Myles Kennedy Joins Disturbed For Haunting Live Rendition Of The Sound Of Silence

Experience the captivating moment when Disturbed took the stage to deliver a remarkable rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s iconic “The Sound Of Silence.” The magic unfolded during a live concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, Texas, showcasing the band’s incredible cover, made even more extraordinary by the presence of Myles Kennedy from Alter Bridge. Known for their seven well-received rock albums, Alter Bridge’s collaboration with Disturbed on this performance adds a unique twist to the classic song.

The synergy between David Draiman’s raw, raspy vocals and Myles Kennedy’s haunting quality creates a mesmerizing experience, offering a fresh perspective on the familiar tune. The duet feels like the darker twins of Simon and Garfunkel are uniting their voices in harmony, elevating the song to new heights.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of witnessing this sublime performance, it’s a must-see. The video, titled “Disturbed – The Sound of Silence feat. Myles Kennedy [Live in Houston],” captures the essence of the live concert, where Draiman’s emotive solo, recorded in three intense hours, drew the attention of none other than Paul Simon.

Following the live performance on the Conan Show, Paul Simon reached out to David Draiman, expressing his admiration for the cover and even shared it on his social media, publicly praising the rendition. For any musician, this kind of validation is a dream come true, and naturally, Draiman was thrilled.

Since its debut in 2015, the cover has garnered over 90 million views on Disturbed’s YouTube channel. The band continues to showcase this extraordinary performance in various live settings, with the particular Houston show being a testament to the soulful and hair-raising impact of their rendition. While it may not have reached the same viewership as the original cover, the video has still amassed an impressive 17.4 million views.

The comments section is ablaze with love from fans of Simon and Garfunkel, Disturbed, and Myles Kennedy. One comment encapsulates the sentiment, describing how the performance, with David Draiman’s incredible lead and Myles Kennedy’s harmonies, has left a lasting and emotional impression, surpassing even the magic of the original.


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