Killswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage

Jesse Leach - Vocals
Adam Dutkiewicz - Guitars
Joel Stroetzel - Guitars
Mike D’Antonio - Bass
Justin Foley - Drums

Within every musical movement of any importance, there are those few whose monikers are synonymous with specific strains of artistic achievement. It is from the creative leadership of these trailblazers that dozens of descendants have undeniably drawn inspiration. To mention one of these bands in conversation is to mentally conjure a musical identity, a fellowship of fans and of multiple inspired acts.

Killswitch Engage has become one such entity. Built organically from the most potent components of melodic, heavy and catchy-as-hell European death metal and the almost spiritual essence of the most grimy, urgent and forever yearning American hardcore, thebrilliantly individual and self-described “Massholes” in Killswitch (as fans often abbreviate it) have come to define a generational shift equal parts inevitable and by design, as cultural earthquakes and uprisings often are.

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