September 15, 2012 - February 26, 2018
David Michael Draiman (born March 13, 1973) is an American songwriter and the lead singer for the metal band Disturbed, from Evergreen Park Illinois, (a suburb of Chicago). Draiman is known for his distorted voice and rhythmic singing style. In November 2006, Draiman was voted number 42 on the Hit Parader’s "Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time".
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On 25 September 2011, Draiman married ex-WWE Diva Lena Yada and as of 2013 Lena was pregnant with their first child, a son. According to Draiman on Device's official Facebook page, on September 12, 2013, at 12:58 AM, David and Lena's son, Samuel Bear Isamu Draiman, was born after 23 hours of labor. Also on Device's Facebook page, David wrote, "Both mother and child are healthy and well. I thank the powers that be for this greatest of gifts."
In an interview with Playboy UK, Draiman revealed that he lost his virginity when he was 12 years old. When Draiman was 16 years old, his girlfriend committed suicide. Draiman later wrote a song about the experience, titled "Inside the Fire", which appeared on the 2008 album Indestructible.
Draiman is proficient in Hebrew