Top Metal Singers


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

Who ever made this list is an idiot. To put Fred Durst ahead of Chino is the biggest slap in the nads ever. For Real. This list is bull crap. J. Davis is way better than almost ever single other vocals on the list as well.

Very versatile, am shocked he is not higher as well..

Why Chino is so far down the list is way beyond me

48? What? Chino Moreno is a legend! He should be on top of matt tuck, david drainman, zp threat, and aaron lewis at least!

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62 ZP Theart ZP Theart ZP Theart is a South African singer, and songwriter, best known as the former singer of British power metal band DragonForce.

He should be in no1... Better than any singer. Has the potential to sing even at the highest octave pitch along with speed guitars...


he should be no1... super high voice.

63 Marco Hietala Marco Hietala Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala is a Finnish heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter (Nightwish, Tarot).

Marco is the greatest singer ever.

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64 Dave Grohl Dave Grohl David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters.

He doesn't even sing metal. And there are at least 500 metal singers performing with more energy and passion than him. - Metal_Treasure

This is a reply to the visitor who wrote "No one sings with more energy and passion than the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl." - Metal_Treasure

1st, he's NOT metal.
2nd, every average metal singer is way better than him. - Metal_Treasure

No one sings with more energy and passion than the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl.

65 Don Dokken
66 Spencer Sotelo
67 Layne Staley Layne Staley Layne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. more.

Very powerful voice, great range. He and Jerry had some of the best harmonies on the planet. Still listening to their songs today, never get tired of Layne's voice.

If it comes dow to rock vocalists Layne is number 1. But I understand that heavy metal singers will dominate this list because that's considered as pure metal and Alice in Chains is something else.

Awesome... Just... Awesome. You can hear the pain in his voice. Because of him, I can safely say I'll never do drugs.

Grunge is not metal, but somewhat close - Lucretia

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68 Fabio Lione Fabio Lione Fabio Tordiglione is an Italian singer and lyricist who has sung with many music bands including Rhapsody of Fire, Labyrinth, Ayreon, Angra, Vision Divine, Hollow Haze, Kaledon, Ancient Bards, and Athena.

This is one of the best power metal singers out there. He's sung for 4 different metal bands in the SAME time!

69 Udo Dirkschneider Udo Dirkschneider Udo"Hassan"Dirkschneider is a German heavy metal singer who rose to fame with German heavy metal band Accept.
70 Jacoby Shaddix

Well, just listen to him and you'll understand, one thing about ben burnley: he's actually not so good, they clean his voice a lot in the lp's, he had lung cancer (correct me if I'm wrong) so his voice is kinda bad, listen to bb in live. (though they're one of my favourite bands)

71 Matt Barlow Matt Barlow Matthew 'Matt' Barlow is an American heavy metal singer and police officer. He was the lead singer for Iced Earth in the 1990s and 2000s. He is currently the lead singer for Ashes of Ares. After the September 11 terrorist attacks Matt Barlow decided to become a police officer and contribute to the "real more. V 1 Comment
72 Robert Plant Robert Plant Robert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

What? Since when was the Zepp metal? - Lucretia

73 Jens Kidman
74 Tarja Turunen Tarja Turunen Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. more.

She rocks surely! Her voice is something really AWESOME!
I demand that she should beat least in top 10's!

A Goddess -- being listed so low here -- surely discredits the list as a whole

75 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.

Only 0.4% of votes... In all honesty this guy has a much more supreme voice than any other vocalist on this silly list, just listen to his music to find out. According to recent studies a list including Mike Patton and other world class singers were put into a list and Mike Patton emerged #1 where Devin Townsend emerged #10 that's how good this guy is as Mike Patton will always be the bench mark to be honest

Can sing anything from extreme growling (Strapping Young Lad) to clean high vocals (Devin Townsend Project / Devin Townsend Band)

Has anyone heard this guy? His voice is simply beautiful, and he can mix singing with screaming, shifting between the styles with ease.

Should be number one just for quality of vocals, but everybody likes what they like.

76 Sully Erna Sully Erna Salvatore Paul "Sully" Erna is the American vocalist and guitarist for the American hard rock band Godsmack.

What is Sully Erna doing as the 48th best metal singer of the list? He should join the top ten metal singers. His vocals are very though and can rock the whole world.

Metallica may be a better band but Sully Erna is the best vocalist and singer. Better than Robert Plant and better than Ronnie James Dio. He needs to be number one followed by David Draiman and James Hetfield.

77 Fred Durst Fred Durst William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.

Actually a decent screamer..

Great vocalist, he is might be the best rapper ever my opinion.

Not even metal - Lucretia

78 Jon Oliva Jon Oliva John Nicholas Oliva, known as Jon Oliva, is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer. Co-founder of the metal band Savatage and the rock opera Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He's got a real 4 octave range, able to morph the sound of his voice to any style, from John Lennon and Freddie Mercury, more.
79 Howard Jones

It tears me that this guy dosen't make it higher. Howard Jones got the power of an opera singer and growls better than the majority of all these new metal bands. And still, it feels like a waste whenever he growls because his voice is so fantastic in every aspect. Listen to End of heartache live at download 2007 and you'll see what I mean. The fact that he is black makes it so much cooler because of the lack of black people in the metal industry. - nonofyall


He has a nice and deep voice that blends perfectly into the music. - Pegasister12

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80 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.

One of the most original artist! This band do so many amazing songs! He should be in the top 5 at least, all of the singers before him in this list aren't as good and creative than Manson

One of the greatest performers of all time. 'enough said.

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