Aug 132017

The Royal frontman Sem Pisarahu has released a vocal cover of August Burns Red’s ‘Invisible Enemy‘ You can check out his take on the track below.

‘Invisible Enemy’ appears on August Burns Red‘s new album “Phantom Anthem” which will be released on October 6 via Fearless Records.

The Royal is a band that takes the best of a wide variety of subgenres in metal and presents a fresh and unique cross-over into today’s scene, released their very first label record “Seven” on Long Branch Records in march 2017. After forming the band late in 2012 these 5 ambitious young men began writing and recording songs DIY and displayed incredible promise through songs that showcase poignant and powerful writing. Continue reading »

Jul 282017

August Burns Red will release its seventh full-length album, “Phantom Anthem”, on October 6 via Fearless Records. The follow-up to 2015’s “Found In Far Away Places” was recorded with longtime producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland.

The Lancaster, Pennsylvania five-piece teamed up with SiriusXM Liquid Metal to premiere new track ‘Invisible Enemy’ and has released an imaginative music video for the song.

Working with director Samuel Halleen, the band was turned into 3D marionette versions of themselves, with no details spared, even including a scene of one of their most iconic videos for ‘Meddler’. To the clothes they wear on stage, to the small details in their personal instruments, this video truly captures the energy of August Burns Red‘s commanding presence and even includes some of the band’s top fans in the video. Continue reading »

Nov 192016

august_burns_red_christmas_2016_8f8Continuing its annual tradition of releasing an amped-up version of a classic Christmas song, Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based metalcore group August Burns Red has released a holiday-themed single/cover near the season. This time, they’ve teamed up with Revolver for 2016’s edition! ‘What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)’ is available for streaming below.

Guitarist JB Brubaker said, “In keeping with our annual tradition we are pleased to announce the release of this year’s Christmas song, ‘What Child Is This (Greensleeves).’ This song has a bit of a black metal flavor, but takes a turn in the middle. We always have fun writing and recording the holiday songs and we hope you like it too.” Continue reading »

Sep 172016

abr_2016_0eeAugust Burns Red are currently out on tour, and it’s fitting that the stage is the centerpiece for their latest video, ‘Majoring in the Minors,’ which premiered exclusively at Loudwire. The video can be watched below.

Guitarist JB Brubaker states: “The live video for ‘Majoring in the Minors’ was shot over our six week North American spring tour with Between the Buried and Me. ‘MITM’ is one of our favorite songs to play off of “Found in Far Away Places” and our dude, Ray Duker, did a great job of capturing the live vibes of the song.”

As you can see in the clip, the band delivers an intense, energy-filled set with an incredible light show. But “Majoring in the Minors” also throws listeners a curveball with a catchy little country breakdown in the midst of the brutality. Continue reading »

Jul 102016

august_burns_red_2016_fabAugust Burns Red are ready to finish out their 2016 on a high note. The band just announced a very packed trek known as “The Legends of the Fall” tour that will see them playing North American venues in September and October.

The tour will find the band headlining, with support from Erra, Silent Planet and Make Them Suffer. But even though there are a wealth of bands, the group is keeping the ticket prices low. They’re also hitting a number of cities they rarely get to visit.

“The Legends of the Fall” tour gets underway Sept. 11 in New Haven, Ct., and it runs through an Oct. 8 finale in Raleigh, N.C.  Date and locations are listed below.

“We are very excited to announce the ‘Legends of the Fall’ tour, which features some of our favorite up and coming bands in metal today,” says guitarist Brent Rambler. “This tour will feature places we rarely play and we’ll be keeping ticket prices nice and low so you can come bang your head without breaking the bank!”
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