Lancaster, PA-based metalcore veterans August Burns Red have set a March 24th release date for their tenth studio album “Death Below“. That effort will feature numerous guests, including Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach, All That Remains guitarist Jason Richardson, ERRA frontman J.T. Cavey and Underoath singer Spencer Chamberlain.
Regarding the new album, lead guitarist J.B. Brubaker said:
“It’s no secret that the past few years have been extremely dark and challenging. Death Below is here as a result of that time in each our lives and the emotions that came with it. We were motivated by uncertainty, fear, outrage, and triumph. I feel this is the darkest, most personal album we’ve ever written, and I couldnt be more proud of what the five of us made together.”
They’ve also revealed the album’s first song, ‘Ancestry,’ which features Leach contributing vocals.
And on ‘Ancestry,’ he commented: