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Top 10 Facts - Disturbed
12.10.2015
Fact #1

Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist lohn Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. Former band members are vocalist Erich Awalt and bassist Steve Kmak.

Fact #2

Formed in 1994 as Brawl, the band was renamed Disturbed in 1996 after Draiman was hired as the band's new vocalist.

Fact #3

In 2000, the band released its debut album, titled The Sickness, which launched the band into stardom. The album peaked at number twenty on Billboard 200. and it has sold over four million copies in the United States since its release.

Fact #4

In September 2001, production of their second studio album began. On lune 4, 2002 Disturbed released a documentary DVD about the band, titled M.0.L., which showed some of the band's more personal moments in the studio and during tours, as well as

Fact #5

On September17, 2002, Disturbed released their second studio album, titled Believe, which debuted at number-one on the Billboard 200. The music video for the first single from the album, titled "Prayer", was pulled from most television stations, due to perceived similarities with the September 11 2001 attacks.

Fact #6

In July 2007, a new track titled "This Moment was released on the soundtrack to the film Transformers.

Fact #7

On September 30, 2008, the band released an iTunes-exclusive live album entitled Live & Indestructible, made up of songs from Deep Rock Drive, as well as the music video for "lndestructible".

Fact #8

In May 2012 Draiman announced his new proiect, an industrial metal band called Device. Draiman later released information regarding the future of Disturbed and his new proiect Device, stating that Device would release their self-titled debut album on April 9, 2013.

Fact #9

Disturbed's mascot, named "The Guy", was originally iust a drawing of a face with a large grin, as seen on the back of the album The Sickness. The original drawing of The Guy was then edited using a digital distorting program. After the original image had been distorted three times The Guy became the official mascot for the band. Later, he would be drawn as a full figure by artist David Finch.

Fact #10

In December 2014, Moyer formed a new band with Scott Weiland, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, twins lon and Vince Votta entitled Art of Anarchy, with an album released in lune 2015.

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