Suckerpunch, a fresh and hard-hitting band with old ties to both the New Jersey and Philly DIY Punk scenes, has released their debut single today. The song, entitled “Hope Like Hell,” combines nostalgic influences and modern perspectives. Upon first listen, the bright guitars and infectious energy will paint a smile on your face. Underneath the sing-along exterior lies the somber yet hopeful message of battling and overcoming depression.
The band had the following to say about the new release:
“The concept behind this song hits close to home for all of us in the band: diving into a deep depression and willingly existing in that spiral. Many of us have experienced what depression does to you, and how it might make you want to not exist in one way or another. This song ends with a string of hope about a better tomorrow. Many of us feel like we can’t catch a breath, and this song shares that sentiment.”
Stream the new single below and check back here soon for more from Suckerpunch!