One Step Closer share new single/video 'Giant's Despair'
One Step Closer share new single/video 'Giant's Despair'on
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 08:51
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One Step Closer recently announced their highly anticipated new full-length, All You Embrace, and now the Wilkes-Barre melodic hardcore heroes are back with a daring new single "Giant's Despair."

Due out May 17th from Run For Cover Records, All You Embrace boldly expands the scope of One Step Closer's sound, offering their most anthemic and passionate work to date. "Giant's Despair" fully displays the soaring sense of unabashed melody at work on All You Embrace. By far the most dynamic One Step Closer song to date, the track builds to a roaring conclusion that incorporates shimmering shoegaze guitars, towering drums, and triumphant horns.


All You Embrace follows 2021's This Place You Know and 2023's Songs For The Willow which catapulted One Step Closer into the ranks of the most exciting new bands coming out of hardcore. All You Embrace makes good on all of that potential, leaning into the most melodic elements of the band's sound without sacrificing an ounce of energy. The album finds One Step Closer exploring the sonic overlaps of hardcore, emo, '90s alternative, and more--resulting in the most ambitious songs they've ever written. “I wanted to showcase One Step Closer in its fullest state,” explains vocalist Ryan Savitski. “Every single part of the band, I wanted it to be there. I wanted us to be 100% ourselves and be as authentic to our band as we could possibly be.” And All You Embrace is certainly imbued with that sense of identity, a testament to knowing who you are in a world of uncertainties, and a powerful new era for One Step Closer.