Delaware hard-rock quartet Awake At Last unleashed a new video for “More Than Animals” from their forthcoming full-length debut, The Change.
Delivering an uplifting message through crushingly heavy verses and a monumental hook, “More Than Animals” empowers listeners to battle their inner demons and overcome self-perpetuating struggles.
“‘More Than Animals’ is a song about self-realization and that sometimes our circumstances imprison us in our own minds,” the band explains. “The song is about breaking these chains that bind you that we often create ourselves and not falling in line.”
The video not only captures the band’s energetic performance, but also aesthetically personifies the concept of breaking free from yourself and your mental barriers.
“Through the video for ‘More Than Animals,’ we wanted to show our listeners that we know what it is like to feel confined by our struggles and circumstances,” the band says.
The words that appear in the video represent driving forces that are important to each band member. The band aspire to cast a light of hope through the song and its message.
“We hope our fans can find something to inspire them to break free of their chains and realize they are not alone,” they continue.
Check out the video for “More Than Animals” below.
The Change is set to release June 21 via Outerloop Records. Preorders and bundles are available here.
The band will have a string of headlining dates this summer amid several supporting slots. They’ll be sharing the stage with Famous Last Words, Dayshell, Eyes Set To Kill, Rivals, From Ashes To New, Palisades and more. Tickets and more information can be found here.
05/31 – Madison, WI @ Annex ^
06/01 – Indianapolis, IN @ Citadel ^
06/02 – Riverview, MI @ Rockys ^
06/14 – Dover, DE @ Tom’s Bullpen*
06/15 – Portsmouth, OH @ Columbia Music Arena*
06/16 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Small’s Fun House*
06/17 – Bloomington, IL @ Meltdown Creative Works*
06/18 – Joplin, MO @ Blackthorn Pizza & Pub*
06/19 – Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard*
06/21 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios %
06/22 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater %
06/23 – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room %
06/24 – Lincoln, NE @ The Royal Grove %
06/25 – Racine, WI @ Route 20 %
06/26 – Joliet, IL @ The Forge %
06/27 – Louisville, KY @ The Tiger Room %
06/28 – Frederick, MD @ Let There Be Rock School %
07/01 – Manchester, NH @ Bungalow %
07/02 – Providence, RI @ Alchemy %
07/03 – West Haven, CT @ The Cave %
07/05 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Palace %
07/06 – Pontiac, MI @ Renegade FEST %
07/07 – Toronto, ON @ Rockpile %
07/08 – Ottawa, ON @ Brass Monkey %
07/09 – Quebec City, ON @ Salle Multi %
07/10 – Montreal, ON @ Piranha Bar %
07/11 – Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall %
07/12 – Mansfield, OH @ INKCarceration Fest *
07/13 – Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater #
07/16 – Lexington, KY @ Manchester Music Hall #
07/17 – Indianapolis, IN @ Deluxe at Old National Centre #
07/25 – Toledo, OH @ Civic Music Hall #
07/26 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop #
07/27 – Harrison, OH @ Blue Note #
08/03 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios #
08/04 – Lincoln, NE @ The Royal Grove #
08/07 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Jergels#
08/08 – Lynchburg, VA @ Glass House#
08/10 – Laconia, NH @ Granite Music Hall #
^ with Famous Last Words, Dayshell
* Awake At Last headliner/only
% with Eyes Set To Kill, Rivals
# with From Ashes To New, Palisades
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