Disturbed Triple Down With Guests Lzzy Hale, Blaze Bayley + Ben Burnley at 2016 Download Festival
Disturbed have been having fun inviting guests to join them for their covers medley during sets, but fans at the 2016 Download Festival got the most extensive guest experience to date as three vocalists took part in different segments of the medley.
Halestorm's Lzzy Hale was first up. She had previously joined Disturbed at a U.S. show performing the U2 portion of the medley, singing "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." At Download, she took on that part again, trading power vocals back and forth with frontman David Draiman. After a quick hug and a mic handoff, Hale exited the stage while former Iron Maiden frontman Blaze Bayley took his turn.
Speaking of power vocals, Bayley and Draiman rocked the audience with the anthemic "Baba O'Riley" from The Who, only briefly letting the crowd take the lead during the familiar "It's only teenage wasteland" part. Bayley can be seen rallying the crowd along during the song.
And finishing out the medley was Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley who took things to another level with Draiman and the band, setting the crowd pogoing along to the beat of Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name." The medley typically opens with Nine Inch Nails' "Closer," but the video above posted by the band and shot from the back of the stage does not include the Nine Inch Nails portion. Watch it all play out below.
Disturbed are in the midst of a massive world tour. The band has been spending time hitting the European festival circuit, but will return stateside in early July. See their upcoming dates here.
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