David Draiman says rock isn’t dead, shares booming band roster

The return of the disturbed singer David Draiman on Twitter has already given rise to the cries of the rocker to a few groups which, according to him, give him hope for the future of rock music. Now the singer has taken it a step further with a list of four bands that he says proves rock is not dead.

Indeed, on January 8, the rocker took advantage of his renewed presence on Twitter to attract the attention of groups Motionless in White, Bring Me the Horizon, Nothing More and Bad Wolves. He indicated that the four thrive in rock.

“Anyone who tells you ‘rock is dead’ clearly doesn’t care,” Draiman said in his tweet. “Look at what @MIWband, @bmthofficial, @nothingmorerock and many more have been up to over the past few years. Young rock groups are thriving. Who’s next ? “

In a follow-up response, the singer added: “I can not forget @badwolves. Revolutionary group of the last 5 years. Been crazy to watch. (See Draiman’s tweets towards the bottom of this article.)

A few days earlier, Draiman praised two acts composed of women. “New groups like [The Warning] and [Plush] give me hope, “he said.” Powerful young women playing real instruments and writing and playing songs that any rock genre can be proud of. “

The Warning is a trio made up of sisters Daniela, Paulina and Alejandra Villarreal. They gained attention in 2021 for their Help EP plus a collaborative cover of Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”. Plush is a four-piece group led by singer Moriah Formica. They created a buzz last year and will tour with Slash next month.

This week, Draiman’s recent duet with Nita Strauss, “Dead Inside”, hit number 1 on rock radio. Disturbed is working on a new album which Draiman says is “old-school Disturbed”. The group, known for “Down With the Sickness” in 2000, was released for the last time. Evolution in 2018.

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