Trivium's Matt Heafy Received Help From Axl Rose's Vocal Coach
And on Trivium's latest single Silence In The Snow, he can be heard delivering a more melodic sound, a pattern which is followed throughout the album of the same name.
Heafy tells Metal Hammer magazine that he hooked up with signing coach Ron Anderson after a recommendation from Avenged Sevenfold's M Shadows. He says: "Ron's taught Axl Rose, Chris Cornell, Janet Jackson - the list goes on.
"Not only has he helped my clean singing, but he's taught me a correct screaming technique, because what I'd been doing for 15 years was incorrect and I was on the brink of destroying my voice.
"In the past, singing was such a strain and screaming would give me headaches and make my lungs hurt and my throat hurt. But I thought that was the way it was supposed to be." Read more here.
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