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Tips for Editing Metal Vocals (Singing and Screaming)

Need some help editing your vocal tracks?

I’ve spent hundreds (maybe thousands?) of hours working with all different sorts of vocals… and I’ve tried almost every approach and workflow to get vocals that are in time and in tune without sounding fake or T-Pain’d.

After all of this trial and error, I’ve boiled it down to a small set of tools and a specific plan of attack that I follow when editing vocals.

Make no mistake… vocals are the first thing the listener connects with regardless of whether it’s brutal death metal or Backstreet Boys. So you’ve gotta nail it!

Here’s the workflow that delivers the best results and the least artifacts in the shortest time.