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Identity (August Burns Red song)

Identity August Burns Red.jpg
Single by August Burns Red
from the album Found in Far Away Places
ReleasedMay 26, 2015 (2015-05-26)[1]
FormatDigital download, video single
GenreMetalcore, surf rock[2]
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. ^ a b Sharp, Tyler (May 26, 2015). "August Burns Red get creative on pulverizing "Identity" single". Alternative Press. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
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  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".