Whitney Pastorek of Entertainment Weekly caught up with Godsmack frontman Sully Erna for a Q&A, where he was asked about the “sinister” way he sings. “You know, I still don’t consider myself a singer,” he said. “I just scream really loud and try to keep it in key. I take a lot of advice from friends like Lisa Guyer, who sang on ‘Hollow’ [a ballad off IV]. She’s the best female blues vocalist I’ve ever heard in my life. She’s 5 feet tall, and she has the strength of an Aretha Franklin in the range of a Whitney Houston. I listen to people like that and I try to incorporate it a little bit into Godsmack. So we have room to expand. We don’t ever want to feel like we have a ceiling over our heads.” Read more.
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