1 My Thoughts On Disturbed's Hiatus/Break on Tue 16 Aug 2011, 23:19
I, along with many others, have mixed feelings about this Hiatus thing. On the one hand obviously it kinda sucks that Disturbed won't be having another album for a while or another tour. But i know to some extent how hard those guys have worked since the Sickness came out (and before) and i can only imagine what its like to do that almost non-stop for 10+ years. And although i don't know the exact reasons, I know the band as well as anyone and i will always trust that whatever they do they are doing the right thing for themselves and even for their fans even if some of us don't like it at the time. I'm not ganna lie, I'm feeling a little emotional just typing this but i have to get it out. You all know that time. The time you FIRST heard that Disturbed song, whatever it was and whenever it was. We never heard anything like it before, something so perfectly focused on a kind of strength and power that we never knew before and never felt. Anger and a kind of hate all focused into a pure aggression of determination and strength that I'm sure has helped most of us through one ordeal or another. Disturbed; David Draiman, Dan Donegan, Mike Wengren, John Moyer (and Fuzz), all helped show us something we never knew or thought we had before, maybe something different for each of us. I know they literally saved me from going down a wrong path. It my darkest hour it was the song "I'm Alive" that played on my ipod, ,randomly i thought at the time. I honestly believe without that moment of pure clarity of determination and resolution i would not be here like i am today. I have since bordered obsession line with the band Disturbed. Watching every interview, every behind the scenes video i could find and so on. Like someone said before, Rock/Metal is a life style not just music. We live it and breathe it. And so given that Disturbed has given us so much if they want to go on a nice long break for whatever reason, i fully support them and wish them all good luck with whatever life throws at them, because they should know they have a limitless supply of fans all around the world supporting them. The first time i saw Disturbed live at the end of the concert (WE ARE...DISTURBED!!!) all i could think was "thank you" to the band for everything, every song, every word, every note and every beat they gave to us. maybe it seems a little weird maybe a little to obsessive but its what it is.
We all are Down With The Sickness
We all Believe
We all raise Fists in the air
We all are Indestructible
We all are in the Asylum
And...WE ARE ALL DISTURBED!