NewsFebruary 7, 2023 9:59 AM ET3,789 views

Drain announce new album, drop first single and music video

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Julian Berman

Official press release:

NorCal hardcore trio Drain announce their highly anticipated sophomore album LIVING PROOF due for release on May 5th via Epitaph Records, pre-order here. Produced by longtime friend and multi-instrumentalist Taylor Young (God's Hate, Suicide Silence) and mixed by Jon Markson (Drug Church, Koyo), this is for anyone looking for some good, friendly, hardcore fun.

Today, the band shares the music video to lead single "Evil Finds Light", adding a dash of lighthearted humor and playful energy to the track's thunderous breakdowns and guttural howls.

Vocalist Sammy Ciaramitaro shared the following:

While DRAIN channels a rule-free chaos/party vibe through our live show, I am actually somewhat of a stress case haha. I get pretty wound up sometimes and so lyrically, I just tried to tap into those feelings and paint a picture of the way I feel and the way that stress can sometimes make me see my world a little bit different than it actually is. While the song is completed, managing the stress is still a work in progress." Watch the video below!


LIVING PROOF injects a serious dose of relatability—not to mention catchiness—into hardcore's penchant for toughness and brutality. With his face perpetually glued in a grin, vocalist Sammy Ciaramitaro's snotty howl rides roughshod over thrash-leaning riffage as rhythms bounce in a big way. Drain isn't just a good time as Sammy presides over the chaos of stagediving bodies and mic-grabbing frontline; it's a party—and everyone is invited.

LIVING PROOF tracklist:
1. Run Your Luck
2. FTS (KYS)
3. Devils Itch
4. Evil Finds Light
5. Imposter
6. Intermission
7. Weight Of The World
8. Watch You Burn
9. Good Good Things
10. Living Proof


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