Wednesday, March 13: Tig's Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (March 13) to bassist Adam Clayton of U2. He's 59. Also celebrating is Disturbed frontman David Draiman (46).

Adam Clayton is well known for his bass playing on songs like "New Years Day", "Bullet The Blue Sky", "With or Without You", and "Mysterious Ways". Clayton and U2 have won many awards over the years including a total of 22 Grammy awards. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Bruce Springsteen in 2005. U2 last toured in 2018 on their Experience and Innocence Tour. Cheers to Adam Clayton on his birthday today!

Photo credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Disturbed formed out of Chicago, Illinois in 1994 and the current lineup consists of frontman David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. The band first came on the scene in 2000 with their debut album The Sickness featuring singles like “Down with the Sickness” and “Stupify”. They’ve released a total of six albums including 2015’s Immortalized. Disturbed released a cover of the Simon and Garfunkel song “The Sound of Silence” from the Immortalized album and it became a smash hit. The band's latest album is 2018's Evolution. Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin toured together in the summer of 2016 and played SPAC (Saratoga Springs, NY). One of the highlights of that summer was interviewing David Draiman on his tour bus before the band's show. Check out a photos below.

Tig with David Draiman
Tig interviewing David Draiman
 
 

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