DISTURBED Singer DAVID DRAIMAN Bleeds For His Music
Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED recently canceled a European tour after singer David Draiman had a problem with his voice and was told by doctors to rest. At first it was assumed that Draiman had a recurrence of the stomach disorder that has plagued him in the past, but the frontman told Launch that this was a brand new issue. "I had what's called a 'bleed,' and that's when a capillary ruptures on the vocal cord," he said. "And I've kind of been doing the touring thing with that still kind of a factor, because to really get it to heal, I needed more than, you know, what I was getting from time to time, which was about 10 days off at the max in between two month runs."
The problem developed when Draiman pushed his voice too hard at a small club gig early in the band's recent touring schedule.
Draiman added that the band has five weeks off, which should be enough time for him to "get back to business." The rescheduled European trek will now happen this fall.
DISTURBED's next live shows will be at the end of April in New Zealand and Australia. The group is slated to appear on the main stage of this summer's Ozzfest, which begins on July 1 in San Francisco.
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