Top Ten Greatest Hard Rock Vocalists


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21 David Byron David Byron David Garrick, better known by his stage name David Byron, was a British singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist with the rock band Uriah Heep in the early 1970s.
22 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

Kurt Cobain was so unique. One of few vocalists who you could actually hear the pain and emotion in his voice. An incredible talent who lyrics you could relate to instantly.

Not only was he perfect live, his voice may not be perfect but is pure emotion. I still get chills listening to where did you sleep last night.

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23 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.

Paul Stanley is and always will be the epitome of what a hard rock vocalist should be! Sure KISS is not the "heaviest" band, but Paul Stanley has a voice like none other! He can stun, amaze, mesmerize and paralyze you with his totally awesome voice! He can change his voice easily from any genre of rock to the next! His onstage presence and banter along with the look all make him the #1 candidate for this! Have you heard him on the album Revenge?! Carnival of Souls? Wow! Is all I have to say!

Paul Stanley's voice has stayed remarkably fresh after all these years!
He's a fantastic pure vocalist and can hit a high note with total and
complete ease. His voice strangely gets better with age!
i can't even name anyone else whose ever been close to the way this man sings!

Just the greatest rock singer, he can go from hi to low just as easy as piece of cake. He's aroud 60 but his voice get better with age. Listen "Forever" and you see what I'm talking about.

24 Joe Elliott

An incredible vocal range and could reach fairly high notes that many contemporary singers couldn't.

25 Corey Taylor Corey Taylor Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.

One of the best artists I've ever come across in my life!

Blows me away especially in stone sour

What the heck he should be in top 5

26 David Lee Roth David Lee Roth David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
27 Myles Kennedy Myles Kennedy Myles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

This one man personified what rock nroll is all about with his work in alterbridge... Even led zepplin and slash wanted to work with him!

28 Darby Mills Darby Mills Darby Phyllis Mills is a Canadian rock vocalist, former figure skater; known best as the lead singer of the Headpins.
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30 John Vesely John Vesely

John Vesely is the best singer in this championship, defeating M. Shadows and gerard way and adam young, you are the best of all, let's grab the spirit and all are for the future of you and Candice Vesely

I can say the he's a great singer, because of his voice on his own songs!

Does he sing hard rock? All the songs I heard of his are alternative rock. - zxm

31 Isono Hiroshi

From underrated visual kei bands D'ERLANGER and DIE IN CRIES, industrial rock band BUG - ronluna

32 Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
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34 Jared Leto Jared Leto

As great as axl in my opinion he should be further up this list

35 Gerard Way Gerard Way Gerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released more. V 1 Comment
36 Jack Russel
37 Noddy Holder
38 Adam Gontier Adam Gontier Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.

Cannot believe he is not mentioned

39 Matt Tuck

Matt is certainly higher than 31! He in my mind is one of the greatest guitaristsinger ever he has nasty riffs great voice insane range and insane growls and screams he is like no other

Matt is not even in the list!
That's sick.. Get him in top 10 at least! He is a great vocalist.. He can scream growl and play some insane riffs at the same time!

40 Geoff Tate Geoff Tate Geoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensr├┐che.

Metallica is awesome but James Hetfield is not that great of a singer. Geoff Tate is the second best rock singer of all time (behind Freddie Mercury).

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