The human voice is vital to the creation of rituals around important and existential life events: to celebrate, to mourn, to commemorate, to protest. Speeches, chants, singing, intoning, shouting are all used to mark these events. What happens when the voice itself is dangerous, instead of healing? How do we engage in ritual and vocal expression? This explores the actions and sounding strategies taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Oslo, spring 2020.