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Red

Red is an alternative rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of vocalist Michael Barnes, guitarist AnthonyArmstrong andbassist Randy Armstrong. Joe Rickard was the band's full time drummer, but now he only contributes in studio.Red will only be hiringtemporary live drummers from now on, as Joe quit live drumming to focus on his family. Jasen Rauch isanother former live Red member whonow 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 andbassist Randy Armstrong. Joe Rickard was the band's full time drummer, but now he only contributes in studio.Red will only be hiringtemporary live drummers from now on, as Joe quit live drumming to focus on his family. Jasen Rauch isanother former live Red member whonow 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 ofGrammy-nominated and Dove award-winning rock producer, Rob Graves, Red signed adevelopment contract with Graves' independentproduction company. After recording several demo songs, the band wasquickly signed by Sony BMG imprint, Essential Records. Hendrixparted ways with the band and after an extended search, theband chose Hayden Lamb (twin brother of former Paramore guitarist, HunterLamb) as his replacement on drums. As a resultof his successful early work with Red, Graves was chosen to produce the band's debut albumEnd 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 GospelAlbum 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 wonthe "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 vehiclesinvolved, 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 39,000copies in its first week. The album peaked higher on the charts than the band's previous album and hasreceived overwhelmingly positivereviews from critics. The album also peaked at No. 5 in its first week of release on iTunesoverall top albums chart. The album features 10songs, 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" videodocumentary. 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 ona sheet of parchment, which burned away, revealing the album title. Vocalist Michael Barnes stated on hisFacebook page that the new albumwould be produced by Rob Graves, who also produced the first two albums. A picture wasposted on producer Rob Graves's Twitter accountshowing three guitars with tape on them showing tunings of A#, A, and G#,which hinted that this record may be heavier than the previoustwo. Also, videos are displayed from the making of the recordon Red's Youtube, Facebook, and website. Christian Book Distributors releaseda 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 tothe 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 theMachine". On Jan6, 2011, the new Red website was unveiled. The fan photos were used to create a mosaic poster. Red appeared onConanO'Brien on Feb 8, 2011, as their first ever live television performance and appeared on The Tonight Show on Feb 16, 2011.The albumalso debuted at No. 2 on the billboard list. "Feed the Machine" started to be added to Active Rock Radio stations inmid-February. Until WeHave Faces has sold more than 100,000 copies. "Start Again" won the award for Best Rock RecordedSong of the Year at the 2011 GMA DoveAwards.

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 onFeb 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 aYouTube video on their website with the release date of Feb 5, 2013. Jesusfreakhideout.compublished that the new album would be calledRelease the Panic and confirmed the Feb 5, 2013 release date. A teaser for thealbum, "Release the Panic", was released on Nov 9, 2012. Redalso 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

3.7
234 Votes
Release the Panic
02/05/2013

2.7
264 Votes
Until We Have Faces
2011

3.3
393 Votes
Innocence and Instinct
2009

3.8
565 Votes
End of Silence
2006

3.6
638 Votes
EPs
Connect Sets
2007

3.8
4 Votes
Compilations
End of Silence - 10th Anniversary Edition
2016

3.8
11 Votes
Release the Panic: Recalibrated
2014

3.1
42 Votes

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