"Scream Your Way To The Top" Featuring Scream Queen Coach Melissa Cross
Mojo For Musicians
In this episode I embrace my inner screamer by discussing tactics of the screaming lady herself who is responsible for so many award winning and top tier vocalists in the industry Melissa Cross. We share stories, tactics and heartfelt dialogue about ways to expand your vocal palette of abilities and of course to help you scream your way to the top just like the rock legends that we all know and love to imitate.
In this episode of The Roarcast, Beth chats to Melissa Cross, vocal coach to many of the world's top metal stars. Melissa has worked with artists including Slipknot, The Disturbed, Killswitch Engage and Arch Enemy to help them achieve extreme vocals safely.Beth and Melissa cover the journey from classically trained vocal coach into metal, some technical insight into fry screaming as well as talking about the truth behind the stereotypes surrounding metal. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Feedback and ideas for future videos/podcasts are always welcomed! Email firstname.lastname@example.orgSupport the Podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Vocal Coach to the stars Mellisa Cross joins Robb to discuss training Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God) Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage) David Drainman (Distubed) on the fine art of screaming your head off, along with a deep dive into her crazy life story starting in punk bands, her most disastrous show ever, overcoming her addiction to heroin and past sexual abuse, to becoming one the most successful vocal coaches in the world selling a staggering 100,000 plus DVD’sGo support our sponsors!IPVanish.com/flynn to get 65% off your orderThe newest episodes are always free, but if you want access to all the archives, the GAS live chat, access to the forums, and get the show before it comes out everywhere else, you can subscribe now at GaSDigitalNetwork.com and use the promo code NFR for a 14-day free trial and save $1 off your subscription!
Welcome back to the chateau and welcome to USUK Chronicles. This week we chronicle the story of Melissa Cross, the creator of 'The Zen of Screaming', a rock and metal vocal coach who specialises in screaming. Her list of clients includes names like Randy Blyth, Simon Neil, David Draiman and Corey Taylor. Listen to Melissa tell her amazing story and some incredible tales from across her career. This is an incredible and fascinating conversation you wont want to miss out on. If you like what you hear then dont forget to rate and review us on your favourite podcast provider and check out the other great shows on the USUK Network.
Johnny sits down with Melissa Cross (vocal coach, creator of The Zen of Screaming) in rural TX to explore some of the pressures that come along with resisting the urge to overthink the present moment, using your authentic voice to express yourself, and defeating your self-defeating prophecies.To learn more about Cope Notes and try it out for yourself, text COPE to 33222 or visit copenotes.com
In this episode, Allen and co-host Diane Anderson sit and talk with the affable Melissa Cross, President of McAleer's Office Furniture Company in Mobile, Alabama. Melissa shares her winding path that took her from Pepperdine Law School to running her 40-year-old family furniture business. We dive into the ups and downs of working with family members, as well as how she’s navigating and evolving a legendary brand. Plus, she drops some smart insights on digital marketing in this marketplace. Resources Melissa Cross - LinkedIn McAleer's Office Furniture - Website | Facebook Follow Playing Above The Line on Facebook Please Rate, Review & Subscribe to Playing Above The Line On Apple Allen Cave Twitter LinkedIn Want to know more about Dennis and Allen? Visit our website, avizogroup.com
Are you giving your employees the right environment to be the most productive? Are you presenting your brand properly to your customers and the customers that you want? On this episode, Karen discusses the importance of first impressions, consistent branding, and marketing a legendary local brand with McAleers Office Furniture President Melissa Cross. Melissa is a business development maven that has built a furniture sales and consulting business that has evolved with the industry and with the changes in office furniture sales and marketing. Check out McAleers Office FurnitureTell them Karen & Cadie sent you! Key Takeaways: The perception of your customer is essential. Your office and office furniture reflect on your brand and reputation. Evolve your marketing to work the best for you and your audience. The right office furniture can increase worker productivity, limit workplace injury, and ensure positive first impressions. Cheers To These Ergonomics is so important. Facilities managers need to make sure that they get office furniture that can fit a large range of people because of workers comp claims. - Melissa Cross You could have to have surgery because you're sitting at your desktop