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SILENT CIVILIAN (SPINESHANK) Returns After Over A Decade With "My Addiction"

Their first single in 13 years.

Silent Civilian, the band featuring Spineshank singer Jonny Santos, bassist Robbie Young, guitarist and vocalist Matt Bredemeier, and drummer Alex Morgan, is back for the first time since 2010 with a brand new single "My Addiction." The single is from the forthcoming Silent Civilian record The Reckoning due out sometime in Spring 2023. In the meantime, enjoy "My Addiction" above.

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"The song was inspired by the similarities between drug addiction and an abusive toxic relationship, and how the dependency can destroy your life by consuming something that has such a negative impact but you can't stop," said Santos. "You're always chasing the initial euphoria after it's long gone, and trying to convince yourself that it's not a problem and that you have control."

"Mental health awareness is just as important these days as fighting addiction, in my eyes. Both can lead to death and/or suicide. We chose this song as our first song release off the record because we felt that it's a good representation of the record as a whole. It's heavy and angry, but melodic and emotional as well, which have always been a part of the Silent Civilian sound. We have grown as a band and as people, and we hope all of our fans enjoy the new music."

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