Kill Us Now, Please

Five Metal Screamers Who Have Lost Their Voices

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JON MESS Band: Dance Gavin Dance Lost It?: Oh yeah. Fate: Keeps sucking it up out there. As you can tell from the video above, Mess has adapted his screaming to be slightly higher-pitched than it used to be. Unfortunately, it sounds awful this way over his old material.

CEDRIC BIXLER-ZAVALA Band: At the Drive-In Lost It?: Yep. Fate: Quit screaming altogether. Hey, I'm not gonna knock the At the Drive-In reunion; I loved every second of it. But some of their material sounds awfully strange with Cedric singing instead of screaming.

FRANKIE PALMIERI Band: Emmure Lost It?: Oh god, yes. Fate: Goes out there, sucks and does not care. I love Emmure for a lot of reasons, and chief among them is Palmeri's "fuck you" attitude. By the same token, it's still cringeworthy to hear him butcher old tracks, whether he cares what anybody thinks or not.

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