Texas laborious rock stalwarts Drowning Pool have launched “A Satan Extra Damned”, the third single from Strike A Nerve, their first new report since 2016. Drowning Pool’s heaviest report so far, Strike A Nerve will probably be launched on CD, 180-gram vinyl and digital on September 30 through T-Boy/UMe. You’ll be able to take heed to “A Satan Extra Damned” under.
Drowning Pool have lengthy been hailed as champions of blue-collar laborious rock and steel, not simply due to their persistently incendiary stay exhibits and vastly spectacular catalog, however due to the trials and tribulations which have marked their profession. They aren’t distinctive in that regard. What they’re is resilient, their everyman, working-class ethos and cussed perseverance making a bond few bands ever notice.
Strike A Nerve was impressed by sporting life’s battle scars on our sleeves. These bumps and bruises bought magnified through the worldwide COVID lockdowns; lockdowns that began mere months after Drowning Pool accomplished recording, mixing and mastering Strike A Nerve, an 11-song tour de power by means of the torn and battered psyche of a band. Written and recorded earlier than the pandemic that halted the world in its tracks for greater than two years, Strike A Nerve grew to become extra poignant with its time on the shelf.
“This report is so badass, it’s good. It’s the 4 of us doing what we do to one of the best of our skills,” mentioned frontman Jasen Moreno. “The band is tight in each means. We’re firing off on all cylinders. We’re on the prime of our recreation. There are all alternative ways of claiming it, however it all quantities to the identical factor — the outcomes are simply magic. From the way in which the report sounds, to the writing of it, to the manufacturing, to the look of it — it’s only a good Drowning Pool report. None of us might ask for something extra…”
Shaped by guitarist CJ Pierce, Stevie Benton (bass) and Mike Luce (drums) in Dallas, Texas in 1996, Drowning Pool started as an instrumental trio, named after the 1975 movie The Drowning Pool. The group enlisted singer Dave Williams to hitch their fold three years later and the band signed with Wind-Up Information which launched Sinner in 2001. Williams died tragically on tour August 14, 2002, tormented by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an undiagnosed coronary heart situation. Sinner stands as his solely studio album with Drowning Pool.