PICS: August Burns Red, Silverstein at House of Blues

Metalcore luminaries August Burns Red celebrated the 10th anniversary of their seminal "Constellations" album at House of Blues, with post-hardcore comrades Silverstein in tow.

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The Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based band announced the big North American tour, which hit San Diego on Wednesday, July 17, back in May. (Vocalist Jake Luhrs pictured)
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With Silverstein (vocalist Shane Told pictured) onboard, the entire show was simply nonstop heavy rock action from start to finish!
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ABR originally got their start in 2003 and aside from Luhrs, currently consists of guitarist Brent Rambler, guitarist John Benjamin "JB" Brubaker, bassist/keyboardist Dustin Davidson and drummer Matt Greiner.
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The group was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards for their song "Identity" off the 2015 album "Found in Far Away Places." (Brubaker pictured)
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They also earned the same Grammy nod last year for the song "Invisible Enemy" off their most recent studio full-length album, 2017's "Phantom Anthem" (they released a Christmas EP last year titled "Winter Wilderness"). (Davidson pictured)
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When they originally announced their current tour, they wrote: "This is something that fans have been asking for, and we intend to deliver with the most ridiculous production and show we've ever put on ... we can't wait to celebrate with you all!" (Rambler pictured)
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As promised, during the July 17 show, the band performed "Constellations" in its entirety. (Luhrs pictured)
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As such, most of the show was dedicated to performing the 2009 album's 12 songs. (Brubaker pictured)
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The band wrapped up their set with an encore consisting of a drum solo and three songs: "Ghosts," "Invisible Enemy" and "Composure." (Greiner pictured)
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As expected, Silverstein -- who got their start in Burlington, Ontario, Canada in 2000 -- put on an epic show, too.
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The band (whose name is indeed a reference to the late, great children's author Shel Silverstein) has sold more than 1 million albums worldwide to-date. (Guitarist Josh Bradford pictured)
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Aside from Told (pictured) and Bradford, the group's lineup currently consists of guitarist Paul Marc Rosseau, bassist Billy Hamilton and drummer Paul Koehler.
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The post-hardcore band's sophomore studio album, 2005's "Discovering the Waterfront," put 'em on the map -- peaking at No. 34 on the Billboard 200 chart. (Koehler pictured)
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By the time the album's 10th anniversary rolled around, it had sold more than 400,000 copies worldwide. Wowzers. (Told pictured)
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Just last month, they dropped a new single featuring Caleb Shomo titled "Burn It Down" and stated they hope to hit the studio soon to record a new album for release in 2020. (Rosseau pictured)
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During their July 17 set, the band performed "Retrograde," "Whiplash," "Smashed into Pieces," "Vices," "Smile in Your Sleep," "Burn It Down," "Ghost," "Massachusetts," "I Will Illuminate," "My Heroine" and "The Afterglow."
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