Auburn is on the road again, and if you don’t know much about Auburn, continue to read below, these guys make amazing music and are the nicest dudes you could ever meet!  Please come out and support them on the road with The Great American Beast and My Amends!

Also a full length is on the way towards the end of this year, Awwww yeah!!!

Jun 5 2010 3:00P

Freedom Life Ministries Church W/Gwen Stacy Piqua, OH

Jun 6 2010 6:00P

Smoke out Lounge W/FOR THE FALLEN DREAMS Michigan City, Indiana

Jun 7 2010 6:00P

Mad Maggies Elgin, Illinois , US

Jun 8 2010 6:00P

Mixtape East Moline, Illinois , US

Jun 9 2010 6:00P

House Of Bricks Des Monies, Iowa , US

Jun 10 2010 6:00P

Moe’s Denver, Colorado

Jun 11 2010 3:00P

LADIES OF METAL photo shoot Denver, CO

Jun 12 2010 7:00P

The Outer Rim Salt Lake City, Utah, US

Jun 13 2010 5:30P

The Slide Bar Fullerton, CA

Jun 19 2010 5:30P

The Pine Box Midland, TX

Jun 20 2010 5:30P

Zero’s Corpus Christi, Texas

Jun 21 2010 6:00P

Headhunters Austin, TX

Jun 24 2010 5:30P

Gallery 13th Columbus, GA

Jun 25 2010 5:30P

Insominia Venue Villa Rica, GA

Jun 26 2010 6:00P

The Inner Circle Fort Lauderdale, FL

Jun 28 2010 6:00P

Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, FL

Jun 29 2010 6:00P

The Oasis Charleston, SC

Jun 30 2010 6:00P

Zakk’s Coffee House Murfreesboro, NC

Jul 1 2010 6:00P

Alley Katz Richmond, VA

Jul 2 2010 6:00P

Sounds Asylum Goshen, NY

Jul 4 2010 6:00P

El N Gee New London, CT

Jul 6 2010 6:00P

Dublin Underground Rochester, NY

Jul 16 2010 5:30P

Broadway Bar AMITYVILLE, New York

Aug 4 2010 3:00P

Soul Fest (DEEPER WELL STAGE) Gilford, New Hampsh, US

Aug 7 2010 2:30P

Soul Fest (inside out stage) Gilford, NH Find Tickets

Aug 15 2010 3:00P

Milly’s Tavern w/ Curses + headliner TBA! Manchester, New Hampsh, US

MORE ABOUT AUBURN!

AUBURN, established in 2007, consists of five of the hardest working guys in all of New England. With their fast, heavy and southern influenced rock ‘n’ roll, they have played shows all over the U.S. winning over the toughest of crowds and sharing the stage with the likes of The Devil Wears Prada, Everytime I Die and many others (See reverse).

In 2009 AUBURN released Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth on Blue Duck Records. The Ep received solid reviews/interviews by many writers (HM Mag, Indievisionmusic.com, Popwreckoning.com) and proved that AUBURN is a band to watch out for in the future. The band finished 2009 strong by making appearances at both Cornerstone Festival, Soul Fest and being selected as the opening act for the Taste of Chaos Tour for Massachusetts. They also recorded and released a video for their stand out track “Like Trying to Kiss a Freight Train” through Legacy Media which captures the energy of their live performance.

The band was also picked up by New Line Management (Taproot, Bury Your Dead, Showbread, Hawthorne Heights) at the end of 2009 with promises of being able to tour full time and make the leap from a regional to national level band. Unfortunately at the end of March 2010, New Line announced that their Management/Booking company was going under financially. Auburn is now seeking full time booking/management and not letting this minor set back slow them down in 2010.

By the demand of their fans, in 2010 AUBURN released two brand new songs produced and recorded by Brandon Davis (Therefore I Am, Vanna, Lions,Lions) and Chris Curran at Webster Lake Studio. The response has been over-whelming and everyone is enjoying the now heavier and more mature sound and anticipating the 2010 full length release on Blue Duck Records. Auburn is currently in the process Of writing and recording the material with a Fall release date (TBA) and going out on the road in June with The Great American Beast (Trust Kill Records) for a national tour.

