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Posted: 5/11/2002 3:35:05 PM EDT
[b]RONNIE JAMES DIO[/b]

For sheer power and melody he can't be beat.  
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 3:37:19 PM EDT
Freddy Mercury (Queen)

Mike Patton (Faith No More)
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I'll agree with Dio and add....
James Hetfield
Dave Mustaine
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Brad Delp from Boston.z

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Stevie Ray Vaughan.

No one better on the guitar either. [+]:D]
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:10:05 PM EDT
Pat Benetar:  Her classical training let her hit every note on a piano.

Stevie Nicks:  Love that raspy voice and the cover of Belladona...
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:10:38 PM EDT
Geddy Lee


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Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:11:12 PM EDT
Adding a few:

Geoff Tate (Queensryche)
Scott Weiland  (Stone Temple Pilot)
Layne Staley  (Alice in Chains)
Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains)
Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
Steve Walsh (Kansas)
Ian Gillian (Deep Purple)

Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:11:39 PM EDT
James Hetfield

Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden)
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Bruce Dickinson
Geddy Lee
Geoff Tate
Roger Daltrey
Ronnie James Dio
Freddie Mercury
Meatloaf
Steve Perry
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:18:49 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Aviator:
Geddy Lee


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Beat me to it!  Roger Waters does some amazing stuff as well.

Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:18:59 PM EDT
Rock vocalists huh....?

How about:

Ian Asbury from The Cult.

Lemmy

And I'd have to vote for James Hetfield as well. He can carry a tune, and growl. Got to love that.

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[Last Edit: 5/11/2002 4:24:56 PM EDT by gus]
Just realized nobody has said Robert Plant yet so:

Robert Plant (Led Zepplin)
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:40:32 PM EDT
Lou Reed.
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Stevie Nicks, back in the Fleetwood Mac days
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[Last Edit: 5/11/2002 4:57:15 PM EDT by JackBurton]
#2 Geddy Lee
3 Brian Johnson
4 Lemmy
5 James Hetfield
6 Rob Halford
7 Ozzy Osbourne
8 David Gilmour
9 Jeff Pezatti
10 The Whackmaster

No particular order
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 4:54:25 PM EDT
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Chris Cornell from Soundgarden

Jeff Scott Soto (Yngwie, solo stuff)

Michael Matijevic from Steelheart (he was also the main vocalist in the movie Rock Star).
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 5:12:57 PM EDT
Robert Plant, there is none higher.

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Ian Asbury
Robert Plant
Iggy Pop
Chris Cornell
Richard Butler
Ozzy

I know I have left out a lot more good ones.

ARH
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[Last Edit: 5/11/2002 5:17:47 PM EDT by deadeye47]
...... CLAPTON.....or ......WILLIE.....they cover all the bases...[beer]
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 5:17:22 PM EDT
A few more. . .

James LaBrie - Dream Theater
Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden
Ray Gillan - Badlands
Rik Emmett - Triumph
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 5:50:13 PM EDT
Meatloaf????  Meatloaf?????   Arrrrgh!

My picks:

Jimi Hendrix
Robert Plant
Stevie Ray
Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult)
Steve Perry (Journey)
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Chris Robinson-Black Crowes

Ian McKaye-Fugazi and Minor Threat

Chris Whattshisname-Less Than Jake

Dan Potthast-MU330
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Ian Astbury
Maynard from Tool
Rob Halford
Glenn Danzig

....among others.
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Gregg Allman and Jim Morrison
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 6:57:55 PM EDT
It's obvious that there are some here with excellent taste! Someone even mentioned James LaBrie from Dream Theater! I love this place!
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Eric Blume of Blue Oyster Cult.
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James Hetfield.  Enough said.
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A vote for Bon Scott of AC/DC.

Link Posted: 5/11/2002 7:34:45 PM EDT
Originally Posted By punkatomic:
A vote for Bon Scott of AC/DC.

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Ya, can't believe I didn't list him.

Brian Johnson is good and all, but AC/DC was at it's finest with Bon Scott. No doubt about it.
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 7:41:11 PM EDT
Eagles
Don Henley (solo career)
Bruce Springsteen... BORN IN THE USA!
Stan Bush
Peter Gabriel

henley has one song that has a very different tone to it now. New York Minute.

Everything can change, in a new york minute
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[Last Edit: 5/11/2002 8:49:28 PM EDT by JackBurton]
I also would add Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat (I am glad there are some ex-punks like me here) and Don Henley.  Bon Scott too.  Henry Rollins, all the Black Flag stuff up to his first three solo albums (after that he was a sell out).  Any votes for Wattie Buchan?
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 9:56:03 PM EDT
Originally Posted By marvl:
Meatloaf????  Meatloaf?????   Arrrrgh!

My picks:

Jimi Hendrix
Robert Plant
Stevie Ray
Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult)
Steve Perry (Journey)
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MEATLOAF?? hahaha How about Tiny Tim...R.I.P.
Link Posted: 5/11/2002 11:06:36 PM EDT
Aimee Mann
Ann Wilson
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ColtShorty

GOA KABA COA JPFO SAF NRA

"I won't be wronged,  I won't be insulted
and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do
these things to other people and I require
the same from them."
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Y'all probably don't like this style of singer
but.....
Tom Araya/Slayer
"pre-black album" James Hetfield
Dave Mustaine
Joe Walsh
Ray Gillen/Badlands
RJ DIO
Ozzy
Bruce Dickinson
Geoff Tate
Bon Scott
Robert Plant
Paul Stanley

WAY,WAY too many more to mention...LOT's of great talent that I'm leaving out.
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 12:04:53 AM EDT
These responses remind me why I choose to monitor this site!
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Ronnie Hammond, used to be with Atlanta Rythm Section.
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Maynard Keenan of Tool!
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Geoff Tate- Queensrhyche
James LaBrie- Dreamtheater
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Freddy Mercury (Queen)
Paul Rogers (Bad Company)
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 6:30:04 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DonR:
Freddy Mercury (Queen)
Paul Rogers (Bad Company)
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You crack me up. [):)]
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 6:40:58 AM EDT
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Joe Strummer/The Clash
Chris Cornell/Soundgarden
Greg Graffin/Bad Religion
Mike Ness/Social Distortion
Chris Issak
Edited to add: Art Alexakis/Everclear
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 7:33:16 AM EDT
Originally Posted By JackBurton:
I also would add Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat (I am glad there are some ex-punks like me here) and Don Henley.  Bon Scott too.  Henry Rollins, all the Black Flag stuff up to his first three solo albums (after that he was a sell out).  Any votes for Wattie Buchan?
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Ya, Ian MacKaye was great.

Didn't list any punk/hardcore singers since I figured that was a whole other genre (even though that's mostly what I listen to). Plus, almost too many to list.

Wattie Buchan? I'm assuming you mean from The Exploited? I think there are MUCH better choices than him.

OT, is there anyone here who either didn't see Wattie get his ass kicked, or know somebody who kicked his ass while touring here? I think that's why they stopped.
Link Posted: 5/12/2002 7:55:35 AM EDT
Steve Perry
Dead Fred Mercury
Brian Johnson

Stevie Nicks
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