Tag Archives: Joel Stroetzel

Killswitch Engage celebrate 20th anniversary with digital timeline

Posted by on June 23, 2020

  Killswitch Engage turn 20 years old and celebrated by making a digital timeline on their website that goes into detail about the band’s career and documents pivotal and memorable moments in their history. The timeline is clickable and consists of vintage posters, live photos and fan tattoos, creating a digital Killswitch Engage museum. The band […]

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Killswitch Engage guitarist Joel Stroetzel leaves tour for family emergency

Posted by on February 18, 2019

Killswitch Engage is currently on tour in Europe but guitarist Joel Stroetzel had to leave due to a family emergency. The band’s production stage/manager Josh Mihlek will be taking on Joel’s duties for the final two shows of the tour. The one show happened last night (February 17) and the other another show is tonight […]

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Killswitch Engage Album Gets Title, Release Date

Posted by on January 7, 2013

It’s been about a year since rumors started swirling about Jesse Leach returning to Killswitch Engage, and about 11 months since the vocalist officially announced he was rejoining the band. And now the first album featuring Leach since 2002’s Alive or Just Breathing has been given a title and a release date. Disarm the Descent will be […]

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Killswitch Engage Launch Auction Page To Benefit Friend

Posted by on November 7, 2012

Want to help out a good friend of Killswitch Engage and get a one-of-a-kind signed instrument from the band as well? Yesterday, Killswitch Engage posted the following on their Facebook page: Hi everyone…A good friend of the band has recently had to battle pancreatic cancer. We would like to donate some of our personal instruments […]

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Killswitch Engage Perform With Jesse Leach At New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2012

Posted by on April 23, 2012

This past weekend, I attended the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival at the Palladium Theatre in Worcester, MA. While the 3 days brought us some amazing performances and moments (which we’ll recap in this week’s Top 5), the most highly anticipated and buzzed about set from the weekend came from one headliner: Killswitch Engage. […]

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Killswitch Have Eight Demos Ready For New Album, Eyeing A Summer 2012 Release

Posted by on December 1, 2011

Back in August, guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz revealed that Killswitch Engage were getting into writing mode for a new album. At the time, an exact time table was unclear. But now according to bassist Mike D’Antonio, the band has already completed eight demos and hopes to have an album out by the Summer of 2012. Though […]

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Shadows Fall Guitarist Joins Times Of Grace As New Bassist

Posted by on May 16, 2011

It looks like Times Of Grace has become an even bigger Masscore supergroup. The group featuring Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz and ex-KSE singer Jesse Leach has announced that Shadows Fall guitarist Matt Bachand will be replacing bassist Daniel Struble in their touring lineup. Bachand will be joining KSE guitarist Joel Stroetzel and drummer Dan […]

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Times Of Grace Announce Touring Lineup; Further Becomes A KSE Reunion

Posted by on January 25, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q59jzir_BLw&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Old school fans of Killswitch Engage were ecstatic to hear that guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz was working with ex-KSE singer Jesse Leach on the project Times Of Grace. But with the announcement of the groups touring lineup, fans might be getting more of a KSE reunion than they bargained for. It’s been revealed that fellow […]

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