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The Best Frontmen in Rock  

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List Rules Only those who were lead singers of a rock band. No other genres, and no strictly solo acts (or duos).

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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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Led Zeppelin
3
Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Rolling Stones
4
Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
The Doors
5
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience
6
Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Black Sabbath
7
Roger Daltrey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
The Who
8
Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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Aerosmith
9
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
The Beatles
10
Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Nirvana
11
Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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Guns N Roses
12
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Van Halen
13
Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
The Beatles
14
Bon Scott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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AC/DC
15
Bono is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
U2
16
James Hetfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Metallica
17
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The E Street Band
18
Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Foo Fighters
19
Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Alice Cooper
20
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Fleetwood Mac
21
Eddie Vedder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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Pearl Jam
22
Chris Cornell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Soundgarden
23
Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Bon Jovi
24
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
Cream
25
Steve Perry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Frontmen in Rock
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Journey