Top Ten Modern Metal Vocalists

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21 Till Lindemann Till Lindemann

A truly amazing vocalist, hands down. Whether you agree or not, one has to truly appreciate this lead singer for being able to convey a wide range of emotions in such a powerful way. One example would be in Ohne Dich and Wo Bist Du in which if you sit down to truly listen to the song, hear him convey something heart rendering that you feel as if you lost someone dearly. Or from the signature fierceness and aggression his voice can be combined softness but still ever powerful just like in the song Mutter. Even more so Till's voice can convey the message of the lyrics and truly bring together the rest of the bands magnificent playing to make the listeners laugh, cry or be furious. One of my favorite vocalist from one of my favorite bands.

Best vocals, growling and actually singing

An amazing singer who's voice can swap from agressive to soft and gentle in the same song.

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22 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 ...read more.
23 Jens Kidman
24 Rob Zombie Rob Zombie Rob Zombie is an American heavy metal musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. His career launched in 1985 when he formed the heavy metal band White Zombie. Following their breakup, he began a successful solo career. Zombie began directing in the early 2000s. His most famous movies are ...read more.
25 Ville Valo Ville Valo

Definitely the one! His voice just gives me chills, and his looks are just a big plus :) can't say enough about this guy! I have most of his albums!

HIM are one of my favourite bands and Valo is the best

26 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.

Trent Reznor's vocals are incredible, they sound like nothing I have ever listened to and he is PERFECT live! He always manages to project so much emotion through his vocal work, just listen to "Hurt". He is my main influence vocally, wish he was higher on the list!

He's good, but he's not a metal vocalist.

The best.

27 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.
28 Jonathan Davis Jonathan Davis 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.

This guy is an idol for so many metal artists. Korn is one of the beginners of NWOAHM.

29 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.
30 Alissa White-Gluz Alissa White-Gluz Alissa White-Gluz is a Canadian vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist and one of the founding members of the Canadian metal band, The Agonist, and current lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal group, Arch Enemy.
31 Troy Sanders Troy Sanders Troy Jayson Sanders is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he plays bass and shares lead vocal duties with guitarist Brent Hinds and drummer Brann Dailor.
32 Benjamin Burnley Benjamin Burnley 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.

Although Breaking Benjamin is a Post grunge influenced hard rock band (with partial scream effects like The diary of Jane or I will not bow), Ben has got a unique vocal quality.

Awesome changes between soft and hard voices

Must in top 3. He is great than most old punks out there and so better than M. Shadows.
My choice...1)Corey Taylor
2) David Drainable
3)Benjamin Burnley

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33 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.
34 Brian "Head" Welch

As the guitarist for Korn he surprised every one when he broke away and started his own band "Love and Death" and sang for it.

35 Ralf Scheepers 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.
36 Ivan Moody Ivan Moody Ivan L. Moody, known by the pseudonym Ghost during his time with Motograter, is the lead vocalist for American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Can't believe Ivan is at #23, coming from an A7x fan. Ivan should be at least in the top 10!

The hell? Ivan only at #21? He should at least be in the top 10. Coming from an A7x fan.

Vocalist for Five Finger Death Punch. What else can I say?

Awesome singer my number 1

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37 Andy Sixx

His voice is very matured and shows the inner rock soul

How old is this? He's been both Andy Biersack (real name) and Andy Black (for his recent solo project) for ages now. Get with the programme!
But he IS brilliant, without a doubt.

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38 Maynard James Keenan 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.

An absolute lyrical genius. He has an amazing voice which pairs well with Justin Chancellor's bass playing. If you haven't listened to Tool yet, listen to them. You won't regret it. I recommend Schism, The Pot, Vicarious, and Aenema.

Because Maynard

39 Oliver Sykes
40 Sam Carter
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