#1
I really want to sing hard rock music, but my voice is too clean. If I try to add raspiness to my voice it sounds too forced and I also can't keep it up for long. I'm afraid that its too poppy for rock music. For me, the ideal voice would be one that's similar to Johnny Gioeli from Hardline/ Axel Rudi Pell/ Crush 40. I don't have enough money for vocal lessons so I'm trying to get better at singing on my own. Do you have any tips on how to add grit to my voice?
#2
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If I try to add raspiness to my voice it sounds too forced and I also can't keep it up for long.

That's OK, keep practicing and over some time your voice will sound more natural and you'll be able to keep it longer. (But you should be accurate with losing your voice)
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I don't have enough money for vocal lessons so I'm trying to get better at singing on my own.

Fortunately, Youtube is full of vocal lessons!
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Do you have any tips on how to add grit to my voice?

Practice, practice and practice one more time.
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When athletes first try running they can't keep it up for long either. With practice & training they can do marathons.

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