Brian, Vinnie, Johnny, Rocky and Ricky are five of the most genuine and nice guys you will ever meet. The one thing that the entire band holds close to their hearts other than music is their faith. They won’t shove their beliefs down your throat, but you will leave their show or finish their cd respecting their sound and possibly wondering what makes them stand out from most of the bands in the heavy rock scene these days.


AUBURN Tour Log

2009

March 11th through April 1st 2009 with The year ends in arson (Indianola Records)

Tour routed the east coast to Florida and back up through the midwest to Ohio and then back to Massachusetts.

June 20th through June 30th with Settle The Sky (Standby Records)

Tour started in Virginia Beach to North Carolina back up through Ohio to Illinois to play Cornerstone 2009.

August 1st through August 15th With Lions Lions (Panic Records)

Tour started In Virginia and went up Through New england states MA, RI, VT, NH, ME, NJ, and PA. Tour was self booked by Auburn and Lions Lions.


Bands AUBURN Has Shared the Stage With

Every Time I Die (Epitaph Records)
Norma Jean (Razor + Tie)
Thursday (Epitaph Records)
The Devil Wears Prada (Rise/Ferret Records)
As I Lay Dying (Metal Blade Records)
Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster (Ferret Records)
Misery Signals (Ferret Records)
He Is Legend (Tragic Hero Records)
Bring Me The Horizon (Epitaph Records)

Contests AUBURN Has Won

2009 Taste Of Chaos Winners For Massachusetts

Auburn received the most votes out of 300 Bands in Massachusetts to play the Taste of Chaos Tour w/ Thursday, Bring Me The Horizon, Pierce the Veil, Four Year Strong, and The Cancer Bats.


Festivals AUBURN Has Played

Soul fest2008, 2009, 2010
Cornerstone2009, 2010

AUBURN Websites

Myspace.com/Auburnmass
Purevolume.com/Auburnmass
Twitter.com/Auburnmass
BlueDuckRecords.com/Auburn

AUBURN Reviews

These guys are great at transitioning. “Like Trying to Kiss a Freight Train” seamlessly moves into “Wise Guys” and plenty of energy behind these songs. Undoubtedly, lovers of all things mosh will have a blast at their shows. Stand out track “Like Trying to Kiss a Freight Train”, even has a cowbell!
Pop Wreckoning

EP opener “Waking Snakes” starts off with that Maylene sound. Some heavy guitars and drums serve as the background for a southern rock-style guitar lick, while the vocals focus on a mix of guttural screams and half-screaming/half-singing. The style continues on throughout the rest of the EP. “Like Trying To Kiss A Freight Train” even offers a cowbell-laden intro. A very big highlight of the album is Auburn’s ability to throw in some heavy metal breakdowns. A lot of “Wise Guys” consists of breakdowns, and they’re a very beautiful thing. The album finisher, “Party Song,” really is a party of sorts. It’s hectic and slightly chaotic, but structured. The pace changes quite frequently, particularly in the first minute and a half of the song….
Scott Fryberger [JESUS FREAK HIDEOUT]

The guys in Auburn show a maturity to their music and lyrics that is hard to find on a debut EP. The thick, thundering, grooving guitars are technical enough to write a tight riff but fun enough to get you moving, especially during the breakdowns. The vocals are strong, with intense screams throughout, matched with the occasional clean singing to add a melodic side to this ferocious rampage. “Like Trying to Kiss a Freight Train” brings in a heavy Southern rock influence with cow bell and Maylene-esque guitars, while “Party Song” closes the record with a nice full-band sing-a-long after tearing through more of Auburn’s hardcore blend. It’s seriously impossible to not start dancing on the breakdown to this last song. Cheesy acronyms aside, BIBLE is one of the best hard music releases I’ve heard this year. Overall: This is one album you have to listen to LOUD. A great debut with tons of energy, for fans of Every Time I Die, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, or August Burns Red.
Indie Vision Music

Like Maylene & the Sons of Disaster without as much Southern Rock guitars. The five heavy tunes on this EP will grow fast on most pairs of functioning ears, it’s tight!

Doug Van Pelt HM Magazine


AUBURN Interview in HM Magazine

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