Metal crusaders AUGUST BURNS RED will debut the video for “White Washed,” the next single from the band’s celebrated album Constellations, this Saturday, May 22 on the homepage of MySpace.
Shot in Philadelphia near the band’s home turf of Lancaster, PA, the video captures the chaotic energy of an AUGUST BURNS RED live show – a fitting move for a song that has quickly become a live favorite for fans.
“The video doesn’t have a concept, per se, and maybe because of that ended up being one of my favorite ABR videos,” says guitarist JB Brubaker. “We simply shot a performance video in a completely white studio space with lots of washed out shots. Get it? White Washed? It was a grueling day of shooting, but now that we’ve seen the end result, it was more than worth the effort.”
The “White Washed” video’s release comes at the front end of a busy summer for the famously hardworking AUGUST BURNS RED, whose packed schedule includes the recording of a live CD/DVD, the band’s first tours of Japan and South America, and a headlining tour of Europe, not to mention the summer festival circuit. Live dates below.
Constellations, the band’s 3rd album, has been a critical success in the metal world, helping AUGUST BURNS RED to not only become one of the forerunners in the current metal scene, but also break out and reach newer fanbases. The album has sold in excess of 75,000 copies and has been lauded by taste making publications such as Revolver, AP, Outburn and more, further solidifying ABR’s stature. Upcoming Tour Dates:
June 4 – Manheim PA @ Warehouse 54 *LIVE DVD SHOOT*
June 11 -Tempere Finland @ Sauna Open Air Festival June 13 – Donnington Park UK @ Download Festival
Japanese Dates with GREELEY ESTATES June 17 – Nagoya Japan @ Club Zion June 18 – Osaka Japan @ The Live House June 19 – Tokyo Japan @ Shibuya Cyclone June 20 – Tokyo Japan @ Club Asia
July 2 – Milwaukee WI @ Summerfest July 3 – Marietta IL @ Cornerstone Festival
With MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE
July 5 – Lansing MI @ The Loft
July 6 – Toledo OH @ Headliners July 7 – Akron OH @ Musica July 8 – Elgin IL @ Mad Maggies
July 9 – Oshkosh WI @ Lifefest July 15 – Wilmar MN @ Sonshine Festival July 31 – Elmira NY @ IMatter Fest Aug 1 – Houston DE @ Jubileefest Aug 6 – Hartford CT @ Webster Theater Aug 7 – Gunstock NH @ Soul Fest Aug 13 – Lewisberry PA @ Purple Door Festival
South American Dates with BLESSTHEFALL
Aug 21 – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Carioca Club
Aug 22 – Curitiba, Brazil @ John Bull Music Hall
Aug 24 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Niceto Club
Aug 25 – Santiago, Chile @ Teatro Novedades
Aug 27 – Bogota, Columbia @ Teatro La Mama
Aug 28 – Caracas, Venezuela @ Cecim
Sept 4 – Frenchtown NJ @ Revelation Generation