Greatest Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Vocalists


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81 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.

My goodness what can I say... James is still a vocal force that inspires. His vocal catalogue prides on Not being limited as a "One Trick Pony." He has endeavored to utilize the entire spectrum of his vocal ability which has proved to be a perfect compliment to a band that is progressive and timely successful.

Such an amazing tone to his voice. He used to have an incredible voice especially on "Images and Words" and "Awake". He still has a great voice though.

One of the best vocalists ever.. I think he was great before the injuring and after injuring. He was allways a great singer, and it's so good to see that he is still fighting to this injuring. He may not take of hiss shirt and be handsome, or punch the cameraman. But he has one of the best voices ever. He should be in top 10.

Labrie is at #83? Avenged Sevenfold is top 10?

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82 John Farnham John Farnham John Peter Farnham, Jr., formerly billed as Johnny Farnham from his professional debut in 1967 until 1980, is an English-born Australian pop singer.

Also known as THE VOICE. - Metal_Treasure

83 Isono Hiroshi
84 Motoyuki Morrie Otsuka

idol of hyde, yasu of janne the arc, sakurai atsushi, etc in japan - ronluna

85 Roy Khan Roy Khan Roy Sætre Khantatat, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter. Commonly known as Roy Khan or simply Khan, he was the lead vocalist for the symphonic power metal band Kamelot from 1997 to his departure in 2011. He co-wrote most of Kamelot's songs with the band's guitarist and founder Thomas Youngblood during more.

Really? Roy Khan in 87? People nowadays don't know nothing about metal, and no, its not a matter of personal opinion, Khan is the Best vocalist without a doubt.

Where is Roy Khan of Kamelot and Conception? Phenomenal vocalist. He has a beautiful tone to his voice and a quite incredible range.

Without a doubt, the best male vocalist I've heard in the metal world. Has great range and amazing control. Looks like Kamelot may have found another Gem in Tommy Karevik, time will tell...

87? Really? What the hell with this top?

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86 Blackie Lawless

So powerful & dynamic. Blackie should be in the top 5.

I Wanna Be Somebody be somebody too

One of the greatest voices ever!

W.A.S.P ROCKS hey did you guys know this guy was going to be the T-1000 in judgement day

87 Jared Leto Jared Leto

Not only he has a great voice at the audios but also in lives where his voice stays the exact perfect same.

He's a modern day Freddie Mercury in my opinion. If he were behind Mercury, that wouldn't be so bad. But since niether of them are on while I'm typing this, I have to add them both.

88 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.

Many people may not know him from Stryper because they are a Christian band, but no singer on this list can match is range. He is number one! Check him out! He sounds just as good live as he does recorded!

Unreal voice! As was said, he's just as good live! Probably 75% of singers are not, some not even close to that! Check out "To Hell With The Devil", that all ya need!

This man is amazing, to me, he is the best of all, he has the perfect scream.

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89 Eric Martin

His voice is most attractive sexiest and very handsome. I like him very very much

Sexy voice, soulful, amazing scream, etc. He should be one of the best rock singer of all time.

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90 John Cooper John Cooper John Landrum Cooper, professionally credited as John L. Cooper, is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He has been the lead vocalist, bassist and co-founder of the Grammy-nominated American Christian rock band Skillet since 1996.

Come on! Nobody here has heard Skillet? He has SUPER intense voice!

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91 Tom Keifer

This guy ripped up his vocal cords for his fans. He made the ultimate sacrifice as a singer. Now, in 2015, his voice sounds better than ever. I give Tom Keifer props for being a great songwriter and vocalist. He also is a great lead guitarist. I'm psyched to hear his newer country tunes.

Best range in rock. His lower range is rock, pop, and country and his upper range is perfect for hard rock. If this guy sang in any other decade beside the hair band era he'd be mega-star. He's done real well anyway but he's so underrated.

I think Tom Keifer should be #3 behind Brian Johnson and Axl Rose. As the lead singer of Cinderella he showed his versatility, a cross between Johnson, Rose and Bon Jovi. This guy has an unbelievable range and great pitch, especially in his live shows. Take him out of the hair band era and put him in the 60s or 70s and he's top 3 in everybody's ranking, easy!

You gotta give him props for rebounding after losing his voice. Total respect for Tom Keifer.

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92 Jorn Lande Jorn Lande Jørn Lande is a Norwegian metal and hard rock singer known for his solo career as Jorn, and providing vocals for Avantasia, Masterplan, Ark, Beyond Twilight, Millenium, Allen/Lande, Mundanus Imperium, Vagabond, The Snakes, Ayreon.

Jorn is amazing. His very long discography is filling out with a bunch of amazing songs, but if you want something like special, listen Millenium - Hourglass.

Top 10 material without a doubt? Few can match his range, from quiet melody to jet engine. A true singers singer. Listen to Beyond twilight Crying.

Should always be in the top 10. Best singer in my opinion.

93 Trent Reznor Trent Reznor Michael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.

The king of industrial metal

94 Shimon Moore Shimon Moore Shimon Moore is a Australian singer who was naturally born in Australia. He's best known for singing for the alternative rock band Sick Puppies. His occupation consists of him singing and creating songs something he's been keen on doing for years. His accomplishments include a lot of top 10 hits and more.

Once this band is out there, everyone will know this name. - Cobyt501st

95 Warrel Dane

Definitely a guy whose vocal abilities shouldn't be underestimated. His range is impressive from the lower tracks such as his cover of 'Lucretia my Reflection' by Sisters of Mercy and other tracks off his solo album, to the higher parts in songs such as 'What Tomorrow Knows' or 'Garden of Grey', or heck, just check out 'Future Tense' and his stuff from Sanctuary. The power behind this guys voice is incredible.

He is great. 80? No he is in top 20. his lower tone, screams, growls and mainly the power of his voice is amazing

96 Chino Moreno Chino Moreno Chino Moreno is an American musician. He is best known as the lead vocalist and contributing guitarist of Deftones.

THE sexiest voice in rock. This man screams and I need new panties.

Chino moreno have a big metal voice in rock.

97 Devin Townsend Devin Townsend Devin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.

How is he not top? I mean... Just... How? He's gotta be the best singer in the entire world, I'm not even joking...

A vocal range that is not to be questioned, Devin is possibly the greatest frontman ever to present themself on a stage and exhale music.

98 Dax Riggs Dax Riggs Dax David Riggs is an American musician, best-known for formerly fronting the sludge metal band Acid Bath in the 1990s. Dax has been a part of many projects since then, including Agents of Oblivion and Deadboy & the Elephantmen.

Fantastic vocalist. Conveys passion and emotion in his songs.

99 Michael Barnes

I totally love him! His voice is quite unique and I love his facial expressions while he's singing. Laugh out loud! And you can never go wrong with RED.

100 Austin Carlile Austin Carlile
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