Most Underrated Heavy Metal Vocalists


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41 Jari Maenpaa - Wintersun, Ensiferum Jari Maenpaa - Wintersun, Ensiferum Jari Mäenpää (born 23 December 1977) is a Finnish heavy metal multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He is the founder of metal band Wintersun for which he records all instruments. Before forming Wintersun, Mäenpää was best known for his role in the folk metal band Ensiferum.
42 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

He does a a lot more than theatrics he had a very good voice on Easy Action, Love It To Death, Killer, School's Out, etc and still does. 43 years on he still has a great show and voice.

43 John Arch - Fates Warning

He had a powerful Dickinson like high register in the mid 80s and even now to a large extent, but never was given the credit or chart success of fellow wailers like Geoff Tate.

44 Jeff Scott Soto - Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force Jeff Scott Soto - Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force Jeff Scott Soto is an American rock singer of Puerto Rican descent. He is most well known for being the lead singer for the group Talisman from 1990 till the end of Talisman in 2007, the vocalist on Yngwie Malmsteen's first two albums, and the lead vocalist for Journey on their 2006–2007 tours after more.
45 Tony Martin - Black Sabbath

Just listen to Black Sabbath - When Death Calls. You'll see... - coccoreccy

46 James LaBrie - Dream Theater James LaBrie - Dream Theater Kevin James LaBrie is a Canadian vocalist and songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the American progressive metal band Dream Theater.
47 Simone Simons - Epica Simone Simons - Epica Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.
48 Daniel Gildenlow - Pain of Salvation Daniel Gildenlow - Pain of Salvation Daniel Gildenlöw is a Swedish musician and songwriter. He is best known as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for the progressive metal band Pain of Salvation.
49 Bobby Ellsworth Bobby Ellsworth Robert Ellsworth, mainly known as Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, is the lead vocalist of New Jersey thrash metal band Overkill.

Hell of a vocalist that gets little to no attention. And is in a thrash band that is putting out some great material and has gotten better with age. His speed and vocal range in Evil Never Dies is incredible.

50 Nikki Sixx - Mötley Crüe Nikki Sixx - Mötley Crüe Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the band Mötley Crüe.
51 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath more.

What? Ozzy underrated? Come on, he is actually the most OVERrated metal vocalist - Ozzy is the most popular metal singer but everybody knows that his vocal skills are (to put it politely) quite mediocre. That's the definition of OVERrated and not underrated. - Metal_Treasure

there are so many better singers than ozzy but his vocal range is pretty good and it fits the type of music he sings he is way better than david lee roth singing wise - crazypeoplearehere

Ozzy has the coolest sounding voice in rock history.

52 Dave Mustaine - Megadeth Dave Mustaine - Megadeth David Scott "Dave" Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. Mustaine is best known as a pioneer in Thrash Metal, being the former lead guitarist of Metallica before his dismissal in 1983, leading to finding and becoming the front man of his own more.

Lets be honest here - he's a great guitarist, songwriter and lyricist but singer - no. He's not underrated as a singer, come on. Underrated singers are those who are better than Dickinson and even Halford but usually hang way lower than Mustaine on the lists of the top/best/greatest metal singers. - Metal_Treasure

Really good voice fit perfectly with thrash how can Mr Shadow is here when he is one of the most overrated singer

Great voice what Mr emo doing first he suck so much how he can be underrated when he one of the most overrated singer

53 Sean Harris - Diamond Head Sean Harris - Diamond Head
54 Muhammed Suicmez - Necrophagist Muhammed Suicmez - Necrophagist Muhammed Suiçmez was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, to Turkish immigrants. He is the frontman and guitarist of the German technical death metal band Necrophagist.
55 Kai Hansen Kai Hansen

Currently his voice is not that good (aging) but was good enough.
Give a listen to "Ride the sky" (Helloween). - Metal_Treasure

56 John Beasley - Dying Fetus
57 John Gallagher - Dying Fetus John Gallagher - Dying Fetus
58 Alissa White-Gluz - Arch Enemy, the Agonist Alissa White-Gluz - Arch Enemy, the Agonist 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.
59 Jeffrey Walker - Carcass
60 ICS Vortex - Dimmu Borgir, Borknagar
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