Tag Archives: August Burns Red

Metal By Numbers 7/1: Benjamin breaks the charts

Posted by on July 2, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Nothing says “we missed you” like propelling a band’s first album in six years up to the number one spot on the good ol’ Billboard. That said, I have the sneaking suspicion some of you […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 30th – New Noise

Posted by on June 30, 2015

I’ll be honest – I’ve been waiting for the day when I could use that song title as part of an article title. This week, I can cross that off my list. The new releases are led off by an album nearly two decades in the making, and I can assure you that I’m not […]

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It’s a Day to Remember for August Burns Red

Posted by on June 26, 2015

With two songs out already, August Burns Red have debuted another track from their upcoming album, Found In Far Away Places, which comes out next week. “Ghosts,” the third song to be release from the new album, features Jeremy McKinnon of A Day To Remember on vocals. In an interview with The Aquarian back in […]

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August Burns Red add some twang to their Identity

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Surf rock? Country twang? Whatever you call it, August Burn Red drops an interesting breakdown at the 1:45 mark of their latest single, “Identity,” from their forthcoming studio album, Found In Far Away Places, due out on June 30th. In an interview with The Aquarian, Guitarist JB Brubaker explains why the band incorporates those un-metalcore elements to their music, […]

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Find out how much System of a Down, Mastodon, Manson and more made on the road

Posted by on May 7, 2015

Have you ever wondered how much your favorite bands make  when they head out on the road? Well, Billboard‘s Boxscore has listened to your questions and released the latest earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones who most likely you’re more interested than Elton John (close to $1 million in case […]

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New August Burns Red will leave you in the wake

Posted by on April 13, 2015

August Burns Red recently announced the title of their seventh album, Found In Far Away Places, their first on Fearless Records. The new record is due out June 30th, so the band just released a lyric video for the opening track, “The Wake,” their first new music since 2013’s Rescue & Restore. Founding guitarist JB Brubaker told Billboard about […]

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Metal Power Rankings: So far, so good, so Megadeth

Posted by on April 10, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, Megadeth remain on top, because we found out […]

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August Burns Red hoping to be found in far away places

Posted by on April 8, 2015

Having left Solid State after six full-length albums, August Burns Red signed with Fearless Records last summer. Now the band recently announced their latest album, Found In Far Away Places,  along with a short audio teaser. This new album will be coming out on June 30th, with pre-orders starting on April 13th. Said founding guitarist JB Brubaker: “We are proud […]

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2015 Vans Warped Tour announces seven new bands, loses one

Posted by on March 26, 2015

With this Summer’s  incarnation of the Vans Warped Tour it’s 22nd go-round, everyone pretty much knows how the lineup announcement rolls out: At the end of the year, the dates are announced, then a few bands. Then a week goes by and another few bands are announced. That keeps happening, until all of a sudden, […]

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Miss May I salute our troops

Posted by on January 20, 2015

There’s been a lot of talk about the armed forces this past weekend, as Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper set records for a movie opening in January, and Michael Moore and Seth Rogen were criticized for tweets about the film. It might have been a coincidence, but today Billboard premiered the video for Miss May I’s “Hero With No […]

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