Disturbed Frontman Explains Why He Quit Social Media

(TeamRock Radio) Disturbed frontman David Draiman says he quit Twitter for the good of his family. The band confirmed their four-year hiatus was over last month - then, days later, the vocalist announced he was walking away from social media.

Draiman tells Sixx Sense: "I'm done with social media. I'm done being anybody's punching bag. I invested three, four years of solid interaction, of trying to make a difference, of trying to be a voice of reason, of trying to be something entertaining for people."

He continues: "The internet, sadly, has become a preying ground for trolls and predators. When you're in the position that I'm in, a wife and a child who'd just come into this world, you start wondering whether some of the threats and nonsense are worth it."

Draiman says he always avoided using social channels for self-promotion, adding: "It was always trying to use the position I have been blessed with for good - to try and educate people a little bit, make them laugh a little bit, make them open their eyes a little bit." Read more here.

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