Killswitch Engage and August Burns Red Book 2020 North American Tour

Two awesome bands will team up when Killswitch Engage and August Burns Red tour the USA in the spring of 2020. KsE continues to tour behind Atonement, out now via Metal Blade. Direct support bands will be announced at a later date. All tour dates are below and tickets will go on sale on Friday, November 8 at 10 am local time at the link below. Continue reading

Killswitch Engage Taps Revocation and Tenside For their European Tour

Killswitch Engage is about to kick off a new tour in Europe to support their recent album Atonement (Metal Blade Records). The UK section kicks off at Norwich’s UEA on October 14th and closes at the legendary O2 Academy Brixton in London on October 20th. With roots in Massachusetts, just like KsE, Revocation will provide direct support, along with Tenside. Tickets are on sale now at the links below. Continue reading

Killswitch Engage, Gimme Radio, Tyler Reddick and No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Team Up on Race Car

Killswitch Engage, Gimme Radio, Tyler Reddick and the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing team will enter the opening race of the 2019 NASCAR XfinitySeries Playoffs with a special KsE and Gimme Radio branded car, Following the success of Megadeth at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Killswitch Engage will now take center stage on the No. 2 Gimme Radio Chevrolet at Richmond Raceway to celebrate the release of their new album, Atonement, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart and at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Albums Chart last month. The band, which has been together since 1999, previously earned two Grammy Award nominations in the category of “Best Metal Performance” in 2005 and 2014, as well as three consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with albums Killswitch Engage (2009), Disarm The Descent (2013) and Incarnate (2016). Continue reading

Clutch – Killswitch Engage – – Cro-Mags JM Live at The Capitol Theatre

In one of the killer tours of late summer, Killswitch Engage armed with their new album and Clutch riding high on a series of new covers/singles totally lit up the night at The Capitol Theatre. The quaint and historic theater in sleepy Port Chester, New York has been around forever. It’s known as “The Original Rock Palace” for a reason.  When a co-headline tour like this comes around the place fills up and the pit jumps off! Opening the show on this tour was Cro-Mags JM (as in John Joseph and Mackie Jason). The band played their hits, and considering they were both early influences on both bill toppers, this pairing is a great fit! Clutch has been on fire the last few years and are a must-see band live! Few frontmen can command a crowd as Neal Fallon can. Lastly, KsE came armed to the teeth with new music to play. The crushing ‘Unleashed’, and the soulful Punk energy of ‘I Am Broken Too’ are straight-up face-melters from their new album Atonement (Metal Blade) which was not quite out at the time of this show. Check out Rosa Miller’s photos from the night and do not miss these bands when they hit your town for a show!

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Watch Pro-Shot Video of Killswitch Engage Performing “Unleashed”

Killswitch Engage recently released their new album Atonement, their first for Metal Blade Records. The lead track ‘Unleashed’ is one of the best songs of the year, and you can watch pro-shot footage of the band performing it live recently, at The Space in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

Killswitch Engage Shares “The Signal Fire” Music Video, Ft Howard Jones (Light The Torch)

As teased over the weekend, Killswitch Engage has shared the video for their highly anticipated single, ‘The Signal Fire’. The track features a duet between lead singer Jesse Leach and former KsE singer Howard Jones of Light The Torch, Watch the video, directed by the band’s longtime collaborator Ian McFarland (The Godfathers of Hardcore, Meshuggah): Continue reading

Killswitch Engage Shares Teaser for “The Signal Fire” Video, New Album Out Now

 

Killswitch Engage has released their new album, Atonement, their first for Metal Blade Records. The band just shared a blink and you’ll miss it a teaser trailer for their new music video for the highly anticipated track ‘The Signal Fire’. The song features a collaboration with former Killswitch Engage and current Light The Torch vocalist Howard Jones, and the clip will be released this Tuesday, August 20th. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Killswitch Engage – Atonement

A few beers in and I’m trying to figure out the angle on this new Killswitch Engage release, Atonement (Metal Blade). Sure, to Johnny NoName, it simple to just say “it’s just another Killswitch album, you know what you’re getting.” And sure, there’s a bit of truth to that statement as we get many of the tried and tested play plays from this Massachusetts staple like rock-solid production, punchy mix, and equal parts melody and guitar fire. I wouldn’t expect any less. Continue reading

Jesse Leach Gives an Update on His Side Projects – Times of Grace and The Weapon

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach has a hectic schedule. He is winding down Killswitch’s tour with Clutch (coverage soon at Ghost Cult), and the bands’ new album Atonement (Metal Blade) is just weeks away now. Leach just updated fans on two of his other bands, Times of Grace, and The Weapon. Times of Grace features his KsE partner Adam D. and released the incredible debut The Hymn of A Broken Man (Roadrunner Records) in 2011. The band was integral to getting Jesse back into KsE a short time later. The Weapon is a NYHC-inspired band with also features former Thy Will Be Done guitarist Chris Drapeau and has a two-song EP out from 2018. Leach shared in two posts on his Instagram (which you should all follow) that ToG has a new full-length album almost done, and The Weapon is also about to hit the studio this week and finish up their debut full length! Fresh!  Continue reading