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Disturbed release video for ‘The Sound of Silence’

Posted by on December 7, 2015

When we heard that Disturbed was covering Simon and Garfunkel’s classic “The Sound of Silence,” we expected the worst – a bombastic nu-metalled-out version of the folk song. Instead, the band turned in a subdued version of the song, with David Draiman’s vocals front and center as he sings the hell out of the song. The band’s version of the song, driven by piano and strings, is one that you could play for a fan of the original without them getting upset by it. The video, which premiered today on Yahoo, is as understated as their cover of it. Starkly shot in black and white, it shows the band (well, mostly Draiman’s head) amidst pictures of the earth. The band will do their first proper tour in support of Immortalized starting January 14th. Check the tour dates after the video:

1/14 Prairie Capital Convention Center, Springfield, IL
2/10 Fargo Civic Center, Fargo, ND
2/25 Badlands Pawn & Jewelry, Sioux Falls, SD
3/12 – The Showbox – Seattle, WA
3/14 – Roseland – Portland, OR
3/16 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
3/17 – The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
3/20 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA
3/23 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX
3/24 – House of Blues – Houston, TX
3/25 – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
3/27 – Iron City – Birmingham, AL
3/29 – House of Blues – Myrtle Beach, SC
3/30 – The National – Richmond, VA
4/01 – Baltimore Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD
4/02 – Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
4/04 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY
4/05 – Rapids Theater – Niagara Falls, NY
4/07 – St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
4/08 – Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI
4/10 – New Daisy Theatre – Memphis, TN
4/29 98 Rockfest, Tampa FL
4/30 Welcome to Rockville, Jacksonville, FL
5/01  Fort Rock, Ft. Myers, FL
5/08 Carolina Rebellion, Charlotte, NC
5/20 Rock on the Range, Columbus OH

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