Top 10 Rock, Punk and Metal Singers that Sound Similar to Other Singers

BoredJeff02
These Rock and metal singers sound similar to other singers intentionally or not. If there's any I forgot feel free to add them.

The Top Ten

1 Shaun Morgan (Kurt Cobain) Shaun Morgan (Kurt Cobain) Shaun Morgan Welgemoed, known publicly as Shaun Morgan, is a South African musician and singer for the post-grunge/alternative metal band Seether.

Listen to any of their Nirvana covers and you tell me that he doesn't similar to Kurt at all. - BoredJeff02

2 Marc Martel (Freddie Mercury) Marc Martel (Freddie Mercury)

Find this on youtube: Queen Extravaganza on American Idol - Somebody to Love - Metal_Treasure

Also looks like Freddie as you can see on the picture - it's Marc. - Metal_Treasure

3 Wes Scantlin (Kurt Cobain) Wes Scantlin (Kurt Cobain) Wesley Reid "Wes" Scantlin is an American songwriter, lead singer, guitarist, and the only remaining founding member of the American post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd.

He sounds somewhat similar to Kurt. - BoredJeff02

4 Tobias Sammet (Bruce Dickinson) Tobias Sammet (Bruce Dickinson) 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.

There are so many similarities between them that I even made a list
Top 10 Edguy Songs that Could Be on Iron Maiden Albums (you only need to play the song samples to be convinced).
Tobias Sammet is closer to Bruce Dickinson than Michael Kiske (Kiske has no aggression in the voice). - Metal_Treasure

5 John Bush (Layne Staley) John Bush (Layne Staley) John Bush is a singer who was first in the band Armored Saint however he then went on to join Anthrax after they got Joey Belladonna their last singer out of the band. John Bush then left Anthrax in 2005 though briefly rejoined in 2009 only to leave again in 2010

This was requested by Christiangrant and I kind of agree with it. - BoredJeff02

6 Micheal Kiskie (Bruce Dickinson)

Self explanatory. - BoredJeff02

Yes, Michael Kiske was influenced by Bruce Dickinson and sometimes sounds like him. But Tobias Sammet is even closer to Bruce Dickinson. - Metal_Treasure

7 M. Shadows (David Draiman) M. Shadows (David Draiman) Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

Not similar at all - say10

Not as good as David though. - BoredJeff02

8 Scott Stapp (Chad Kroeger) Scott Stapp (Chad Kroeger) Scott Stapp is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of hard rock bands Creed and Art of Anarchy. He also has two solo albums: The Great Divide and Proof of Life.

Their vocals sound somewhat similar. - BoredJeff02

9 Glenn Danzig (Jim Morrison) Glenn Danzig (Jim Morrison)

Try the song Mother by Danzig. - Metal_Treasure

10 Jonny Hetherington (Adam Gontier) Jonny Hetherington (Adam Gontier)

They sound similar to me. - BoredJeff02

The Contenders

11 Andrew Stockdale (Robert Plant) Andrew Stockdale (Robert Plant) Andrew James Stockdale is an Australian rock musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother, which formed in 2000. In 2007, alongside his Wolfmother bandmates, he won 'Songwriter of the Year' at the APRA Awards.

Very similar high and orgasmic voice. Try these songs: Wolfmother - Back Round, Cosmic Egg. - Metal_Treasure

The singer of Greta Van Fleet sounds closer to me

12 Pierre Bouvier (Tyson Ritter) Pierre Bouvier (Tyson Ritter) Pierre Charles Bouvier (Born May 9, 1979) is a French-Canadian musician and composer, best known as the vocalist and frontman for the pop-punk band Simple Plan.

In my opinion they do sound somewhat similar. - BoredJeff02

13 Mark Tornillo (Brian Johnson) Mark Tornillo (Brian Johnson)

Try Pandemic by Accept. - Metal_Treasure

14 Lzzy Hale (Amy Lee) Lzzy Hale (Amy Lee) Elizabeth Mae "Lzzy" Hale is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the American hard rock band Halestorm, which she co-founded in 1997.

Hmm, they don't sound similar to me. - Metal_Treasure

Somewhat similar. - BoredJeff02

15 Tobias Sammet (Michael Kiske) Tobias Sammet (Michael Kiske) 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.

Tobias Sammet sounds like Bruce Dickinson meets Michael Kiske. - Metal_Treasure

16 Benjamin Burnley (Chester Bennington) Benjamin Burnley (Chester Bennington) Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.

Maybe it's just me but they scream very similar. - BoredJeff02

17 Burton Cummings (Robert Plant)

Cummings even admitted that he had tried to sound like Plant in an interview. - BrianScott01

18 Oliver Krajewski (Brandon Flowers)

Oliver Krajewski is the lead singer of German power metal band "Firestorm" And Brandon Flowers is the lead singer of the band The Killers, alternative pop band. Their voice is quite same. - zxm

19 Glenn Hughes (Doyle Bramhall II) Glenn Hughes (Doyle Bramhall II) Glenn Hughes is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known as a member of Deep Purple and the rock pioneers Trapeze, and his solo career. Hughes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Deep Purple. He is acclaimed for his wide vocal range.

The first time I heard Sail Away by Deep Purple I thought it was Bramhall Jr singing. - BrianScott01

@BrianScott01: Sail Away by Deep Purple might be a tricky example because 2 people provide lead vocals - lead singer David Coverdale (lower, baritone voice, 1st verse) and bassist Glenn Hughes (higher voice). - Metal_Treasure

20 Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (Steve “Zetro” Souza)
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