The VoiceHacks Podcast

The VoiceHacks Podcast

Want to learn the secrets behind the sounds of your favorite metal vocalists? Look no further! Join vocal coach and metal vocalist Mary Zimmer for the VoiceHacks Podcast. Every other week, she’ll sit down with some of the world’s best vocalists, coaches, and experts to dive deep into the techniques and mysteries behind the sounds we make. If you’re a new vocalist, this podcast is going to answer a lot of your questions. If you’re an experienced vocalist, this is going to give you that deep level insight into the craft of vocals. When you’re ready to take on learning vocals head over to to get started!

Recent Episodes

EP 22 | Sabrina Cruz (Seven Kingdoms)

Nov. 15, 2022

This week we sit down with the very talented Sabrina Cruz, frontwoman of the popular melodic/power metal band Seven Kingdoms. We take a moment in this episode to look at the personal and spiritual journey of vocalists.

EP 21 | Sean Z (Daath, Sinsaenum, ex-Chimaira)

Nov. 1, 2022

This week’s episode features vocalist Sean Z (Daath, Sinsaenum, ex-Chimaira) who’s making his return to Daath with their upcoming new album. We talk about the process of rejoining the band, what he’s been doing in between an…

EP 20 | Leather Leone

Oct. 18, 2022

In Episode 20, we sit down with vocalist Leather Leone of Leather (ex-Chastain, Rude Girls) and gain insight from her multi-decade career.

EP 19 | Beginning your journey into extreme vocals

Oct. 4, 2022

For our 19th episode, host Mary Zimmer gives us an in-depth tutorial on how to get your vocal journey started.

EP 18 | David Akesson

Sept. 20, 2022

David Akesson is a Swedish vocalist and full-time vocal coach. David coaches both metal and traditional vocalists. As a performer, he uses both clean and harsh vocals.

EP 17 | Jon Davis

Sept. 6, 2022

Jon Davis is the frontman and vocalist of Conan (Napalm Records), a British doom metal band from Liverpool, UK.