LA based punk rockers Death Lens released their new single and video “Abrupt”, which will appear on their upcoming album No Luck, set for releaseon April 15th on Secret Friends Music Group. The band has also shared a limited edition 7” version of “Abrupt” exclusively through Smartpunk, available for purchase here. Ahead of it’s streaming release, “Abrupt” received massive airplay on SiriusXM Faction Punk, tied as the #1 most played song of the last 7 days. Apple Music has added the song to their New In Rock and Breaking Hard Rock official playlists, with Amazon Music adding it to their Breakthrough Rock playlist. The song will also be prominently featured in an episode of the MTV series Ridiculousness.
“Abrupt” showcases Death Lens doing what they do best – performing punchy SoCal style punk rock with a style heavily influenced by skate culture, hardcore and social awareness. More aggressive in their songwriting approach than pop-punk leaning peers, the group blends caustic riffs and catchy melodies together with explosive results. The band is proud of their working class, multi-cultural roots and showcase this with lyrics that speak to the hardships of life with an undercurrent of positivity and resilience. The official music video adds a compelling visual narrative to the track and showcases the bands singular personal style.
The band cites the following as the themes of their new single:
“The anxiety of quarantine, Zoom meetings and living in a ‘groundhog day’ type of life during the pandemic.“
Check out the track, ‘Abrupt’ via your preferred streaming service.