August Burns Red & Fit For A King Release New Collaborative EP “Guardians Of The Path”

August Burns Red and Fit For A King have released a new collaborative EP titled “Guardians Of The Path.“ The effort can be streamed below and new merch can be found HERE. Here’s the track listing:

01. August Burns Red – “Defender” (feat. Ryan Kirby)
02. Fit For A King – “God Of Fire” (feat. Jake Luhrs)
03. August Burns Red – “Provision” (feat. Ryan Kirby)
04. Fit For A King – “When Everything Means Nothing” (feat. Jake Luhrs)

August Burns Red Premiere “Bloodletter” Video

August Burns Red have premiered a new video for their song “Bloodletter.“ Brent Rambler commented:

“‘Bloodletter‘ is hands down the heaviest song on ‘Guardians‘ and maybe one of the heaviest songs we’ve ever done, so we figured it would be the perfect soundtrack for inadvertently foiling a robbery. We had a blast making this video, so we hope you have a blast watching it!”

August Burns Red Announce “Leveler” 10th Anniversary Tour With Fit For A King, ERRA, & Like Moths To Flames

August Burns Red will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Leveler” on a fall tour with Fit For A King, ERRA, and Like Moths To Flames. The band said the following about that:

“We’re unbelievably excited to announce that our first tour back will be the ‘Leveler 10-Year Anniversary Tour‘. We are bringing Fit For A King, ERRA, and Like Moths To Flames along for the ride, so this will be a tour you don’t want to miss. We can’t wait to see all of your beautiful faces again and then melt them right off. See you this fall!”

Tour Dates:

09/09 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
09/10 Silver Springs, MD – Fillmore
09/11 Mansfield, OH – Inkcarceration Festival (August Burns Red only)
09/12 Danville, VA – Blue Ridge Music Festival (no ERRA/Like Moths To Flames)
09/14 New York, NY – Webster Hall
09/15 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
09/17 New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place
09/18 Portland, ME – State Theater
09/19 Boston, MA – House of Blues
09/21 Raleigh, NC – Ritz
09/22 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
09/24 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall (no Fit For A King)
09/25 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock Fest (no ERRA/Like Moths To Flames)
09/26 Birmingham, AL – Furnace Fest (no Like Moths To Flames)
09/28 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
09/29 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
09/30 Minneapolis, MN – Fillmore
10/02 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
10/03 Houston, TX – House of Blues
10/04 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Event Center
10/06 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee (no Fit For A King)
10/07 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues (no Fit For A King)
10/08 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater
10/09 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival (no ERRA/Like Moths To Flames)
10/11 Boise, ID – Revolution
10/12 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
10/14 Berkeley, CA – UC Theater
10/15 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
10/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Complex
10/17 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
10/19 Kansas City, MO – The Truman
10/20 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag
10/21 Cleveland, OH – The Agora
10/22 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
10/23 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
10/24 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
10/26 Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall
10/27 Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
10/28 Charlotte, NC – Fillmore
10/29 Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre
10/30 Albany, NY – Empire Live
10/31 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom

August Burns Red Share New Version Of “Pangaea” Featuring Periphery’s Misha Mansoor

August Burns Red have shared a new version of their song “Pangaea.” This track features Periphery’s Misha Mansoor and it will appear on the new re-recorded version of “Leveler,” which is set to be released on May 21. More details on the updated take on the album can be found HERE. Guitarist JB Brubaker commented:

“‘Pangaea‘ has always been one of my favorite tracks on ‘Leveler‘. It may be the most progressive song on the album so it felt like a natural fit to have Misha from Periphery perform on the track. He delivered quite possibly the most head-spinning guitar solo that we’ve ever had on an ABR song. We’re very excited to share this new version of ‘Pangaea‘ with everyone, and think fans are going to appreciate the song on a whole new level.”

Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, & Light The Torch Hoping To Reschedule Their Tour For 2022

As previously reported, Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, and Light The Torch were forced to postpone their upcoming tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, Killswitch Engage have offered an update on the trek saying that they are hoping to reschedule the dates for 2022.

Killswitch Engage said the following:

“Folks,

We have a new update on the North America Atonement tour. We are hopeful that we can make this tour happen with the same lineup sometime in the first half of 2022. Once we are certain about the time period and we have all of the shows confirmed, we will make another announcement.

Your tickets will remain good for the rescheduled date. Hang on to your ticket and we’ll email you as soon as the status of your event changes or the new date is announced.

For those who need a refund, there will be another 30-day window for you to request a refund which will begin on 05/05/21 and run through 06/04/21. If you decide to hold onto your tickets, you will receive a new notification when your event is either canceled or rescheduled, at which point you will be given another opportunity to request a refund. Thanks to all of you for your patience, support and understanding with this matter.

We can’t wait to see you all again soon.

Love,

KsE”

Bury Tomorrow, August Burns Red, Miss May I, And Thornhill Reschedule European/UK Tour For 2022

Bury Tomorrow, August Burns Red, Miss May I, and Thornhill have officially announced the rescheduled dates for their European/UK tour. The trek is now set to take place in 2022.

