Disturbed Takes On “Outrage Addiction” with Snarling New Track “Hey You”; New Album Soon; On Tour Now


Adrian GarroCategories:Latest News

Rock Cellar Magazine

“Hey You,” the aggressive new single released by multiplatinum hard rockers Disturbed on Thursday, sounds … like a Disturbed song.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the Chicago-based alt/metal band’s career, which has been as consistent as they come since bursting onto the scene with 2000’s The Sickness (led by the iconic “nu-metal” hit “Down with the Sickness”). In the years since, the band has released seven albums, the most recent being 2018’s Evolution.

The band’s commitment to itself has helped make Disturbed an enduring player on the hard rock scene globally, playing venues around the world and maintaining a strong audience all the while. That ought to continue with this new era, as “Hey You” is a typically hard-charging and arena-ready anthem released to the masses:

Said Disturbed main man David Draiman of the song and its message:

“It’s a wake up call. We’ve become our own worst enemies. Civil discourse has become the exception instead of the norm. People have lost themselves in outrage addiction.”

Also part of Disturbed’s commitment to its vision is the single artwork, which again features a menacing demon-like face, long a calling card of the band’s visual aesthetic:

Stay tuned for more from Disturbed, and catch the band on the road at scattered performances the rest of the year:

July 16 – Upheaval Festival – Grand Rapids, MI
July 17 – Inkcarceration Festival – Mansfield, OH
August 10 – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA
August 19 – Iowa State Fair – Des Moines, IA
August 20 – Illinois State Fair – Springfield, IL
September 11 – Blue Ridge Rock Festival – Alton, VA
September 15 – OC Bikefest – Ocean City, MD
September 22 – 99.7 The Blitz’s Great Summer Smokeout – Columbus, OH
September 24 – 101.1 WRIF’s Riff Fest – Detroit, MI



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