Originally Posted by Velimor
It figures there would be some negative response to growling on a non-metal forum. First, I'll admit that he isn't the best vocalist I've heard, but this is the only time I've heard the band, and I could picture him sounding good in the studio. Second, growling, screaming, etc require talent and practice to sound good and to do it properly without damaging the vocal cords.
This is singing. Maybe not the kind you like, but it is a style of singing.
One question I've always had is why singers in metal bands like this even bother writing lyrics. You can't understand a word they say. He could be growling about rainbows and sunshine and we'd never know.