Best Punk Rock Vocalists


The Top Ten

1 Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.

He is amazing - Green_day_

Overrated to be on top. his singing isn't very good. would be better if he had gone one way. either guitar or vocals. form what I heard that he didn't take vocal lessons. and on the other hand he isn't a really great guitarist like Johnny Ramone. - zxm

2 Tom Delonge (Blink-182/Angels And Airwaves) Tom Delonge (Blink-182/Angels And Airwaves) Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975. When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game. He also used to play the trumpet, more.
3 Syd Vicious (The Sex Pistols)

His name is "Sid Vicious," and he didn't sing for the sex pistols

4 Iggy Pop (The Stooges/Solo) Iggy Pop (The Stooges/Solo) James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
5 Joey Ramone (The Ramones) Joey Ramone (The Ramones) Jeffrey Ross Hyman, professionally known by Joey Ramone, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of the punk-rock band The Ramones.

R.l.P Joey- a true legend.

6 Dee Dee Ramone (The Ramones) Dee Dee Ramone (The Ramones) Douglas Glenn Colvin, known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American musician, singer and songwriter best known as founding member, songwriter, bassist and occasional lead vocalist for punk rock band the Ramones.
7 Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) Mark Allan Hoppus is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and television personality best known as the bassist and co-lead vocalist for the pop punk band Blink-182. Born in Ridgecrest, California, Hoppus spent his childhood moving back and forth between his mother and father's more.

I love his songs, his voice.

8 Scott Raynor (Blink-182)

Does Scott Raynor even sing? Doesn't he play the drums?

9 Dexter Holland (The Offspring) Dexter Holland (The Offspring) Bryan Keith "Dexter" Holland is an American musician and molecular biology graduate student, best known as the singer, rhythm guitarist, and primary songwriter for the punk rock band The Offspring.

Dexter Holland is the most talented vocalist in history of punk in my opinion

The greatest vocalist of all time in history of skate punk in my opinion.

10 Mike Ness (Social Distortion)

The Contenders

11 John Lydon (PIL) John Lydon (PIL) John Joseph Lydon, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
12 Greg Graffin (Bad Religion) Greg Graffin (Bad Religion) Gregory Walter Graffin is an American punk rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, college lecturer, and author.
13 TV Smith (The Advents)
14 Joe Strummer (The Clash) Joe Strummer (The Clash) John Graham Mellor, known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash.
15 Glenn Danzig (Danzig) Glenn Danzig (Danzig) Glenn Danzig is an American singer, songwriter, and musician from Lodi, New Jersey. He is the founder of the bands Misfits, Samhain and Danzig. He owns the Evilive record label as well as Verotik, an adult-oriented comic book publishing company.
16 John Robb (Goldblade)
17 Johnny Thunders (The Heartbreakers) Johnny Thunders (The Heartbreakers) John Anthony Genzale Jr. (July 15, 1952 – April 23, 1991), better known by his stage name Johnny Thunders, was an American rock and roll/punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the early 1970s as a member of the New York Dolls. He later played with The Heartbreakers and more.
18 Nick Cash (999)
19 Dave Vanian (The Damned)
20 Poly Styrene (X-Ray Spex)
21 Ari Up (The Slits)
22 Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) Eric Reed Boucher, better known by his professional name Jello Biafra, is a American singer who is the former lead singer and songwriter for the San Francisco punk rock band Dead Kennedys.
23 Tim McIlrath Tim McIlrath Timothy James "Tim" McIlrath is an American punk rock musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the American punk rock band Rise Against.

Most unique voice I know of - euan262

24 Lux Interior (The Cramps)

I don't thinks he's the "best" but I think he deserves to be on the list. R.I.P. Lux - THC13

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Top Remixes

1. Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day)
2. Tom Delonge (Blink-182/Angels And Airwaves)
3. Syd Vicious (The Sex Pistols)
1. Mark Hoppus (Blink-182)
2. Tom Delonge (Blink-182/Angels And Airwaves)
3. Iggy Pop (The Stooges/Solo)


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