Nervosa drummer Michaela Naydenova leaves the band: Band announces Gabriela Abud as their new drummer

Author Arto Mäenpää - 16.1.2024

Brazilian thrash/death metal band Nervosa have parted ways with drummer Michaela Naydenova. A statement shared over this past weekend found Naydenova explaining her decision to exit, it reads as follows:

“At the end of the last year I decided to end my journey with @nervosathrash and the time has come to announce it publicly. The reason is to provoke myself to experiment more in the musical field. And, of course, I will still be playing drums 

I was almost one year in the band, had super fun, saw and played many great places and gained a lot of experience for the short amount of time. Met a lot of people and I am thankful to every one of them for their time and energy! 

Thank you @prikaamaral , @helenakotinaofficial and @helpyre for all the great memories, wish you the best of luck with Nervosa

Let’s see what 2024 has to offer”

The band has released the following short statement wishing Naydenova all the best for her future endeavors:

“We are very thankful for everything! We wish you the best of luck.”

The band has announced Gabriela Abud as their new drummer. Abud has released a following statement around the matter:

“It is with great pleasure that I announce my entrance into the @nervosathrash . Since I was a child, I have followed the band’s career with great admiration!

Being able to live this moment is the realization of a dream. I couldn’t be happier and more excited!!

Thank you very much to my friends and family who have always supported me on my journey. I love you all very much.

To my bandmates, I can’t wait to experience this moment with you.”