August Burns Red is gearing up for a full summer with a new release and a complete run on Warped Tour, and, yesterday, the band dropped the second single from that new album. The song, “Identity,” comes from Found in Far Away Places, coming to stores June 30. (Preorders get immediate grat singles of “The Wake” and “Identity.”) The song showcases the advancement of the band’s songwriting, dotting the track with some inventive departures.

The band is currently featured on the cover of May’s issue of HM. Read the full story about the behind-the-scenes writing process below.



Droning On

The world came to a halt in 2020, but London-based Drones trudged on, giving a voice to the hurt that circulates with (or without) a pandemic: "You shouldn’t underestimate the power of writing things down or literally speaking them out loud, which I’m learning. I’m glad I made these songs, no matter how personal they are."


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Top 25 Albums of 2020

The Top 25 Albums of 2020

When the going gets tough, artists create art. Despite a world reckoning outside our quarantined doors, musicians relentlessly created new music giving birth to genre-defining releases and, despite a year spent indoors, a marked 2020 full of passion and fervor. Here are our Top 25 albums of 2020.


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