I Prevail to release TRAUMA on March 29

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GOLD-CERTIFIED ROCK LEADERS I PREVAIL RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM "TRAUMA" ON MARCH 29

BAND SHARES VIDEOS FOR NEW SONGS "BOW DOWN" + "BREAKING DOWN"

After generating nearly half-a-billion streams, going gold in a climate where that achievement is becoming more and more rare, and launching a two-year whirlwind of sold out shows, Detroit's I Prevail return with their second full-length and one of the year's most anticipated releases with "Trauma."

The album will be released through Fearless Records on March 29.

Pre-order it in physical and digital formats here.

The online pre-order unlocks instant grat downloads of two new singles — "Bow Down" and "Breaking Down."

Trauma represents a victorious moment in the wake of a series of trials and tribulations endured by the Michigan quartet—Brian Burkheiser [clean vocals], Eric Vanlerberghe [harsh vocals], Steve Menoian [lead guitar] and Dylan Bowman [rhythm guitar].

Even as they catapulted towards mainstream notoriety with 2016's breakout Lifelines, they faced unforeseen and unbelievable hardship that might've broken any other band.

Burkheiser dealt with a debilitating and shocking vocal injury that jeopardized his future as a singer.

He made it through, but dealt with the aftershocks of stress and anxiety.

Mired in thoughts of potentially leaving the band, he made a choice.

He got together with his band brothers in 2018 and they decided to craft the record they wanted to hear without outside input.

Joined by producer Tyler Smith [Falling In Reverse], they emerged from 10 months in the studio with Trauma.

Now, the album represents a realization of their full potential.

I Prevail elevate rock by making it unpredictable again, leaping from moments of metal, alternative, electronic and hip-hop.

This unpredictability powers the heavy and hard-hitting new single "Bow Down." Watch + listen here.

Additionally, they unveiled an accompanying single "Breaking Down," which pairs glitchy flourishes with a hypnotic and heartfelt vocal performance and impactful refrain. Watch + listen here.

With an equally melodic, magnetic, and momentous offering, I Prevail triumph on "Trauma." 

Smarter, slicker, and soaring towards stardom, rock music gets the band it needs to carry it to the forefront of culture again: I Prevail.

ABOUT I PREVAIL:
Gold-certified Michigan quartet I Prevail refashion, reup, and recharge rock music on their anxiously awaited 2019 sophomore offering, Trauma [Fearless Records]. If anybody can elevate the genre to mainstream ubiquity once more, it's this band. Since their 2014 arrival, they set a precedent to cataylze rock's evolution. The band put up astounding numbers rarely synonymous with the genre or their peers, for that matter. Nearing half-a-billions treams and 115 million YouTube views, they moved over 500,000 albums worldwide, notched three #1 singles on SiriusXM Octane, and played 500-plus shows in just three years. Not to mention, they achieved a gold single in the form of their take on Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" from the Heart Vs. Mind EP. On the mega-anticipated 2019 offering Trauma, they uplift rock to a plateau where soundscapes can unpredictably toss and turn between heavy metal, alternative, hip-hop, and electronic moods without warning, boundaries, or rules. Meanwhile, the lyrics team with confessional emotionality as if ripped from the pages of a secret diary. Vulnerable, vital, and visceral, the 15-track opus illuminates the future, and it's as bright and bold as the singles "Breaking Down" and "Bow Down." Rock may never be the same after this Trauma.

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