Six Feet Under’s Chris Barnes Shares List Of Greatest Death Metal Vocalists, And It’s Superb

In the previous year, Alissa White-Gluz, the lead singer of Arch Enemy, had a conversation with Revolver Magazine to select the “11 Top Death Metal Vocalists.”

In the list provided below, Alissa incorporated singers who may not necessarily be part of death-metal bands, but who employ a death-metal approach, as well as various other singing styles.

Her list:

  1. Angela Gossow (ex-Arch Enemy)
  2. Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God)
  3. Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder)
  4. Phil Anselmo (Pantera)
  5. Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour)
  6. Chuck Billy (Testament)
  7. Nergal (Behemoth)
  8. Barney Greenway (Napalm Death)
  9. Devin Townsend (Strapping Young Lad)
  10. Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth)
  11. Joe Duplantier (Gojira)

Recently, Chris Barnes, the frontman of Six Feet Under and ex-lead singer of Cannibal Corpse, reposted the original Revolver magazine’s article, and revealed his compilation of the “actual” 11 best Death Metal vocalists, which is flawless.

Check out his list below:

  1. Jeff Becerra (Possessed)
  2. Chuck Schuldiner (Death)
  3. John Tardy (Obituary)
  4. Jeff Walker (Carcass)
  5. Myself (sorry, not sorry lol)
  6. Frank Mullen (Suffocation)
  7. Glen Benton (Deicide)
  8. David Vincent (ex-Morbid Angel, Vltimas)
  9. Corpsegrinder (Cannibal Corpse)
  10. Martin van Drunen (ex-Pestilence, Asphyx)
  11. Chris Reifert (Autopsy)