Top Ten Rock and Roll Songs With the Greatest ScreamsBeatlesboy9 I'm talking about either like a scream in the intro or somewhere else in the song. Some are also in the chorus. I may as well be possibly biased to put the Doors and Led Zeppelin Multiple Times just because of Jim and Robert's honest raw rock voices.
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This is THE rock scream.
Greatest rock band ever, often overlooked, but once introduced to the Who, you never look back.
Roger Daltrey is absolutely fantastic
I really think that Roky Erickson of "The 13th Floor Elevators" had the best scream of all time. "You're gonna miss me"V 7 CommentsUListen to Sample
One of my favourite vocal performances ever! Nobody can imitate these screams. - Userguy44
Ian Gillan can physically scream at a higher level and control his voice better than any other singer on the planet this deserves to be number 1! - STLRams1
Ian Gillan screams for about 2 minutes towards the end (after 8:00). He is a master - his screams never disappoint. Maybe this anti-war song should be at #1. - Metal_Treasure
There are none. None more loud...UListen to Sample
Obviously kickin in after a high quality, trippy masterpiece. It builds up to the scream the seconds before, but still comes outta nowhere. Awesome!
Jim's voice never sounded better. - PetSounds
Blood curdlingUListen to Sample
So near-impossible to pull off that even Freddie Mercury botched it when Queen covered it in concerts. - truckturnerUListen to Sample
John let the throat hereUListen to Sample
The first heavy metal song! It still sounds fresh and vitale and McCartney sounds phenominal.UListen to Sample
One of the greatest and most emotional screams - it's in the second half of the song, just before the long guitar outro (go to 4:05). The scream is long, powerful and breathtaking. Perfectly performed. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
The best intro scream I know (0:20). If you like screams, don't miss this one - it's long, beautiful, melodic, powerful and perfectly performed. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
One of the best screams from the 70s (1971), comparable to Ian Gillan's screams. It's in the intro. David Byron did a great job. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Awesome and powerful intro scream. This song is an ELO cover.
ELO - Electric Light Orchestra, a 70s band. - Metal_Treasure
Ian Gillan again - many times in this song, some of the screams are at the beginning (after 1:00). Very powerful, extremely well controlled and overall, amazing screams. He's really a master. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
This So real Scream powerUListen to Sample
I'm afraid there are NO screams in this song... - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Makes you wish you were crazy
Axl rose has multiple screams all of them proving that he should be in the top ten.UListen to Sample
David Byron again - 4:50. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
So you don't feel a TTHHIIiIiIiNNggg
So much power!UListen to Sample
BOTH of Plant's screams in this song are better than his ones in WLL and ISUListen to Sample
Better than The Who.You know the scream anywhere.THE SCREAM.UListen to Sample
Listen to the chorus, especially the last one in the song, and you'll understandUListen to Sample
In Bite The Bullet off the Gillan album Future Shock he unleashes a scream that rivals that of Child In Time! - STLRams1UListen to Sample
"I am the Lizard King, I can do anything"UListen to Sample
Brian Johnson screams the whole song and its not obnoxious... plus I dig the motivational lyrics on making a comeback.
Because I think so! lolUListen to Sample
I only listen to this version because of the screaming. Was my first song when I heard him screaming. - zxm
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