it looks like August Burns Red are working on a new album. The band confirmed the news in the below Instagram post:
UPDATE: The group have since shared a studio clip:
August Burns Red have teamed up with Elder Pine Brewery to create “Constellations” beer. There is two versions including a Fruited Sour Ale called “Constellations: Antares” and a Double IPA called “Constellations: Pollux.” However, they are currently only available in Maryland.
Here’s a description of “Constellations: Antares”:
“Constellations: Antares is a Fruited Sour Ale fermented with an insane amount of raspberries & passion fruit. Bright in color, bright in flavor, and ultra refreshing. Constellations: Antares is sure to quench your thirst after spending all night in the mosh pit. 5% abv.”
Here’s a description of “Constellations: Pollux”:
“Constellations: Pollux is a smooth bodied & highly aromatic Double IPA hopped with two of our favorite galactic named hops – Calypso & Galaxy. Brewed with a hefty dose of oats for a smooth & creamy mouthfeel, Constellations: Pollux is exploding with pungent passion fruit & ripe lychee notes from the two massive Galaxy dry hop additions. 8% abv.”
It’s worth noting that the band’s “Constellations” 10th anniversary tour will hit The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD tomorrow (August 8) and that Elder Pine will be hosting an afterparty at Quarry House Tavern following the show.
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It's amazing how many inquiries we've received from all over the world for the collaboration beers we brewed with @augustburnsred! We'd just like to quickly remind everyone that our beer is currently only available to purchase in Maryland. We are not permitted to ship beer in the mail and we are not permitted to sell beer in any other state (yet!). Both Constellations beers are only available at our tasting room in Gaithersburg, MD as well as 15 stores around the state of MD. Our tasting room is open Wednesday – Sunday. Come visit us and get these incredibly special beers along with our other delicious offerings! If you're going to the ABR show at The Fillmore tomorrow, please know that we're only about 30 minutes away and we open at 3:30! Swing by our brewery before the show! 1st 📷: @ohlookbeer 🍻
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Can release details for our collaboration beers with August Burns Red are here! @augustburnsred are currently embarked on a World Tour to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Constellations and we couldn't think of a better way to help them celebrate than by collaborating on a couple beers! The members of August Burns Red are family, friends, and huge inspirations to us creatively, musically, and as human beings. We are beyond honored to be a part of this celebration and will be releasing the following two beers leading up to their performance at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD on August 8th. Constellations: Antares is a Fruited Sour Ale fermented with an insane amount of raspberries & passion fruit. Bright in color, bright in flavor, and ultra refreshing. Constellations: Antares is sure to quench your thirst after spending all night in the mosh pit. 5% abv. Constellations: Pollux is a smooth bodied & highly aromatic Double IPA hopped with two of our favorite galactic named hops – Calypso & Galaxy. Brewed with a hefty dose of oats for a smooth & creamy mouthfeel, Constellations: Pollux is exploding with pungent passion fruit & ripe lychee notes from the two massive Galaxy dry hop additions. 8% abv. Cans & draft pours of both beers will be available in our tasting room starting TODAY, July 31st! We're only keeping a fraction of the cans here and our distributor will be dropping off shipments to the following stores later this week and early next week: Downtown Crown Wine & Beer @dtcwinebeer District East @districteastbeer Total Wine & More @totalwine Craft Beer Cellar DC @cbc_dc Knowles Station Wine & Co @knowlesstationwine Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine @gillyscbfw The Wine Source @thewinesource Bo Brook's Lighthouse Liquors @lighthouseliquors Wine Districts @winedistricts Magothy Wine and Spirits @magothywine Shawan Liquors @shawanliquors State Line Liquors (Pollux ONLY) @statelineliquors Wooden Keg Liquors @woodenkegliquors Kings Craft Beer Wine and Deli (opening Thursday 8/1!) @kingscraftbwd These beers will not last long so make sure you get them while you can! See you August 8th at The Fillmore!🤘🍻
As I Lay Dying’s return is still a topic of controversy considering Tim Lambesis was released from prison in December 2016 after infamously trying to hire a hitman to kill his former wife in 2013, but some have chosen to forgive the frontman. One of those people is August Burns Red’s Jake Luhrs, who recently told Full Metal Jackie that he thinks “As I Lay Dying’s story is a really beautiful one of redemption and forgiveness.”
Luhrs said the following [transcribed by Loudwire]:
“First of all [my] HeartSupport [organization] is all about acceptance, and encouraging and forgiving. Our slogan is: ‘It doesn’t matter the color of your skin, what you believe in, who you are in love with, what’s been done to you, or what you have done, we accept you and want to help you where you are.’
I think that AILD’s story is a really beautiful one of redemption and forgiveness. It’s one that I don’t think a lot of people may think that forgiveness goes that far, or redemption is able at that point or forgiveness that we can really do that.
I really want to showcase and support them and give them a place to share that story and the truth about that and their process of forgiving each other and all of that, and kind of remind or see that we need to love each other.
We need to practice forgiveness and lean to second chances because it doesn’t matter really. You can take that story, their story, apply that to your own life and in some degree, you will need acceptance for forgiveness; you’re going to have to do that with other people. We’re human. And if we choose love we can conquer a lot of evil and a lot of hurt and pain.”
It’s worth noting that Luhrs previously guested on a new As I Lay Dying song titled “Redefined” and that HeartSupport has released a documentary on the band called “Misery Evolving – The Story Of Tim Lambesis & As I Lay Dying.”
During their July 15 set in Portland, OR, August Burns Red were joined onstage by Silverstein’s Shane Told for a cover of NOFX‘s “Linoleum.“ You can see fan-filmed footage of that below:
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August Burns Red have released a 10-year-old music video for their track “Mariana’s Trench.” The clip, which was previously not available, has been updated with audio from the remixed/remastered 10th anniversary edition of “Constellations.”
August Burns Red are streaming a reprised version of their song “Ocean Of Apathy.” This version of the track will be featured on the remixed and remastered edition of “Constellations,“ which will be available on June 14.
August Burns Red will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Constellations” by releasing a remixed/remasterd vinyl version on June 14. You can pre-order “shooting star” and “horizon” pressings HERE. Two other variants will also be available on the band’s “Constellations” 10th anniversary tour. Notably, this edition of the effort will come with a reimagined version of “Ocean Of Apathy.” On top of that, the web variants will also come with a retrospective piece on the making of the album, while the tour variants will come with a “comprehensive rundown” of the original “Constellations” touring cycle.