Killswitch Engage AOJB Tour
2012-10-01 by Jeremy Bentham | 41 Comments
Massachusetts metallers Killswitch engage will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their landmark release, 2002's genre-defining Alive Or Just Breathing, by performing the entire album during their U.S. headlining tour in November/December. Support on the trek will come from Shadows Fall and Acaro.








The dates are as follows:


Nov. 24 - San Bernardino, CA - NOS Event Center (California Metalfest VI)
Nov. 25 - San Francisco, CA – Slim's
Nov. 27 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
Nov. 28 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne
Nov. 30 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theater
Dec. 01 - Kansas City, KS - Beaumont Club
Dec. 02 - Dallas, TX - Trees
Dec. 04 - Tampa, FL - State Theater
Dec. 05 - Pensacola, FL - Vinyl
Dec. 07 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
Dec. 08 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
Dec. 10 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
Dec. 11 - Columbus, OH - Alrosa Villa
Dec. 12 - Toronto, ON - Opera House
Dec. 14 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
Dec. 16 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
Dec. 17 - Brooklyn, NY - Willamsburg Music Hall
Dec. 18 - Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
Dec. 19 - Northampton, MA - Pearl Street
Dec. 20 - Portland, ME - State Theater


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FadedSun
October 1st 2012
1276 Comments


Northampton, MA. Are you kidding me? Why aren't they coming to Boston? That's messed up. I need to find a way to get to this show.

DeadMeadow
October 1st 2012
12 Comments


Niiiice

Hospital
October 1st 2012
2058 Comments


Dec. 04 - Tampa, FL - State Theater

will be there, anyone else?

BassDemon333
October 1st 2012
3379 Comments


Will probably be at the Tampa date, don't want to miss out on seeing them play the entire album fuck yeah

thijsvanleer
October 1st 2012
172 Comments


landmark release

lol

Hospital
October 1st 2012
2058 Comments


see ya there bassdemon! ;)

henryChinaski
October 1st 2012
2765 Comments


Those were the days...

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AbAeterno8
October 1st 2012
25 Comments


thijsvanleer "landmark release lol"

What's so funny about that statement? AOJB is pretty much the Bonded by Blood of the metalcore genre, and easily one of the most successful/acclaimed records in the genre's history. It's a pretty accurate statement.

macadoolahicky
October 1st 2012
1835 Comments


"Northampton, MA. Are you kidding me? Why aren't they coming to Boston? That's messed up. I need to find a way to get to this show. "

Or Worcester, for that matter. They're from the Springfield area, though, which probably has some to do with why they're in NH

d00derz
October 1st 2012
113 Comments


@hospital, i may be going to that show, however tampa is a long ass drive from miami.

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jmh886
October 1st 2012
832 Comments


I agree that its a pretty important album. Should be a cool show. Never seen them with Jesse. But they are skipping the bmore/dc area it seems.

Spec
October 1st 2012
27178 Comments


That's pretty cool.

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
October 1st 2012
1997 Comments


Hmm. Might go see them at the Chameleon Club. It all depends, really.

Inveigh
October 1st 2012
24997 Comments


AOJB is pretty much the Bonded by Blood of the metalcore genre


errr not sure about that

DayMan
October 1st 2012
146 Comments


"Northampton, MA. Are you kidding me? Why aren't they coming to Boston? That's messed up. I need to find a way to get to this show. "

thats pretty similiar to them going to lancaster instead of philly

YankeeDudel
October 1st 2012
9313 Comments


The album was def a landmark release. It popularized the whole melodic metalcore movement that is still fuckin going on now. Even if you hate the shit it was still highly influential and still a great album.

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Atari
Contributing Reviewer
October 1st 2012
19785 Comments


nice!

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freedomofspeechnoway
October 1st 2012
415 Comments


I agree that its a pretty important album. Should be a cool show. Never seen them with Jesse. But they are skipping the bmore/dc area it seems.