Tour Dates:

10/21 Brighton, UK – Chalk
10/22 Southampton, UK – O2 Guildhall
10/23 Glasgow, UK – SWG3 Galvanisers
10/25 Newcastle, UK – Northumbria Uni
10/26 Leeds, UK – Beckett Students Union
10/28 Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz
10/29 Birmingham, UK – O2 Institute
10/30 Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
10/31 Norwich, UK – UEA
11/02 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
11/03 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
11/05 Brussels, BEL – Ancienne Belgique
11/06 Eindhoven, NET – Effenaar
11/08 Frankfurt, GER – Batschkapp
11/10 Hamburg, GER – Markthalle
11/11 Berlin, GER – Huxleys Neue Welt
11/12 Leipzig, GER – Felsenkeller
11/13 Warsaw, POL – Proxima
11/14 Prague, CZE – Meet Factory
11/16 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
11/17 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
11/18 Nuremburg, GER – Lowensaal
11/19 Stuttgart, GER – LKA Longhorn
11/20 Paris, FRA – Le Cabaret Sauvage
11/23 Munich, GER – Backsage Werk
11/24 Luxembourgh, LUX – Rockhal Club
11/25 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
11/26 Munster, GER – Skaters Palace

August Burns Red Share New Version Of “Poor Millionaire” Featuring Fit For A King’s Ryan Kirby

August Burns Red have shared a new version of their song “Poor Millionaire.” This track features Fit For A King frontman Ryan Kirby and it will appear on the new re-recorded version of “Leveler,” which is set to be released on May 21. More details on the updated take on the album can be found HERE.

August Burns Red To Release Re-Recorded Version Of “Leveler”, Announce Livestream Concert

August Burns Red will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Leveler” by releasing a re-recorded version of it on May 21. Notably, the new version of the record will feature guest appearances from Trivium’s Matt Heafy, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor, and Fit For A King’s Ryan Kirby. Furthermore, the band will also be playing a “Leveler” 10th anniversary livestream concert on May 22.

“Leveler” Track Listing:

01. “X”
02. “Empire”
03. “Internal Cannon” (feat. Matt Heafy)
04. “Divisions”
05. “Cutting The Ties”
06. “Pangaea” (feat. Misha “Bulb” Mansoor)
07. “Carpe Diem”
08. “40 Nights”
09. “Salt & Light”
10. Poor Millionaire” (feat. Ryan Kirby)
11. “1/16/2011”
12. “Boys Of Fall”
13. “Leveler”

Tickets for the livestream and pre-orders for the updated version of the album can be found HERE. Guitarist JB Brubaker said the following about the new release:

“‘Leveler‘ is a record we’ve always been proud of, and we wanted to do something special for its ten-year anniversary. We’ve done some cool remix projects for previous albums when they’ve turned 10, but with ‘Leveler‘, we decided to kick things up a notch. COVID has kept us off the road for such a long time that we found ourselves with a rare opportunity to take on this unique project.

We dove into this record and dissected the songs, rewriting solos, changing the tunings, adding new textures and elements, and got a few of our friends to do some guest spots as well. Our longtime producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland handled the recording/mixing and helped us take ‘Leveler‘ to new sonic heights. I think this is the best-sounding ABR record we’ve ever made, and it’s going to allow people to experience the record in a whole new way. I can’t wait to share this with everyone.”

August Burns Red To Release “Guardians Sessions” EP, Stream B-Side Track “Icarus”

August Burns Red will be releasing a new EP titled “Guardians Sessions” on April 16. The effort features two b-sides, two covers, and two reimagined tracks. You can stream the b-side track “Icarus” below:

“Guardians Sessions” Track Listing:

01. “Standing In The Storm”
02. “Icarus”
03. “Chop Suey!” (System Of A Down cover)
04. “Westworld” (Ramin Djawadi cover)
05. “Paramount (Reprise)”
06. “Extinct By Instinct (Reprise)”

Dustin Davidson said the following about “Icarus”:

“‘Icarus‘ was a b-side from ‘Guardians‘ because it just didn’t fit the vibe of the album. I’m happy that our fans can hear it now because it’s riffy and super fun to play on guitar. It’s the first ABR song that I’ve sang on, and for fans of my side project, Best Case Scenario, I think you’ll hear the influence sprinkled throughout this one.”

JB Brubaker also added the following about the EP:

“The ‘Guardians Sessions‘ EP was put together on the foundation of two songs: ‘Standing In The Storm‘ and ‘Icarus‘. Those songs were recorded in September of 2019, when we were finishing up our album ‘Guardians‘. Both tracks got cut from the record, as we had too much material and they were the black sheep of the group.

When all touring was shut down in March of 2020, we began working on a couple of cover songs and re-imagined versions of some songs from ‘Guardians‘. Those songs were recorded in the summer of 2020. We wanted to be productive with our downtime and work on a project that would be fun for both us and our fans.”

August Burns Red Share Cover Of The Theme To “Westworld”

August Burns Red have shared a cover of the theme to HBO’s “Westworld.” Guitarist JB Brubaker commented:

“The soundtrack to Westworld has been a favorite of mine as long as the HBO series has existed. I started working on a metal version of the main theme to the show back in 2018, but pushed it to the backburner as other projects took priority. When COVID sent us into lockdown, the first thing I did with my time at home was finish the Westworld cover. We recorded it in the summer of 2020 and I’m really proud of how it came out. I hope fans of the show will feel we did it justice!”