You can read our interview with Jake Luhrs, vocalist for August Burns Red here. The band is currently in the middle of their Frozen Flame U.S. headlining tour, alongside Miss May I, Northlane, Fit For A King, and Erra.
The subject matter is sensitive. There’s a lot of stuff that we’re not going to let you know what the lyrics mean, because we want each listener to take it for what they need it for, not for what we’re giving you. But there’s a lot of sensitive stuff there, there might even be some questionable subject matter where people are like “What’s this?”
Jake Denning on 03/04/15 - 02:35 PM
Jake Luhrs, lead vocalist of August Burns Red, has written a blog about Ferguson and the Christian church, which you can read over at HeartSupport.
The problem is that many of the comments on the civil rights issues being raised that we’ve seen from white “self proclaimed Christians” is one of back-biting, snide comments, and pointing to statistics on crime within the African-American community as opposed to getting to understand their brothers and sisters in Christ’s perspective and exactly why and how they’re hurting. Many don’t understand the systemic injustice and profiling that can happen to our brothers and sisters simply because of the color of their skin. And it’s because they’ve...
Jake Denning on 12/08/14 - 12:44 PM
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Jake Denning on 06/22/13 - 10:14 AM
Today we've got another guest blog written by Jake Luhrs, vocalist of August Burns Red, titled "A Dream, A Life"
Guest BlogGod gives us all gifts and tools to live out our dreams and our passions. He gives us drive to live out our purpose, and some may not realize it at the moment, but it is there, and it’s ours and only ours.

I had a dream to be a touring musician; to be an artist, get on a stage, and share my message, stories, thoughts, and emotions. That was my dream. So how did I get there?

When I was younger, I worked two jobs, I sold my fully loaded Nissan Maxima for a ‘91 Chevy cargo van, and worked at a printing company only to use my paychecks to make my bands t-shirts so...
Jake Denning on 05/02/12 - 10:03 AM
Today we've got a guest blog written by Jake Luhrs, vocalist of August Burns Red, titled "Touring: No Breath Of Fresh Air."
Guest BlogTouring is absolutely a joy in my life; I’m blessed to be in August Burns Red. I’m blessed to tour the world, sell records, be interviewed, write the music I love to write, scream lyrics I love to scream. However, this life isn’t all it’s cut out to be.

Regardless of what your career is, it’s bound to have ups and downs. My Papa use to tell me, “Life is like a roller coaster; you have your ups and your downs.” It seems that everyone always hears the ups of tour. They hear about how great the shows are, how sweet the tour bus is, hanging out ...
Jake Denning on 02/20/12 - 05:29 PM

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