Best Grindcore Vocalists


The Top Ten

1 Barney Greenway (Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror) Barney Greenway (Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror) Mark "Barney" Greenway is an English extreme metal vocalist, who has been a member of Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror, and Benediction.

One of the best death growls of all time, and I mean that sincerely. It is a very distinct "gruff" style. He has been in 14 Napalm Death albums since 1990, as well as an Extreme Noise Terror album. Barney also fronted death metal band Benediction - ryanrimmel

2 J.R. Hayes (Pig Destroyer) J.R. Hayes (Pig Destroyer)
3 Jeff Walker (Carcass, Brujeria) Jeff Walker (Carcass, Brujeria)

He had the high pitched guttarals in the first 2 carcass records. He also has contributed vocals for Brujeria since 2006. - ryanrimmel

4 Jay Randall (Agoraphobic Nosebleed) Jay Randall (Agoraphobic Nosebleed) Jan Randall is a Canadian composer and pianist. Randall played entirely by ear from childhood, started working in blues and pop music bands while still in high school, and after receiving formal classical and jazz training as a composer and arranger went on to spend a decade in theatre before moving more.
5 Nik Napalm (Napalm Death) Nik Napalm (Napalm Death)

He only appeared in their debut LP, Scum, but he was influential enough to revolutionize extreme metal - ryanrimmel

6 Bill Steer (Carcass) Bill Steer (Carcass)

He had the deep, ominous, death growls which proved to be a great duo with Jeff Walker. He also played guitar in the first 2 Napalm Death albums - ryanrimmel

7 Katherine Katz (Agoraphobic Nosebleed) Katherine Katz (Agoraphobic Nosebleed)

Only appeared on one AG album, which happens to be my favorite (Agorapocalypse) - ryanrimmel

8 Oscar Garcia (Terrorizer) Oscar Garcia (Terrorizer)
9 Dean Jones (Extreme Noise Terror) Dean Jones (Extreme Noise Terror)
10 Lee Dorrian (Napalm Death) Lee Dorrian (Napalm Death)

Appeared on half of Scum and From Enslavement to Obliteration. He is well known now for his work with Cathedral - ryanrimmel

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Top Remixes

1. Barney Greenway (Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror)
2. J.R. Hayes (Pig Destroyer)
3. Jeff Walker (Carcass, Brujeria)


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