Greatest Glam/Hair Metal Vocalists

The Top Ten

1 Miljenko Matijevic Miljenko Matijevic Miljenko Matijevic is a Croatian-American singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of rock band Steelheart. He has a big following in South Korea and has worked on several South Korean TV series.

In his younger years he sings live of 'She's Gone' and without a doubt he has a high range of vocal... Do not underestimate him.

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.!

My favorite male singer next to Robert Plant. Man can STILL hit those notes! Beautiful human being!

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2 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!

3 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.

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

The best guy you can meet and sing with

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!

4 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 more.

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

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.

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8 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.
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 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.

Bret Michaels is a great vocalist

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

The Contenders

11 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?

12 Don Dokken
13 Kevin DuBrow (Quiet Riot)
14 Michael Starr (Steel Panther)
15 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 more.
16 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.

Never got the recognition he deserved.

17 Eric Martin
18 Tom Keifer (Cinderella)
19 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.
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.
23 Mark Slaughter Mark Slaughter

I added him because I know he is one of the top 30 at least...I will add Cj snare to

24 C.J. Snare

Should be on here

25 Michael Sweet Michael Sweet Michael Harrison Sweet is a singer from Whittier, California; he is the co-founder, writer, lead guitarist, lead singer and front man of the Christian metal band Stryper. He was also singer and guitarist for Boston from 2007 to 2011.

Stryper is good but by know means my favorite band. Yet, I believe the Mr. Sweet is at worst top 3. I just can't imagine any of those guys on this list signing like he can. When I heard to help with the devil I just could not believe people think guys like Piercy or Neil are anywhere close to as good as him. I just hate people like a certain band so they think he is the best singer and like Neil or Percy they are ok to under average. My favorite band is Megadeth but I would never get Mustaine as the b es t metal singer! Thought he is a better guitaris t than any hair metal bums!

26 Kip Winger Kip Winger

Should be on here as well. Winger is more on the melodic side but Kip has a great voice. He still sounds good today. - RockersN_Rollers

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List Stats

100 votes
26 listings
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Top Remixes

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


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