Top 10 Rock and Metal Singers Who Say the Word "Yeah" the Best


The Top Ten

1 James Hetfield James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

This list was inevitable - EliHbk

Yeah! - Disturbedpotato

You knew he would be number 1 he has to be Yeah! which song? how about almost every Metallica song. - christangrant

I even made a list you can check out if interested: Top 10 Metallica Songs with the Best "Yeah".
You can also find these on YouTube:
James Hetfield "Yeah!" Compilation
James Hetfield "Yeah" Compilation live
Every James Hetfield "Yeah"... ever - Metal_Treasure

2 Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson 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.

The Number of the Beast is his best Yeah but he has several other songs with good yeahs - christangrant

The best ones are in Number of the Beast and Hallowed Be Thy Name - Metal_Treasure

3 Roger Daltrey Roger Daltrey Roger Harry Daltrey, is an English singer and actor. In a music career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band The Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during more.

I added him here because of the YEAH! in Won't Get Fooled Again - christangrant

4 Rob Zombie Rob Zombie Rob Zombie is an American heavy metal musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. His career launched in 1985 when he formed the heavy metal band White Zombie. Following their breakup, he began a successful solo career. Zombie began directing in the early 2000s. His most famous movies are more.

He says Yeah a lot in his songs too simular to the way James Hetfield does - christangrant

5 Ronnie James Dio 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 more.

Several of his songs use Yeahs the best one is in Rainbow at the Dark - christangrant

Every Dio song ever: "Mmmm, Yeah yeah, mmm." - SoldierOfFortune

6 Rob Halford Rob Halford Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.

Beyond the Realms of Death is an example of his good use of Yeah - christangrant

I've left the world behind
I'm safe here in my mind" - Beyond the Realms of Death - Metal_Treasure

7 Hansi Kürsch Hansi Kürsch 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 more.

My favorite 'yeahs' by him are:
1) Path of Glory by Demons & Wizards (a series of 4 perfect "yeahs" used several times in the song)
2) Beyond the Realms of Death by Blind Guardian (Judas Priest cover)
3) My Last Sunrise by Demons & Wizards (at 2:05)
4) Poor Man's Crusade by Demons & Wizards (intro)
5) Nightfall by Blind Guardian (a very beautiful soft 'yeah' at 4:20) - Metal_Treasure

8 Howard Jones Howard Jones Howard Jones (Born July 20th, 1970) is an American Heavy Metal vocalist. He currently fronts the band Light the Torch (Formerly Devil You Know), but is best known for his tenure in the band Killswitch Engage from 2002 to 2012 and was a vocalist for the now defunct Blood Had Been Shed.

No, yeah! - EliHbk

9 Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet 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.

The Piper Never Dies by Edguy, at 0:50 (gorgeous)
Mysteria by Edguy, at 0:21-0:31 (great again) - Metal_Treasure

10 Joe Elliot

Another singer that says Yeah a lot in his songs in fact theirs even a Def Leppard album called Yeah! - christangrant

The Contenders

11 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

Not the biggest fan of him but I like the Yeahs in Lithium - christangrant

12 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.

He says Yeah a lot in his songs - christangrant

13 David Lee Roth David Lee Roth David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.

Runnin with The Devil - jrodz

14 Glenn Danzig Glenn Danzig

His best are in Twist of Cain which has James Hetfield on Backing Vocals - christangrant

15 Kevin DuBrow

He's the singer of Quiet Riot his best yeah is in Metal Health - christangrant

16 Layne Staley 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. more.
17 Corey Taylor Corey Taylor Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.
18 Eric Adams Eric Adams Eric Adams has been the singer of the American heavy metal band Manowar since its inception in 1980. Previously, he sang for a group called LOOKS, a band which also included future Manowar bassist and childhood friend, Joey DeMaio.
19 Brian Connolly

The singer of The Sweet - christangrant

20 Ronnie Van Zant Ronnie Van Zant Ronald Wayne "Ronnie" Van Zant was an American lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
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