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David Draiman

Draiman singing at a concert in New Jersey
Background information
Birth name David Michael Draiman
Born March 13, 1973 (1973-03-13) (age 34)
Flatbush, New York, U.S.
Genre(s) Alternative metal, heavy metal, nu metal, hard rock
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1996 - present
Label(s) Giant Records
Intoxication Records
Reprise Records
Website http://www.disturbed1.com

David Michael Draiman (born March 13, 1973 in Flatbush, New York)[1] is the lead singer for the band Disturbed, which hails from Chicago, Illinois. He was born to an Orthodox Jewish family. Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 454 KB) Picture I took of the lead singer of Disturbed, David Draiman, at their performance in Starland Ballroom on July 30, 2004. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Flatbush is a community of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City, consisting of several neighborhoods. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Alternative metal is an form of music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Nu metal (also called aggro metal, or nü metal using the traditional heavy metal umlaut) is a musical genre that has origins in the mid 1990s. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Giant Records was launched as a joint-venture with Warner Bros. ... Reprise Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, operated through Warner Bros. ... Look up disturbed in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the metal. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Look up disturbed in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City 234. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Orthodox Judaism is the formulation of Judaism that adheres to a relatively strict interpretation and application of the laws and ethics first canonised in the Talmudic texts (Oral Torah) and as subsequently developed and applied by the later authorities known as the Gaonim, Rishonim, and Acharonim. ...

He is one of six artists who sang for the Queen of the Damned soundtrack, along with Jonathan Davis of KoRn, Wayne Static of Static-X, Jay Gordon of Orgy, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Marilyn Manson. He produced the album Believe as a response to his grandfather's death. He was recently added to the Hit Parader "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" in 2006 at #42.[2] Queen of the Damned is a 2002 film adaptation of the third novel of Anne Rices The Vampire Chronicles series, The Queen of the Damned; although the film contained many plot elements from that novels predecessor, The Vampire Lestat. ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... This article is about Jonathan Davis, the lead singer of Korn. ... This article is about the band. ... Wayne Richard Wells (born November 4, 1965 or 1975), better known by his stage name Wayne Static, is an American musician, and currently the singer, guitarist, keyboardist, and programmer for the industrial metal band Static-X. Wayne Static was born in Muskegon, Michigan and graduated from Western Michigan University. ... Static-X are an industrial metal band from Los Angeles, California, USA. Formed in 1994, they are signed to Warner Bros. ... Jay Paul Gordon (born January 30, 1967) is a musician and producer. ... For other uses, see orgy (disambiguation). ... Chester Charles Bennington (born March 20, 1976)[1] is an American vocalist. ... Linkin Park is a rock band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Marilyn Manson (born Brian Hugh Warner ) is the lead singer of the band Marilyn Manson. ... Believe is Disturbeds second full album. ... Hit Parader is an American music magazine focusing on the genres of hard rock and heavy metal External links Hit Parader website Categories: | ...

After attending Yeshivah High School at the Wisconsin Institute for Torah Study in Milwaukee, the Fasman Yeshiva High School and Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Chicago, and Valley Torah High School in North Hollywood, California, he spent the 1991-1992 academic year in the Neveh Zion Yeshiva in Telshe Stone, Jerusalem. He attended Loyola University Chicago where he triple majored in business administration, political science, and philosophy. He was considering law school before he joined the band, which he discovered in an ad in the Illinois Entertainer, a local music publication in Chicago. In 2003, he also started his own record label, Intoxication Records, along with band member/guitarist, Dan Donegan, and drummer, Mike Wengren. David has a brother Ben who lives in Jerusalem. Fasman Yeshiva High School, also known as Skokie Yeshiva, or simply the Yeshiva to its students and to members of the Chicago Jewish community, is the single-sex high school division of Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Illinois. ... The Ida Crown Jewish Academy is an Orthodox Jewish high school in West Rogers Park, Chicago, Illinois overseen by the Associated Talmud Torahs. ... This article is about the Jewish male educational system. ... A garden sign welcomes residents and visitors to Rogers Park as home of Loyola University Chicago. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Political Science is the field concerning the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour. ... For other uses, see Philosophy (disambiguation). ... // A law school is an institution where future lawyers obtain legal degrees. ...

His last job before becoming a musician full-time was as a health care administrator at Ambassador Nursing and Rehab Center in Chicago. He has three homes, one in his Brooklyn hometown, one in Chicago, and one in L.A. The L.A. one, he says, is to "escape the Chicago winters." A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ...

Visually, David is easily recognized for his shaven head and dual labret piercings. Bald redirects here; for other uses see Bald (disambiguation). ... Labret studs. ... Body modification (or body alteration) is the permanent or semi-permanent deliberate altering of the human body for non-medical reasons, such as spiritual, various social (markings), BDSM edgeplay or aesthetic. ...


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David: We've become the type of band you can count on to pull off live versions of the songs that sound close enough to what you hear on the record," he explained.
David Draiman: Yeah, every week there seemed to be more and more people at Ozzfest to catch us and they started singing along, like they knew the whole album.
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