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Red

Red is an alternative rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of vocalist Michael Barnes,guitaristAnthonyArmstrong andbassist Randy Armstrong. Joe Rickard was the band's full time drummer, but now he onlycontributes instudio.Red will only be hiringtemporary live drummers from now on, as Joe quit live drumming to focus on hisfamily. JasenRauch 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,drummerAndrewHendrix,and guitarist Jasen Rau ...read more

Red is an alternative rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of vocalist Michael Barnes,guitaristAnthonyArmstrong andbassist Randy Armstrong. Joe Rickard was the band's full time drummer, but now he onlycontributes instudio.Red will only be hiringtemporary live drummers from now on, as Joe quit live drumming to focus on hisfamily. JasenRauch 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,drummerAndrewHendrix,and guitarist Jasen Rauch. According to the End of Silence album booklet, Rauch was the band'sprimarycomposer.Enlisting the talents ofGrammy-nominated and Dove award-winning rock producer, Rob Graves, Red signedadevelopmentcontract with Graves' independentproduction company. After recording several demo songs, the band wasquicklysigned by SonyBMG imprint, Essential Records. Hendrixparted ways with the band and after an extended search, thebandchose Hayden Lamb(twin brother of former Paramore guitarist, HunterLamb) as his replacement on drums. As a resultof hissuccessful early workwith 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 categoryofBestRock GospelAlbum at the 49th Grammy Awards. The album's first single, "Breathe Into Me," peaked at No. 15 ontheU.S.Mainstream Rock chart and wonthe "Rock Recorded Song of the Year" award at the 38th annual GMA Dove Awardsin2007.The music video is set to photographs in a film lab,where the band plays. "Breathe Into Me" also broke the top tenonActiveRock charts. Throughout 2007 Red toured with Three Days Grace,Breaking Benjamin, and Candlebox. On November27,Red'svan and trailer crashed on Interstate 24. There was major damage to the vehiclesinvolved, and formerdrummerHaydenLamb 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 atNo.15selling 39,000copies in its first week. The album peaked higher on the charts than the band's previous album andhasreceivedoverwhelmingly positivereviews from critics. The album also peaked at No. 5 in its first week of release oniTunesoverall topalbums chart. The album features 10songs, including the first rock radio single, "Death of Me". The DeluxeEditionwas releasedthe same day, featuring 4 additional tracks:Including "Forever", the "Death of Me" music video, photogalleryand a behind-the-scenes "Making of Innocence & Instinct" videodocumentary. The track "Shadows" was co-writtenbyBenjamin Burnley.

Until We Have Faces was released Feb 1, 2011. The band released a teaser video on Facebook via YouTube whichfeaturedtheband name ona sheet of parchment, which burned away, revealing the album title. Vocalist Michael Barnes statedon hisFacebookpage that the new albumwould be produced by Rob Graves, who also produced the first two albums. A picturewasposted onproducer Rob Graves's Twitter accountshowing three guitars with tape on them showing tunings of A#, A, andG#,which hintedthat this record may be heavier than the previoustwo. Also, videos are displayed from the making of therecordon Red's Youtube,Facebook, and website. Christian Book Distributors releaseda partial track listing on their officialwebsite.As part of thepreliminary hype for the album, Red asked fans to send photos of their faces tothe band. On December9,codes were given to allfans that sent in pictures of their faces to download an MP3 for the song "Feed theMachine". On Jan6,2011, the new Red websitewas unveiled. The fan photos were used to create a mosaic poster. Red appeared onConanO'Brienon Feb 8, 2011, as their firstever live television performance and appeared on The Tonight Show on Feb 16, 2011.Thealbumalso debuted at No. 2 on thebillboard list. "Feed the Machine" started to be added to Active Rock Radio stations inmid-February. Until WeHave Faces has soldmore than 100,000 copies. "Start Again" won the award for Best Rock RecordedSong ofthe 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,andwasreleased 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 thatthe new album would be calledRelease the Panic and confirmed the Feb 5, 2013 releasedate. A teaser for thealbum, "Releasethe Panic", was released on Nov 9, 2012. Redalso participated in the WinterJam 2013Tour Spectacular alongwith artistsTobyMac, Matthew West, and others. Alongside Release the Panic,Red released an anthologytitled Who We Are:The RedAnthology on the same day. The album debuted on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart at No.7, with firstweek sales ofaround 41,000. « hide

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LPs
Gone
2017

Of Beauty and Rage
2015

3.7
242 Votes
Release the Panic
02/05/2013

2.7
271 Votes
Until We Have Faces
2011

3.3
399 Votes
Innocence and Instinct
2009

3.8
572 Votes
End of Silence
2006

3.6
645 Votes
EPs
Connect Sets
2007

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

3.9
13 Votes
Release the Panic: Recalibrated
2014

3.1
42 Votes

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