'Off the Record' is a video series where we ask artists questions about anything with one exception: No questions about music. This is your chance to peer behind the music and into the daily lives these artists lead outside of their profession. Topics range from good eats (last meals, ice cream) to mischief (dumbest thing done in the name of fun, getting sent to the principal's office) to getting real (biggest fear, worst injury). 

This Off the Record episode features hard rockers RED, who have a bit of a wild history as you'll soon learn. They're not impervious to some true rock 'n' roll antics and, get this, they were once spotted flashing people at the beach by a police helicopter. Here's the bigger surprise — that's not even the story of how one of the band's member was arrested!

It starts off with some lighthearted, fairly innocent grade school fun and it involves a trip to the principal's office. After watching a movie and learning what the middle finger was, they flipped off a line of school buses, completely oblivious to what the gesture represented. That story reminded singer Michael Barnes of the time they flashed the beach from a boat during a bachelor party weekend leading up to bassist Randy Armstrong's marriage. "It started with the butts then it started to be the other way around..."

We'll let them tell you the whole story. Watch the video at the top for that in addition to RED revealing their biggest fear and an injury that led to a dent in Barnes' head.

The Evening Hate, the new EP from RED, is out now and can be purchased here. Catch the band on their North American tour as special guests of In Flames at the dates listed at the bottom of the page.

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In Flames / Red 2019 Tour

Nov. 2 - Wichita, Kan. @ Wave
Nov. 3 - Englewood, Colo. @ Gothic Theatre
Nov. 4 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex - Rockwell
Nov. 6 - Santa Ana, Calif. @ The Observatory
Nov. 7 - Tempe, Ariz. @ The Marquee
Nov. 8 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ House Of Blues
Nov. 9 - Reno, Nev. @ Cargo
Nov. 10 - Chico, Calif. @ The Senator
Nov. 11 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Regency Ballroom
Nov. 13 - Portland, Ore. @ Hawthorne Theater
Nov. 14 - Bend, Ore. @ Midtown Ballroom
Nov. 16 - Seattle, Wash. @ El Corazon
Nov. 17 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ Rickshaw Stop
Nov. 19 - Calgary, Alberta @ Palace
Nov. 20 - Edmonton, Alberta @ Union Hall
Nov. 22 - Winnipeg, Manitoba @ The Garrick
Nov. 23 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ The Cabooze
Nov. 24 - Chicago, Ill. @ Concord Music Hall
Nov. 26 - London, Ontario @ London Music Hall
Nov. 27 - Toronto, Ontario @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
Nov. 28 - Ottawa, Ontario @ Bronson Centre
Dec. 3 - Quebec City, Quebec @ L'Imperial Bell
Dec. 4 - Montreal, Quebec @ Corona Theatre
Dec. 5 - Portland, Maine @ Aura
Dec. 6 - Worcester, Mass. @ The Palladium
Dec. 7 - Baltimore, Md. @ Ram's Head Live
Dec. 8 - NYC, N.Y. @ SONY Hall
Dec. 10 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Cannery Ballroom
Dec. 11 - Chattanooga, Tenn. @ The Signal
Dec. 12 - Greenville, S.C. @ The Firmament
Dec. 14 - Fort Lauderdale, Fla. @ Culture Room
Dec. 15 - Orlando, Fla. @ Hard Rock Live
Dec. 16 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Center Stage
Dec. 18 - Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Tower Theatre
Dec. 19 - Austin, Texas @ Come And Take It Live
Dec. 20 - Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Bar n Grill

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