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DROWNING POOL Launch New Single "Choke"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 @ 10:58 AM


First Album In Six Years Strike A Nerve Out September 30 via T-BOY/UME

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Following the announcement of their first record in six years, Strike A Nerve (release date: September 30 via T-BOY/UMe), and the release of the blistering lead single "Mind Right", Texas hard rock stalwarts DROWNING POOL have announced their follow-up; the melodic and heavy "Choke". Though they incorporate cleaner vocals on "Choke", the band doesn't let the addition of melody stop the track from being a metallic banger. You can pre-order Strike A Nerve here: https://drowningpool.lnk.to/StrikeANervePR and listen to "Choke" BELOW.

"Choke" is another one of my favorite songs off Strike A Nerve,” says guitarist CJ Pierce. "Musically, we really wanted to push ourselves to extremes on this album and venture outside our musical comfort zone with some of the songwriting and playing - like you hear on "Mind Right" - but "Choke" is a perfect mix of the more traditional DROWNING POOL style and the foundation we laid on the Sinner record, and the ever-evolving band that we have become with Jasen Moreno. Lyrically, "Choke" comes from a place where many of us have been before. It’s about when someone has given up on you, put you down, and speaks nothing but words of negativity and hate. But like we always do, we fight through, we persevere, and we ultimately overcome. We’re still here, we’re still thriving, and we’re not going anywhere. We’re strong, and we hope you choke on your words!"

Inspired by wearing life’s battle scars on our sleeves. Strike A Nerve is an 11-song tour-de-force through the torn and battered psyche of a band. DROWNING POOL completed recording, mixing and mastering Strike A Nerve just as COVID forced worldwide lockdowns. Written and recorded before the pandemic that halted the world for more than two years, the album became more poignant with its time on the shelf.

Long hailed as champions of blue-collar hard rock and metal for their consistently incendiary live shows and vastly impressive catalog, DROWNING POOL have become celebrants of the nu-metal movement numerous trials through working-class ethos and stubborn perseverance, creating a bond few bands could ever realize. DROWNING POOL is Jasen Moreno (Vocals), CJ Pierce (Guitar), Stevie Benton (Bass), and Mike Luce (Drums). Strike A Nerve was produced by Shawn McGhee and DROWNING POOL and will be released on September 30 via T-BOY/UMe. “Choke” is out now on all DSPs.

DROWNING POOL - FALL 2022 TOUR DATES

  • 09/17 - Central Florida Metal Fest - Orlando, FL
  • 09/26 - Lafayette's Music Room - Memphis, TN
  • 09/28 - Jergels - Warrendale, PA
  • 09/29 - The Eclectic Room - Angola, IN
  • 09/30 - The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
  • 10/01 - Stormy's Music Venue - Beaver Dam, WI
  • 10/02 - The Forge - Joliet, IL
  • 10/04 - The Winchester Music Tavern - Lakewood, OH
  • 10/05 - The Blue Note - Harrison, OH
  • 10/07 - Hard Times Four Mile Fork - Fredericksburg, VA
  • 10/08 - Stage West Penn State - State College, PA
  • 10/09 - RV Music Fest (Ellie Ray’s Resort) - Branford, FL
  • 10/10 - Dingbatz - Clifton, NJ
  • 10/11 - The Concourse - Knoxville, TN
  • 10/12 - Shagnasty's - Huntsville, AL
  • 10/14 - The Wildcatter Saloon - Katy, TX
MORE DATES TBA

TRACKLISTING

  • "Doing Time In Hell"
  • "Hate Against Hate"
  • "Stay And Bleed"
  • "Strike A Nerve"
  • "Racing To A Red Light"
  • "Choke"
  • "Everything But You"
  • "Down In The Dirt"
  • "Rope"
  • "A Devil More Damned"
  • "Mind Right"


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