Waterfront Concerts, SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) and Music Matters have announced the second annual Impact Music Festival, featuring Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment, Skillet, Clutch, Between the Buried and Me and more on Saturday, July 27, and Godsmack, Evanescence, Killswitch Engage, All That Remains, Beartooth, Andrew W.K. and more on Sunday, July 28. The festival will... Continue Reading →
Killswitch Engage and Parkway Drive have announced a massive co-headline tour, dubbed "Collapse the World." The trek will take place in Spring 2019, kicking off on April 18 in San Francisco and running through May 16 in Milwaukee. After The Burial will appear in the lineup as a support act and the tour will be sponsored by Revolver. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 21 at 10am local time.
On Monday July 9, Light the Torch took the stage at a packed-to-capacity Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York, for the first time ever as a band. Revolver documented the entire experience with a three-camera shoot, and the show was streamed live via Facebook. One-off live versions of tracks "The Bitter End," "Calm Before the Storm," "The Safety of Disbelief" and "Die Alone" have... Continue Reading →
Fresh off its summer European tour with Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage has announced the rescheduled dates from its spring 2018 tour. The band was forced to postpone a handful of dates in late April and early May due to singer Jesse Leach undergoing vocal cord surgery. The band will play make up shows in the four markets (Sayreville, Poughkeepsie,... Continue Reading →
Metal Blade Records has signed veteran metalcore act Killswitch Engage to its roster and, partnering with Sony Music Entertainment outside North America, will release its upcoming album in 2019 worldwide. "I have been a huge fan and friend of Killswitch for a long time, so it is truly an honor to be able to work with them. So happy to... Continue Reading →
Black Wizard has been honing its blend of classic, doom and thrash metal since the group of high school friends came together in 2009 in Vancouver. The quartet got its biggest break to date in 2016, when it was selected as the opening act for the Volbeat/Killswitch Engage tour. Riding that momentum into the next... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki ----- Light the Torch is a new name, but its latest release, “Revival,” isn’t quite a debut. The band formerly known as Devil You Know released two albums—”The Beauty of Destruction” (2014) and “They Bleed Red” (2015)—before legal issues with a former drummer resulted in the name change. Given the turmoil... Continue Reading →
Light the Torch, formerly known as Devil You Know, has shared the new song "Calm Before the Storm," from its upcoming album "Revival," out March 30 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "'Calm Before the Storm' is just a fun song," said singer Howard Jones. "It pairs well with good friends and a road trip. We hope you'll enjoy... Continue Reading →