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Killswitch Engage guitarist Joel Stroetzel leaves tour for family emergency

Posted by on February 18, 2019

Killswitch Engage is currently on tour in Europe but guitarist Joel Stroetzel had to leave due to a family emergency. The band’s production stage/manager Josh Mihlek will be taking on Joel’s duties for the final two shows of the tour. The one show happened last night (February 17) and the other another show is tonight […]

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Top Ten tours we’re looking forward to in 2019

Posted by on February 1, 2019

With 2019 just underway, it’s time to start preparing for the year’s most anticipated touring cycles. Here are ten North American treks we’re looking forward to see so far. 10) Children of Bodom (w/ Swallow the Sun, Wolfheart) Finland’s Children of Bodom will be hitting the road this March in support of their tenth studio album, Hexed, […]

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Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach stepping back from social media to focus on mental health issues

Posted by on January 14, 2019

Exactly two years ago, Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach decided to take a break from social media. Unfortunately, despite working on new music as well as an extensive amount of touring, Leach has decided to take a break from the social media platform once again. Despite already deleted posts, Leach at some point stated that […]

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Killswitch Engage & Parkway Drive announce co-headlining ‘Collapse the World’ tour

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Killswitch Engage and Parkway Drive have teamed up to embark on a 2019 spring North American trek. The Collapse the World Tour is scheduled to kick off on April 18th in San Francisco, CA and will run through the weekend of May 17th at the inaugural Sonic Temple fest in Columbus, OH. Support will be […]

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Foo Fighters, Tool, and KoRn set to headline first-ever Epicenter Fest

Posted by on December 10, 2018

Announced today, the debut of Epicenter by Danny Wimmer Presents, will bring three days of Rock ‘N Roll to Rockingham, North Carolina. Mark your calendars, for May 10th, 11th & 12th, 2019, because the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds will play host to the first-ever Epicenter Festival. Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn are set to […]

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Korn, Rob Zombie & Tool set to headline 2019’s ‘Welcome to Rockville’

Posted by on December 3, 2018

With all the new festivals being revealed by Danny Wimmer in the past few months, an announcement today saw the return of Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, Florida. Metropolitan Park will once again play host over three days in May 2019 as more than 50 bands, and 90,000+ fans converge in Jacksonville the weekend of […]

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Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach is about “halfway through 21 songs” for new album

Posted by on September 18, 2018

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach has provided an update on the band’s new album, revealing he is about halfway through 21 songs. We can only guess the follow-up to 2016’s Incarnate will be released in early 2019. Leach has also provided a brief Times of Grace update by promising there will be a new record […]

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Killswitch Engage announce rescheduled U.S. Tour dates

Posted by on August 21, 2018

Last Spring, Killswitch Engage had to postpone a handful of shows due to vocalist Jesse Leach undergoing vocal cord surgery. Today (21st) the group has announced makeup shows for four of those markets including Sayreville, Poughkeepsie, Cleveland, and Louisville. The band has also added six more shows as they have invited Born of Osiris, Crowbar […]

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Killswitch Engage sign with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Killswitch Engage has signed to Metal Blade Records and are partnering with Sony Music Entertainment outside of North America. The band revealed they plan to release a new album sometime in 2019. With the exception of their 2000 debut, which was on Ferret, the band have been with Roadrunner Records for the past 16 years. […]

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2nd Annual ‘Small Bites of Hope,’ hosted by Jesse Leach and Jamey Jasta, taking place tonight

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Last year, chef Brian Tsao, who you might have seen beating Bobby Flay or cooking with the likes of Zakk Wylde on Metal Injection, hosted something that was a little more personal. Small Bites of Hope was hosted by Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach, and was a benefit for Hope For the Day, a suicide prevention […]

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