August Burns Red
Since their formation in 2003, the local upstart from Lancaster, PA has evolved into one of the biggest names worldwide in the modern metal scene, continually growing and connecting fiercely with a colossal legion of fans. August Burns Red has spent years skillfully crafting a balance between a ferociously heavy sound with empowering lyrical content, while showcasing a rich surplus of inventive guitar riffs, blistering solos, and dynamic drumming. With a solid collection of 5 previous albums, Thrill Seeker (2005), Messengers (2007), Constellations (2009), Leveler (2011), the band's latest release Rescue & Restore (2013) rocketed to the top of the Billboard charts - debuting at #9 on the Billboard Top 200. The road to the top has seen the band on stages across the globe alongside the likes of Underoath, A Day To Remember, Lamb Of God, Bring Me The Horizon, from South America, to Australia, Japan, and Russia, and headlining the Vans Warped Tour 2013
A Scent Like Wolves
Berks County PA's six piece outfit, A SCENT LIKE WOLVES has been making a huge impact in both the local scene and other crowds on the east coast. A SCENT LIKE WOLVES combines the intensity of the metalcore genre with the melody and song writing ability of an alternative band, allowing them to integrate flawlessly into numerous scenes. This interesting blend of polar opposite genres was masterfully recorded by Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland (August Burns Red, Texas In July, Affiance) in the form of '...And the Story Goes', A SCENT LIKE WOLVES' self-released LP. Using raw power and disciplined musicianship, the band has been picking up more and more momentum with every show they play, from basement shows to convention centers. A SCENT LIKE WOLVES are certain to be PA's newly discovered break out performers.