08/25 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center^ The parents who brought their kids deserve some props. , Burnley has lent his vocal and songwriting talents to other acts as well. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. " Burnley uses baritone guitars and drop tunings to match the range of his voice.. 07/26 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion ^ Well done, parents. When it’s a tour in the summer, too, and it’s a nice day, it seems like an even cooler experience and better vibe. Burnley has the range of a tenor and occasionally utilizes death growls in his singing. Chevelle was another band I’ve only known by reputation, but I was really digging singer Pete Loeffler’s wailing vocals. Before Breaking Benjamin was formed, Ben Burnley earned money playing cover songs, mixed in with his own in various coffee houses and other all age venues mostly with local neighboring musicians. Lifer continued going through struggles, and months later, Aaron Fink sat in for a set with Benjamin. 09/25 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre, ^ = without Three Days Grace I’ve always played with great musicians, but on the writing side, I hadn’t been able to pull that aspect together with past band members. Request permission to land.
Burnley has collaborated with former Three Days Grace singer Adam Gontier on a song titled "The End of the Day" (yet to be released).
At 21 he moved to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he became a roommate of former Breaking Benjamin bass player Jonathan Price.
When we came back, it really was a sense that we had never left. Breaking Benjamin performs at Hersheypark Stadium. Moreover, the traffic for the show was competing with traffic for the park. I don’t know a whole lot about singing, especially not at the level these bands perform at.
 At 16, he became home schooled and quickly passed the GED requirement. Originally, the band was a three-piece. The Five Finger Death Punch tour was a lot of fun, and we really connect with those guys on a personal level, but we connect with everyone who we tour with. During one show, Ben said "Thank you, we're Breaking Benjamin," thus reclaiming the name from 1998.
It’s undeniable that they’re good writers and performers, and the stuff they write sounds like Breaking Benjamin.
Thank you for making this dream come true.”.
09/21 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
I’d assumed there would be an opening act or two, but I wasn’t fully aware that the concert was sponsored by 105.7 FM. & = without Chevelle Breaking Benjamin will headline a two-month North American tour with Chevelle and Three Days Grace this summer, and the trek is part of Live Nation’s National Concert Week promotion, which runs through May 7th, offering discounted tickets at $20 and even lower for some of this year’s biggest tours. I actually know a bunch of Three Days Grace songs, somehow. I don’t really know what Chevelle was singing about, but I liked them. And while it was sorted out as smoothly as possible (this is hardly the first time that Hershey has hosted a concert while Hersheypark was open), getting to the concert early did add some time driving, standing, walking and waiting on an already hot day. I can’t speak for every band, but I think a lot of bands really thrive on playing for their fans. Speaking of the volume, I was surprised by the number of children at the concert. Pennsylvania, we [expletive] love you! Since signing with Hollywood Recordsin 2002, Burnley has composed six studio albums under the name Breaking Benjamin, three of which have reached platinum and two of … 09/15 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
08/18 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek I might not have noticed if it weren’t such a hot day, but black t-shirts were definitely the most common look among audience members - and among the performers.
He made a guest spot on a special remix of The Drama Club's single "Brand New Day."
08/30 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV (born March 10, 1978) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin. Hailing from north-central Pennsylvania as he does, it clearly meant a lot to Burnley to be playing at the Hersheypark Stadium. Breaking Benjamin. Here are a few things that I learned while at the concert: 5:30 p.m. is an awkward time for a concert to begin. 07/31 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center ^ , Burnley is a recovering alcoholic, admitting in an interview that he wanted to "drink himself to death.
I know, I know, I’m getting old. During his early teen years he taught himself to play guitar by listening to Nirvana's Nevermind (he cites Nirvana as his biggest influence). Hershey’s audience was very well-mannered. " He says that he regrets ever drinking a drop of alcohol and is victim to Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome due to his past excessive drinking. Breaking Benjamin again toured Europe in 2017 successfully.