Down With the Sickness (4:37)

Cover of Disturbed

From Disturbed and 14 other releases

Down with the Sickness is the third single by American heavy metal band Disturbed. The song was recorded in 1999, and was featured on their debut album, The Sickness. The song has become one of Disturbed’s best-known songs and is their first single that’s been certified gold in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America. It has also been used in numerous films and TV shows. It is a playable track on Rock Band 2.

This song epitomizes the sound of Disturbed. If you only hear this track, you will have a good idea what they sound like. It has the strong beat and driving vocals Disturbed is known for.

David Draiman has stated that the song “Speaks about the eternal struggle of the individual against the mother culture of society that is constantly trying to beat the child struggling for independence and individuality into submission.”


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