wrong. - Melissa Cross If you want people to buy into you, then everything around you needs to reflect you. - Karen Simmons My Dad misses seeing McAleers on TV, but I see my marketing dollars better spent somewhere else. - Melissa Cross We've grown our business year over year, and it's through marketing. - Melissa Cross I'm a big advocate for the Mobile Chamber of Commerce. The things they offer. I mean, I couldn't have done what I'm doing now without them. - Melissa Cross Our staff is going to get at the heart of who are the customers you're trying to attract, and what kind of industry you're in, and what look you're going for. - Melissa Cross Strong leaders are not afraid to ask for what we want. I always say I'm never the smartest person in the room. - Melissa Cross The best thing you do is surround yourself with people that are smarter than you. - Karen Simmons The perception of your customer is essential. You can't stick some folding chairs in a doctor's waiting room and expect patients to come back. - Karen Simmons Do you really want a CPA that drives a Pinto? No. It's okay to look successful. - Karen Simmons Older companies and newer companies forget how important it is to carry their branding throughout their customer experience, and you can do that with office furniture. There are affordable things that can help you reflect the "you" that you want to show the world. There's a lot of options out there, and you don't need to bust the bank to do it. - Melissa Cross Learn more about Karen Simmons & Cadie Gaut Karen Simmons Payroll Vault - Mobile & Baldwin Counties
Doc speaks with world renowned singer and vocal coach, Melissa Cross, about coming up with her techniques to teach how to scream properly, her early years studying acting, piano, voice, and performance, being attracted to heavy music and discovering the punk scene, missing her opportunity as a solo artist due to drug use, discuss the ins and outs of vocal technique, and how she got involved with the metal scene and developed the course work that would ultimately become the instructional video series, "The Zen of Screaming".This episode features the song "Never Enough" by Cosm from their album Omnition.Follow Melissa on Instagram @zenofscreaming and Twitter @melissacrossFollow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyleSupport our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.htmlListen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Melissa Cross: Authentic Voice & Zen of Screaming | B-Sides
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Joining us this week is vocal instructor Melissa Cross out of New York City. Melissa is a highly in-demand voice teacher and creator of the acclaimed “Zen of Screaming” instructional DVD. Her approach to singing is rooted in passion and authenticity, and the techniques she teaches are all about allowing artists to be themselves. She’s worked with some of the biggest bands and artists in the business. Her client list includes vocalists of bands such as Sleeping with Sirens, Halestorm, Senses Fail, Taking Back Sunday, Circa Survive, and even Kevin Bacon. Highlights: - Melissa believes she is here on this Earth to help people - Melissa is a sucker for talent - it’s one of the main things she looks for in a partner! - We hear how Melissa developed the vocal technique she now teaches - Melissa shares how classical vocal techniques aren’t necessarily applicable to non-classical music - “We need to take the resonant strategy of classical music and apply it to the spoken tone” - Melissa Cross - Melissa tells us how the authenticity in the metal scene of the 80s/90s made her want to be part of the community - Ross and Marcio tell Melissa how they’ve used her Zen of Screaming exercises in the past - Melissa tells us about her upcoming Zen of Screaming website, featuring animation to help singers develop their technique - We talk about visualisation in terms of singing - Melissa tells us how artists can find their authentic voice, and sing like “themselves” - The idea of imagination rather than judgment and listening is at the basis of Melissa’s technique - Melissa shares some advice for artists on taking care of their voice Advice: - You need to know the material as if you’re sloppy, you may overwork your voice - Warming up your voice is so important - Your voice is not invincible - respect it - You have to love your voice - if you’re doing it for money, you’re in it for the wrong reason - Singing professionally is only for people who couldn’t survive doing anything else Guest Links: - Website: http://melissacross.com - Twitter: @melissacross - Instagram: @zenofscreaming Sponsors: - Chris Keaton @ Chris Keaton Presents - Christine Infanger @ Thirty Roses - Joe Settineri - Music Launch Hub - Buck Naked Soap Company --- For more episodes, visit http://bridge-the-atlantic.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bridge_atlantic Subscribe on iTunes: http://bridge-the-atlantic.com/itunes Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/bridgetheatlanticSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.