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GRAMMY-Nominated Rock Band RED Delivers Sixth Studio Album, Gone, Releasing October 27
Posted: Friday September 22nd, 2017
GRAMMY-nominated rock band RED is set to release its sixth
studio album titled Gone on October 27.
True to the band's discography, Gone continues RED's honest
exploration of darker themes and deep human struggles, with epic musical
soundscapes that are raw, melodic, intense and emotional, all at the same
time. With songs that explore Ecclesiastes-like questions such as, "What is
the meaning of life?" and "What is my legacy when I'm GONE?" RED draws
additional creative inspiration using "Artificial Intelligence" (A.I.) as a
metaphor for the human experience, similar to the sorts of themes featured
on HBO's hit series "Westworld." Having been together for more than a
decade, these themes had special meaning for the band as lead singer
Michael Barnes, and identical twins Anthony Armstrong and Randy Armstrong,
contemplated their own careers in music and their existence as a band.
"Each and every time we make an album, we have to consider that it could be
our last," says Randy Armstrong. "So we really wanted to give our fans
something heavy but that also makes them think about some of the big
questions. None of this lasts forever, it could all be gone tomorrow, so
it's always in the back of our minds. We never want to make the mistake of
thinking that we are unstoppable even though at times we have all felt that
way. Stay humble because tomorrow is not a guarantee."
Selling nearly two million albums with stream and track equivalents, and
two Top 10 Active Rock singles, RED is a career rock band with a strong
emotional connection with fans.
To create Gone, RED once again partnered with long-time producer
Rob Graves and executive producer Jason McArthur to create an intense,
hard-driving masterpiece fans will love. In addition to the songs mentioned
above, the album includes a rock cover of Sia's smash hit "Unstoppable."
"There's always something alluring and more meaningful going on in RED's
music," shares McArthur, Vice President of A&R, Sony/Provident. "Every
album delves deeper and deeper into the human experience in a way no other
band can do. RED makes cinematic rock music that not only makes you want to
bang your head, but also asks some of life's biggest questions."
RED will be hitting the road with new music in October with 10 Years and
special guest Otherwise.
10/17/17 Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel
10/18/17 Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
10/19/17 Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
10/20/17 Lynchburg, VA - Phase 2 Club
10/21/17 New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
10/23/17 Greensboro, NC - The Blind Tiger
10/25/17 Darlington, SC - Carolina Nightlife
10/26/17 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
10/28/17 Jacksonville, FL - Murray Hill Theatre
10/29/17 Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues
10/31/17 Baton Rouge, LA - Varsity Theatre
11/2/17 Lexington, KY - Manchester Music Hall
11/3/17 Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
11/4/17 Sauget, IL - Pop's Nightclub
11/5/17 Joliet, IL - The Forge - Joliet
11/7/17 Kansasville, WI - 1175
11/8/17 Detroit, MI - St. Andrews Hall
11/10/17 Fort Wayne, IN - Piere's
11/11/17 Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue Theatre