Down With the Sickness (4:37)

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From Disturbed and 15 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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  • Sathg

    oh-WAH-HAH-HA-HA[3] \\m//

    17 Apr 4:01am Reply
  • kittyyX3

    i <3 disturbed with all i got!

    11 Apr 8:27am Reply
  • veruschkan

    oh-WAH-HAH-HA-HA [2] heheheheheheh Oh, God, seeing it written down makes me laugh! Thank you for that! XD

    7 Apr 12:03pm Reply
  • FauveTerror


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  • Lainapie


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  • ImizukaKiba

    epic song! GOOOOOOD

    15 Mar 12:24pm Reply
  • ZkeMoNe

    You go ZigZagGirl89! I'm more classic rock/metal than new, but I completely agree with your comments! Rock on forever!!!

    11 Mar 7:38pm Reply
  • rockandrolljoe

    Will you give it to me?

    15 Feb 11:53pm Reply
  • bytor54

    You go ZigZagGirl89! I'm more classic rock/metal than new, but I completely agree with your comments! Rock on forever!!!

    11 Feb 5:38pm Reply
  • ianahikurah

    The bridge is just uncomfortable, otherwise a solid song. [2]

    1 Feb 3:46am Reply
  • Just_a_K

    eeeeeah! brutal song

    14 Jan 9:52am Reply
  • AlejoAg

    oh wa wa ah! epic song

    11 Jan 3:19pm Reply
  • G8Rbuttercups

    Can you feel that?""""♥♥

    7 Jan 10:22pm Reply
  • techyfunky

    Sicknes !..!

    22 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Eulonzo

    This song will forever kick ass! [10]

    16 Dec 2013 Reply
  • OsFanBoone06

    How come nothing plays the part near the end where he calls his mother "a sadistic fucking whore"? Just wondering.

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Eralpastorino

    Conoci este tema por guitar flash jajaja

    3 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ojeyitasiran

    this song rocks

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ZigZagGirl89

    For all of those people that are commenting on this video and saying that this song sucks, why are you commenting if you don't like it? We don't go on your profile, look up the music you like, and comment on it that it sucks. I never judge people in what music they like. Because it's music, listen to whatever makes you feel good inside. If you like to listen to old rock bands like Metallica, AC/DC, or Lead Zeppelin, it doesn't matter. Because that's what you love listening to, and that's what makes you feel good inside. So, don't go on judging people on what music they like...

    5 Nov 2013 Reply
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