AUGUST BURNS RED Announces Summer 2022 U.S. Tour, BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

March 28, 2022

Grammy-nominated Lancaster, Pennsylvania five-piece AUGUST BURNS RED will head back out on the road this summer.

Having just wrapped a successful winter 2022 run supporting KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, the band will embark on a headline "Through The Thorns" trek starting on July 15 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The six-week tour will end on August 27 in Long Island, New York. Support on the trek will come from WE CAME AS ROMANS, HOLLOW FRONT and VOID OF VISION.

"We are so excited to hit the road with this awesome package filled with our friends in WE CAME AS ROMANS, and two great new bands: HOLLOW FRONT and VOID OF VISION," says AUGUST BURNS RED. "We will be hitting up some places we haven't played in a VERY long time, as well as some familiar favorites. We hope to see you soon!"

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Tour dates:

Jul. 15 - Harrisburg, PA – HMAC (buy tickets)
Jul. 16 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom (buy tickets)
Jul. 17 - Providence, RI - The Strand Ballroom (buy tickets)
Jul. 19 - Rochester, NY – Anthology (buy tickets)
Jul. 20 - Hartford, CT - The Webster (buy tickets)
Jul. 22 - Baltimore, MD – Ram's Head Live (buy tickets)
Jul. 23 - Norfolk, VA - Norva (buy tickets)
Jul. 24 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel (buy tickets)
Jul. 25 - Knoxville, TN - The Mill & Mine (buy tickets)
Jul. 26 - Columbia, SC - The Senate (buy tickets)
Jul. 28 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City (buy tickets)
Jul. 29 - New Orleans, LA - Republic (buy tickets)
Jul. 30 - Austin, TX - Emos (buy tickets)
Jul. 31 - Corpus Christi, TX - Brewster Street Icehouse (buy tickets)
Aug. 02 - Tucson, AZ - Encore (buy tickets)
Aug. 03 - San Diego, CA - Soma (buy tickets)
Aug. 04 - Santa Cruz, CA - Catalyst (buy tickets)
Aug. 05 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades (buy tickets)
Aug. 06 - Portland, OR - Roseland (buy tickets)
Aug. 08 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Market (buy tickets)
Aug. 09 - Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory (buy tickets)
Aug. 10 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory (buy tickets)
Aug. 12 - Great Falls, MT - The Newberry (buy tickets)
Aug. 13 - Billings, MT - Zoo Montana (buy tickets)
Aug. 14 - Fargo, ND - Fargo Brewing Outdoors (buy tickets)
Aug. 16 - Minneapolis, MN - Fillmore (buy tickets)
Aug. 18 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon St (buy tickets)
Aug. 19 - Des Moines, IA - Val Air (buy tickets)
Aug. 20 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave (buy tickets)
Aug. 21 - Bloomington, IL - Castle Theater (buy tickets)
Aug. 23 - Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere's (buy tickets)
Aug. 24 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogarts (buy tickets)
Aug. 25 - Louisville, KY - Mercury Ballroom (buy tickets)
Aug. 27 - Long Island, NY - Paramount (buy tickets)

Last year, AUGUST BURNS RED released "Leveler: 10th Anniversary Edition". The band re-recorded its fourth album, which was originally made available on June 21, 2011, with special guests, brand new guitar solos, alternate tunings, and more.

In 2020, AUGUST BURNS RED guitarist JB Brubaker told Billboard that he and his bandmates have grown more comfortable with the "metalcore" tag in recent years.

"The word metalcore became a little bit taboo for us in like, 2013," he said. "There was just this enormous boom of bands playing metalcore and it was just so watered-down and predictable and boring. And at this point now in 2020, I feel like so much of that heap of bands that were active seven years ago, so many of them have come and gone now that I'm not as embarrassed by the term 'metalcore' anymore. Because I feel like the bands who are left standing from that boom, it's sort of like the cream rose to the top. And while I much prefer just calling AUGUST BURNS RED a metal band, I get why people would call us a metalcore band. I mean, we play a ton of breakdowns. So if you want to get quite literal about it, the 'core' is obvious."

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