Adam Dutkiewicz Discusses Killswitch Engage’s Frontman Situation

Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage spoke with Full Metal Jackie on Revolver TV, responding to whether Howard Jones is coming back to the band and how Phil Labonte of All That Remains has been received taking his place on tour. “Everyone’s been very supportive and understanding and just really sweet,” Adam said. “We were definitely super nervous when Howard had to leave, but Phil came and filled his shoes nicely.” Watch the comments via YouTube below.

Killswitch Engage ‘Holy Diver’ Video

Killswitch Engage are out with the video to their new single ‘Holy Diver’, a cover of the Dio hit, off the Westfield, Massachusetts metalcore band’s fifth album ‘Killswitch Engage’, out now on Roadrunner. Watch it via YouTube below.

Howard Jones Interviewed Backstage At Rockstar Mayhem Fest

Altitude TV’s ‘Full Metal Jackie’ caught up with Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones, where he talked about the success of their second self-titled album, the difficulty recording the disc, how it’s especially personal compared to their prior efforts, why they did another eponymous CD, and why they keep doing festivals without a headlining trek. Watch the interview and highlights from their Rockstar Mayhem Fest set below.

Killswitch Engage ‘Starting Over’ Video

Killswitch Engage are out with the video to their new single ‘Starting Over’, the second release off the Westfield, Massachusetts metal band’s self-titled fifth studio album, out June 30th via Roadrunner Records. Watch the Lex Halaby directed video below.

Backstage At Download 2009 With Adam D Of Killswitch Engage

Kerrang! Podcast spoke with Adam D of Killswitch Engage backstage at Download 2009, where the guitarist talked about his beer drinking strategy, how to deal with things being thrown on stage, why he was sporting flip flops, and the joy of festival food. Watch the brief chat below.

Killswitch Engage ‘This Is Absolution’ Video

Killswitch Engage are out the video to their new single ‘This Is Absolution’, off the Massachusetts metalcore quintet’s fourth studio album ‘As Daylight Dies’, out now on Roadrunner Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Killswitch Engage’s D’Antonio: No New Album Until 2009

Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D’Antonio tells Billboard.com that the Westfield, Massachusetts metalcore group is unlikely to release a foll-up to 2006’s ‘As Daylight Dies’ before 2009. “We are considering starting an album at the end of next year at this point,” D’Antonio said. “We’re not gonna stop touring on this record (‘As Daylight Dies’) until at least the end of April, and I know we’re probably going to do a run of all the festivals in Europe in June and July. After that, I believe then we’re gonna start talking about writing a new record.” Read more.

Killswitch Engage Fans Are Angry, Members Are Goofy

Killswitch Engage drummer Justin Foley spoke with SunJournal.com in a Q&A, where he talked about what the band’s fans are like. “It’s mostly I would say angry teenagers,” Foley said. “I don’t know. We’ve done some tours lately where the kids aren’t quite as angry. But they’re mostly younger than we are.” Asked if he shares their anger, Foley responded, “Not at all, we’re pretty goofy. Really the music is heavy and it’s loud, but there’s nothing mad about what we’re doing. We’re just having fun.” The full story at sunjournal.com has since been removed.

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