After cryptically telling Kerrang! they had some new material in their back pockets,
L.S. Dunes have just shared a brand-new single.
Entitled Benadryl Subreddit (more on that name in a second), the
five-piece have unleashed their first new music since last year’s excellent
Past Lives album, with an equally ace music video to accompany it.
Says Frank Iero of the whole thing: “Benadryl’s title comes from
a conversation that Mikey Way [My Chemical Romance] and I were having one night
on tour about sober guys finding out legal ways of getting high without doing
actual drugs and messing with their sobriety.
“The music for this song came about when I knew we were going
into the desert to record with Alex Newport at Rancho De La Luna. I had just
received a new guitar in the mail from Ben Wasser at Guitarworks called the
‘Shaft’ and I got to thinking about the desert and what I thought that guitar
should sound like in that setting. That riff came out immediately. Benadryl
Subreddit represents the heat of the day out in the desert, sweating bullets
and going fast.”
“In the early stages of the demo it was clear this song needed
to be recorded and released sooner than many of the other songs we’ve been
working on,” continues Travis Stever. “It captures an energy for the moment.
It’s hard to keep hold of the energy and aim from demo to final recordings. I
feel like with Alex Newport we did it!”
sent this infectious riff, and I immediately knew what I was going to play,”
adds Tucker Rule. “The chemistry of this band is undeniable, and I love it so
Watch the video below: