Top Ten Modern Musicians That Sound Like Classic MusiciansPositronWildhawk Credit goes to LizardKing99 for her collaboration with me on this list!
The Top Ten
Kevin didn't actually realize how much he sounded like John Lennon until one of John's sons (I believe it was Sean) told him. - PetSounds
Tame Impala's frontman sounds so like Lennon it's unbelievable. - PositronWildhawk
A trance singer who sounds like a classic soul singer. Her voice is just smooth, powerful and mesmerising. - PositronWildhawk
This singer seems interesting. I think I'll look her up sometime. - RiverClanRocks
They remind me of the Beach Boys circa 1967. - PetSounds
This guy should be at #1, trust me - he sounds exactly like Freddie Mercury and as a bonus - he looks like Freddie! I don't exaggerate.
Find on YouTube and be convinced: Queen Extravaganza on American Idol - Somebody to Love (HD) - Metal_Treasure
Sounds like a heavier and darker version of Jim Morrison.
Try: Danzig - Mother, How the Gods Kill, She Rides. - Metal_Treasure
Sounds like Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden.
Edguy - Nailed to The Wheel, Mystreria. - Metal_Treasure
Sounds like James Hetfield of Metallica.
Volbeat - Our Loved Ones - Metal_Treasure
Sounds like Robert Plant.
Check out these songs by Wolfmother - Back Round, Woman, Cosmic Egg. - Metal_Treasure
Sounds like Rob Halford from Judas Priest.
Primal Fear - Strike, Metal Gods (Judas Priest cover). - Metal_Treasure
Stealers Wheel IS an old band.
They ARE an old band.
1) David Coverdale of Deep Purple, Whitesnake
Check out these covers: Jorn - Stormbringer, Fool For Your Loving, Burn
2) Ian Gillan of Deep Purple
Jorn - Perfect Strangers (the best cover ever).
Jorn - Egypt (The Chains Are On). - Metal_Treasure
He's a vocal chameleon and can sound like several singers but most notably:
1) Sounds like Dio (proof: Blind Guardian - Don't Talk To Strangers).
2) Sounds like Robert Plant (Demons & Wizards - Immigrant Song). - Metal_Treasure
Of course, he sounds like his father - Julio Iglesias. - Metal_Treasure
He sounds like a modern version of many classical musicians - Mozart, Bach, Paganini, etc. He's a guitar virtuoso and plays neo-classical metal.
Yngwie Malmsteen - Black Star, Far Beyond The Sun, Trilogy Suite Op.5, Amadeus Quattro Valvole - Metal_Treasure
One of the best unfortunately very very underrated
Sounds like Led Zeppelin. - I80
Sounds like Mozart, with vocals - I80
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