Charm City Devils are upping the rock quotient as they build toward their new album 'Battles' and they're exclusively debuting their new video for 'Shots' right here at Loudwire.

The band went the live route for their 'Shots' video, taking the viewer right up onstage for an energetic performance of the raucous song. The no holds barred track is definitely one of the standouts from the 'Battles' album.

Frontman John Allen tells Loudwire, “Outwardly, the song seems like a party anthem, but to me it's more. Sure this song and video are about as Rock and F---ing Roll as you can get! But, to me it's the band! There's no outside songwriters, no overblown production, we are wearing our influences on our sleeves. The video is a documentary of the touring life of the band and lyrically it's a plea to a close friend to please get help for his addictions before it's too late. This is one of the songs that every night I know I have physically, mentally and emotionally left it all out on the table!"

The group worked on their 'Battles' disc with Grammy-winning producer Skidd Mills, who previously lent his skills to albums from Saving Abel, Egypt Central and 12 Stones amongst others.

'Battles' arrives in stores Sept. 23 and can be pre-ordered via iTunes. You can also pick up the disc in a variety of bundle options at this location. Fans can also look for Charm City Devils on the road during the month of September. Dates can be found here.