“ABR bring new resonance to the term ‘the power and the glory,’ both spiritually and sonically.” -Alternative Press September 28 2010 Home, the highly anticipated DVD/CD release from metal juggernauts AUGUST BURNS RED, is finally available in stores and online everywhere today. The much awaited release coincides with a coveted cover feature in the latest issue of Alternative Press, in stores Oct 1, celebrating the band’s journey to the top of the heavy music scene and their co-headlining status as part of the Fall AP Tour alongside BRING ME THE HORIZON.

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HomeABR‘s first live recording – captures the band playing a wildly energetic and ferocious show to a sold-out crowd of 1250+ in the band’s hometown of Manheim, PA. The powerful, pummeling performance featured many fan favorites from the band’s three full-length albums, Constellations, 2007’s Messengers and 2005’s Thrillseeker, meaning that Home will appeal to both new and longtime ABR fans. Shot and edited by Space Monkey Studios (COHEED AND CAMBRIA, LAMB OF GOD, EVERY TIME I DIE), the DVD also includes a documentary on the band detailing life on the road and at home and featuring fans discussing the ways in which AUGUST BURNS RED have impacted their lives in a positive, meaningful way. The recording of Home was yet another highlight for a band that had spent the previous year touring everywhere but “Home,” including 5 continents, from Dubai to Australia, Japan to South America, in addition to crisscrossing Europe and North America with everyone from LAMB OF GOD to A DAY TO REMEMBER. The critical success of Constellations, the band’s 3rd album, has helped AUGUST BURNS RED not only become one of the forerunners in the current metal scene, but also break out and reach newer fanbases. The band has surpassed more than a quarter million in combined album sales. Constellations has sold nearly 85,000 copies and has been lauded by taste-making publications such as Revolver, AP, Outburn and more, further solidifying ABR’s stature. Following the AP Fall Tour, the band will cap off an epic 2010 with a trek across Australia and New Zealand alongside legendary artists MEGADETH, NOFX, THE DESCENDENTS, DROPKICK MURPHYS and more as part of the No Sleep Til festival tour. Tickets and info for the No Sleep Til can be found here: http://www.nosleeptil.com.au/ Home Track Listing: 1) Intro 2) Back Burner 3) White Washed 4) Your Little Suburbia is in Ruins 5) The Eleventh Hour 6) Meddler 7) Truth of a Liar 8) Mariana’s Trench 9) Thirty and Seven 10) Existence 11) Meridian 12) Shot Below the Belt 13) Up Against the Ropes 14) Composure 15) The Seventh Trumpet   Dates on the AP Fall Tour with BRING ME THE HORIZON and more Oct 13 – Pontiac MI @ Crofoot Ballroom Oct 14 – Cincinnati OH @ Bogart’s Oct 15 – Sauget IL @ Pop’s Oct 16 – Milwaukee WI @ The Rave Oct 19 – Minneapolis MN @ Cabooze on the West Bank Oct 20 – Kansas City MO @ The Beaumont Oct 21 – Denver CO @ The Summit Music Hall Oct 22 – Salt Lake City UT @ In The Venue Oct 23 – Boise ID @ The Venue Oct 24 – Seattle WA @ The Showbox at the Market Oct 25 – Portland OR @ Wonder Ballroom Oct 27 – San Francisco CA @ The Grand Ballroom at The Oct 28 – Pomona CA @ Fox Theater Oct 29 – Los Angeles CA @ Club Nokia LA Live Oct 30 – San Diego CA @ SOMA Oct 31 – Las Vegas NV @ House of Blues Nov 2 – Tucson AZ @ Rialto Theater Nov 4 – Austin TX @ Emo’s Nov 5 – San Antonio TX @ White Rabbit Nov 6 – Dallas TX @ House of Blues Nov 7 – Houston TX @ Warehouse Live Nov 9 – Orlando FL @ Hard Rock Live Orlando Nov 10- Ft Lauderdale FL @ Revolution Nov 11- Tampa FL @ The Ritz Nov 12- Atlanta GA @ The Masquerade Nov 13- Nashville TN @ Rockettown Nov 14- Charlotte NC @ Amos’ Southend Music Hall Nov 16- Norfolk VA @ The Norva Nov 17- Baltimore MD @ Sonar Nov 18- Philadelphia PA @ Electric Factory Nov 19- Boston MA @ House of Blues Nov 20- Williamsville NY @ Club Infinity Nov 21- Toronto ON @ Kool Haus Nov 22- Montreal QC @ Metropolis Nov 24- New York NY @ Nokia Theater Times Square Nov 26- Sayreville NJ @ Starland Ballroom Nov 27- Allentown PA @ Crocodile Rock Nov 28- Cleveland OH @ House of Blues Cleveland   Dates on the NO SLEEP TIL Festival Tour with MEGADETH and more Dec 10 – Auckland NZ @ ASB Showgrounds Dec 12 – Perth AU @ Arena Joondalup Dec 15 – Adelaide AU @ Adelaide Entertainment Center Dec 17 – Melbourne AU @ Melbourne Showgrounds Dec 18 – Sydney AU @ Entertainment Quarter, Hordern Pavillion and Surrounds Dec 19 – Brisbane AU @ RNA Showgrounds


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