Violent sex, religious rants, and expletive-laden shouting. Sound like a good time (or maybe your typical Friday night)? Well, you can get all this and more on Disturbed’s latest release, Believe, the follow-up to 2000’s multiplatinum The Sickness.
“Prayer,” a conversation between lead singer David Draiman and God (and Believe’s first single), sets the stage for the rest of the album. There’s the recurring theme of religion and the problems it’s been causing in the world — which is either just an overused metal clich