Top 10 Musicians (Dead or Alive) You Would Like to Have a Beer With
These are not necessarily the best musicians or your most favorite musicians.
The Top Ten
1 Lemmy - Motorhead
Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
I wouldn't like a beer with him, more like a glass of tap water with him. - Catacorn
He knows how to tell funny stories. - Metal_Treasure
@ryanrimmel - haha, weird enough but I understand him and I love his funny stories. He knows a lot about people in the music business. - Metal_Treasure
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He died today, December 28, 2015, at the age of 70. - Metal_Treasure
2 Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden
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.
I'd gladly sit down with him and a Trooper beer! - IronSabbathPriest
Of course, the beer is on him and of course it's Trooper.
Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden launched a new beer named 'Trooper' in 2013, brewed by Robinsons family brewery in Stockport. This is Maiden's very own signature beer, named after one of their signature songs "The Trooper". Cheers! - Metal_Treasure
3 Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.
4 Jarkko Ahola - Teräsbetoni
Jarkko Kalevi Ahola is a Finnish performing artist, composer and singer, best known as a metal singer. He is the vocalist, bass player and one of the three songwriters of the metal band Teräsbetoni. He also started a solo career as Ahola, a metal band.
He's intelligent, cool and with a sense of humor. Even his speaking voice is pleasant and melodic.
And he's the one who sang the song Metal Beer (Metalliolut in Finnish), which illustrates everything I said about him.
Just watch this video: Teräsbetoni - Metalliolut - Metal_Treasure
5 "Weird Al" Yankovic
Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.
Probably the best parodist in the world. - Catacorn
Yes, he would be so funny - Martinglez
6 Tobias Sammet - Edguy, Avantasia
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.
He's talkative and funny - Metal_Treasure
7 Angus Young - AC/DC
Angus McKinnon Young is an Australian guitarist of Scottish origin, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and sole constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. When performing live he does his own version of Chuck Berry's "duck walk" and has also spun on his side while ...read more.
I would like to have beer with the whole AC/DC crew.
8 Jon Schaffer - Iced Earth
Jon Ryan Schaffer is an American heavy metal musician. He is best known as the guitarist and last remaining original member of the Florida-based heavy metal band Iced Earth, which he formed in 1985 under the name "Purgatory". V 2 Comments
9 Tony Iommi
Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer. Best known as lead guitarist and founding member of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, he has been the band's sole continual member and primary composer. At age 17, he accidentally lost the fingertips of his middle ...read more.
10 Kai Hansen - Gamma Ray
German beer? Yes, please. - Metal_Treasure
11 Billy Gibbons
William Frederick "Billy" Gibbons is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor, best known as the guitarist and lead vocalist of the American rock band ZZ Top.
12 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.
13 Steve Harris - Iron Maiden
14 Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.
Marilyn Manson is another person I would love to have a drink with. I love his music and he's a very nice and very intelligent guy in real life. If he ever asked me to have a drink with him, I would not hesitate to say yes.
15 Alissa White-Gluz - Arch Enemy
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. V 1 Comment
16 Johan Hegg - Amon Amarth
Just finished listening to With Oden on our Side, great album, beer with this guy would taste wonderful.
17 Dave Grohl - Foo Fighters
David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and film director. He is best known as the former drummer of the hugely popular 90s grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters. He has sat behind the ...read more.
Come on, he's the nicest guy in rock.
18 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. ...read more.
I would like to have a beer with him, but 14 year olds can't drink so... some water. - Lucretia
This guy is just amazing! R.I.P. Layne.
19 Steven Tyler - Aerosmith
Steven is one person who would make an excellent drinking buddy. He's funny and he's got a great personality. I would love to have a drink or two with the Demon of Screamin'.
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20 Mike Mangini
Mike Mangini is an American drummer. Since 2010, he has been a member of progressive metal band Dream Theater, following the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy.