The Naked Sweat Drips' original guitar player Kristian Strik passed away in May 2018 at the age of 24 after being diagnosed for the third time with a brain tumor. In March the band recorded its final album Pain In Healing with Strik on synthesizer. April 18th 2019 will mark the release of this album.
After the passing of Kristian, Luc Jeuken (organ) traded The Naked Sweat Drips for his own shoegaze/hardcore band To Adelaide. In October 2018 guitar player Tjeu Raaijmakers joined.