Wail of the Banshee

(Player's Handbook v.3.5, p. 298)

Necromancy [Death, Sonic]
Level: Sorcerer 9, Wizard 9, Warmage 9, Sha'ir 9, Death Master 9, Dread Necromancer 9, Death 9, Deathbound 9, Hatred 9,
Components: V,
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Area: One living creature/level within a 40-ft.-radius spread
Duration: Instantaneous
Saving Throw: Fortitude negates
Spell Resistance: Yes

You emit a terrible scream that kills creatures that hear it (except for yourself).
Creatures closest to the point of origin are affected first.