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Disturbed’s David Draiman apologises to Justin Hawkins over support slot incident: “There’s a lot of things I regret saying”

Disturbed frontman David Draiman has publicly apologised to The Darkness‘ Justin Hawkins, regarding an incident at the band’s show nearly 20 years prior.Hawkins discussed the incident on his YouTube channel Justin Hawkins Rides Again two weeks ago, in a video entitled ‘I Pissed Them Off Big Time’. In response to a fan asking about Hawkins’ “worst experience as a support act”, the singer recalled a 2002 show at London’s Brixton Academy where the band opened for Disturbed.Given the considerable difference in styles between the two bands, The Darkness were not treated well by Disturbed’s fans.

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The Darkness' Justin Hawkins ditches wild drug habits for vegan life in Switzerland
READ MORE: Megan McKenna reveals she's finally taken seriously ahead of Glastonbury debutNow, his life couldn't be further from his rock and roll days as he lives on a green diet in the countryside.Speaking about his life, Justin explained that his wife and daughter are why he moved abroad.He told the MailOnline: "They're the reason I live there, I live in quite a rural part so the only time I am in contact with anyone English-speaking folk is when I see my daughter."Justin later explained that each year he ensures he is off to celebrate his daughter's birthday and was thankful after he was booted off The Masked Singer back in 2020.After taking on the role of Chameleon, Justin was sent home after just two weeks but it meant he could be home with his daughter for her birthday.Having a dad in a famous rock band seems to be working for Justin's daughter, as the singer revealed she thinks he's "cool" but he reckons he's encouraged his daughter to have a "rebellious" phase.The Darkness recently announced a co-headline tour with none other than Black Stone Cherry with the two groups planning to wow audiences.In a statement, Justin Hawkins said: "Legend tells of a night, some 10 or more years ago, upon which The Darkness and Black Stone Cherry serenaded the nocturnal creatures of Thetford Forest, receiving generally favourable reviews in the woodland press.For more of the latest showbiz news from Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here."Like the owls and squirrels of that fabled evening, we give to you an opportunity to stand beaks and mouths agape in awe and wonder at the awesome power of power chords played by the very same fingers, but within the convenient shelter of an arena instead of in a