Mar 192013

abrband2013Currently at work in the studio crafting their upcoming fifth album, August Burns Red have announced a limited edition release for diehard fans in the form of Four Minutes Being Cool ­ a Record Store Day exclusive split 7″ with friends and former tourmates Silverstein. 

The release is limited to just 500 copies on burnt orange colored vinyl and will be available at participating indie record stores on Record Store Day, April 20th. This limited vinyl release features a cover track by each band, with ABR channeling Saves The Day while Silverstein pays homage to The Get Up Kids.  Continue reading »

Feb 132013

abrband2013Manheim, Pennsylvania-based quintet August Burns Red will enter the studio next week to start recording its fifth full-length album [holiday releases notwithstanding], due out later this year.

“2012 turned out to be quite intense for us from a touring standpoint,” says guitarist JB Brubaker. “We did more traveling than we had ever previously done in our career and after three straight months on the road to end the year I think we were all ready to come home and shift into writing/recording mode. Now that the writing is complete we are all itching to get started with the actual tracking.”

Eschewing the trend towards big-name producers, August Burns Red has opted to keep in the family for the forthcoming effort, reteaming with Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland of Atrium Audio — the same hometown studio where the band recorded last year’s fan-favorite holiday album, Sleddin’ Hill  [Album Review]. Continue reading »