Greatest Rock Voices

The Contenders: Page 7

121 Brandon Flowers Brandon Flowers

a great vocalist that deserves more credit

He's the best singer of the decade.

122 Dolores O'Riordan Dolores O'Riordan

Best Female Voice EVER!
So much emotion, straight to the heart...
Quite great lyricist too.

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123 Jack Black Jack Black Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American actor, singer, musician and comedian. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious more.

Wonderful voice! Just heard him on Rock, Pop, & Doo Wop on PBS - at 72, he still has it! Wow! Great voice, great breath control, great falsetto!

Tenacious D, best band ever, Jbbles best singer ever, simple as that

124 Rik Emmett

While I agree with a lot on this "list". I don't agree that Rik Emmett should be 64 on this list. He has a lot more range and vocal quality than a lot on this list. His voice suits all styles of music (rock, metal, jazz, blues). Although older now, he can still wail. Plus he's a guitar god.

Not only an amazing vocalist, but also one of the most versatile guitarists on the planet. Give it up people, if you haven't heard triumph check them out! Best live performance I've ever heard.

Lead vocalist and guitarist in a power trio. What more needs to be said! Just watch some of the live clips from the 1983 US Festival and see a true master in action.

Great range, he can singing anything from, jazz, blues, melodic stuff as well as kick ass Rock and Roll

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125 Richie Sambora Richie Sambora Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, singer and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years.

His bluesy voice will send shivers to your spine. Not only he is an outstanding guitar player, but he's also a very talented songwriter; any of his songs feels like a whole different story.

Love his voice, his amazing talent on guitar and how incredibly sexy he is.

Richie's solo album are both AMAZING, great singer with great voice and feelings in what he does, the one and only just as Jon Bon Jovi...

He is very underrated. He sings with a lot of emotion. He brings the music to life.

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126 Richard Manuel Richard Manuel Richard George Manuel was a Canadian composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the pianist, regular lead singer, and occasional drummer of The Band.

Way more people need to listen to The Band. Richard Manuel has the richest, most textured voice I have ever heard. It's so full of emotion and power. He's like a white Ray Charles. Listen to Tears of Rage or King Harvest (Will Surely Come) and you will know what I mean. -

127 James LaBrie James LaBrie Kevin James LaBrie is a Canadian vocalist and songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the American progressive metal band Dream Theater.

I was amazed to see he wasnt here! what is wrong with you people! - thunder2221

96th! Is not possible to have James here!

128 Tom Petty Tom Petty Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer.
129 David Lee Roth David Lee Roth David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.

he is great with his flexibility and his screaming voice he knows how to put on a show and through the mist of it all he sounds just like he wold in a studio

Roth has an awesome voice and screams throughout many of his songs. -

130 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 Queensrÿche.


Geoff Tate is by far the best! He deserves to be in the top ten for damn sure! He is unbelievably as insanely amazing!

The best vocalist rock has ever seen bar none. Nobody else can hit the notes Geoff Tate could hit at his peak.

Seriously? 116? Listen to the range of his voice on Take Hold of the Flame! He blows a lot of these guys away. Listen to Queensrych's early stuff. This guy is right up there with Axl Rose.

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131 Matthew Bellamy Matthew Bellamy Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.

I can't believe he is so low in this list...

132 Sinead O'Connor Sinead O'Connor Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.
133 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide.
134 Michael Hutchinson
135 Aaron Lewis Aaron Lewis Aaron Lewis is an American musician, who is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the rock group Staind, with whom he has released seven studio albums.

I like Staind, and of course Aaron s voice because is so powerful and full of emotion.

136 Toshimitsu Deyama

He has one of the best rock voices I have ever heard, he can sing almost all types of music beautifully! He needs to at least be in the top ten! He is the singer of X Japan the most popular Asian band in the world! They won an award for best international artist in the world overall other foreign bands! And one more thing is that when he sings he has an amazing ability to have the person feel the emotion, the story and what its meaning is when he sings! You will truly be blown away by their music all of the band members are amazing musicians, beyond expert!
Layla Owens! ~

137 Rick James

Can sing a ballad, Funk, rock and even punk! Smooth and polished classic voice.

138 Noddy Holder

Nod the God, never needed a mic, such a powerful voice, saw them 13 times, Best was Monmore Green circa 1979. Kept shouting £Keep it Rollin" then took a step away from the mic, he was the back of the stage and you could still hear him. Powerful as hell.

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139 Nico Nico
140 Elvis Costello
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