The Dangerous Tour

The boys in August Burns Red are tearing it up on the road right now, hitting cities around the U.S. hard with The Dangerous Tour.

And we continue to be total fan girls when we see JB and Dustin wearing our tees on stage — including our new Gold Redux styles.

All photos by the man, the myth, the legend: Ray Duker

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Whiskey Review: Old Dominick Huling Station Bourbon

I’ll be up front with you: I love this bourbon.

I’m having a glass as I type.

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On a whim, I recently popped into a local wine and spirits shop that I had never been in before (you know, the kind that just says “Wine & Spirits” on the storefront), and decided to let Doug recommend a bottle of something nice. I had never met Doug, but it was apparent early in our conversation that—on top of being a knowledgeable dude when it comes to whiskey—we have very similar taste.

He took to my ask for something bold, complex, unique, but without annoying heat, and introduced me to Huling Station Bourbon from Old Dominick, out of Memphis, Tennessee.

Ladies and gentlemen, this might be the best $40 bourbon I’ve ever had.

In their own words, “Huling Station is an homage to the whiskeys of 1866 Memphis, with a high-rye mash bill reminiscent of those offered by Domenico Canale in his heyday.”

I’m drinking neat…

Appearance: The color is a brilliant copper, with hints of cherry in certain lighting.

Nose: The allure of warm caramel and toasted vanilla ran up my nostrils during the first smell, with the addition of browned butter as I drew in my second long sniff.

Palate: With a sort of masculine elegance, this 100 proof bourbon pulls in beautifully. The underlying caramel and vanilla are enveloped by a balanced spice with a bit of cherry and other dark fruits knocking on the door.

Bottom Line: Buy this bourbon. (And no, they didn’t pay me or even send me a free bottle to write that.) If you can’t find it at your local shop, ask for it. If your local shop doesn’t bring it in, move to Tennessee. It’s that simple, y’all.

Cheers, friends.
- Mark

Have you had this whiskey?

Drop a comment and let me know your thoughts.

Fierce Females

All photos by Joseph Bulger

She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.
— Atticus
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
— Mark Twain
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
— Maya Angelou
I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
— Rosa Parks
She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city.
— Roman Payne
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
— Albert Einstein
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You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
— Eleanor Roosevelt
Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.
— Anne Frank
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
— Marie Curie
You are never stronger… than when you land on the other side of despair.
— Zadie Smith
Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.
— Madame Marie du Deffand
Be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
— Nora Ephron

November Ride

Michael and Nick squeezing every last riding day out of 2018 in a couple of our new tees.

Sick shots by our dude, Joseph Bulger.

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Silly Stunts

With @sillystunts behind the bars and @moneebnain behind the lens, you knew it was going to be a fun photo sesh.

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Fear Not

Just hanging out up North with @iamstatice

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When @chaneleverlast shows up…

Fit For A King

Recently got a chance to hang with Ray Duker and the guys in Fit For A King, as they came through Nashville on tour with The Devil Wears Prada. Our buddy Daniel Gailey of Phinehas has been filling with FFAK, and shredding his way through tour in our Memento Mori tee.

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REVERENCE North American Tour 2018

The boys are back on tour.

Our dudes in August Burns Red are rippin’ through the states on the REVERENCE North American Tour 2018 with Parkway Drive et al. If they’re swinging through your city, grab tix and get ready for a killer show.

p.s. Their Instagram handle is now @augustburnsred and no longer @abrband. As they put it, “Shout out to the dude who had the @augustburnsred handle and hadn’t made a post since 2011.” Ha!

As always, we’re honored to have some of our threads on the backs of JB and Dustin as they do what they do best. And credit always goes to Ray Duker for such wicked photography.

Here’s a brief glimpse into the tour thus far…

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Travel More Talk Less

By now you know how much we dig teaming up with Joseph and Sidney for product photography. And so the release of our first womens cut — a muscle tank — was a ripe opportunity to combine Joseph’s artistic eye and Sidney’s piercing look.

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Lady Nomads

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

Photos by Joseph Bulger

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“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

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“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous

Lost Boys Barber Co.

Our latest shoot with the talented Joseph Bulger of Bulger Creative Co. took us to Branson, MO, home of Lost Boys Barber Co.

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The Cig & The Bobber

Super stoked to be working with our dude Joseph Bulger of Bulger Creative Co. again, this time on the new Nomad Collection.

Lots more from Joseph to come, but right now, say hello to Henry and his hair...

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