The Best Frontmen in Rock Bands/Musicians
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The Best Frontmen in Rock

List Criteria: Only rock singers. No bands. Do not include other genres

Giving out the title of best frontman in rock is like crowning someone the king of rock and roll. There are so many factors that go into deciding the greatest front man (or woman) in rock that dubbing just one the head of all rock royalty seems nearly impossible. And yet, like the Highlander, there can be only one.

What makes a lead singer the best frontman in rock? Is it the rock singer with the best stage presence or does being the front man of the best live band in rock history automatically propel you to the top of the list of the best frontmen in rock? Does being one of the greatest singers of all time get you the title of greatest frontman? That's up to the music-loving masses to vote on.

Who is the best lead singer in rock? Who is the top rock frontman ever? Who are the best frontmen in rock? This is the place to vote for your favorite rock singers and vote down the overrated rock singers who you don't think have a place among the greatest rock frontmen. If your favorite lead singer or frontman is missing from the list of the top rock frontmen, make sure to add them and get them in the running for the rock talent ever.

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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly Queen

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock Led Zeppelin

    ) open
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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock The Doors

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Dance-rock Rolling Stones

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    ) open
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    Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock Black Sabbath

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop The Who

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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Heavy metal Aerosmith

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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music The Beatles

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    Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Van Halen

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    Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock Nirvana

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    added by RodneyBlair
    Heavy metal, Hard rock Guns N Roses

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal AC/DC

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    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock The Beatles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk U2

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    Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Metallica

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    ranked low on reranks & added by StaceyHaza
    Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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    ranked low on reranks & added by StaceyHaza
    Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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    often listed & added by zxray
    Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock The E Street Band

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    Glam metal, Experimental rock, Shock rock Alice Cooper

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae Cream

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    ranked low on reranks & added by StaceyHaza
    Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

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    Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music Bon Jovi

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    Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music Fleetwood Mac

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    Grunge, Folk rock, Alternative rock Pearl Jam

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    Blues-rock, Heartland rock, Rock music The Heartbreakers

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    Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal Black Sabbath

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    Folk rock, Progressive rock, Art rock Pink Floyd

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock Pink Floyd

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    Medieval music, Classic rock, New Wave The Police

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    added by DArdayhan
    Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Alternative rock Iron Maiden

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    added by DouglasReed
    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Journey

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Swamp pop Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    Rock music, Grunge, Psychedelic pop Soundgarden

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    Punk rock The Ramones

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    added by Demon_Boy
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal AC/DC

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge Buffalo Springfield

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    often listed
    Punk blues, Garage rock, Protopunk The Stooges

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    added by flashbaxter
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Rock music, Southern rock Lynyrd Skynyrd

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave Blondie

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    New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock Duran Duran

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    Thrash metal, Industrial metal, Groove metal Judas Priest

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    Blue-eyed soul, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    added by Coolza
    New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock

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    Rock music, Heavy metal, Hard rock Van Halen

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    Rock music, Rap rock, Funk metal Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    added by hasrvwill
    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music Genesis

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