#1
I heard that alchool, cigarretes and other drugs can make your voice better for singing. I also heard that Jim Morrison's and Freddy Mercury's voices were "moulded" by alchool.
So, is it true? Because I'm willing to drink myself stupid to have a better singing voice
#3
If you want to sound like Tom Wait's then drink straight whiskey 24/7 while periodically stopping to smoke packs of unfiltered cigarettes. If that's not the voice you're going for then I'd suggest not doing either.
#4
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I heard that alchool, cigarretes and other drugs can make your voice better for singing. I also heard that Jim Morrison's and Freddy Mercury's voices were "moulded" by alchool.
So, is it true? Because I'm willing to drink myself stupid to have a better singing voice

You....really..don't have a clue do you?

Alcohol, fags and drugs will NOT help your voice in any way.

But go ahead, kill yourself. I won't care.
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#6
Dude, look at James Hetfield. His voice was SOOOOOOO much better when he drank and smoke. Drinking and smoking can make your voice more raspy and crackly, they won't clear it up though. So to say that it makes your voice "better" just depends on the music you play.
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#9
I often get soar throats from shouting, but drinking lots of beer and constantly excersizing my vocal chords by talking continuously tends to help strengthen and heal my soar throat - I let my liver take the fall for it!

Smoking did my voice harm and I don't think that drugs would do anything more than screw with your inhibitions, so I wouldn't recommend that you try those two.
#10
this thread fails on all different sorts of levels. Hetfields voice got worse because he got older. God..its amazing isn't it? Your voice gets better with practice. look at lemmy kilmiester. his voice sounds like **** from all the smoking a drinking. you should be banned on the terms of outright idiocy...
#11
Mercury could have swallowed barbed wire, pulled it outta his ass and flossed with it and he still would have been a better singer than you. It depends on your voice, not ****ing your vocal chords up.
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#12
I don't think drinking yourself to death to sound better is exactly worth it IMO.
Just sayin'.
#13
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this thread fails on all different sorts of levels. Hetfields voice got worse because he got older. God..its amazing isn't it? Your voice gets better with practice. look at lemmy kilmiester. his voice sounds like **** from all the smoking a drinking. you should be banned on the terms of outright idiocy...


You win. I just love to smoke and drink haha.
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#14
Yeah, I guess you're right. But still, alchool and drugs can't make your voice better, but they can "help" you to make great music
#15
if you want a raspy voice then yeah, smokin and drinkin will help. but it will also **** up your health.
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#16
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I heard that alchool, cigarretes and other drugs can make your voice better for singing.


I'm not a smart person but I know that that is not right. lol Lemmy sure wasn't born with that voice.

EDIT: Well I posted a bit late.
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Dude, look at James Hetfield. His voice was SOOOOOOO much better when he drank and smoke. Drinking and smoking can make your voice more raspy and crackly, they won't clear it up though. So to say that it makes your voice "better" just depends on the music you play.


Hetfield never smoked. At all.
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Yeah, I guess you're right. But still, alchool and drugs can't make your voice better, but they can "help" you to make great music


No, instrumental and songwriting abilities help you to write great music.

But yeah, go ahead. I think I'll be seeing you in the next edition of the Darwin awards..
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#22
Freddie Mercury also swallowed a lot of semen in his time.

That may be good for the voice. I don't know.
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Yeah, I guess you're right. But still, alchool and drugs can't make your voice better, but they can "help" you to make great music

No they don't.
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I swear eating feces is the best way to improve your voice fast ?
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#27
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Hell yeah.

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#28
best thing to do to help your voice is sing. but If like me you find singin a bit embarassing then sometimes even just thinking about singing can help a little. alot of the time I can actually tell whether I'm going to be able to sing a high note before I even open my mouth - I think singing's about like, the link between your brain and your voicebox as much as say, what your voicebox and lungs are actually capable of. half the battle is imagining the sound in your head.

haha, the first thing I do when the house is empty is get the acoustic out and sing at full pelt.
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#31
to be honest.. it'll change your voice, it might sound good.. or you might just sound like a raspy tool. but then you could play blues i suppose.

but i would be willing to argue over if alcohol/drugs make better music. well, it doesn't make it better, it just inspires a lot of good works.
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#32
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Freddie Mercury also swallowed a lot of semen in his time.

That may be good for the voice. I don't know.

gotta try that...
#33
If anything it'll make it worse.


Roy Khan and Meat Loaf don't drink themselves to death or smoke, yet IN MY OPINION they have the GREATEST voices in music.


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#34
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If you want to sound like Tom Wait's then drink straight whiskey 24/7 while periodically stopping to smoke packs of unfiltered cigarettes. If that's not the voice you're going for then I'd suggest not doing either.

Tom quit drinking and smoking in the 80s, before he started singing in that harsh cookie monster voice.

Seriously, though.. if you want to know what smoking will do to your voice, you can always listen to Soundgarden and then listen to Chris Cornell solo. It's not a happy outcome.

Your whole theory is stupid, though. It's like.. Hm.. Well, Layne Staley did heroin.. I know.. I should use heroin!
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Yeah, I guess you're right. But still, alchool and drugs can't make your voice better, but they can "help" you to make great music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuVxDT-m3YI

You raise a good point.
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#35
you will seriously destroy all chances of proper vocalization. in a few years Randy Blythe's vocal cords are going to be paralyzed.

seriously, don't fukk with your throat like that - the only cause of a good singing voice has been and always will be a natural gift.
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#36
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I swear eating feces is the best way to improve your voice fast ?
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Obviously.

Edit: I heard Meth is great for the voice!
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