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Killswitch Engage Have Announced Their New Album And Released A New Song

Rob Sayce
Rob Sayce 25 June 2019 at 14.17

Former vocalist Howard Jones is even set to make a guest appearance...

It's a good day to be a metalcore fan, as Killswitch Engage have announced their upcoming eighth album.

'Atonement' will be released August 16 via Music For Nations, and you can hear a first song from it, 'Unleashed', right now.

 
"'Unleashed' is about inner passion and rage coming up to the surface," vocalist Jesse Leach commented. 

"We all have that wild within that often stays dormant until a tragic event triggers and awakens it. This song is about that awakening within. I feel we were able to capture something raw and intense on this song and I'm stoked for everyone to hear it! The new album Atonement is a reflection of perseverance and passion through the trials and suffering of our existence."

The full tracklist looks like this (and yeah, that is a song featuring former vocalist Howard Jones. What a time to be alive).

1. Unleashed
2. The Signal Fire [featuring Howard Jones]
3. Us Against The World
4. The Crownless King [featuring Chuck Billy]
5. I Am Broken Too
6. As Sure As The Sun Will Rise
7. Know Your Enemy
8. Take Control
9. Ravenous
10. I Can't Be The Only One
11. Bite The Hand That Feeds

You can pre-order the record here.

There's also a UK tour in the works!

Those dates are:

OCTOBER 

14 - NORWICH UEA
15 - BRISTOL Academy
17 - GLASGOW Barrowland
18 - MANCHESTER Academy
19 - BIRMINGHAM Academy
20 - LONDON Brixton Academy

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