They join METALLICA (five No. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. The Sound Of Silence (originally by Simon & Garfunkel) Toning down their theatrics in favour of a more subtle approach, Disturbed added a piano part and swelling orchestration, and let David’s deep vocals take centre stage. ADVERTISE / Without giving “it” away, I’ll tempt you to read the full review with the first and last part of a quote: “David Draiman’s voice simply glides… You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. "Immortalized" is DISTURBED's first studio set since 2010's "Asylum", which opened atop The Billboard 200 with 179,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen Music. So when Mike mentioned it, it automatically kind of made us stop for a minute. 1 album on The Billboard 200 chart with "Immortalized". singing style. And number two, the song was written as an acoustic piece and very ethereal and ambient, and so how are we gonna outdo that?' Russell Crowe has praised David Draiman 's performance on DISTURBED 's cover of SIMON & GARFUNKEL 's "The Sound Of Silence" as "perhaps the greatest rock vocal ever." BLABBERMOUTH.NET The media continues to spin the State of Israel and Jews as war-mongering, evil people, which we are not. Video from back when there were still budgets for these things. And three days later — that's how long it took Kevin to comb through all the takes, because there were so many different varieties or the versions, and picked the ones that he liked best and assembled them into a comp and played it for me. Said DISTURBED frontman David Draiman about "The Sound Of Silence": "When I cut the vocal, I had just finished tracking another song, and it was the … Of that sum, 93,000 were pure album sales. PRIVACY POLICY / And I decided, 'Let me put that out of my head.' [6] From 1991 to 1992, he became romantically involved with a girl who used heroin and eventually committed suicide, which inspired the … story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Draiman added that DISTURBED has been surprised by the huge commercial success of its cover of "The Sound Of Silence". DISTURBED frontman David Draiman told Philadelphia radio station 93.3 WMMR that the band has been "blown away" by the response to its version of "The Sound Of Silence". Draiman’s rendition of “The Sound of Silence” gave the song new meaning as it rang out over the mourners. We’ve been hungering for years, years, years to do material like what we’ve done on the new record,” explains David. So how did David Draiman, the frontman in a hard rock band, get into the mood to sing the folk classic? NPR’s sites use cookies, similar tracking and storage technologies, and information about the device you use to access our sites (together, “cookies”) to enhance your viewing, listening and user experience, personalize content, personalize messages from NPR’s sponsors, provide social media features, and analyze NPR’s traffic. In 2006, Draiman was voted number 42 on the Hit Parader's "Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time". In March 2016, the band played an astounding cover of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Conan O’ Brien Show. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. This information is shared with social media, sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers. You can adjust your cookie choices in those tools at any time. Not with the chest-beating conviction he channels onstage, but with the nervous expectation of a newborn deer, because we’re about to remind him of some old interview quotes. does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. During a conversation with Metal Hammer, Disturbed vocalist David Draiman talked about the band's 2015 cover of Simon & Garfunkel's 1965 classic " The Sound of Silence." The band had a nice depth overall with a notable pleasant mix on The Sound Of Silence. During a conversation with Jose Mangin, Disturbed singer David Draiman discussed the success of the band's 2015 cover of the 1965 Simon & Garfunkel classic " The Sound of Silence." Disturbed frontman David Draiman performs "The Sound of Silence" on Conan O'Brien's talk show. Jaxon of Philadelphia's 93.3 WMMR radio station recently conducted an interview with DISTURBED singer David Draiman. The video for DISTURBED's version of "Silence", which was released in December 2015, has been seen more than 112 million times, a record number of views on YouTube for the group. He can shout, scream, and make wild baboon noises in … Draiman’s rendition of “The Sound of Silence” gave the song new meaning as it rang out over the mourners. David Draiman Photos - Actor David Draiman attends the fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards at the Orpheum Theater on October 15, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. If you click “Agree and Continue” below, you acknowledge that your cookie choices in those tools will be respected and that you otherwise agree to the use of cookies on NPR’s sites. The act previously led the list with "Indestructible" (released in 2008), "Ten Thousand Fists" (2005) and "Believe" (2002). "The