Learn to Sing – “Bleed It Out” by Linkin Park
“Bleed It Out” by Linkin Park pushes the boundaries of the vocalist’s capabilities with intense energy and a unique blend of clean singing and rap-screaming. This song’s unforgettable style leaves an imprint on listeners and aspiring singers. Below, you will find a guide on how to work on this song, incorporating special vocal techniques and leveraging Singing Carrots to your advantage.
Step 1: Analyze Your Voice
Begin your journey by understanding your voice using the Vocal Range Test. “Bleed It Out” ranges from D3 to B4, fitting comfortably within a Baritone’s range. Use our Voice Types guide to understand your vocal type better.
Step 2: Get Your Pitch Right
Check your pitch accuracy with the Pitch Accuracy Test. Pay particular attention to accurately hitting the high punchy notes in the chorus and then transitioning smoothly into the rap-scream verses.
Step 3: Master the Vocal Techniques
“Bleed It Out” employs a mix of clean singing and rap-screaming. Both techniques, if done wrong, can cause significant damage to your vocal cords. If you’re new to this technique, start by understanding Vocal Distortion and Growling. Once you’re comfortable with the theory, try our How to Growl Exercise.
Step 4: Practice the Song
Finally, practice “Bleed It Out” using Singing Carrots’ Pitch Training tool to visualize the melody line. This will significantly assist in perfecting your pitch and agility.
Step 5: Explore Similar Songs
Venturing further with this style, check out “Given Up” also by Linkin Park and “Chop Suey!” by System of a Down, which incorporate similar vocal techniques. Use our Song Search tool to find other songs matching your vocal range and genre preferences.
Remember, the road to mastering a song is full of trials and fine-tuning. Work patiently and don’t push yourself too hard. Pay attention to your vocal health and most importantly, enjoy the process!