First look at new Killswitch

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    Luke

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    [youtube]I8XRpQicS5Y[/youtube]

    The quality is shit and Howard's live vocals are off but I can already tell this is gonna be a brilliant song.
     
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    I can't fucking wait. I'm going to see them in 17 days, they better play some new shit!
     
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    It sounds really good. Seems like a bigger departure than they've made between albums in the past, not that I mind whether or not they do make one. They've done pretty well so far without really reinventing the wheel.
     
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    Wow that's the worst vocal performance I've ever heard from him :lol:

    Not that I'm bagging him, it's a new song so yeah.
    Sounds like it'll be solid.
     
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    Like everyone has said, vocals sounds off, but I can tell from the clip that the song, done properly in the studio, should sound pretty bad-ass.

    Definitely looking forward to the new record, that's for sure.
     
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    Update on the new record, from MetalHammer.

    http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/killswitch-engage-name-new-album/

    Step this way to see the artwork and get all of your essential details on the new album from Killswitch Engage.

    Killswitch Engage have announced that their forthcoming new album will be self-titled. This will be the second self-titled Killswitch album, following the band’s 2000 debut.

    Vocalist Howard Jones says of the decision: “When we all couldn’t agree on an album title, someone suggested we just keep it self-titled and we all pretty much agreed…gives it the feeling of a fresh new beginning.”

    Continuing to talk about the album, Jones said: “It was time for us to step outside of our comfort zone and try something a little different with this record. It definitely still sounds like us, but we needed to be refreshed and take things a little further.”

    Tentative track titles are ‘Reckoning’, ‘The Forgotten’, ‘Light in a Darkened World’ and ‘Starting Over’. Check out the track ‘Light in a Darkened World’.

    And here is the artwork for ‘Killswitch Engage’:

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    Plus, another video. I believe this is Light in a Darkened World.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLUCc_kyVR4&feature=related
     
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    That picture used on the cover is beautiful.
     
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    Can't fuckin wait!
     
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    My concern is, how is this going to work in my iTunes with there already being a self-titled Killswitch album? :lol:

    Apparently, the album is coming out in June.
     
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    It's not my favourite album cover of theirs, but it is nonetheless pretty sweet. Interesting they've gone for another self-titled. Very interested to see how this turns out.
     
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    That's one of the best album covers I've seen. The song is badass too. Can't wait for this!
     
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    I really thought that would be one of the best album covers of the year, if not the best, but it looks like He Is Legend have beaten it.
     
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    Does anyone know where they got their name from?
     
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    The band's name originated from the break-up of Overcast and Aftershock, using aspects that pushed and elevated the band and putting the combination into a new category. D'Antonio commented "basically shutting everything down that we once knew and starting over. Killswitch, which is like turning everything off. Like if someone’s hand gets caught in something in a metal working shop the foreman will press one button that will turn off the machines. A killswitch. Then the engage is just turning it back on or something like that". The band got their name from an episode of the television series The X Files entitled Kill Switch, written by William Gibson. Gibson had actually named this episode for iconic industrial band Kill Switch...Klick after a chance meeting on a book tour. The two bands are otherwise unrelated.
     
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    Soo excited for this, though have to admit Howard was kinda off there, back to the rehearsal studio I guess guys...
     
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    No need to, Howard sounded great on Saturday!
     
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    Even better =)

    The album artwork is sick.
     
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    I would vote for Adam if he were ever to run for president (and if I was an american citizen lol)...the world would just be fun. :lol:
     
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    Yeah, this album is gonna ruuule!
     

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