Greatest Glam/Hair Metal Vocalists

The Top Ten

1 Miljenko Matijevic Miljenko Matijevic

Best vocal range! Hit high notes effortlessly... He's so compassionate about his music, he feels the lyrics that he is singing.. Nothing can top that! Milli has my vote all the way!

Amazing Singer! He still hits all the high notes. He can sing a beautiful love song and than scream to a heavy song! The best live performance ever.!

Very good, sings highest notes. Today he's as good as he was in 90s.

Mili is an amazing singer with a 5.5 octave range. Many people don't know this but Mili was actually Mark Wahlburg's singing voice in the movie Rock Star. He also over came a serious stage accident that almost took his life in 1992. He was crushed by an 800lb lighting truss. It took him roughly 4 years to recover and he lost everything that he worked so hard to accomplish. I believe Mili gets over looked a lot because Steelheart was only in the public's eye for 2 years due to his accident. I'm voting for Mili because vocally, he has an incredible voice and he can still hit those high notes today. Stephen Pearcy and Vince Neil can't even close to hitting the notes that made them famous so I'm not sure why they're on this list. Some other mind blowing voices that truly belong on this list are:
Michael Kiske - Helloween &
Avantasia
Tobias Sammet - Edguy &
Avantasia
Jeff Scott Soto - Yngwie
Malmsteen/Journey/TSO/Soto
Myles Kennedy - Slash's Snakepit/
Myles Kennedy ...more

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2 Jon Bon Jovi Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor, best known as the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983. He is famous for his band's hit song “Livin’ On A Prayer“ released in 1986. He ...read more.

Yeah! Go Jon! He's a great singer!

3 Joe Elliott Joe Elliott Joseph Thomas Elliott Jr. is an English singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer of the English rock band Def Leppard.

Why is Joe Elliott NEVER IN number 1 for ALL LISTS BUT ONE!

4 Sebastian Bach Sebastian Bach 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.

The best guy you can meet and sing with

I will pick him despite his outrages, due to the fact that he can damn near sing anything.

Sebastian Bach is AWESOME! WHY IS BON JOVI BEFORE HIM! Bon Jovi killed Skid Row. He should be at the bottom! HE CAN'T SING! Put Sebastian Bach in the top 3! Down with Bon Jovi, BACH RULES!

5 Joey Tempest Joey Tempest Rolf Magnus Joakim Larsson, better known as Joey Tempest, is a Swedish singer, lead singer, and main songwriter of the rock band Europe.
6 David Lee Roth David Lee Roth David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
7 Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) Daniel "Dee" Snider is an American singer-songwriter, screenwriter, radio personality, and actor. Snider came to prominence in the early 1980s as lead singer of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. He was ranked 83 in the Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.

The best

8 Bret Michaels Bret Michaels Bret Michael Sychak, professionally known as Bret Michaels, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and reality television personality.

I love Poison. My favorite songs are Unskinny Bop and nothing' But A Good Time. Michaels deserves to be in the top 5 - Danielsun182

Bret Michaels is a great vocalist

9 Paul Stanley Paul Stanley Stanley Bert Eisen, known professionally by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and painter best known for being the rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer of the rock band Kiss.
10 Stephen Pearcy Stephen Pearcy Stephen Eric Pearcy, known as Stephen Pearcy, is an American musician. He is best known as the creator, singer, and songwriter of the heavy metal band Ratt.

The Contenders

11 Kevin DuBrow (Quiet Riot)
12 Don Dokken
13 David Coverdale David Coverdale David Coverdale is an English rock singer most famous for his work with Whitesnake, the commercially successful hard rock band he founded in 1978. Before Whitesnake, Coverdale was the lead singer of Deep Purple from late 1973 to 15 March 1976, when he resigned from the band and established his solo ...read more.
14 Vince Neil (Motley Crue) Vince Neil (Motley Crue) Vincent Neil Wharton is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of glam metal/ hair metal band Mötley Crüe.

Hello he must be number one because he worked with the most notorious rock band on earth,motley crue and why he is so low on this list?. He brought the glam metal sound with sex, drugs and rock n roll with the first 5 albums in the 80s
Is the only glam metal band which continued with original line up since the 1980s and today but they disbanded since 2015 the last day of the year before 2016. Do you remember this vocalist but I do, do you know what I mean?

15 Jani Lane Jani Lane Jani Lane was an American recording artist and the lead vocalist, frontman, lyricist and main songwriter for the glam metal band Warrant.
16 Eric Martin
17 Michael Starr (Steel Panther)
18 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.
19 Tom Keifer (Cinderella)
20 Axl Rose (Guns N' Roses) Axl Rose (Guns N' Roses) William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.
21 Geoff Tate (Queensrÿche)
22 Klaus Meine Klaus Meine Klaus Meine is a German vocalist, best known as the lead singer of the hard rock band Scorpions. He and guitarist Rudolf Schenker are the only two members of the group to appear on every Scorpions album.
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Miljenko Matijevic
2. Sebastian Bach
3. Don Dokken
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1. Joe Elliott
2. Joey Tempest
3. Jon Bon Jovi
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1. Miljenko Matijevic
2. Paul Stanley
3. David Lee Roth
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