Tag Archives: Light the Torch

Light the Torch share “Wilting in the Light” video; new album arriving in June

Posted by on April 9, 2021

    Light The Torch have announced their new album, You Will Be the Death of Me, will be released on June 25th via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2018’s Revival was recorded at Sparrow Sound in Glendale, CA with production team Josh GIlbert and Joseph McQueen (Bullet For My Valentine, Suicide Silence). The group […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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Light the Torch are working on a new album

Posted by on December 12, 2019

Light the Torch are currently working on pre-production for their upcoming album and will be hitting the studio shortly after. The band still hasn’t named an official drummer but Kyle Baltus (36 Crazyfists) has been filling in on tour. Below you can see the band’s post: Pre production starts today. Sorting out the last bits […]

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Howard Jones’ Light the Torch will open for Killswitch Engage on Atonement Tour

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Killswitch Engage has revealed that Light the Torch will be the opening act for their upcoming Atonement Tour with August Burns Red. Originally when the tour was announced the opener was kept a secret. Killswitch Engage fans can now rejoice and hope for the former vocalist, Howard Jones to join the band on stage for […]

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Is Kyle Baltus (36 Crazyfists) the new Light the Torch drummer?

Posted by on November 1, 2019

In the latest rumor train, Light the Torch might have recruited 36 Crazyfists drummer Kyle Baltus as their new drummer. Previously filling in for drums was Extinction A.D. drummer Mike Sciulara. Nothing has been confirmed as of yet but there is video of Baltus playing behind the kit on the band’s current tour. Light The Torch are out […]

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Ice Nine Kills to headline Octane Accelerator fall Tour

Posted by on August 5, 2019

Ice Nine Kills will be headlining SiriusXM presented The Octane Accelerator tour this Fall. Fit For a King, Light the Torch, Make Them Suffer, and Awake At Last will join in on the run, which kicks off on October 29th in Cleveland, OH and runs through December 1st in NYC.  Check out the tour dates […]

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Light The Torch’s Howard Jones talks upcoming projects on ‘Jasta Show’ Podcast

Posted by on April 17, 2019

Howard Jones, former frontman for Killswitch Engage & current frontman for Light The Torch, appeared on the Jasta Show podcast last week to talk about some of his upcoming projects. The first he mentioned was a two-song guest spot on former Soilwork guitarist Peter Wichers’ movie music project, Tone Assassins’ upcoming five-song EP. Jones took care […]

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Photos/Review: Mark Morton & Light the Torch at Gramercy Theatre w/Moon Tooth on 3/19

Posted by on April 2, 2019

On March 19th, New York City’s Gramercy Theatre was packed with devoted Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Mark Morton and Howard Jones fans. It was an evening of curiosity as this was the first headlining tour Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton has embarked on in support of his debut solo effort Anesthetic (read our […]

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Lamb of God’s Mark Morton announces solo tour

Posted by on January 23, 2019

Mark Morton’s debut solo album Anesthetic will be released on March 1st via WPP Records and Spinefarm Records. Today (23rd) Lamb of God’s main axe man has announced a short North American run to celebrate his first solo full-length effort. Light the Torch will be joining Morton as well as support coming from Moon Tooth. The tour […]

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Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch to headline 2019’s Inkcarceration festival

Posted by on January 16, 2019

Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival will return this summer on July 12-14th at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory (Shawshank Prison). The lineup for the three-day event has been announced as Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch are scheduled to headline. The festival will consist of over 30 bands and 70 tattoo artists. For those who enjoy horror, there will be a brand new haunted house attraction Escape from Blood Prison! Field, camping, and VIP tickets are currently on sale at this location.

Current lineup (so far):



Five Finger Death Punch


Taking Back Sunday



I Prevail


Red Sun Rising

Motionless in White



The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Andrew W.K.


Stabbing Westward

Light the Torch

From Ashes to New

Smile Empty Soul

Eyes Set To Kill

Awake at Last

The Funeral Portrait


Raven Black

Beyond Unbroken


Impending Lies

The Everyday Losers

The Monster Dolls

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