Worn In Red's 2009 debut album, In the Offing, reflected the fading hope that punk rock might still have a role to play in the brighter tomorrows being promised at the time. But with 2012's Banshees (out Aug. 7), the Virginia-based band eschews reliance on such grand abstract notions, and instead celebrate reliance on each other.

Combined with a locked-on rhythm section and vocals that could inspire a cavalry charge, the cohesive set of bangers Worn In Red offers on Banshees shows a band in its prime, ready to inspire a legion of people to follow their hearts.

Noisecreep is pumped to bring you the exclusive premiere of "The Road," a scorcher off the upcoming album.

Listen to "The Road"


Worn In Red's Brendan Murphy gave Noisecreep some background on the track:

"'The Road' is a reflection on our shared experience as a band - a collective statement about lifestyle decisions, creative and physical expression, and how we identify with the music that inspires us."

Worn In Red's Banshees will be unleashed on Aug. 7 via No Idea Records.

Tour dates:

25-Jul Savannah, GA The Jinx w/ Dead Yet?

26-Jul St. Augustine, FL Nobby's w/ Alligator

27-Jul Gainesville, FL The Atlantic w/ Senders, Army of

Ponch, Building The State

28-Jul Atlanta, GA 529 Bar w/ Bodyfather

29-Jul Chatanooga, TN Notfall Zimmer house

30-Jul Huntsville, AL The Coppertop

31-Jul Hattiesburg, MS The Tavern w/ The Splinter The Woods

1-Aug New Orleans, LA Bank Street Bar w/ I'm Fine

2-Aug Shreveport, LA Bear's Oyster Bar w/ Death Rides The River

3-Aug Memphis, TN Crosstown Arts

4-Aug Chicago, IL Ultra Lounge w/

Planesmistakenforstars, Angry Gods

5-Aug Lansing, MI Mac's Bar w/ Planesmistakenforstars,

The Fencemen, Cavalcade

6-Aug Indianapolis, IN D.O.D. House w/ Illithed

7-Aug St. Louis, MO The Fubar w/ The Disappeared, Better

Days, Divider

8-Aug Louisville, KY Spinelli's Pizza (Downtown)

9-Aug Cincinnati, OH The Drinkery w/ New Strange

10-Aug Kent, OH The Stone Tavern w/ Reverse The Curse,

New Strange, +more (festival)

11-Aug Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Roboto Project w/ New Strange, FOOD

12-Aug Rochester, NY TBA

13-Aug Albany, NY Valentine's w/ After The Fall

14-Aug Boston, MA Starlab w/ Luau, Kid Bastard, Blind Tigers

15-Aug Providence, RI TBA

16-Aug Brooklyn, NY Don Pedro w/ Descender

17-Aug New Brunswick, NJ Paradise Lost w/ Manalive

18-Aug Philadelphia, PA The Level Room

19-Aug Alexandria, VA The Lab All ages Space w/ Mostly Dead, Walk The Plan