Mar 082016
 

Killswitch Engage (2015)‘Alone I Stand’, a brand new song from Massachusetts-based metallers Killswitch Engage, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s seventh album, “Incarnate”, which will be released on March 11 via Roadrunner Records.

Asked in what way the making of “Incarnate” changed him, Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach told RockSverige.se: “I think it initially started out that I had an idea of what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go lyrically. I had a moment where I questioned stuff. I questioned myself as a writer, I questioned if what I was doing was the best it could be, and the answer was no, so I kind of spiraled myself into depression, almost purposely. I purposely put myself into a dark place and started thinking about the bigger questions of life, and from there I started to write stuff I never thought I’d write before and came to self-realizations about how I was raised and what I believe and don’t believe. I’m in a good place now, but I question a lot of what I was raised with and I question a lot of my beliefs. All this stuff that surround how I was brought up, I realized some of that stuff I was just believing because I was taught it and I didn’t really accept it as true. Continue reading »

Feb 292016
 

JesseLeachKillswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach recently spoke to Artisan News about the band’s seventh album, “Incarnate”, which will be released on March 11 via Roadrunner. You can watch the footage below.

On the topic of the lyrical inspiration for “Incarnate”, Leach said: “I wanted to be able to speak on current events — stuff that is relevant to us today, stuff that’s in the headlines — but I wanted to do it in such a way where it’s ambiguous enough where people can sort of draw their own conclusion. I just wanted to strike people to think. So that’s one aspect of it. And the other aspect of it is speaking about my truths, like what I think. And I’d sort of separated myself from all that stuff — social media and the news and all the violence and racism that’s going on in our media these days; I just couldn’t deal with it. So in order for me to make a valid point that said something, I had to submerge myself into that stuff and really start paying attention to what’s going on. And songs like ‘Hate By Design’, ‘Alone I Stand’, ‘The Great Deceit’ came out of those processes in writing. And the other side of it was the spiritual realm, the soul-searching stuff. I really had to re-evaluate myself, as far as where I am in my own mind, so I had to seclude myself. So it was a balance between submerging myself in all the terrible things that are going on and then distancing myself and finding solace and really doing some soul searching on my own, and both of those things happened while writing this record.” Continue reading »

Feb 192016
 

Killswitch Engage (2015)‘Cut Me Loose’, the new video from Massachusetts-based metallers Killswitch Engage, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s seventh album, “Incarnate”, which will be released on March 11 via Roadrunner.

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach stated about the track: “This song is about finding wisdom and understanding through suffering. Oftentimes we don’t realize how far we have come until we reflect back on the past. The past is a story we tell ourselves and often times that story can be difficult to recount. The burdens we carry, whether it be past mistakes or regrets, can act as a noose inhibiting our growth and progression. There comes a time when we must release the bondage of our burdens and making peace with the demons and darkness of the past. Setting the albatross of regret free and moving on in life, if you will.”

Killswitch Engage will embark on a North American headline tour shortly after the new album’s release. They will be joined by Memphis May Fire and 36 Crazyfists for the trek, with an opening act to be named shortly. The tour runs from March 16 in San Antonio, Texas to April 24 near Charleston, South Carolina. Dates and locations are listed below.

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Jan 292016
 

Killswitch Engage (2015)‘Hate By Design’, the new video from Massachusetts metallers Killswitch Engage, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s seventh album, “Incarnate”, which will be released on March 11 via Roadrunner Records.

Killswitch Engage will embark on a North American headline tour shortly after the new album’s release. They will be joined by Memphis May Fire and 36 Crazyfists for the trek, with an opening act to be named shortly. The tour runs from March 16 in San Antonio, Texas to April 24 near Charleston, South Carolina. Dates and locations are listed below. Continue reading »

Jan 202016
 

Killswitch Engage (2015)Massachusetts metallers Killswitch Engage will release their seventh album, “Incarnate”, on March 11 via Roadrunner. The cover art for the CD can be seen below.

Pre-orders for “Incarnate” will be available at iTunes and KillswitchEngage.com on January 29.

Killswitch Engage will embark on a North American headline tour shortly after the new album’s release. They will be joined by Memphis May Fire and 36 Crazyfists for the trek, with an opening act to be named shortly. The tour runs from March 16 in San Antonio, Texas to April 24 near Charleston, South Carolina.

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