DISTURBED Frontman Underwhelmed By No. 1 Hit

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman told Billboard magazine that while he's happy his band's cover of GENESIS' "Land of Confusion" hit No. 1 on Billboard's airplay-based Mainstream Rock chart, he's also a bit disappointed.

"To be honest with you, I expected it to be better," Draiman said. "I had hopes for it — multi-format, not simply at the active (rock) format, especially with the rotation of that video (director Todd) McFarlane did such a great job with."

As to whether the track's chart-topping success at Mainstream Rock will help achieve that crossover, Draiman is ambivalent. "There's always a chance," he allowed. "But the longer the flame burns, the more fuel it burns, so the less intense it is. We'll see."

DISTURBED and its label, Reprise, are mulling the next single from the platinum "Ten Thousand Fists" album, but Draiman said no decisions have been made.

Read more at Reuters.


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