And now for something a bit different. As the anticipation builds for the next season of HBO's popular series Game Of Thrones, there is a new mixtape coming up, "Catch the Throne: The Mixtape, Vol. 2", and today saw the premiere of a 40-second snippet of Killswitch Engage's contribution, a new track called "Loyalty". You can whet your appetite over here. The band recently recorded the new song as they were asked to contribute to the mixtape.
Killswitch Engage will be playing more North American shows in support of their 2013 album Disarm The Descent, beginning on March 29th and picking up again throughout the month of May. These will be a mix of festivals and headlining shows, including several with Trivium. The band is also heading to Australia with support from Kill Devil Hill.
US melodic death/thrashers Battlecross have announced that they will join Killswitch Engage, Trivium and Miss May I on a run through the UK and Ireland. The tour will kick off in Dublin on January 29th, 2014. Battlecross will be performing in support of their latest product, War Of Will, released via Metal Blade Records on July 9th, this year. Check out the full list of tour dates below.
After four years, Killswitch Engage released a new album this year called Disarm The Descent which saw the return of vocalist Jesse Leach to the fold. The band has been touring in support of the new record and today they have released their second video off the album and chose the song "Always". You can enjoy the video directed by Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci below. The band worked with McFarland and Pecci before on the video for "In Due Time".
Killswitch Engage's drummer Justin Foley is going through a rough time. He recently had a bicycle accident and broke his collarbone and therefore will not be able to do the band's upcoming Asia/Europe tour that begins later this week. However, the band isn't cancelling any dates as they found a replacement in longtime friend Jordan Mancino from As I Lay Dying which cancelled all of their tours due to what happened to Tim Lambesis. If all goes well, Justin Foley should be back on track in time for the North American tour with Lamb Of God, Testament and Huntress which starts in late October.
Lamb Of God is partnering up with Killswitch Engage, Testament and Huntress for the final North American Resolution shows. The Americans will end the North American portion of their last record cycle beginning on October 22nd with 28 US and Canadian shows. Joining Lamb Of God on these dates will be long-time friends Killswitch Engage and the support for all shows will be provided by Testament and Huntress. The dates for the tour are below.
After the recent release of Disarm The Descent, Killswitch Engage will launch their first North American headlining tour in support of their new album on May 30th. The tour will run through July 8th, and support will come from As I Lay Dying, Miss May I and Affiance.
As the release date of Disarm The Descent approaches, Killswitch Engage are getting more generous and have shared with us another brand new song from the forthcoming album. Go ahead and listen to the second new track from Disarm The Descent, "The New Awakening", on the video below.
Massachusetts metallers Killswitch Engage will release their new album, Disarm The Descent, on April 2nd through Roadrunner Records. Now you can take an exclusive first look at the band's new video for its first single, "In Due Time," which mixes footage of the band performing with behind-the-scenes shots of the making of the video itself. Watch the video directed by Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci here.
After showing the artwork for their upcoming new opus Disarm The Descent, metalcore outfit Killswitch Engage have now released their brand new single "In Due Time" for streaming featuring Jesse Leach on vocals, of course. You can have a sneak peek of the new album on the video below. The single "In Due Time" will officially be released on iTunes and other digital retailers beginning Tuesday, February 5th.
Now you will finally have the chance to take a look at the artwork that will appear on Killswitch Engage's Disarm The Descent release. As with all of their previous releases, the cover was designed by bassist Mike D'Antonio and is available below.
The metalcore group Killswitch Engage has a highly anticipated new album coming out this year and now their label, Roadrunner Records, has finally lifted the veil a little on this release. They have announced Disarm The Descent as the title of their sixth album. The 12-track output is due out on April 2nd via Roadrunner and is the follow-up to their 2009's self-titled release. You can see the tracklist below.
Metalcore oufit Killswitch Engage have decided to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough 2002 release Alive Or Just Breathing by performing the entire album on a US headlining tour in November/December as a gift to the fans, which is fitting after the return of singer Jesse Leach. The trek will feature the special guests Shadows Fall and Acaro. The band had announced that they would play the entire album at the California Metalfest VI, but it is now clear that it will not just be a one-off thing.
Massachusetts metalcore titans Killswitch Engage have announced that they'll be playing the seminal 2002 album Alive Or Just Breathing in full for the first time ever at California Metalfest VI. Killswitch Engage have planned a special gig at the festival as they will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their landmark release.