Hard Rock Singers

Hard Rock singers are composers of hard rock music which a sub-genre of rock music. Hard rock singers usually compose loud, aggressive rock music and heavily include the electric guitar in their music. Finding its origin in garage rock, blues rock and psychedelic rock, hard rock music originated way back in the 1960s with singers usually performing in bands and typically using heavy music like drums and electric guitars. Soon hard rock singers developed into a famous genre and found their peak in years to follow. With Deep Purple and Aerosmith capturing the hearts of millions with their lyrics, hard rock music had found an audience and soon these singers were famous all around the world. In the past two decades several rock bands have originated and Hard rock singers have created records and albums which have won several awards and acclamation. Today hard rock singers come from all across the world. AC/DC, Audioslave, Guns N’ Roses and the recent Creed and Nickleback are only few among the many bands where these singers have created magic for the listeners. Enter this space to read more about famous Hard rock singers and their life histories. Learn interesting facts and trivia from their biographies.

 1 Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: July 20, 2017

Singer, songwriter, and musician Chester Bennington rose to prominence as the lead vocalist for the band, Linkin Park. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest rock vocalists of his generation. He possessed a three-octave tenor vocal range that showed tremendous durability for the entirety of his career. He died of suicide in 2017.

 2 Mick Jagger

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

Mick Jagger is widely regarded as one of the most influential frontmen in rock & roll history. Known for his energetic performances on-stage and multiple relationships off-stage, Mick is frequently portrayed as a countercultural figure. He is an inductee to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and UK Music Hall of Fame.

 3 Brian Johnson

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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: October 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

Brian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. Johnson is credited with founding the popular rock band Geordie. Famous for his strong North East England accent and distinctive singing voice, he also played a major role in the success of the band AC/DC over the course of his career. Apart from music, Johnson supports the Yorkshire Dementia Charity.

 4 Chris Stapleton

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 5 Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 6 Vince Neil

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Vince Neil, lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, had a successful solo career too, with albums such as Tattoos & Tequila. He owns several businesses, including a tattoo parlor and a vineyard. He was imprisoned for vehicular manslaughter in the death of Hanoi Rocks drummer Razzle.

 7 Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Carlisle
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
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 8 Warren Zevon

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Famous As: Rock Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: September 7, 2003

Warren Zevon was an American musician, rock singer, and songwriter. As a songwriter, Zevon contributed immensely to the success of songs recorded by other artists, such as Murray McLauchlan. Also known for his acerbic lyrics and dry wit, Warren Zevon made several appearances on shows like the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with David Letterman.

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 9 Michael Bolton

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Michael Bolton is an American singer-songwriter who has sold over 75 million records so far. Apart from recording several top 10 albums on the Billboard charts, Bolton also has several prestigious awards under his belt, such as Grammy Awards. Also known for his charity work, Bolton set up the Michael Bolton Foundation in order to aid children and women.

 10 Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Singer, songwriter, and painter, Paul Stanley is best known for being a co-founder of the rock band Kiss. A rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band, he also wrote or co-wrote many of their hit songs. He has been ranked 18th on Hit Parader’s list of the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.

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 11 Bret Michaels

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Singer-songwriter and musician Bret Michaels first gained fame as the frontman of the rock band Poison. He also performs as a solo artist and has released many albums. He is an occasional actor as well and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.  

 12 Jonathan Cain

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 13 Shooter Jennings

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Famous As: Singer- Songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 14 Yngwie Malmsteen

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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: June 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swedish
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 15 Jung Joon-young

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

 16 Steve Marriott

Steve Marriott
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British
Died: April 20, 1991

 17 Andy Biersack

Andy Biersack
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Famous As: Singer/Pianist
Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 18 Lzzy Hale

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 19 Perry Farrell

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 20 Aaron Lewis

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 21 Arnel Pineda

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Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: September 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Filipino

 22 Maria Brink

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 23 Lacey Sturm

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 24 Marky Ramone

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
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 25 Adam Gontier

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Canadian

 26 Tommy Thayer

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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 27 Brent Smith

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 28 Jacoby Shaddix

Jacoby Shaddix
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 29 Karla DeVito

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 30 Sully Erna

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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: February 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 31 Gregg Rolie

Gregg Rolie
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 32 Juanes

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Colombian

 33 Joey Tempest

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Swedish

 34 Mark Farner

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 35 Jeff Scott Soto

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 36 Gary Wright

Gary Wright
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 37 Danny Worsnop

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 38 Mike Porcaro

Mike Porcaro
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: March 15, 2015

 39 Don Dokken

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 40 Donnie Iris

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 41 Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: April 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 42 Ron Asheton

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: January 1, 2009

 43 Danny Koker

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Famous As: Reality Star, Celebrity Mechanic
Birthdate: January 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 44 Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: August 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
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