over again.

10 Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

How is Lzzy not even in the top ten? She's a smokin' hot shredder with such powerful vocal range. Also dem legs.

Anyone can match with he hale.

The Contenders

11 Dominique Lenore Persi (Stolen Babies)
12 Joan Jett (Blackhawks/The Runaways)
13 Sandra Nasić (Guano Apes)

Babe, can't wait to hear your awesome voice this summer at rock fest!

14 Layla Brooklyn Allman (Picture Me Broken)
15 Doro Pesch (Snakebite/Warlock) Doro Pesch (Snakebite/Warlock) Doro Pesch is a German hard rock singer that started her career in native Düsseldorf in the early 80s with the underground bands Snakebite and Beast.
16 Wendy O. Williams (Plasmatics) Wendy O. Williams (Plasmatics) Wendy Orlean Williams, better known as Wendy O. Williams, was an American singer, songwriter and actress.
17 Anette Olzon (Nightwish)
18 Charlotte Wessels (Delain) Charlotte Wessels (Delain)

She has a unique style

19 Alissa White (Arch Enemy)
20 Jackie LaPonza (Unsaid Fate)
21 Morgan Lander (Kittie)
22 Floor Jansen (Nightwish, ReVamp, ex-After Forever) Floor Jansen (Nightwish, ReVamp, ex-After Forever) Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.
23 Leather Leone (Rude Girl)
24 Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil) Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil) Cristina Adriana Chiara Scabbia is an Italian singer and lyricist, best known as one of the two vocalists in the Italian Gothic metal band Lacuna Coil.
25 Zofia "Wielebna" Fraś (Obscure Sphinx)
26 Elisa Martin (Dark Moor)
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Top Remixes

1. Tarja Turunen (Nightwish, Tarja)
2. Amy Lee (Evanescence)
3. Floor Jansen (After Forever, Revamp, Nightwish)
1. Sandra Nasić (Guano Apes)
2. Amy Lee (Evanescence)
3. Jackie LaPonza (Unsaid Fate)
1. Amy Lee (Evanescence)
2. Maria Brink (In This Moment)
3. Angela Gossow (Arch Enemy)


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