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The Zen of Screaming (DVD & CD)
FORMAT: DVD & CDVocal instruction for metal singers! Hosted by internationally acclaimed vocal coach Melissa Cross, (whose past students include Andrew WK, Melissa Auf der Maur and the singers from Slipknot, Killswitch Engage and Thursday), this DVD provides information and step-by-step exercises to help you sing aggressively without damaging your vocal chordsThe first of its kind, these voice lessons on DVD feature convenient menus that allow you to navigate through over 30 segments, which include tips on vocal maintenance, actual vocal cord footage, and animations which illustrate specific vocal exercises
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8 Reddit comments about The Zen of Screaming (DVD & CD):

u/giustinonatale · 4 pointsr/trapmetal

definitely takes a skill you need to practice.
you want to be pushing from your diaphragm and use your throat as little as possible (to avoid damaging your vocal chords, then there will be no more recording)

i suggest taking a look at The Zen of Screaming by Melissa Cross
The Zen of Screaming

u/revmitcz · 2 pointsr/IWantToLearn

Parts 1 & 2 are available on Amazon (confusingly, selecting the "with CD" option means Part 1, without means Part 2) :

https://www.amazon.com/Zen-Screaming-DVD-CD/dp/0739046500/

u/grandpa_h · 1 pointr/Screamo
u/capnj4zz · 1 pointr/singing

I've heard good things about The Zen of Screaming series, but haven't tried it out myself. Melissa Cross is seemingly an expert in metal screaming technique. Otherwise, there are plenty of screaming tutorials on Youtube for free. Just remember, breathing technique is extremely important when screaming, and although some discomfort can be expected when starting, pain indicates that you are doing something wrong.

u/draqza · 1 pointr/metalmusicians

You might check out The Zen of Screaming series. I've only seen the first one and as the reviews point out it's a little thin on the actual screaming/growling technique but more on general singing techniques. It looks like the second DVD has more metal-focused material, but I don't have any firsthand experience with it.

u/pseudoyoink · 1 pointr/singing

Melissa Cross, aka Queen of Scream, is an experienced instructor who has worked with many of the top names in metal and other hardcore styles and she has an instructional DVD that you can order from Amazon here

u/tiedyeladyland · 1 pointr/cincinnati

https://www.amazon.com/Zen-Screaming-DVD-CD/dp/0739046500

Not sure about in-person lessons but if you strike out, check out this course. This vocal teacher has taught some top metal vocalists.

u/Greytallon · 1 pointr/IWantToLearn

My friend used this to learn proper technique and she said it was super useful
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Zen-Screaming-DVD-Melissa-Cross/dp/0739046500