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"God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" August Burns Red, Reviewed

Well, its been done a thousand times.  Take a traditional carole and rock it out.  Trans Siberian Orchestra pay the rent with that gig.

So whats Christian hardcore band August Burns Red doin'? 

The same thing.

A lovely hardened classic that has guitar pitch that goes just a smidge too high, enough to shatter a bulb or two.  It does tame for  verse (which is lovely by the way) but what is most disappointing?

Vocals.  There are none.

How wonderful it would have been to hear Jake Luhrs vocals on this.  It could have taken this song to an entirely new level.  Since there was no attempt it falls flat into the 'instrumental rock' catagory.

You can hear it on their Facebook, and although brimming with talent- you've heard it before

http://www.facebook.com/augustburnsred

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