Vocal Styles


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03-18-2008, 11:52 AM
Post your opinions of singing styles here!

Screaming and Growling is overdone - bands that use it at the right times to emphasize the lyrics rule (see Foo Fighters, for example). Bands that do nothing but shout atonally should get a new vocalist and/or branch out their singing. :no:

However, some metal bands wherein the singer is also the guitar player I can forgive - when playing more complex riffs it's hard to sing too unless you're pretty good. In this case, CoB, BFMV and others are forgiven but should STILL try to sing tonally.

Just my opinion - there are no wrong ones, so post away! :peace:

03-18-2008, 11:56 AM
I'm not a huge fan by any means, but I liked the way The Human Abstract did their vocals when I heard them.

03-18-2008, 11:56 AM
Thrice, Muse, The Silent Years, and Radiohead have my favorite vocals styles

Time Seller
03-18-2008, 11:58 AM
BFMV does harmonic and melodic screaming, so they're fine.

03-18-2008, 11:58 AM
inward singing has to be my the best

03-18-2008, 12:00 PM
original voices. too many bands musically sound amazing but their vocalists all sound the same as each other. i love what blink 182 did. i also love what sum 41 did.

03-19-2008, 10:15 PM
lol HELL YEs

03-21-2008, 05:20 PM
i would say Tom delonge-blink182-AVA is a good singer to me, his accented singing is something that never gets old to me. also Hopes die last and Bless the fall are favs on singing.

03-26-2008, 10:20 AM
:D :D :D :D I luv Bless The Fall anD bulleT for My vaLentinE :D :D :D :D

03-26-2008, 10:22 AM
[B]the drummer of blink 182 is the best!!!

03-26-2008, 10:24 AM

03-28-2008, 10:29 PM
Dave Matthews and John Butler have to the of best/most destinct voices imo

03-30-2008, 07:19 AM
I love Billy Corgan's singing style because it is just so different from any one else and he do some great volume swells were his voice just starts to become "rough" sounding

03-30-2008, 09:42 AM
Not being big-headed here, but my band's singer is amazing. She's a girl, but she sings in guy's octaves and in a jazzy style. It's goddamn amazing.

Yiggity Yins
03-30-2008, 11:11 AM
Thom Yorke is amazing, Bobby Mcferrin is really great and he's got a unique style. Uh Jeff Buckley is pretty unique too. I really like the style of the guy from the movie Once

03-30-2008, 11:55 AM
I am a big fan of Jerry Garcia's singing, he never gets credit for it but it is such a sweet, sincere voice.

Also, Bradley Nowell from sublime had an amazing voice, it always fit the song.

03-31-2008, 08:09 AM
marc roberge from o.a.r.
i'm a huge fan boy i admiit but it's just so normal guy sounding and he puts so much into it so it sounds great

Time Seller
03-31-2008, 10:38 AM
My fave singers (in no order):

Thom Yorke
Chester Bennington
Freddie Mercury
Chris Cornell

03-31-2008, 04:53 PM
mike patton, maynard james keenan, chris cornell