Best Growling Vocalists

Death metal or deathcore, these are the best growlers.

The Top Ten

1 Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth) Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth) Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician, prominently known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of progressive death metal band Opeth, as well as being the former vocalist of death metal supergroup Bloodbath for three albums up until 2012. more.

I knew he'd be on top. - zxm

I just want to know.. What is phil bozeman doing at 1st spot?.. And also can anbody tell me the difference between this list and between "best death metal vocalists"? But altough nice list... Keep going dude MetalForever1228 - nooreldeen

2 Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel) Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel)
3 Glen Benton (Deicide) Glen Benton (Deicide) Glen Benton is an American death metal musician. He is best known as the vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Deicide and was also a part of the band Vital Remains, where he has performed in recording sessions as well as live with them on a few occasions. more.
4 Chris Barnes (Six Feet Under) Chris Barnes (Six Feet Under) Chris Barnes is an American musician mainly noted for his deep-throat vocals, explicitly violent lyrics. Barnes was a founding member of Cannibal Corpse before his dismissal and would later form Six Feet Under, which he fronts to this day.

He can growl longer and deeper than any person on this list if you listen to old school cannibal corpse and six feet under.

5 Cameron "Big Chocolate" Argon (Disfiguring the Goddess)

For a dude who makes electro type music, Big C has some of he most brutal vocals in modern death metal.

6 Adam Warren (Oceano)
7 Frank Mullen (Suffocation) Frank Mullen (Suffocation) Frank Mullen, is the vocalist of the American death metal band Suffocation, and met band mates Terrance Hobbs and Mike Smith in high school.
8 George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher (Cannibal Corpse) George George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher is an American extreme metal vocalist for the American death metal band Cannibal Corpse and the lesser-known melodic death metal band Paths of Possession.
9 Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth) Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth)
10 Chuck Schuldiner (Death) Chuck Schuldiner (Death) Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner (1967-2001) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck more.

True metal

Chuck was THE ORIGINAL, and no deathcore/metalcore vocalists deserve a place on this list. - EzzyEsbourne

The Contenders

11 Jonathan Huber (I Declare War)
12 Randy Blythe (Lamb of God) Randy Blythe (Lamb of God) David Randall "Randy" Blythe is the vocalist and lyricist of American heavy metal band Lamb of God and side-project band Halo of Locusts.
13 Matt Heafy (Trivium, Capharnaum) Matt Heafy (Trivium, Capharnaum) Matthew "Matt" Kiichi Heafy is a Japanese-American musician, best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Orlando based Heavy Metal/Metalcore band Trivium.
14 Corey Beaulieu (Trivium) Corey Beaulieu (Trivium) Corey King Beaulieu (Born November 22nd 1983) is an American musician and actor, known for being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the Heavy Metal band Trivium.
15 Alissa White-Gluz (The Agonist, Arch Enemy)

Love her

16 Nergal (Behemoth) Nergal (Behemoth) Adam Nergal Darski (born Adam Michał Darski; 10 June 1977 in Gdynia), is a Polish musician and television personality, best known for being the frontman for the black/death metal band Behemoth. more.
17 Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence) Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence) Mitchell Adam "Mitch" Lucker was an American musician and lead singer for the deathcore band Suicide Silence.
18 Jonny Davy (Job for a Cowboy)
19 Kyo (Dir En Grey) Kyo (Dir En Grey) Kyo is a Japanese musician, singer, lyricist and poet. He is best known as the vocalist of the metal band Dir en grey. He has been with the band since its inception in 1997 and was formerly in La:Sadie's.
20 Spencer Sotelo (Periphery, From First To Last, Endur, The Mothership) Spencer Sotelo (Periphery, From First To Last, Endur, The Mothership)
21 Ryan Strain (Sea of Trees)
22 Alex Terrible (Slaughter To Prevail)
23 Peter Tagtgren (Hypocrisy) Peter Tagtgren (Hypocrisy) Alf Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member.
24 Ben Burnley (Breaking Benjamin) Ben Burnley (Breaking Benjamin) Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.
25 Tomi Joutsen Tomi Joutsen
26 Austin Carlile (Of Mice & Men) Austin Carlile (Of Mice & Men) Austin Robert Carlile is an American former musician and current baseball coach from Pensacola, Florida. He is the former lead vocalist of Attack Attack! and Of Mice & Men. After leaving Of Mice & Men, he went to coach youth baseball in Costa Rica.
27 Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria) Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria) Danny Robert Worsnop is an English musician, singer and songwriter, prominently known as the lead vocalist of rock bands Asking Alexandria and We Are Harlot.
28 Eric Kalsbeek (Textures, Sengaia, Brainshake, The Ocean)
29 Winston McCall (Parkway Drive) Winston McCall (Parkway Drive) Winston Thomas McCall is an Australian singer-songwriter and the lead vocalist of the metalcore band Parkway Drive and the hardcore punk band Rain Dogs.
30 Dan Watson (Infant Annihilator)
31 Rhys King (Advent Sorrow)
32 Neige (Alcest)

This is the best

33 Jens Kidman (Meshuggah)
34 Karl Sanders (Nile) Karl Sanders (Nile) Karl Sanders is an American musician, most widely known as the founding member of the American ancient Egyptian-themed technical death metal band Nile.
35 Angela Gossow (Arch Enemy) Angela Gossow (Arch Enemy) Angela Nathalie Gossow is a German vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy.
36 Piotr Wiwczarek (Vader) Piotr Wiwczarek (Vader) Piotr Wiwczarek (also known as Peter) is a Polish guitarist and vocalist who is best known as the frontman for death metal band Vader, where he is the only constant member of the band since its inception.
37 David Vincent (Morbid Angel) David Vincent (Morbid Angel) David Justin Vincent, also known as Evil D, is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Morbid Angel as well as the bassist for Genitorturers.
38 Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory) Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory) Burton Christopher Bell is an American musician and vocalist, best known as the frontman and co-founder of the industrial metal band Fear Factory, of which he's the only consistent member.
39 Seth Putnam (Anal C***) Seth Putnam (Anal C***)
40 Jeff Walker Jeff Walker Jeffrey Walker is a bass guitarist and vocalist from Windle, St Helens, UK. He is best known for his work with death metal band Carcass for which he is also the main lyricist.
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Top Remixes

1. Randy Blythe (Lamb of God)
2. Corey Beaulieu (Trivium)
3. Matt Heafy (Trivium, Capharnaum)
1. Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel)
2. Glen Benton (Deicide)
3. Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth)


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