Legendary Frontmen & Frontwomen
Jim Morrison (The Doors)
The rock legend was an influential singer-songwriter and poet. The Doors released six albums – Strange Days’, ‘Waiting For The Sun’, ‘The Soft Machine’, ‘Morrison Hotel’ and ‘LA Woman’ – before his unexpected death in 1971.
Diana Ross (The Supremes)
After Motown founder Berry Gordy made Diana lead singer of The Supremes, the group went on to achieve huge success and eventually changed their name to Diana Ross And The Supremes.
Freddie Mercury (Queen)
Renowned for his flamboyant stage persona and incredible vocals, Freddie is still regarded as one of the greatest frontmen of all time. Adam Lambert, who currently tours with Queen, has also received widespread acclaim for his showmanship and impressive vocal abilities that continue to keep the band’s music and Freddie’s legacy alive to this day.
Annie Lennox (Eurythmics)
The iconic singer and activist is renowned for her time fronting the award-winning Eurythmics, her influential style and philanthropy work.
Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
The troubled rocker rose to fame as the frontman of grunge band Nirvana, releasing legendary albums in the 90s such as ‘Nevermind’ and ‘In Utero’ as well as hits like ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, ‘Lithium’ and ‘Come As You Are’.
Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)
One of the finest and most influential frontwomen in rock, Chrissie still fronts the band who have recently released new album ‘Hate For Sale’.
Axl Rose (Guns n Roses)
The controversial frontman and the legendary band famed for mega hits like ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ and ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ continue to perform together and will be hitting the road on tour again next year.
Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
Stevie has found success both as a solo artist and frontwoman of influential rock band Fleetwood Mac. Fellow original bandmate Lindsey Buckingham was replaced in 2018 by two new members; Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell and Crowded House frontman Neil Finn.
Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones)
Mick Jagger has fronted the Stones since 1962 and the band continues to reign supreme as one of rock music’s biggest gems.
Debbie Harry (Blondie)
The unapologetic lady of rock co-wrote many of Blondie’s hit songs and paved the way for female musicians in alternative music.
Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath)
Although the Prince Of Darkness might have been booted out of the band in 1979, he went on to forge a successful solo career and reality TV show before once again finding his way back to the band. After cancelling his No More Tours 2 run of shows due to health reasons, Ozzy has confirmed rescheduled UK & Ireland dates for autumn 2020.
Lauryn Hill (The Fugees)
The talented singer-songwriter first appeared on the music scene as part of the iconic hip-hop trio The Fugees before launching her hugely successful solo career.
Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)
The ultimate rock star famed for his incredible vocal skills, showmanship and songwriting has fronted the best-selling American hard rock band of all time since 1970.
Amy Lee (Evanescence)
One of the most influential women in the world of rock, Amy first rose to fame in 2003 when the gothic rockers released their breakthrough debut album ‘Fallen’. The band will be visiting the UK in autumn 2021 to play their rescheduled shows alongside Within Temptation and fellow talented frontwoman Sharon Den Adel.
Jon Bon Jovi (Bon Jovi)
The US singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist and actor is best known for his role as founder and frontman of the Grammy Award-winning rock band. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are due to release a brand new record in autumn 2020 and have sold over 130 million albums worldwide.
Shirley Manson (Garbage)
The Scottish singer-songwriter was originally in the short-lived band Goodbye Mr Mackenzie, before teaming up with US musicians and producers Butch Vig and Duke Erikson to form alternative pop-rock band Garbage.
Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters)
From Nirvana drummer to rock icon, Dave Grohl is one of the leading figures in music today and a legend in his own right.
Gwen Stefani (No Doubt)
Gwen Stefani first found fame as the frontwoman of ska band No Doubt. She has since made a name for herself has a hugely successful solo artist, fashion icon and judge on The Voice.
Jack White (White Stripes)
Renowned as the lead singer and guitarist of duo The White Stripes, Jack White has also released music as a solo artist and more recently as part of The Raconteurs.
Beyoncé (Destiney’s Child)
Queen B is one of the most talented and successful entertainers in the world, but before she made her big solo debut in 2003, she was the main attraction in legendary R&B girl group Destiny’s Child.
Paul Weller (The Jam)
The Modfather was a popular frontman for band’s The Jam and The Style Council before going solo and has never looked back since.
Hayley Williams (Paramore)
The pop-punk Paramore frontwoman finally dropped her critically-acclaimed debut album ‘Petals For Armor’ earlier this year.