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PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have announced an Australian tour in support of their sixth studio LP,  Reverence. Accompanying them on the seven date run will be American metalcore giants Killswitch Engage and fellow countrymen Thy Art Is Murder.  Today’s tour announcement follows news that Reverence achieved #1 position on the ARIA chart  – their fifth ARIA top ten debut and second consecutive #1- placing them […]

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Mike D of Killswitch Engage

Mike D of Killswitch Engage

“Australian audiences pay attention to bands that don’t necessarily make it over too much and I feel like they pour their heart and soul into that dancefloor when you do finally make it over. We’ve been fortunate enough to be over a few times and every time feels like the first time…” From Release: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE re-defined heavy metal with the […]

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE with special guests Fallujah announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE with special guests Fallujah announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

Iconic metal giants, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, will be returning to Australia in March 2017, in support of their seventh album Incarnate. The Massachusetts powerhouse will be bringing along the atmospheric, boundary-pushing metallers FALLUJAH for their first ever Australian tour. This is going to be one of the ‘must attend’ heavy tours of 2017. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE re-defined heavy metal with the release […]

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Mike D’Antonio of Killswitch Engage

Mike D’Antonio of Killswitch Engage

“I guess we just know each other’s strengths and weaknesses, we’re one of those bands that hasn’t gone through too many member changes and the guys that we’ve got are really trustworthy and we know our parts in the band and we rely on each other a lot, which is great that you have that sort of backup and support […]

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Soundwave 2016 announces metal bands performing classic albums in full!

Soundwave 2016 announces metal bands performing classic albums in full!

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’s ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’ album was a watershed moment in metal in 2002 as it heralded the birth of ‘Metalcore’. An army of imitators was born and have all tried in vain to emulate this essential classic. In a Special Soundwave Presentation, we are thrilled to announce that KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will be performing ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’ in […]

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John Sankey of Devil You Know

John Sankey of Devil You Know

“So after the first record I think we were like we’re not going to go through that experience again, I mean not that it was a terrible thing it wasn’t at all, this album sounds a lot truer to who we are, the each of us, and the people that have heard it so far have all said that, like […]

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Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage

Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage

“…I’m kind of winging it, I’ve got a rough idea of what I want to do, but for the most part yeah I’m kind of winging it here, it’s my first time and we’ll see how it goes. I’m just gonna get in there and just punk rock, throw it down and see what happens.” From release: JESSE LEACH, lead […]

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Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage) First DJ and Spoken Word tour in Australia

Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage) First DJ and Spoken Word tour in Australia

JESSE LEACH, lead singer for Killswitch Engage, has always been a man of many creative, artistic hats. While KsE are in the planning stages for their next album, including contributing a song written for the upcoming Games of Thrones mixtape, Leach is going Down Under and is once against flexing new musical muscles by embarking on his first solo DJ and spoken […]

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Rex Brown of Kill Devil Hill

Rex Brown of Kill Devil Hill

“…It even brings back the hunger days of when Pantera started for me, so that being said, it’s all about you’re only as good as your last gig and you’ve got to get out there and kick some fuckin’ ass man, that’s what I’m known for and I’m not going to fuckin’ let you down now… no way.” From Bio: […]

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Joel Stroetzel of Killswitch Engage

Joel Stroetzel of Killswitch Engage

“The vibe is really good in the whole camp and the band and crew are all getting along great and I think just having Jesse so excited to be back and touring and doing it for a living, his positive vibes are rubbing off on everybody, so it’s good. The morale is high. *laughs*” From tour release: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’S ‘Alive Or […]

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Australian Tour Announced

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Australian Tour Announced

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’S ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’ album was a watershed moment in metal in 2002 as it heralded the birth of ‘Metalcore’. Now, more than a decade later, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have reunited with original singer Jesse Leach. “This change is very exciting,” the band said upon announcing Leach’s triumphant return. “We know you’re going to love it. This is truly […]

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Mike D’Antonio, Joel Stroetzel & Justin Foley of Killswitch Engage

Mike D’Antonio, Joel Stroetzel & Justin Foley of Killswitch Engage

“It’s a great way to come down here and get the most people, like the most bang for your buck with people watching because we don’t get here that often but when we do get here and see tonnes of people it’s a really great way to get our band out as much as possible.” From Bio: Sometimes, a much-loved […]

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Killswitch Engage announce ‘Disarm The Descent’ as title of new album out March 29

Killswitch Engage announce ‘Disarm The Descent’ as title of new album out March 29

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE DISARM THE DESCENT AS TITLE OF NEW ALBUM OUT MARCH 29  Grammy-nominated, Massachusetts-based hard rockers Killswitch Engage – singer Jesse Leach, guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, bassist Mike D’Antonio, guitarist Joel Stroetzel and drummer Justin Foley have announced Disarm The Descent as the title of their upcoming sixth album.  The 12-track record is due out March 29 on longtime label Roadrunner Records and is the follow up to 2009’s self-titled […]

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Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch and Killswitch Engage to host live chats TOMORROW!

Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch and Killswitch Engage to host live chats TOMORROW!

PAPA ROACH TO MAKE MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT;  FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH AND KILLSWITCH ENGAGE DISCUSS METAL HAMMER TRESPASS AMERICA FESTIVAL PAPA ROACH: Rock berserkers and multi hit-makers Papa Roach have announced a special live chat with fans for a “major announcement” this Thursday, June 14th at 3pm PST. Frontman Jacoby Shaddix, guitarist Jerry Horton, bassist Tobin Esperance and drummer Tony Palermo will make the special announcement as well as interact and chat with Roach […]

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Pop Evil debut brand new music video featuring Mick Mars and Jessa Hinton

Pop Evil debut brand new music video featuring Mick Mars and Jessa Hinton

POP EVIL DEBUT BRAND NEW NEW MUSIC VIDEO FEATURING MOTLEY CRUE’S MICK MARS AND PLAYBOY PLAYMATE JESSA HINTON (NEW YORK, NY) – POP EVIL has debuted a new music video for their latest hit single, “Boss’s Daughter” exclusively on VEVO today. Featuring the likes of Playboy Playmate Jessa Hinton and co-writer Mick Mars of Motley Crue, the video leaves you […]

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Killswitch Engage announce new singer: Jesse Leach

Killswitch Engage announce new singer: Jesse Leach

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER: JESSE LEACH WHO SERVED AS BAND’S ORIGINAL SINGER ON LANDMARK ALBUM ALIVE OR JUST BREATHING  Killswitch Engage are pleased to announce that they have filled the singer vacancy in the band and they have done so with a familiar face: original vocalist Jesse Leach. Leach sang on the band’s first self-titled album, which came out in 2000, and on […]

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