Singing

According To Science, Some People Were Born Unable to Sing

When you listen to vocalists like Robert Plant, Axl Rose, David Draiman and Freddie Mercury, it's obvious that they were born to be singers. But then there are times when you've been stuck in the car listening to someone sing along to the radio with no concept of pitch or octave control. So is it...
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Brent Smith Shares His Pre-Show Vocal Warm-Up Routine

If you've seen Shinedown live, you can attest that frontman Brent Smith has got some mighty powerful vocals. But after singing at 100% almost every night, how does a vocalist like Brent keep his voice in top shape? The band recently shared a behind-the-scenes video of the vocal warm-up routine...
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Roger Daltrey Believes His Voice Will Be Gone Within Five Years

Roger Daltrey has been singing with The Who for over 50 years. Starting in the mid-60s, the band has toured the world and released 10 studio albums. But in a recent interview with Billboard , he believes that he will losing his singing voice sometime in the next five years. Daltrey, now 75 years...
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Maynard James Keenan Explains His Unique Singing Style to Sammy Hagar

In a preview to an upcoming episode of Rock & Roll Road Trip with Maynard James Keenan, Sammy Hagar probes the Tool frontman's brain for the his unique style of singing and phrasing behind his songs. “The thing that impresses me most as a singer and lyricist is that you have a phrasing ability...
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Kurt Cobain Knew Dave Grohl Was A Great Singer, Says Ex-Manager

Years before he formed Foo Fighters, people started to become well aware of Dave Grohl's singing abilities, including the late Kurt Cobain. According to his memoir Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain , former Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg mentions a time in which Cobain commended how good...
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Meet Melissa Cross, The Vocal Coach Behind The Biggest Bands In The World

Ever wonder how rock and metal vocalists like David Draiman of Disturbed or Corey Taylor of Slipknot/Stone Sour and go up onstage every night, sing their guts out, and then do it again the next day with no problems at all? Meet Melissa Cross, aka the "Queen of Scream." Melissa Cross is a...
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Mistress Carrie Interviews Jonny & Daniel of Nothing More

Nothing More is one of the hottest rock bands out there with one of the most unique and high-energy shows around. That's why we were so excited to have Jonny Hawkins (vocals) and Daniel Oliver (bass) come in the WAAF studio and hang out with Mistress Carrie. While here, we learned of Jonny's...
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Your Guess is as Good as Myles Kennedy's!

Hola Bitcholas, Today, Myles Kennedy (of Alter Bridge and Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators) joined us in studio. He has a new album coming out (Year if the Tiger) in March, but he came here to hang out. Poor guy. We ambushed him with a game of 'Your Guess Is As Good As Mine'. The category he...
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