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August Burns Red Have Put Their Own Punishing Spin On The Westworld Theme Music

Jack Rogers
Jack Rogers 10 March 2021 at 15.04

Is there anything they can't make amazing?

August Burns Red are continuing to flex their experimental muscles with a cover of one of their favourite TV soundtracks. 

Oh yes, the band have put together a metalcore homage to Westworld. 

Guitarist JB Brubaker had this to say about what made them choose this particular track:

"The soundtrack to Westworld has been a favourite of mine as long as the HBO series has existed. I started working on a metal version of the main theme to the show back in 2018, but pushed it to the back burner as other projects took priority. When COVID sent us into lockdown, the first thing I did with my time at home was finish the Westworld cover. We recorded it in the summer of 2020 and I'm really proud of how it came out. I hope fans of the show will feel we did it justice!"

And here we go:

And for comparison reasons, here's what it normally sounds like:

It's the latest in a string of fun projects that the band have been a part of. 

Here's their reprised version of 'Guardian's album track 'Extinct By Instinct':

Here's the unreleased 'Guardians' session track 'Standing In A Storm':

And here's their cover of System Of A Down's 'Chop Suey':


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