NASCAR driver, Tyler Reddick will be sporting a Killswitch Engage-themed Chevrolet Camaro this Friday (20th) during the opening race of the 2019 NASCAR XfinitySeries Playoffs at the Richmond Raceway. Reddick previously showed his love for metal as he sported a Megadeth-themed car back in July during the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Gimme Radio will once again be involved and will have Killswitch Engage taking over the app, playing the band’s latest album, Atonement as well as some of their favorite tunes. Reddick will also being conducting a Q&A on the Gimme Radio app starting at 1:15PM ET before jumping behind the wheel of his No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro for the big race.
Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach expressed his excitement:
“I know I speak for all the guys when I say how excited we are to work with Gimme Radio on a Killswitch Engage Day. They have a ton of great programs and DJs that bring a whole new level of interaction, dedication and discovery to the metal genre and we’re eager to show our support.”
“On top of that, our band will be represented on a stock car in NASCAR. Never thought I’d see that happen ever! Crazy stuff. This collaboration is unique for us and I truly feel it will expand our audience and further the reach of our music and message. Big thanks to Richard Childress Racing for the opportunity and to Tyler Reddick, who will be behind the wheel for the big race.”
Reddick also expressed his excited about working with one of his favorite bands and driving the KSE theme vehicle.
“Killswitch Engage are a band I listened to a lot growing up and traveling the country racing dirt late models, so to be able to help them promote their new album with the Richmond race weekend is really special to me. I’m really looking forward to interacting with the band and the fans on the app on Friday before we go out and give this paint scheme a great night in the opening race of the playoffs.”
Gimmie Radio, CEO Tyler Lenane commented on the great collaboration:
“Killswitch Engage is one of the most intense, aggressive and heavy bands playing today. I can’t think of a better band to be paired with the intensity of Tyler’s driving.”
Catch the No. 2 Gimme Radio/Killswitch Engage Chevrolet Camaro under the lights of Richmond Raceway on Friday, September 20 beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Watch the trailer below!