Annoyed singer David Draiman is grateful. In a new social media post, he expressed his gratitude for the “outpouring of support” he received after he bravely revealed at a concert in Milwaukee that he had recently lost his life due to mental health struggles.
As previously reported, while talking about the song “A Reason to Fight,” the singer told the audience, “I don’t know about you guys, but I’m sick of losing everyone I love to depression and addiction. Every single member of the band on this stage dealt with those feelings, with those Devils, I miss the friends we lost, I miss Chester [Bennington]I miss Scott [Weiland]I miss Chris. [Cornell]. “
He added, “And if I can be completely honest with you, I almost got hooked a couple of months ago. Addiction and depression can happen to anyone, ladies and gentlemen.”
In a new message on Twitter Posted on Thursday May 18 Draiman wrote: “Just wanted to thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of support. You have all been heard, seen and so appreciated. Lots of love and thanks to you all. Don’t worry; I’m not going anywhere. You all keep giving me #AReasonToFight “.
Draiman has emphasized the importance of erasing the stigma surrounding mental health problems since the release of Disturbed’s 2018 album “A Reason to Fight,” development. he said in 2019 Serious consequencesAddiction and depression are two demons that go hand in hand with each other… I’m tired of being negative about it. I’m tired of people waiting until after the fact. I don’t want to go to any more funerals… I think it’s important to all of us take an active role.”
We expect Draiman to share more of his thoughts on mental health on their upcoming summer Disturbed Tour in the US in support of their latest album, to divide. Tickets for the band’s performances are available here.
Watch Draiman’s new tweet and his aforementioned onstage speech below, followed by his 2019 video interview with the singer.
Just wanted to thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of support.
All of you have heard, seen and greatly appreciated.
Much love and thanks to all of you.
– David Draiman 🟦 (@davidmdraiman) May 18, 2023