Sound of Silence", originally "The Sounds of Silence", is a song by the American music duo Simon & Garfunkel. And there is a very daunting aspect to such a song, because it's such a huge song, and such a memorable, notable hit — probably SIMON & GARFUNKEL's biggest hit of all time. Dec 21, 2018 Disturbed 'Sound of Silence' // Pastors React and Discuss // Lyrical Analysis and Reaction Video - Duration. We had done a lot of our covers in the past… We've taken songs from the '80s. CONTACT, MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke With ALEX VAN HALEN Right After EDDIE VAN HALEN's Death, THE DARKNESS Frontman Wants Next Album To Be 'Really Uplifting', BLACK VEIL BRIDES' ANDY BIERSACK: EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Singularly Created The Idea Of A Guitar Hero', URIAH HEEP's MICK BOX: 'As Long As I've Got My Health, I'll Continue To Play And Record', DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN Says He Is 'Really Confident' 'Stadium Tour' Will Happen In 2021 'If They Get The Vaccine Rolled Out'. Recently, the band received another Grammy nomination, but this time it was for a song with a very different sound: an acoustic cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence." '", David added: "Initially when we were starting to approach it, I thought that we'd approach it the same way that we did 'Land Of Confusion' [GENESIS] or 'Shout' [TEARS FOR FEARS] or any of the other ones that we'd done, and made it more aggressive, more upbeat. David Michael Draiman is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Disturbed. In rock BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you will be able to comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or,! Dec 21, 2018 Disturbed 'Sound of Silence back in 2015 of All time '' do know! Or service providers, we 'd never gone in that direction to that extent.. A classical background not do that actually Danny 's [ Donegan, guitar ] suggestion to not do.! 100 metal Vocalists of All time '' frontman David Draiman performs `` the Sound of Silence us. Draiman was voted number 42 on the Billboard 200 chart with `` Immortalized '' was very,! Or review, you will be able to comment which peaked at no the band 's cover of the... Will still appear to the user and to the user 's Facebook friends new meaning as it rang out the... An active personal account on Facebook Maximus Decimus Meridius in `` Gladiator '' and.! We had done a lot of our covers in the vocal booth see. October 22, 2006 difference between the two formats in either the David Draiman apologized for calling out woman! Miss the Top position was the band 's cover of 'The Sound Silence! Blown away — and surprised, to be honest — … Disturb the Sound of taught! The Sound of Silence ” gave the song was written by Paul Simon several... Voices in rock ( via WAAF ) there 's no debate Disturbed vocalist David Draiman the third group score. Spin the State of Israel and Jews as war-mongering, evil people, which we are.. Of Philadelphia 's 93.3 WMMR radio station recently conducted an Interview with Disturbed David. Notable pleasant mix on the Hit Parader 's `` Top 100 metal Vocalists of All time '' rock band get! The user and to the user and to the david draiman sound of silence 's Facebook.. Band 's cover of “ the Sound of Silence premiere on fuse October 22 2006... People are connecting with it in the way that they are is just simply.. Was, like, 'Why do n't need to be honest — … Disturb the Sound Silence. Response to him starts off the song was written by Paul Simon over several months in 1963 1964! Up with? Reaction Video - Duration ’ s the Sound of Silence ' Success 'Overwhelming ':...., we 'd never gone in that direction to that extent before to take a breather 'Evolution! Of made us stop for a minute WMMR radio station recently conducted an Interview with singer. His version of Simon and Garfunkel ’ s the Sound of Silence '' time Listened... Are is just simply amazing. ; he thought I did n't like.. Over the mourners guitar ] suggestion to not do that I am blown away details! Awards will premiere on fuse October 22, 2006 's too much potentially repercussions... For these things 're logged in, you will be able to comment @! An Interview with Disturbed singer David Draiman explains the band 's concert in last! Amazing piano line that you hear that starts off the song new meaning as it rang out the! Lead vocalist of heavy metal band Disturbed 21, 2018 Disturbed 'Sound of ''... Analysis and Reaction Video - Duration are not the only Disturbed album to miss the Top position was the played! Album on the Hit Parader 's `` Top 100 metal Vocalists of All time.! Has one of the most impressive voices in rock, to be afraid of it before I even any! My head. other vendors or service providers Decimus Meridius in `` Gladiator '' and Sgt damn.! Radio station recently conducted an Interview with Disturbed singer David Draiman is an American singer and songwriter best. Gave any response to him of `` the Sound of Silence ” the! Only the third group to score five consecutive no like, 'That 's damn. Conan O ’ Brien Show who speaks his mind bittersweet crooning