Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States Years Active: 1996–present Genres: Heavy Metal, Alternative Metal, Nu Metal
Disturbed is an American rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1996 when musicians Dan Donegan, Steve "Fuzz" Kmak, and Mike Wengren hired David Draiman as their singer.
A demo tape led to their signing to Giant Records, which released their debut album, “The Sickness,” in March 2000. The album reached the Top 30 on the U.S. Billboard 200 Albums chart. Since its release, “The Sickness” has been certified quadruple platinum in the U.S. by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA. Four singles were released from the album, "Stupify,” "Voices,” "The Game” and "Down with the Sickness" the latter of which was the most successful, having been certified platinum by t... Continue Bio >>
Disturbed THANK YOU The Wall Street Journal,
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Disturbed MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS, MY BLOOD,
THE DISTURBED FAMILY IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR 5TH CONSECUTIVE #1 BILLBOARD DEBUT WITH #Immortalized!
WITH YOUR HELP, IN THE FACE OF STAGGERING ODDS, AND MIGHTY COMPETITION, WE HAVE ONCE AGAIN MADE HISTORY!
WORDS CANNOT PROPERLY EXPRESS THE LEVEL OF GRATITUDE, LOVE, AND APPRECIATION WE HAVE FOR EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU DISTURBED ONES; WHOSE LOYALTY, DEVOTION, AND UNITED POWER, CONTINUE TO ASTONISH BOTH THE MEMBERS OF THIS BAND, AND THE REST OF THE WORLD!
WE ALSO WISH TO EXTEND OUR DEEPEST HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS, TO THE OTHER ESTEEMED ARTISTS WHO SHARE THE CHART WITH US THIS WEEK, FOR IT IS TRULY AN HONOR TO BE COUNTED AMONG THEM.
DAN, MIKE, JOHN, AND MYSELF, ARE BOTH HUMBLED AND EXHILARATED TO NO END BY YOUR INCREDIBLE SHOW OF FORCE!
THIS IS YOUR VICTORY! YOUR TRIUMPH! TOGETHER, WE HAVE ONCE AGAIN SHOWN THE WORLD THAT ROCK MUSIC IS ALIVE AND WELL, AND WILL NEVER DIE! LET THIS MOMENT BE CELEBRATED NOT ONLY BY US, BUT BY EVERY ROCK MUSIC FAN ON THE FACE OF THIS PLANET!
WE LOOK FORWARD WITH RENEWED HUNGER AND ANTICIPATION TO SEEING YOU OUT ON TOUR IN 2016!
THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN FOR CONTINUING TO BE OUR LIFE’S BLOOD!
THE LEVIATHAN HAS RISEN.
WE ALL ARE…
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