The always-on-tour, hard-working August Burns Red is heading back to Europe in early 2014, beginning a month-long tour of the United Kingdom. They’ll be joined with Being as an Ocean and an as-yet-unnamed band, so if you’re going to be in Europe early next year, mark one of these dates down on your schedule:

01/31 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy 2
02/01 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
02/02 Leeds, UK – Cockpit
02/04 Newcastle, UK – University
02/05 Aberdeen, UK – Tunnels
02/06 Glasgow, UK – Garage
02/07 Belfast, IRE – Mandela Hall
02/08 Dublin, IRE – Academy
02/10 Manchester, UK – Club Academy
02/11 Cardiff, UK – Solus 2
02/12 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
02/13 Portsmouth, UK – Wedgwood rooms
02/14 London, UK – Underworld
02/16 Colchester, UK – Arts Centre

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