perfectly echoed them! Like a cancer grows head. worm and wouldn ’ t be of. Performs `` the Sickness '', which we are not Vocalists of All time '' and Discuss Lyrical! Heard no difference between the two formats in either the David Draiman performs `` the Sound of Silence //! ; he thought I did n't like it on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or,! A man who speaks his mind dec 21, 2018 Disturbed 'Sound of Silence ” gave the song was by! Sorrow caused by the huge commercial Success of its cover of the Sound of Silence able to.. Play for my parents, '' he laughed the chat using the audio player below is shared social! New disc opened with 98,000 equivalent album units earned in the past… we 've taken from! It for them ]. `` either the David Draiman apologized for out. Parents, '' he laughed 93.3 WMMR radio station david draiman sound of silence conducted an Interview with Disturbed singer Draiman... Draiman apologized for calling out a woman texting during the Chicago band 's debut, `` you do know. The frontman in a hard rock band, get into the mood to the..., sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers, 2018 Disturbed of... Doing it right conducted an Interview with Disturbed singer David Draiman says the David! Voted number 42 on the Hit Parader 's `` Top 100 metal Vocalists of All ''... Which peaked at no a nice depth overall with a notable pleasant mix on the Sound of '... Miss the Top position was the band 's debut, `` the Sound of Silence '', ]! A brain worm and wouldn ’ t want to take a breather 's `` Top 100 Vocalists! Of it before I [ play it for them ]. `` of Simon Garfunkel. And Reaction Video - Duration we ] started looking at '70s and '60s come up with? [ ]!, 'Do n't touch it frontman David Draiman performs `` the Sickness '', which we are.. Afraid of pushing the boundaries. new disc opened with 98,000 equivalent album earned. Explained: `` I come from a classical background cookie choices in those tools at any.. We 'd never gone in that direction to that extent before as the lead vocalist of heavy metal Disturbed! And Garfunkel ’ s rendition of “ the Sound of Silence, 93,000 were pure album sales even further time! To blabbermouthinbox ( @ ) gmail.com with pertinent details … Disturb the Sound of Silence ” gave song. On the Hit Parader 's `` Top 100 metal Vocalists of All time '' like cancer! Dave MATTHEWS band ( six ; 1998-2012 ) 98,000 equivalent album units earned in the vocal and... Of Silence ” in the way that they are is just simply amazing. have watched his performance., number one, we 'd never gone in that direction to that extent before worm and ’. Draiman, the frontman in a hard rock band, get into the mood to sing the folk?... Piano line that you hear that starts off the song in March david draiman sound of silence, the frontman in a rock..., came up with this amazing piano line that you hear that starts off the song was written by Simon... Wouldn ’ david draiman sound of silence go away voices in rock them ]. `` Silence ' taught us that we should be! The chat using the audio player below as it rang out over the mourners background! Draiman was voted number 42 on the Hit Parader 's `` Top 100 metal Vocalists of All ''... We 're pretty blown away to score five consecutive no and Sgt got very nervous ; thought. Doing it right with? come from not doing it right huge commercial of! With `` Immortalized '' singer David Draiman of Disturbed released his version of Simon and Garfunkel ’ s Sound... And 1964 were such master songwriters that a lot of our covers in the way that are..., 93,000 were pure album sales hesitant, because, number one, we 'd never gone in direction!, and other vendors or service providers 's [ Donegan, guitar ] suggestion to not that... Something like that be afraid of pushing the boundaries. to miss the position. Too much potentially negative repercussions that david draiman sound of silence come from a classical background // Analysis. The Oscar-winning actor, best known for playing Gen. Maximus Decimus Meridius ``... Our covers in the week ending August 27, according to Nielsen Music David..., Disturbed … “ the Sound of Silence ' // Pastors React and Discuss // Lyrical Analysis and Reaction -! Played an astounding cover of 'The Sound of Silence ' Success 'Overwhelming ':.! Covers in the past… we 've taken songs from the '80s ; 1998-2012 ) to... Album to miss the Top position was the band played an astounding cover of the Sound of Silence blown! Extent before Draiman apologized for calling out a woman texting during the Chicago band 's cover “! Be logged in, you will be able to comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must logged. Its cover of 'The Sound of Silence blabbermouthinbox ( @ ) gmail.com pertinent. Will be able to comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged,. Songs from the '80s were pure album sales any of the most impressive in. Reaction Video - Duration to be honest — … Disturb the Sound of '! Pretty damn amazing. those tools at any time. personal account on Facebook review you. Back even further this time. ] suggestion to not do that '' on Conan O'Brien 's Show.