Killswitch Engage Brings Back Original Singer

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Killswitch Engage has brought in Jesse Leach, the band's original vocalist, to replace Howard Jones. The band announced last month that they had officially parted ways with Jones, who replaced Leach in 2002. Leach sang on the band's 2000 self-titled album, and on their landmark 2002 Roadrunner debut Alive or Just Breathing. Last year the band toured with Phil Labonte of All That Remains after Jones  took and unexpected leave of absence in the middle of  a headlining tour.   … [Read more...]

Killswitch Engage Looks for Howard Jones’ Replacement on Facebook

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Last week the Weeknd posted a message on his Facebook page looking for touring band members, and now Killswitch Engage has followed suit, using Facebook as one means to find their new singer. Killswitch Engage parted ways with longtime singer Howard Jones last week, and yesterday the band offered fans, via their Facebook page, a chance to audition, posting: "We've been getting a lot of inquiries about the KsE singer position. If you are interested, please send an MP3 or a song link, a photo … [Read more...]

Killswitch Engage Parts Ways with Singer Howard Jones

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Killswitch Engage has officially parted ways with singer Howard Jones. The band released the following statement today: "To our family, friends and fans: We have decided to continue on without Howard Jones as the singer of Killswitch Engage.  We love Howard and are thankful for the nine years that we've had him in the band.  Out of respect for everyone involved we will not be discussing the specific reasons behind this decision. Howard is a part of our family and always will be, and we wish … [Read more...]

Video: Killswitch Engage Debuts New Claymation Video for “Save Me”

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Killswitch Engage released their new video for "Save Me". Watch the video below. The video directed by Jim Starace features singer Howard Jones, guitarist Adam D., bassist Mike D’Antonio, guitarist Joel Stroetzel and drummer Justin Foley- in full Claymation mode. Of the video, bassist Mike D., said, “We are pretty excited about our new video for the song ‘Save Me.’ It is the first time since ‘Holy Diver’ that we get to show our funny side in a video. We think our fans are gonna … [Read more...]

Video: Killswitch Engage Debuts New Claymation Video for "Save Me"

Killswitch Engage released their new video for "Save Me". Watch the video below. The video directed by Jim Starace features singer Howard Jones, guitarist Adam D., bassist Mike D … [Read more...]

Roadrunner Records Top Ten Album Covers

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Since early last week, Roadrunner Records has been counting down the ten greatest album covers in our 25+ year history at www.roadrunnerrecords.com. And the winner is... Type O Negative’s Bloody Kisses. That’s right, the first album to achieve a Gold certification in Roadrunner’s illustrious history has been chosen as the #1 Album Cover ever! Voted on by the label’s worldwide staff, starting with King Diamond’s Abigail at #10, Roadrunner has run through some catalog classics in … [Read more...]

Killswitch Engage Live at the Tabernacle

Performing on their first headlining tour, Roadrunner recording artists Killswitch Engage descend on the Tabernacle in Atlanta with a powerful package of the metalcore genre and a sudden change in touring lineup. … [Read more...]

Killswitch Engage Will Continue to Tour with Phil Labonte Due To Howard Jones Unexpected Absence

Last week, it was announced that Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones had to unexpectedly leave the band current headlining tour, leading to a flurry of rumors and questions about the status of the tour and the band. The band has further issued the following statement addressing the matter, saying: "It became overwhelmingly obvious to all of us around Howard that he is in no condition to be on tour right now and that he needed to get off the road and get himself better. It’s a personal … [Read more...]