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Asking Alexandria, August Burns Red to hit Boise Knit, April 8

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On Tuesday April 8, metalcore titans Asking Alexandria will return to Boise along with August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, Crown the Empire and Born of Osiris as part of the Break Down the Walls Tour. The event will take place at the Knitting Factory. Tickets are only $25.

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Asking Alexandria is one of the music industry's premier metalcore bands. Founded in 2008 the U.K., the quintet has released three well received albums including 2013's Top 10 effort, "From Death to Destiny". Band founder and guitarist Ben Bruce along with co-manager Kyle Borman announced today the launch of KBB Records and the signing of the label's first act, Scare Don't Fear. Get more details here.

Pennsylvania’s Christian metalcore band, August Burns Red will make its long overdue return to Boise. The Quintet is currently touring in support of its Top 10 2013 release, “Rescue & Restore”. ABR also includes elements of progressive and thrash metal. The group is primarily known for their heavy breakdowns and odd-meter riffs which are plentiful on the new record.

We Came as Romans has made a growing name for itself with numerous major tours including the Vans Warped Tour in 2011 and again in 2013. The Michigan-based melodic metalcore sextet is touring in support of its own Top 10 2013 release, “Tracing Back Roots”.

Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Crown the Empire are self-described as a combination of metalcore, electronicore, electronic and pop that they refer to as “arena rock hardcore”. Their goal is to consist of "heavy breakdowns, poppy verses, and huge concert-ready choruses." The band is currently touring in support of its 2012 debut, “The Fallout”.

Chicago progressive deathcore contingent, Born of Osiris will kick off the evening. The band hit Boise last summer as part of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. The band is currently touring in support of its fourth studio effort, “Tomorrow We Die Alive”.

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