Comedian Films Epic Disturbed Parody, Gets David Draiman 'Laughing in Tears'

As the makers of the video have revealed, the band themselves have endorsed the clip, sharing it online.

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YouTube comedians NonRandomNonSense have taken a playful swipe at the repetitive vocal stylings of Disturbed frontman David Dramian in a new video. The fake commercial, titled "The Greatest Hit of Disturbed," features a Dramian-alike singing the band's most well known songs in a way that emphasizes the singer's characteristic vocal phrasing.

As the makers of the video have revealed, the band themselves have endorsed the clip, sharing it online:

"Disturbed has officially endorsed this video by sharing it on Facebook and Twitter! Here is a band that has every legal right to have this video taken down for copyright infringement (plus it totally makes fun of them!), and yet they've embraced it and shared it. Not only do they have a good sense of humor to laugh at themselves, but they also understand the utility of fans using their material in a creative and financially harmless way. That is in the true spirit of YouTube. We applaud and celebrate Disturbed for that."

Indeed, Dramian posted the following message of endorsement on his Twitter feed:

LMFAO!! OMG....I'M DYING HERE...LAUGHING SO HARD I'M IN TEARS!!!!! The Best DISTURBED Parody You Will Ever See http://t.co/S462FbJSTG

— DAVID DRAIMAN (@DAVIDMDRAIMAN) May 9, 2014

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The video makers have also included a disclaimer, stating that they do like Disturbed, and that "it's fun to poke fun of things you love."

36 comments sorted by best / new / date

    jordo246
    Glad to see David taking this is a joke and not crying about it.
    SocksAndTrees
    But seriously that caps lock tho wtf David
    dewitt
    Why is everybody so touchy about caps lock? I realize it's the text 'equivalent' of screaming, but its really not. They're just capital letters.
    link no1
    I personally think that the way he Capitalizes The First Letter Of Every Word In A Sentence Is Much More Annoying.
    DAVID+DRAIMAN
    I just thought that CAPS LOCK would make it easier for me to get everyone's attention. I'm sorry guys. -DAVID
    vodvvio
    i'm not surprised. i would be shocked if David b*tched about it, like many others would. i'm very glad he acted the way he did and proud to be a huge disturbed fan (i hardly ever feel proud for liking a band, but things like don't happen often)! btw, i ROFLd real bad here.
    The jazz Man
    Hilarious.. The guy kinda reminds me of Josh Rand to look at which made it all the more funnier
    Eissari
    Nice to see that there are still original humor not just copy paste crap. Pretty funny stuff
    jackal0138
    Haha pretty cool they're fine with it. Just moved up a notch on my list. More respect to them
    MattHessing
    Let's see what David has to say in the Comments section... Hopefully Kerry cuts him some slack.
    ewolf5150
    I watched this the other day, yeah it was funny, not absolutely hysterical. It went on way to long and could have used some editing
    Jimjambanx
    It's not often I feel proud to be a Disturbed fan, glad he's able to laugh at himself.
    Dude475
    It was funny when I first saw it and now I'm tired of seeing it everywhere.
    grizzzzly_adams
    Not sure any copyright infringement has actually taken place here. There are certain rules for things like parodies. Not entirely sure, anybody have a good legal background on here? Also, wouldn't surprise me if UG commented on it but actually didn't know anything about it.
    TheSilverBeatle
    Didn't really find this funny at all. And I think it's kind of pathetic when bands like this laugh at their parodies. They don't realize how accurate the parodies are they are like "hahhaah, we are so good, these guy are parodying us, but what they are saying isn't true, they are just being funny." But really...the guys who parodied you probably hate your music and this parody accurately describes your music. Now come on everyone, let's get down with the sickness! OOO WA AH AH AH"