Best Metal Vocalists of the 90s
A list about bands with vocalists who sung during the 90s with a great voice. It includes bands who formed during or before the 90s, but has released at least one album during the 90s.
The Top Ten
1 Phil Anselmo
Philip Hansen "Phil" Anselmo is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Pantera. He currently is the vocalist of heavy metal bands Down and Superjoint Ritual.
Gotta love good ol Pantera. - SirSkeletorThe3rd
WALK ON HOME BOY - Metalmaniakkk
2 Kurt Cobain - Nirvana
Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
Kurt Cobain's not metal. The hell?
3 Per "Dead" Ohlin
Ok, Mayhem is great, but they only had a few obscure EXTREMELY lo-fi demos with Dead, the main reason he is loved is for his supposed crazy live stunts, which most metalheads have probably never seen. Dead was great, but people need to stop saying he was the best metal vocalist just because everyone else does. - Brobusky
4 Tom Araya - Slayer
Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz is a Chilean American musician, best known as the bassist and vocalist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
Slayer! - SirSkeletorThe3rd
5 Hansi Kürsch
Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.
6 Abbath Doom Occulta - Immortal
7 James Hetfield - Metallica
James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
He had a great voice but for most of the 90s, he made bad albums. - SirSkeletorThe3rd
8 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 ...read more.
9 Hat - Gorgoroth
Amazing bro. He has some great Black Metal vocals - SirSkeletorThe3rd
10 Tobias Sammet
Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.
11 Bruce Dickinson
Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.
Best metal vocalist, period. - Brobusky
12 Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.
13 Rob Halford
Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.
15 Russell Allen
16 Attila Csihar - Mayhem
17 Jonathan Davis - Korn
Jonathan Howsmon Davis, also known as JD and JDevil, is an American musician best known as the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn.
not metal - Lucretia
18 Ralf Scheepers
Ralf Scheepers is the vocalist for German heavy metal band Primal Fear. He has a relatively high-pitched tenor-esque singing voice and sometimes uses a shriek reminiscent of Judas Priest's Rob Halford, although it is his baritone lows which give him a near four-octave range in the modal register.
19 Page Hamilton
20 Mikael Akerfeldt - 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.