Disturbed, the famous Chicago band has many hits out there that are well known. The Sickness is one of them and people know this band for the great performances. Yet and all, this particular band isn’t really known to perform soft, folk music from the 70’s. I mean cmon, a heavy metal band performing folk.
That is like Eminem singing a Adele song. It’s just simply too controversial to think about. However, this band covered The Sound Of Silence, a song by Simon and Garfunkel. This performance is very good and people have loved it so far.
Groups all through the ages have enthusiastically covered the many years old Billboard hit. Truth be told, since the track turned out in 1965, artists have recorded more than 60 fronts of the famous society rock piece, as indicated by Smithsonian Magazine. That incorporates later covers from specialists like James Blake who delivered his electronica version in 2015. However, in any event for Blake, the cover appears to be to some degree fitting. To the extent Disturbed goes, it’s difficult to envision expressing the metal band’s name in a similar sentence as people pop. In any case, the band’s Conan execution just demonstrates that the elective metal act is more diverse than we give them kudos for.
Joined by a stuffed string area, a piano and a couple of gigantic kettledrums, frontman David Draiman gives an as a matter of fact marvelous execution on the Conan stage, changing Simon and Garfunkel’s society rock hit into something totally unique. This shouldn’t imply that that Draiman goes metal on the melody — electric guitars are prominently missing from this Disturbed execution. Or maybe, Draiman’s unmistakable baritone gives the melody a significantly more obscure quality. What’s more, in any event, when Draiman needs to battle with the high notes, he handles them without breaking a sweat. At the very least Draiman isn’t just a good artist in the metal kind. With beauty and assurance, he inhales new life into a valued American work of art, adding something new to the tune’s long melodic history.
In any case, for devotees of the band, maybe this shouldn’t come as an unexpected given the gathering’s achievement in the early aughts. With their hit The Sickness, which turned out in 2000, the band promptly hit the highest rated spot. The collection made it onto the Billboard 200 rundown and was in the long run guaranteed five-times platinum, as indicated by AllMusic. The band saw further business accomplishment with their collection Immortalized, which additionally beat out everyone else in 2015. In AllMusic’s audit of the 2015 collection, which incorporates The Sound of Silence cover.
In any case, to completely value Draiman’s “solid vocal turns” and the cover’s agreeable “drama,” it merits viewing the presentation itself. There’s something in it for everybody — society fans and metal fans the same.