Greatest Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Vocalists

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81 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 ...read 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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82 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.

83 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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84 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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85 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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86 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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87 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.

88 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

89 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 ...read more.

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

90 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

91 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.

92 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.

93 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.

94 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.

95 Austin Carlile Austin Carlile
96 Doro Pesch Doro Pesch Doro Pesch is a German hard rock singer that started her career in native Düsseldorf in the early 80s with the underground bands Snakebite and Beast. V 1 Comment
97 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 ...read more.
98 Miyavi Miyavi
99 Max Cavalera Max Cavalera Massimiliano Antonio "Max" Cavalera is a Brazillian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who currently plays in heavy metal bands Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Killer Be Killed.

Its should in top 10, max have a good and pure voice of metal, its a perfect scream.

100 John Bush John Bush John Bush is a singer who was first in the band Armored Saint however he then went on to join Anthrax after they got Joey Belladonna their last singer out of the band. John Bush then left Anthrax in 2005 though briefly rejoined in 2009 only to leave again in 2010
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