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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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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Freddie Mercury Pop rock - Frontman of: QUEEN

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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

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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

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Ian Fraser Kilmister is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Ian Fraser "Lemmy"" Kilmister Speed metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: MOTORHEAD

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Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Jim Morrison Blues rock, psychedelic rock - Frontman of: THE DOORS

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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

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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

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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

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James Hetfield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
James Hetfield Thrash metal, speed metal, heavy metal - Frontman of: METALLICA

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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Kurt Cobain Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: NIRVANA

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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

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Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Joey Ramone Punk rock - Frontman of: RAMONES

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Iggy Pop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Iggy Pop Protopunk, punk rock, post-punk - Frontman of: THE STOOGES

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Chris Cornell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Chris Cornell Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: SOUNDGARDEN

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Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Jello Biafra Hardcore punk - Frontman of: DEAD KENNEDYS

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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

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Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Dave Grohl Alternative rock, grunge, hard rock - Frontman of: FOO FIGHTERS

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Layne Staley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Layne Staley Grunge, alternative rock - Frontman of: ALICE IN CHAINS

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Syd Barrett is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Syd Barrett Psychedelic rock, hard rock - Frontman of: PINK FLOYD

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Bob Marley Reggae - Frontman of: THE WAILERS

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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

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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

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Trent Reznor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Trent Reznor Industrial metal, industrial rock - Frontman of: NINE INCH NAILS

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Zack de la Rocha is listed (or ranked) 39 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

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Sting is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Sting New Wave, reggae rock, post-punk - Frontman of: THE POLICE

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Maynard James Keenan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Maynard James Keenan Progressive metal, industrial metal, alternative metal - Frontman of: TOOL

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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

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

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Lou Reed Hard rock, punk rock, alternative rock - Frontman of: VELVET UNDERGROUND

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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

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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

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Anthony Kiedis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Anthony Kiedis Funk rock, alternative rock, funk metal - Frontman of: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

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Thom Yorke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Thom Yorke Art rock, progressive rock, alternative rock - Frontman of: RADIOHEAD

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Till Lindemann is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Till Lindemann Industrial metal - Frontman of: RAMMSTEIN

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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Rock/Metal/Punk Frontmen
Gwen Stefani Ska punk, alternative rock, dance rock - Frontman of: NO DOUBT