August Burns Red – “Beauty In Tragedy” [VIDEO] + Some Ranting

August Burns Red dropped a new video for the track “Beauty in Tragedy,” from their latest album, Rescue & Restore, which is available now for purchase at iTunes. It’s a boring live performance video that was shot at a bunch of different shows throughout Europe. The song is decent though, so at least there’s that.

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However, any band that has members that do that gay fucking bounce while rockin’ out is not a heavy metal band. Sure, August Burns Red plays hard music, sure they can actually play their instruments, and sure they have some catchy tunes, but they are not metal because they do that stupid “jump up and down because I really gotta pee” bounce. It’s the worst thing to happen to hard music since the oxymoron of Christian rock or maybe even straight edge.

OK, I respect personal choices, but who the fuck gets into heavy metal or punk rock for the clean livin’? And even if you want to make the choice to be a “clean” band, why shout about it from a mountain top? You’re not a fucking martyr. Jesus.

Deep breathes. I know I got way off topic, and I don’t even dislike August Burns Red, I just hate that damn bounce. I feel like they should be playing this instead:

Or this:

Or this:

At any rate, August Burns Red hits the road this week in Europe, starting in Wacken, Germany. See the dates right here:

August Burns Red Tour Dates:

Aug 2 – Wacken, Germany – Wacken Open Air
Aug 4 – Berlin, Germany – Magnet Club
Aug 5 – Salzburg, Austria – Rockhouse Bar
Aug 6 – Tolmin, Slovenia – Punk Rock Holiday
Aug 8 – Pori, Finland – Porispere
Aug 9 – Prague, Czech Republic – Brutal Assault
Aug 10 – Lucerne, Switzerland – Konzerthaus Schuur
Aug 11 – Lyss, Switzerland – Kulturfabrik KUFA
Aug 12 – Cologne, Germany – Underground
Aug 13 – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg – Den Atelier
Aug 14 – Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop Festival
Aug 15 – Dinkelsbuhl, Germany – Summerbreeze Festival
Aug 16 – Hamburg, Germany – Elbriot
Aug 17 – Herford, Germany – X RockFest

Rock Hard \m/

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