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Added on 05-Dec-2006

Robert Plant tops best "metal" singer poll Who are the best singers in heavy metal history? According to Hit Parader magazine, Robert Plant from Led Zeppelin and Rob Halford from Judas Priest are the two best men for the job. The magazine has published their list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists," and the editors said, "Assembling our list certainly presented a daunting task, considering the breadth and scope of the metal empire during its 35-year reign as rock's most powerful and enduring force. We tried our best not to turn this into some sort of popularity contest where only the most famous (or infamous) frontmen in metal lore were recognized." Most names included in the list are neither metal singers nor performers in a metal band. They arThe Hit Parader Top 10 Singers:

1) Robert Plant from Led Zeppelin

2) Rob Halford from Judas Priest

3) Steven Tyler from Aerosmith

4) Chris Cornell from Audioslave and Soundgarden

5) Bon Scott from AC/DC

6) Freddie Mercury from Queen

7) Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden

8) Ozzy Osbourne from Black Sabbath

9) Paul Rodgers from Free, Bad Company, and the Firm

10) Ronnie James Dio from Rainbow and Black Sabbath

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