Watch Disturbed’s David Draiman Take Issue With Concertgoer For Texting During Their Set (Updated)


Update – March 25th 09:36am:

More video footage of the incident in question, including a glimpse at woman who Draiman was ranting at, can be found below:

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Disturbed frontman David Draiman took issue with a female fan for texting during the band’s set at their March 23rd in Dallas, TX. During a break in the set, Draiman had the following exchange from the stage:

“Oh, up in the balcony, what am I gonna do with you? Especially this one. Yeah, you, the brunette. Yeah. Hi, how are you? So what is so important going on in the world that you need to be texting the entire fucking show? The whole show! You’re right up front. I can see you clear as day. You’ve had your face in your fucking phone the whole goddamn show. Are we that boring?

Don’t tell me to go fuck myself; you already did by looking in your phone instead of paying attention.

I’m not wrong. Am I wrong? If you were up here and I did that to you, how would you feel? Seriously! It’s fucking rude. It is!
“If you don’t wanna watch, don’t watch, but don’t stand there in front of the fucking stage in the front row of the balcony where everybody can see you texting the whole fucking time on your phone.”

I’ll tell you what. Can I at least have your word that I will have your attention for the rest of whatever’s left of the set?

Now she’s all pissed off. She thinks that I did something wrong to her. I love it.

Welcome to the age of the Internet, ladies and fucking gentlemen.”

While one would assume it to be a rude gesture to text during a concert, there is of course also the chance of there being an important matter, her being dragged to the show by a friend or spouse or other reasons for her lack of attention.

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