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August Burns Red’s Dustin Davidson on The MetalSucks Podcast #480


Dustin Davidson of August Burns Red is our guest on the latest episode of The MetalSucks Podcast! While chatting with our host Petar, Dustin talks about starting work on the band’s new album Death Below right after finishing Guardians and what went into recruiting Jesse Leach, Spencer Chamberlain, and many other guests for the record. He also explains why the band has never felt the need to write a more accessible record, what it’s like having the same production team for the last decade, how bandmates and their family lives dictates the touring schedule, and why bands should go through touring boot camp before making it a career.

Aside from the interview, Petar and Sylvia discuss Sylvia’s recent recovery from COVID, Avenged Sevenfold announcing their hew album, Lars Ulrich’s statement that Metallica’s collaboration with Lou Reed aged extremely well, and Carmen Appice’s comments about Mick Mars being unhappy with Motley Crue’s stadium tour.

Song: August Burns Red “Ancestry” Featuring Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage

Song: August Burns Red “Reckoning” Featuring Spencer Chamberlain of Underoath

Song: Judiciary “Engulfed”

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