Best Power Metal Vocalists
The Top Ten
1 Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian)
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.
Best voice in metal after Dio and bruce dickison in my opinion! - BlindGuardianValhalla
2 Michael Kiske (Helloween)
Michael Kiske is a singer best known as the former lead vocalist for the German power metal band Helloween.
The voice of power metal.
3 Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray)
Amazing musician! One of the most unique voices in metal! I love him! - BlindGuardianValhalla
4 Roy Khan (Kamelot)
Roy Sætre Khantatat, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter. Commonly known as Roy Khan or simply Khan, he was the lead vocalist for the symphonic power metal band Kamelot from 1997 to his departure in 2011. He co-wrote most of Kamelot's songs with the band's guitarist and founder Thomas Youngblood during ...read more. V 1 Comment
5 Tarja Turunen (Nightwish)
Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. ...read more.
6 Fabio Lione (Rhapsody)
Fabio Tordiglione is an Italian singer and lyricist who has sung with many music bands including Rhapsody of Fire, Labyrinth, Ayreon, Angra, Vision Divine, Hollow Haze, Kaledon, Ancient Bards, and Athena.
7 Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica)
Toni Kristian "Tony" Kakko is a Finnish musician, composer and vocalist. He is mainly known as the vocalist, primary songwriter, and creative force in the band Sonata Arctica since 1996.
8 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 is just amazing in everything he does! Totally one of my favorite vocalists and musicians - BlindGuardianValhalla
#9 is too low - his vocal skills are so good that he should be in the top 3, up there with Hansi Kursch and Michael Kiske. - Metal_Treasure
10 Joacim Cans (HammerFall)
11 Anette Olzon (Nightwish)
12 Jarkko Ahola (Teräsbetoni, Ahola)
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.
13 Andi Deris (Helloween)
Andreas "Andi" Deris is a German singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of power metal band Helloween, and co-founder and former lead singer of German melodic metal band Pink Cream 69. He has an active solo career, as well as his own recording studio in Tenerife.
He is so underrated but he has totally and amazing and unique voice you can either love or hate... And I love it - BlindGuardianValhalla
14 ZP Theart (Dragonforce)
ZP Theart is a South African singer, and songwriter, best known as the former singer of British power metal band DragonForce.
15 Timo Kotipelto (Stratovarius)
Timo Antero Kotipelto is the vocalist of the Finnish power metal band Stratovarius and is the creator and vocalist of the power metal band Kotipelto.
Timo so low? This guys voice is just... Perfect! - BlindGuardianValhalla
16 Simone Simons (Epica)
Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.
17 Matthew Barlow (Iced Earth)
18 Marc Hudson (DragonForce)
19 Matt Smith
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