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Forum: Singing & Vocals Yesterday, 06:44 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Sounds like improper technique for sure. Are you...

Sounds like improper technique for sure. Are you pushing the scream down? As in, are you trying to get it lower in your throat? Aside from that, I don't know what could cause a burning that far...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-25-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Your scream is totally different than mine, that...

Your scream is totally different than mine, that is apparent now. It also sounds like fry is tossed into the back of your throat. That's pretty awesome.

Bastard.

;)
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-24-2014, 12:01 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Yes, that's forever been my issue as well. I'm...

Yes, that's forever been my issue as well. I'm not sure if this is a structure thing (genetic) or just a mind block. Who knows? Some folks get it readily.

Do you need any further info on the...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-23-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Here you...

Here you go:
http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/merriman44/music/all/play1272098
I cut the clip short as I went on to explain how I got that sound, but if it's not what you are looking for I didn't...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-23-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Not exactly. That to me is more a raspy shout. ...

Not exactly. That to me is more a raspy shout. I can do this. I cannot in any safe manner term that into a true scream in the way that the metalcore guys do (somethings those tones are just...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-23-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Join the crew on the fry thing. I can fry but I...

Join the crew on the fry thing. I can fry but I hate the tone that I get so its obviously not as correct as it should be. You'll get there with the false cord range and endurance. Mine has...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-23-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By merriman44
That's a pretty standard false cord scream from...

That's a pretty standard false cord scream from what I hear. If that a bit above your speaking voice? Wicked song by the way!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-22-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By merriman44
guude guude. I would love to just have it in the...

guude guude. I would love to just have it in the bag of tricks. I can gollum with the best of them so I think there may yet be hope.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-22-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By merriman44
This comes up alot. This time, I'll go into some...

This comes up alot. This time, I'll go into some details about what works and why as well as a little on what doesn't. Pawn, I'll answer your question in the Synopsis and then go on to explain why...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-22-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By merriman44
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5UBs-W-KY4 Give...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5UBs-W-KY4

Give this guy a try for your fry work ;)

This is actually helpful unlikely every other fry tutorial I've ever seen. When he starts barking like a dog, I...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-22-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Eh, if it works for you, then not at all! ...

Eh, if it works for you, then not at all!

Edit: Took a listen to your takes that you have up. What you have is still very primordial. To be honest, I'm not certain that this will ever grant the...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-22-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By merriman44
you have a clip of this, Meridian?

you have a clip of this, Meridian?
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-21-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By merriman44
I had to look up the band you mentioned. From...

I had to look up the band you mentioned. From what I saw, he's not so much of a traditional screamer as he is a rasp singer. This takes a lot of proper practice, starting with diaphragmatic...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-19-2014, 11:19 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Completely on Labonte. Heafy does something all...

Completely on Labonte. Heafy does something all of his own. It's close to fry but distinctly different.

On Labonte, I would love for someone to be able to teach me his general tone.

Death...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-19-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Rest and vocal rest. Try to not cough unless you...

Rest and vocal rest. Try to not cough unless you are hacking up the sputum. Plenty of fluids. Gargle salt water.

Don't talk. Like at all. Not only does your body need to get rid of the...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-19-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Duplantier of Gojira, Hejj of Amon Amarth, Trevor...

Duplantier of Gojira, Hejj of Amon Amarth, Trevor from TBDM. Fellow from Septic Flesh. Alot of the Darker musics that are not mainstream are absolutely false cord. Devin Townsend uses False cord...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-17-2014, 10:37 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Much better! What do you use to record, Kimino? ...

Much better! What do you use to record, Kimino? It could use an upgrade as you clip the mic/interface constantly.

Your main mid scream perpetually sounds out of breath (even if you don't feel...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-17-2014, 09:24 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Fry is not useless live at all its just harder to...

Fry is not useless live at all its just harder to get a strong sound live. You have to master it. For me, fry is nigh on impossible as I can't get any volume out of it. As such I can't use it live...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-16-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Kimino, got to get that timing down on the cover...

Kimino, got to get that timing down on the cover man as you are way ahead the entire song. It actually sounds like you may have had some issues with the recording and it somehow got moved out of...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-15-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By merriman44
False. The screaming thread is for heavy metal...

False. The screaming thread is for heavy metal rasp to guttural nasty death metal. We have plenty of hard core screamers, fry screamers and false cord users. The tonalities range from a slight...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-14-2014, 09:53 PM
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Views: 236
Posted By merriman44
Fixed :) Truly, yelling in the nature you are...

Fixed :)

Truly, yelling in the nature you are suggesting is nothing short of awful for the long term success of a voice. There are other, better ways.

Edit: Nicely done Gorky. Nobody seems to...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By merriman44
What the guy calls "power exhale" is...

What the guy calls "power exhale" is just a false cord scream. Look up videos on youtube for it or come to the screaming/growling thread.

The Zen series is rubbish. Her warmup exercises have...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By merriman44
I'll take a whack at it. First, do us all a...

I'll take a whack at it.

First, do us all a favor and use some semblance of correct grammar and writing in your posts. I'm no grammar nazi, but when someone is requesting something and cant bother...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By merriman44
Hm. For the style you do fine for the vocals in...

Hm. For the style you do fine for the vocals in my opinion. If you are going to double track them and add some decent backing lines, I don't think there is anything else you need to do besides keep...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By merriman44
Certainly has a Meteora (linkin park) sound going...

Certainly has a Meteora (linkin park) sound going on.

Did you model this song of off "Somewhere I belong?" Ha, it just has a lot of similarities.

Anyway, on the lyrics. They are fine I suppose,...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-01-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By merriman44
The growling thread can help you with what you...

The growling thread can help you with what you are looking for.

To be honest, pure fry won't probably get you where you want. It's weak and full of misunderstandings in the teachings. Rasp is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-01-2014, 03:48 PM
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Views: 121,602
Posted By merriman44
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-01-2014, 07:44 AM
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Views: 121,602
Posted By merriman44
You are throwing a lot of your voice into the...

You are throwing a lot of your voice into the scream, especially at "you gotta believe me!". Your voice also catches pretty hard on ohhhh.

These things cause direct wear if not performed correctly. ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-30-2014, 07:26 AM
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Views: 121,602
Posted By merriman44
You have a lighter voice. The best screaming...

You have a lighter voice. The best screaming tech still causes some wear and tear but not that quick. It does dry you out though and folks have a tendency to use the same diqpgragmatic pressure to...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-26-2014, 06:42 AM
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Views: 121,602
Posted By merriman44
Go to local shows, get involved. Don't start...

Go to local shows, get involved. Don't start convos with "I'm looking to starta band.". There is always a metal band looking for a singer. If your not a people person do you want to front a band?...
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