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Red

Red is an alternative rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of vocalist Michael Barnes, guitarist AnthonyArmstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong. Joe Rickard was the band's full time drummer, but now he only contributes in studio.Red will only be hiring temporary live drummers from now on, as Joe quit live drumming to focus on his family. Jasen Rauch isanother former live Red member who now only works with them in studio.

Red was formed by twin brothers, guitarist Anthony and bassist Randy Armstrong, lead vocalist Michael Barnes, drummerAndrew Hendrix, and guitari ...read more

Red is an alternative rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of vocalist Michael Barnes, guitarist AnthonyArmstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong. Joe Rickard was the band's full time drummer, but now he only contributes in studio.Red will only be hiring temporary live drummers from now on, as Joe quit live drumming to focus on his family. Jasen Rauch isanother former live Red member who now only works with them in studio.

Red was formed by twin brothers, guitarist Anthony and bassist Randy Armstrong, lead vocalist Michael Barnes, drummerAndrew Hendrix, and guitarist Jasen Rauch. According to the End of Silence album booklet, Rauch was the band's primarycomposer. Enlisting the talents of Grammy-nominated and Dove award-winning rock producer, Rob Graves, Red signed adevelopment contract with Graves' independent production company. After recording several demo songs, the band wasquickly signed by Sony BMG imprint, Essential Records. Hendrix parted ways with the band and after an extended search, theband chose Hayden Lamb (twin brother of former Paramore guitarist, Hunter Lamb) as his replacement on drums. As a resultof his successful early work with Red, Graves was chosen to produce the band's debut album End of Silence.

The band's debut album End of Silence was released in 2006, and was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of BestRock Gospel Album at the 49th Grammy Awards. The album's first single, "Breathe Into Me," peaked at No. 15 on the U.S.Mainstream Rock chart and won the "Rock Recorded Song of the Year" award at the 38th annual GMA Dove Awards in 2007.The music video is set to photographs in a film lab, where the band plays. "Breathe Into Me" also broke the top ten on ActiveRock charts. Throughout 2007 Red toured with Three Days Grace, Breaking Benjamin, and Candlebox. On November 27, Red'svan and trailer crashed on Interstate 24. There was major damage to the vehicles involved, and former drummer HaydenLamb suffered injuries to his shoulder that forced him to sit out on their headlining tour.

The band's second album, Innocence & Instinct, was released on Feb 10, 2009 and debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at No.15 selling 39,000 copies in its first week. The album peaked higher on the charts than the band's previous album and hasreceived overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics. The album also peaked at No. 5 in its first week of release on iTunesoverall top albums chart. The album features 10 songs, including the first rock radio single, "Death of Me". The Deluxe Editionwas released the same day, featuring 4 additional tracks: Including "Forever", the "Death of Me" music video, photo galleryand a behind-the-scenes "Making of Innocence & Instinct" video documentary. The track "Shadows" was co-written byBenjamin Burnley.

Until We Have Faces was released Feb 1, 2011. The band released a teaser video on Facebook via YouTube which featuredthe band name on a sheet of parchment, which burned away, revealing the album title. Vocalist Michael Barnes stated on hisFacebook page that the new album would be produced by Rob Graves, who also produced the first two albums. A picture wasposted on producer Rob Graves's Twitter account showing three guitars with tape on them showing tunings of A#, A, and G#,which hinted that this record may be heavier than the previous two. Also, videos are displayed from the making of the recordon Red's Youtube, Facebook, and website. Christian Book Distributors released a partial track listing on their official website.As part of the preliminary hype for the album, Red asked fans to send photos of their faces to the band. On December 9,codes were given to all fans that sent in pictures of their faces to download an MP3 for the song "Feed the Machine". On Jan6, 2011, the new Red website was unveiled. The fan photos were used to create a mosaic poster. Red appeared on ConanO'Brien on Feb 8, 2011, as their first ever live television performance and appeared on The Tonight Show on Feb 16, 2011.The album also debuted at No. 2 on the billboard list. "Feed the Machine" started to be added to Active Rock Radio stations inmid-February. Until We Have Faces has sold more than 100,000 copies. "Start Again" won the award for Best Rock RecordedSong of the Year at the 2011 GMA Dove Awards.

On Jul 10, 2012, Red posted that a new album would be in the works. The album was be produced by Howard Benson, andwas released on Feb 5, 2013. The post said that fans would hear a new song from the album before the end of the year. OnSep 17, 2012, Red posted a YouTube video on their website with the release date of Feb 5, 2013. Jesusfreakhideout.compublished that the new album would be called Release the Panic and confirmed the Feb 5, 2013 release date. A teaser for thealbum, "Release the Panic", was released on Nov 9, 2012. Red also participated in the WinterJam 2013 Tour Spectacular alongwith artists TobyMac, Matthew West, and others. Alongside Release the Panic, Red released an anthology titled Who We Are:The Red Anthology on the same day. The album debuted on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart at No. 7, with first week sales ofaround 41,000. « hide

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LPs
Of Beauty and Rage
2015

3.8
108 Votes
Release the Panic
02/05/2013

2.8
186 Votes
Until We Have Faces
2011

3.3
319 Votes
Innocence and Instinct
2009

3.8
474 Votes
End of Silence
2006

3.6
551 Votes
EPs
Not Alone (Performance Tracks)
04/11/2012

3.3
2 Votes
Connect Sets
2007

3.8
4 Votes
Compilations
Release the Panic: Recalibrated
2014

3
25 Votes
Who We Are: The Red Anthology
02/05/2013

3.5
2 Votes

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