David Draiman

David Draiman



David Draiman is an Israeli-American singer, songwriter and musician best known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the multi-platinum hard rock band Disturbed. He was born on March 13, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York to Israeli immigrants.

Draiman's family moved to Chicago when he was a young child, and it was there that he began his musical journey. He developed a passion for music at an early age, particularly singing, and was a member of his synagogue's choir. At the age of 15, he formed his first band, Broken, which later became Disturbed.

In the early 2000s, Disturbed released their debut album, The Sickness, which quickly went on to become a multi-platinum success. The album included the hit singles "Down with the Sickness" and "Stupify". The band's subsequent albums would also prove to be commercial successes, and they have won numerous awards including two Grammy nominations for Best Hard Rock Performance.

Outside of Disturbed, Draiman has collaborated with a variety of artists including System of a Down, Sevendust, Filter and Ozzy Osbourne. He also founded his own record label, Intoxication Records.

In addition to his musical accomplishments, Draiman is also known for his activism, particularly his advocacy for animal rights. He has been a vocal opponent of the fur trade and has worked with animal rights organizations such as PETA and the Humane Society.

Draiman has also been involved in politics, having supported the presidential campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Hilary Clinton. He has also used his music to address social issues such as racism, sexism, and bullying.

Draiman is married to former model Lena Yada and has two children. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Overall, David Draiman is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and musician, as well as an outspoken activist. He has achieved great success with Disturbed, and his solo endeavors have also been met with critical acclaim. He is a passionate advocate for animal rights, and has used his musical platform to address social issues.

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