August Burns Red’s new album ‘Guardians’ notches impressive first-week debut on Billboard charts

Two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated Pennsylvania quintet AUGUST BURNS RED — JB Brubaker [lead guitar], Brent Rambler [rhythm guitar], Matt Greiner [drums], Jake Luhrs [lead vocals], and Dustin Davidson [bass] — have released their latest full-length, Guardians, through Fearless Records. The album impressively debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hard Music Albums chart, the Rock Albums chart, and the Vinyl Albums chart upon release – all despite the coronavirus pandemic shuttering their ability to tour. You know, the thing the metalcore band is known for. Shout out to our friends at Music Mayhem for dropping this knowledge on us.

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Deathcore medley spoofs Suicide Silence, Chelsea Grin, Thy Art is Murder, and more

Jarrod Alonge’s comedic pursuits in the genres of pop punk, metalcore, djent, and everything in-between has led to him finally releasing an album for his deathcore parody band, Vermicide Violence. Some of his best-performing and most-renowned pieces are his medleys that take on notable melodies from bands within the genre. Jarrod went all-out for Vermicide’s iteration, “Reign of Deafness,” emphasizing the need to protect one’s ears so they may not lose one of their senses.

The bands in this piece are instantly recognizable, like Rings of Saturn’s “Senseless Massacre,” Oceano’s “District of Misery,” and Bring me the Horizon’s “Pray for Plagues” making the rounds.

How many bands can you spot in this track? Personally, I caught on to about 75%, and jammed right along. With the production and vocal delivery mimicking these tracks to a T, you should be able to pick up on some genre staples!


Following the single debut of Making Eyes, ARCHERS have officially released their second EP, NEW NORMAL and it is currently available on all platforms. The new EP gives listeners four completely brand-new songs, and two remastered versions of their past single releases, Black Lung and Bleed For This. 

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