Tag: Killswitch Engage

Review: “Moment” by Dark Tranquillity

At this point in their careers it’s safe to say that the legacy of Swedish Melodic Death Metallers Dark Tranquillity as one of the cornerstones of the Gothenburg sound is set in stone. The only question is whether the band can continue to produce music worthy of that legacy as they reach their twelfth studio

Riff Police! Pull Over! #127: Inimical Drive Vs Killswitch Engage!

Injecting a bit more swagger from their love of classic Metal bands like Dio, in 2013 Metalcore mainstays Killswitch Engage released single “In Due Time” from their album “Disarm the Descent“, their first with the returning Jesse Leach and recorded in their native Westfield Massachusetts. It was strong enough to earn them a Grammy Nomination

Bootleg: Killswitch Engage in Chicago!

“This revelation is the death of ignorance, Tangled in a state of suffocation, Slave to self righteousness, Damnation is on your lips, From sorrow to serenity, the truth is absolution, From sorrow to serenity, its on your head, This is my last serenade, I feel you as you fall away, This is my last serenade,

Review: “Enemy” by Inimical Drive

An Alternative Metal quintet hailing from St. Louis Missouri, Inimical Drive have been together since 2002 but it wasn’t until 2012’s “Signal The Sirens” that they got the attention they were looking for. Citing influences from In Flames, Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold, Mark Nicol (drums), Dan Winter (bass), Joel Corby (vocals), Nick Blackburn (guitar) and Rich

Throwback: “Last One Standing” by Silent Civilian!

Formed in the aftermath of his exit from Spineshank and fueled by a desire to take a new musical direction, Silent Civilian saw Jonny Santos completely reinvent himself from being the Industrial Metal vocalist to being the vocalist and guitarist of a Metalcore band. He also transformed himself, both physically and vocally, at times barely

Riff Police! Pull Over! #120: Killswitch Engage Vs Symphony X!

The year 2000 saw “V: The New Mythology Suite” from Symphony X, a Progressive Metal outfit formed in New Jersey in 1994. A concept album that retells the myth of Atlantis with moments about Ancient Egyptian mythology and Astrology, it marks a continuation of the bands heavier styling while also incorporating moments of classical music.

Interview: Killswitch Engage talk life in Metal!

The latest in the Metal Blade Interview Series sees host Riley McShane of Allegaeon fame chat with Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz about his bands entire career in Metalcore, talking about numerous drunken nights after shows, wearing a cape and having a laugh with everything he does. Judging by his comments it seems that the

NEWS: Machine Head put on the lyrical bulletproof vest!

It was kind of inevitable that the 25th Anniversary tour trek for “Burn My Eyes” would be cancelled during its second lap of the Globe, especially with Mastermind Robb Flynn saying he’s of the belief that touring activities in general won’t be up to the speed that they were until 2022. That being said, the

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Killswitch Engage.

Without a doubt one of the stand out tracks from “As Daylight Dies“, the fourth studio record from Metalcore mainstays Killswitch Engage, “My Curse” is an instantly recognisable classic from 2006. Lex Halaby was tapped up to shoot a music video for the single, having previously done so for “A Bid Farewell” and a radio

Interview: In Flames talk “Clayman” and the live experience!

But not just the Swedish Melodic Death Metallers. Members of Killswitch Engage, Earth Crisis, Darkest Hour, Dark Tranquillity, Moonspell, As I Lay Dying, Trivium and Burn It Down are all in this interview put together to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of “Clayman” from In Flames. A re-release will occur on 28th August with an EP