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Killswitch Engage React to 2014 Grammy Nod

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

2013 has been a great year for Killswitch Engage. It's the band's first full year with vocalist Jesse Leach back in the lineup, and with Leach, Killswitch released 'Disarm the Descent' and embarked on some awesome tours. To cap off the year, Killswitch Engage have been nominated for a 2014 Grammy, with Leach announcing his excitement in a press release.

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Jesse Leach Talks Killswitch Engage Ambitions, Bringing Back Hardcore + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach has had a busy year to say the least, most recently capped off with a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance ('In Due Time'). After he rejoined the band last year, Killswitch Engage have toured relentlessly behind their latest album, ‘Disarm the Descent.’

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2014 Grammy Nominees for Best Metal Performance: Anthrax, Black Sabbath, Dream Theater, Killswitch Engage + Volbeat With King Diamond

Anthrax Black Sabbath Dream Theater Killswitch Engage Volbeat King Diamond
Kevin Winter / Jason Merritt, Getty Images / Century Media Roadrunner Records / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Metal Blade

Metal may not get the wealth of recognition that other genres receive, but the big category that every metalhead music fan should be paying attention to is the Best Metal Performance category. The nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards were just announced and there's a diverse group of acts populating the category.

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Win a Lamb of God / Killswitch Engage / Testament / Huntress Tour Prize Pack!

Lamb of God Killswitch Engage Testament Huntress
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com / Roadrunner Records / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire (2)

It's bound to be one of the top tours of the fall, as Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage are teaming up for a co-headlining trek. As if that weren't enough, they'll be joined by thrash metal vets Testament and one of the hottest up-and-coming bands in metal -- Huntress. Loudwire and Noisecreep are teaming up with the bands to bring you a prize package featuring items from all four acts on the trek.

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Killswitch Engage To Play Intimate Gig at New York’s CBGB Festival

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Since the release of their new album ‘Disarm the Descent,’ Killswitch Engage have been touring nonstop. New York City fans will get a special treat on Oct. 12 when the major metal act plays an intimate show at the tiny Santos Party House as part of the second annual CBGB Festival.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Metal, News

We Came As Romans vs. Killswitch Engage – Cage Match

Equal Vision / Roadrunner
Equal Vision / Roadrunner

It was a razor-close battle, but We Came As Romans edged out The Devil Wears Prada by a margin of 52-48 percent in the previous Cage Match. Can WCAR and their song 'Fade Away' keep up the momentum against yet another strong opponent?

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Killswitch Engage Drummer Breaks Collarbone; As I Lay Dying Stickman Fills in on Tour

Justin Foley
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Unfortunate news has come out of the Killswitch Engage camp regarding the band's upcoming tour with Lamb of God. Killswitch drummer Justin Foley was involved in a bicycle accident which resulted in a broken collarbone. With Foley unable to perform due to the injury, As I Lay Dying drummer Jordan Mancino has been recruited to man the kit for Killswitch Engage's upcoming Asia / Europe tour.

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Lamb of God + Killswitch Engage Announce 2013 North American Tour With Testament + Huntress

Lamb of God / Killswitch Engage
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire (2)

How's this for a must-see tour? Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage will embark on a massive North American fall trek with Testament and Huntress beginning in Toronto on Oct. 22 and finishing up Nov. 26 in Silver Spring, Md.

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Killswitch Engage Unleash ‘Hell’ at Sold-Out NYC Show With Miss May I, The Word Alive + More

Killswitch Engage Jesse Leach
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Killswitch Engage are one of the most entertaining and energetic bands a metal music fan can see today, and they brought the house down earlier this week with a stellar performance at Best Buy Theater -- with support from Miss May I, Darkest Hour, the Word Alive and Affiance.

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Killswitch Engage Donating Proceeds From Oklahoma City Show for Tornado Aid

Killswitch Engage
Roadrunner

Killswitch Engage are kicking off their 'Disarm the Descent' tour tomorrow (May 30) at the Diamond Ballroom in Oklahoma City, Okla., and they intend to do something for those affected by the recent tornados that ravaged the state. The group has announced that they are donating a portion of proceeds from the night's ticket sales to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Metal, News

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