Best Replacement Singers

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Best singers to take over as a frontman of an established band.

The Top Ten

1 Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon Scott Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon Scott Brian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. Since 1980, he is the lead singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC, with whom he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. As of April 2016, Johnson is not participating in the remainder of the Rock or Bust World Tour due to hearing ...read more.
2 Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) - replaced David Lee Roth Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) - replaced David Lee Roth Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.
3 Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) - replaced Ozzy Osbourne Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) - replaced Ozzy Osbourne 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 Phil Anselmo (Pantera) - replaced Terry Glaze Phil Anselmo (Pantera) - replaced Terry Glaze Philip Hansen "Phil" Anselmo is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Pantera. He currently is the vocalist of heavy metal bands Down and Superjoint Ritual.
5 Michale Graves (Misfits) - replaced Glenn Danzig
6 Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) - replaced Paul Di'Anno Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) - replaced Paul Di'Anno 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.
7 William DuVall (Alice In Chains) - replaced Layne Staley
8 Phil Collins (Genesis) - replaced Peter Gabriel Phil Collins (Genesis) - replaced Peter Gabriel Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
9 Steve Augeri (Journey) - replaced Steve Perry
10 Zoli Teglas (Pennywise) - replaced Jim Lindberg

The Contenders

11 James LaBrie (Dream Theater) - replaced Charlie Dominici
12 Mike Patton (Faith No More) - replaced Chuck Mosley
13 John Bush (Anthrax) - replaced Joey Belladonna
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1. Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon Scott
2. Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) - replaced David Lee Roth
3. Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath) - replaced Ozzy Osbourne
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1. Phil Anselmo (Pantera) - replaced Terry Glaze
2. Brian Johnson (AC/DC) - replaced Bon Scott
3. Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) - replaced Paul Di'Anno
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