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List Rules A frontman is a band member who is generally looked at as the band leader (ie. one who is center stage; most commonly the singer), and is usually the most well-known and recognized member of the band. The band CANNOT be named after the frontman (ie. Bon Jovi).

YOU can vote on who you believe is the best frontman in rock, metal and punk! This showcases some of the most animated and essential members (to their band) in music history.
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1
140 64
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Freddie Mercury Pop rock - Frontman of: QUEEN

2
116 58
Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Robert Plant Hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock - Frontman of: LED ZEPPELIN

3
110 57
Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Ozzy Osbourne Doom metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: BLACK SABBATH

4
110 59
Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Jim Morrison Blues rock, psychedelic rock - Frontman of: THE DOORS

5
98 51
Ian Fraser Kilmister is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Ian Fraser "Lemmy"" Kilmister Speed metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: MOTORHEAD

6
89 48
Bon Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Bon Scott Hard rock, heavy metal - Frontman of: ACDC

7
86 48
Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Ronnie James Dio Doom metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: RAINBOW

8
86 50
Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Bruce Dickinson Heavy metal, hard rock, power metal - Frontman of: IRON MAIDEN

9
120 81
Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Kurt Cobain Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: NIRVANA

10
94 61
James Hetfield is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
James Hetfield Thrash metal, speed metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: METALLICA

11
74 45
Rob Halford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Rob Halford Heavy metal, speed metal, hard rock - Frontman of: JUDAS PRIEST

12
67 39
Iggy Pop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Iggy Pop Protopunk, punk rock, post-punk - Frontman of: THE STOOGES

13
82 53
Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Joey Ramone Punk rock - Frontman of: RAMONES

14
57 34
Joe Strummer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Joe Strummer Punk rock, reggae rock - Frontman of: THE CLASH

The Best Metal Guitarists and Guitar Teams

15
83 60
Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Axl Rose Heavy metal, hard rock - Frontman of: GUNS 'N ROSES

16
70 48
Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Mick Jagger Blues rock, psychedelic rock, hard rock - Frontman of: ROLLING STONES

17
56 35
John Lydon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Johnny Rotten Punk rock, hardcore punk - Frontman of: SEX PISTOLS

18
50 33
Roger Daltrey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Roger Daltrey Hard rock, progressive rock - Frontman of: THE WHO

19
54 37
Tom Araya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Tom Araya Thrash metal - Frontman of: SLAYER

20
67 50
Phil Anselmo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Phil Anselmo Groove metal, heavy metal, thrash metal - Frontman of: PANTERA

21
67 50
Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Steven Tyler Blues rock, hard rock, heavy metal - Frontman of: AEROSMITH

The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

22
63 47
Dave Mustaine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Dave Mustaine Thrash metal, speed metal - Frontman of: MEGADETH

23
50 34
Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Jello Biafra Hardcore punk - Frontman of: DEAD KENNEDYS

24
54 39
Chris Cornell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Chris Cornell Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: SOUNDGARDEN

25
47 33
Ian Gillan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Ian Gillan Hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock - Frontman of: DEEP PURPLE

26
60 47
Layne Staley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Layne Staley Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: ALICE IN CHAINS

27
79 68
Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Dave Grohl Alternative rock, grunge, hard rock - Frontman of: FOO FIGHTERS

28
66 55
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
John Lennon Psychedelic rock, pop rock - Frontman of: THE BEATLES

The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

29
64 54
Eddie Vedder is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Eddie Vedder Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: PEARL JAM

30
49 40
Henry Rollins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Henry Rollins Hardcore punk - Frontman of: BLACK FLAG

31
59 53
Billie Joe Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Billie Joe Armstrong Pop punk, punk rock - Frontman of: GREEN DAY

32
44 37
Glenn Danzig is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Glenn Danzig Horror punk, punk rock - Frontman of: MISFITS

33
47 43
Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Rob Zombie Industrial metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: WHITE ZOMBIE

34
47 44
Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Bob Marley Reggae - Frontman of: THE WAILERS

35
40 36
Syd Barrett is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Syd Barrett Psychedelic rock, hard rock - Frontman of: PINK FLOYD

11 Animals with the Craziest Penis-to-Body Ratio in All of Nature

36
39 35
Mike Patton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Mike Patton Funk metal, nu metal, avant-garde metal - Frontman of: FAITH NO MORE

37
42 39
Billy Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Billy Gibbons Blues rock, hard rock, southern rock - Frontman of: ZZ TOP

38
45 44
Zack de la Rocha is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Zack de la Rocha Funk metal, rap metal, alternative metal - Frontman of: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

39
41 40
Trent Reznor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Trent Reznor Industrial metal, industrial rock - Frontman of: NINE INCH NAILS

40
42 42
Maynard James Keenan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Maynard James Keenan Progressive metal, industrial metal, alternative metal - Frontman of: TOOL

41
38 38
Sting is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Sting New Wave, reggae rock, post-punk - Frontman of: THE POLICE

42
50 53
Serj Tankian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Serj Tankian Alternative metal, alternative rock - Frontman of: SYSTEM OF A DOWN

Famous People Named Nina

43
34 34
Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Lou Reed Hard rock, punk rock, alternative rock - Frontman of: VELVET UNDERGROUND

44
41 43
Geddy Lee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Geddy Lee Progressive rock, hard rock, heavy metal - Frontman of: RUSH

45
45 48
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Paul Stanley Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock - Frontman of: KISS

46
26 27
Ronnie Van Zant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Ronnie Van Zant Southern rock, blues rock - Frontman of: LYNYRD SKYNYRD

47
34 38
Till Lindemann is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Till Lindemann Industrial metal - Frontman of: RAMMSTEIN

48
40 46
Anthony Kiedis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Anthony Kiedis Funk rock, alternative rock, funk metal - Frontman of: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

49
40 46
Thom Yorke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Thom Yorke Art rock, progressive rock, alternative rock - Frontman of: RADIOHEAD

50
37 43
Corey Taylor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Corey Taylor Nu metal, alternative metal - Frontman of: SLIPKNOT