Yea no kidding. His voice will be shot halfway through the tour anyway, unfortunately.

HSThomas
October 1st 2012
668 Comments


It'll just be worth it to hear these guys perform Just Barely Breathing and Rise Inside live for the first time ever. How the hell they've managed to escape the setlist so easily before is beyond me.

ChuckyTruant
October 1st 2012
15717 Comments


no where near where i live damn

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Relinquished
October 1st 2012
25097 Comments


"Dec. 04 - Tampa, FL - State Theater

will be there, anyone else?"

maybe

peartnoy
October 1st 2012
1189 Comments


no montreal : (


Inveigh
October 1st 2012
24997 Comments


yea no doubt it's influential i just thought the bonded by blood comparison was weird

IleftyspankedU
October 2nd 2012
698 Comments


"Yea no kidding. His voice will be shot halfway through the tour anyway, unfortunately."

good thing i'll be at the 3rd show!

Keyblade
October 2nd 2012
14883 Comments


sweet that they're commemorating this album. still love it to this day, years after my metalcore phase.

Ben101
October 2nd 2012
14 Comments


Not much of the KsE Ho-Jo era appealed to me. I didn't find the albums completely awful but only a few songs of The End of Heartache, even less from As Daylight Dies and about half of their latest did anything for me.

AoJB is fucking win though. Always has been for me and probably always will be. Don't care how lame metalcore is/was this album is a regular on my playlist and sub genre's be-damned this is a righteous metal record.
Hearing that Jesse rejoined the fold sparked my interest in the band again and I can only hope they play this front to back in Aus.

Motiv3
October 2nd 2012
8938 Comments


pretty cool.

TrstN01
October 2nd 2012
800 Comments


Dec. 11 - Columbus, OH - Alrosa Villa

Fuck them for coming on a Tuesday. The only night I can't do shit.

intotheshit
October 2nd 2012
3639 Comments


Is that your gay porn masturbation night?

Keyblade
October 2nd 2012
14883 Comments


still as mature as ever pit

intotheshit
October 2nd 2012
3639 Comments


I try.

TrstN01
October 2nd 2012
800 Comments


lol, that would be more enjoyable than the class I have Tuesday nights.

intotheshit
October 2nd 2012
3639 Comments


"lol, that would be more enjoyable than the class I have Tuesday nights."

What in the fuck kind of school are you in?!

Hospital
October 2nd 2012
2058 Comments


Getting my tickets for the Tampa date friday

TrstN01
October 2nd 2012
800 Comments


It's just this one class that's bad. It's 3 hours straight of racism masquerading as a class about diversity in psychology.

TrstN01
October 2nd 2012
800 Comments


Also, I didn't have that class tonight because the teacher is in another state and didn't get a replacement!

RS085
October 2nd 2012
157 Comments


I dont get this band.

I tried but couldnt.

Makemebad35
October 2nd 2012
752 Comments


Wouldn't mind seeing them now that Jesse has returned

BlackLlama
October 3rd 2012
1671 Comments


Northampton, MA. Are you kidding me? Why aren't they coming to Boston? That's messed up. I need to find a way to get to this show.

KSE (and most of the Mass/CT core bands) started in the North Hampton/Springfield area. That is a homecoming show if I've ever seen one.

When I was in my early 20's (back in 98 or so) Pearl Street was the place to see bands like Blood Has Been Shed and Overcast. That was the heart of the scene.

FadedSun
October 3rd 2012
1276 Comments


Are you sure? I thought they were from Boston. The bassist even went to school at Berklee. Oh yeah, you're right. Origin:Westfield, MA. Ah, well. I'm sure one of my friends will want to go and I can hitch a ride.

freedomofspeechnoway
October 4th 2012
415 Comments


"lol, that would be more enjoyable than the class I have Tuesday nights."

What in the fuck kind of school are you in?!



I'm gonna go out on a limb here and guess that he's talking bout one dem college schools.



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