Times of Grace, the Rock and Metalcore project from Jesse Leach and Adam D of Killswitch Engage is celebrating ten years since the release of their debut album, Hymn of The Broken Man, today on January 18th, 2021. The band shared a video message with fans to mark the occasion. The also updated their social media profiles with a graphic touting a new album and featuring possible artwork. Check it out!
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
Act of Defiance kicks off their new North American summer tour tonight. Starting in Denver, CO where the band will play the first of four headlining shows before joining Armored Saint on their previously announced Symbol Of Salvation tour beginning July 10th in Poughkeepsie, NY. Act of Defiance includes in its ranks Chris Broderick (ex-Megadeth), Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth), Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall, Times Of Grace), and Henry Derek (Scar The Martyr). The band is still touring behind their latest studio album, Old Scars, New Wounds, via Metal Blade Records from 2017.Continue reading