How to Learn Singing “Walk This Way” from Aerosmith

How to Sing “Walk This Way” by Aerosmith

Learning to sing “Walk This Way” by Aerosmith involves mastering a unique vocal technique called vocal distortion. This technique is also employed in other popular songs such as “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N Roses and “Whole Lotta Love” by Led Zeppelin.

Begin with a thorough understanding of your own voice. Analyzing your vocal type will help you to ensure that you’re approaching this song in a manner that won’t cause strain or damage.

Next, break down the song. Understand the structure, the melody, the rhythm structures, and the lyrics. For an effective method, refer to our article: “How to Learn a Song Effectively”.

Vocal Distortion

Vocal distortion is a technique of adding grit or grind to your voice. Mastering this requires control and practice to prevent damage to your vocal cords. Check out our article on vocal distortion.

Tips to remember while taking on distortion:

  • Healthy techniques: Avoid straining your voice. Practice warm-ups and exercises to strengthen and increase flexibility of your vocal cords.
  • Authenticity: Aim to make the distorted vocal your own. Singers like Steven Tyler have a unique tone and style. Find your own authentic voice.
  • Practice: Use the pitch training tool to practice accurately hitting the notes. Start slowly and pick up the pace as you become more confident.

Articulation and Rhythm

“Walk This Way” features intricate and fast-paced lyrics. Good articulation is key to deliver the words clearly. Practice speaking the lyrics rhythmically before singing them.

Practice along with the original track or use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to visually track your accuracy.


The final aspect is the performance. “Walk This Way” is an energetic and engaging song. Refer to our article for performance tips to take your rendition to the next level.

In conclusion, learning to sing “Walk This Way” requires vocal distortion, rhythmic articulation, and rockstar performance. Use our tips and tools to hone your skills and make the song your own. Happy singing!