Identity (August Burns Red song)

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Single by August Burns Red
from the album Found in Far Away Places
ReleasedMay 26, 2015 (2015-05-26) [1]
Format Digital download, video single
Genre Metalcore, surf rock [2]
Label Fearless
Songwriter(s) JB Brubaker, Brent Rambler, Matt Greiner, Jake Luhrs and Dustin Davidson
Producer(s) Carson Slovak, Grant McFarland
August Burns Red singles chronology
"The Wake"

"Identity" is a single from American melodic metalcore band August Burns Red. Released on May 26, 2015, it is the second single from their seventh studio album Found in Far Away Places . [1] The song was nominated for Best Metal Performance for the 2016 Grammy Awards, losing to Cirice by Ghost. [3] The song itself, lyrically, was based off the coming out of a friend. [4]


Chart (2015)Peak
Christian Digital Songs ( Billboard ) [5] 44
Hot Christian Songs ('Billboard) [6] 35


  1. 1 2 Sharp, Tyler (May 26, 2015). "August Burns Red get creative on pulverizing "Identity" single". Alternative Press . Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  3. "Grammy Nominations 2016: See the Full List of Nominees". Billboard. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  4. Staff (February 13, 2016). "Grammys 2016 Preview: From Tame Impala to Slipknot, an Inside Look at the Rock Acts Going for Gold". Billboard . Retrieved January 15, 2017.
  5. "August Burns Red".
  6. "August Burns Red".