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Grammy-nominated, Massachusetts-based hard rock band Killswitch Engage released the two-disc, Blu-ray and CD package Beyond the Flames: Home Video Vol. II in November 2016. Beyond the Flames is now available digitally and can be purchased here.
Beyond The Flames: Home Video Vol. II is a treasure trove of content, featuring more than 3.5 hours of footage. At the heart of this release is the 75-minute documentary that chronicles the return of original vocalist Jesse Leach, after nearly a decade away, to the band he helped form back in 1999. (more…)
Metalcore forefathers Killswitch Engage and thrash legends Anthrax have announced they will hit the road this sSpring to co-headline a 27-date North American tour, presented by SiriusXM. The bands’ itinerary will include an April 15 appearance at the Texas Independence Festival in Austin, as well as each band headlining two solo shows separate from the double bill.
With KsE and Anthrax rotating the closing slot over the course of the dates, the tour will hit the ground on March 29 in Montclair, New Jersey, and then crisscross the continent, wrapping up May 7 in Boston. The Devil Wears Prada will provide direct support on all dates.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. local time Friday, Dec. 16. Log on to the KsE site, the Anthrax site or the TDWP site for all details regarding ticket purchasing and pre-sales. (more…)
It’s hard to remember a new band that set the metal world aflutter the way Times of Grace has in early 2011. The reason: The act teams Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz with his band’s original singer, Jesse Leach (who spent the better part of the past decade in Seemless and now fronts The Empire Shall Fall), for the first time since Alive or Just Breathing, the landmark Killswitch album released in 2002. The Times of Grace debut, The Hymn of a Broken Man, released Jan. 18, 2011, shows Leach and Dutkiewicz’s creative partnership is stronger than ever. The band recently kicked off its first tour in Baltimore, and before the show, Leach talked to Live Metal’s Greg Maki about all things Times of Grace. (more…)