Killswitch Engage debut new single

2015-12-10 by Christopher Geriak | 56 Comments
American metalcore band Killswitch Engage have now unveiled their latest single, 'Strength of the Mind'. The band are currently in the midst of releasing a new album, which is set to be released sometime in 2016 and is still currently untitled.

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AtomicWaste
Moderator
December 10th 2015
2673 Comments


Nothing earth-shattering, but this is a strong outing for these guys. Has their signature on it.

Gmork89
December 10th 2015
7079 Comments


This is what I will consider the first true return of Jesse to the band, the last one was mostly written before he joined so I'm considering this their fresh start since that album didn't wow me.

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Tunaboy45
December 10th 2015
14472 Comments


Have a soft spot for these, always reliable when it comes to making solid material.

Digging: Kendrick Lamar - NATION.

jmh886
December 10th 2015
1701 Comments


pretty standard killswitch

Fieryfenderz
December 10th 2015
1799 Comments


I dig it. Kind of added in some southern, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster sort of riffing and vocals without losing the Killswitch sound.

Toondude10
December 10th 2015
10822 Comments


I like this, it may be standard but Killswitch knows how to make standard songs sound great.

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bananatossing
December 10th 2015
376 Comments


At first I thought ugh, more of the same... But I ended up liking it. Catchy af

Mort.
Contributing Reviewer
December 10th 2015
12571 Comments


utter shit but then again this band has always sucked to me

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henryChinaski
December 10th 2015
3678 Comments


Pretty decent.

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rayraypine
December 10th 2015
60 Comments


Has classic KS written all over it--very Alive or Just Breathing. It's not going to make you a fan of them if you already disliked them but, its a good tune overall

Gameofmetal
Staff Reviewer
December 10th 2015
9885 Comments


very standard for them but that still equals an entertaining melo metalcore track. the lead in the chorus is cool

clander270
December 10th 2015
345 Comments


Band has always sounded like metal for little kids to me.

Devastator
December 10th 2015
3195 Comments


The lighting and his beard makes Jesse look like Liev Schreiber as Sabertooth.

Green Baron
December 10th 2015
23152 Comments


Saw them perform this live in July. Cool song.

3ddie
December 10th 2015
97 Comments


good song....

pretty cool how they developed their own sound

Durrzo
December 10th 2015
1412 Comments


Good song, was hoping this album would show them pushing their sound or expanding it though. This is just more of the same. I'm kind of over it.

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TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
December 10th 2015
21530 Comments


God, that was awful.

Mort.
Contributing Reviewer
December 10th 2015
12571 Comments


"pretty cool how they developed their own sound"

sound pretty generic to me

Gameofmetal
Staff Reviewer
December 10th 2015
9885 Comments


they pretty much made this sound but it's still uninventive

Gmork89
December 10th 2015
7079 Comments


"they pretty much made this sound but it's still uninventive"

Exactly

TrephineArtist
December 10th 2015
233 Comments


sound like they're still on autopilot.

FearThyEvil
December 10th 2015
15092 Comments


Their best days are certainly behind them.

SparkToBelieve
December 10th 2015
305 Comments


POS

dfevil085
December 10th 2015
856 Comments


Song is decent, though it certainly isn't innovative or groundbreaking.

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Gibleson
December 10th 2015
84 Comments


Sounds like a substandard Soilwork track. Meh.

ALucidReality
December 10th 2015
119 Comments


Kind of disappointing

NewBallistics
December 10th 2015
648 Comments


More of what I wanted from their last effort but I think like most people, I've grown out of wanting another album from these guys.

Intothepit
December 11th 2015
3264 Comments


this song is lolbutts

NonApplicable
December 11th 2015
2396 Comments


I dig this. New music from Killswitch isn't the most exciting thing anymore but they're definitely still solid and relevant.

AdolfChrist
December 11th 2015
9920 Comments


their sound is so dated.

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Mendelbrak
December 11th 2015
18 Comments


the best song they ever wrote was "the holy diver"

AdolfChrist
December 11th 2015
9920 Comments


^ the bait has been cast, anyone want a bite?

jimmykidd
December 11th 2015
634 Comments


i was enjoying it, getting slight soilwork vibes..then the chorus and breakdown happened.

this band needs to go away.

RosaParks
December 11th 2015
407 Comments


meh

EvoHavok
December 11th 2015
6542 Comments


Sounds like them for sure.

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Puckoff
December 11th 2015
109 Comments


So much negativity here. I dig it

dbizzles
December 11th 2015
7505 Comments


It's okay.

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ExhaleTheLight
December 11th 2015
222 Comments


From the interviews and press releases I've seen, this album is suppose to be pretty lengthy and have proggy influences, if the latter is true, I am on board.

TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
December 11th 2015
15332 Comments


Not as bad as I thought it'd be at least, pretty decent track

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NonApplicable
December 11th 2015
2396 Comments


@ jummykidd

You need to go away. Some people like this band. God forbid you don't.

FatalHybrid
December 11th 2015
42 Comments


Very standard single which is all I expect from most bands. I wasn't expecting Killswitch to come out with a radically new sound, maybe there is experimentation on the album but as far as singles go I dig it..

Titan
December 11th 2015
17077 Comments


this band needs to go away [2]

Aftertheascension
December 11th 2015
3565 Comments


this is horrible

BaseballJames
December 12th 2015
389 Comments


Great shit. I get a very As Daylight Dies vibe from it.

bloc
December 12th 2015
40772 Comments


Surprised only 2 people are getting Soilwork vibes, as they were the very first thing to come to mind as soon as I hit play. Even the guitar tone is similar.

Intothepit
December 13th 2015
3264 Comments


How can you claim something is horrible when you have a Disturbed, a Rise Against, and a Stick to your Guns album all 5'd?

InFlamesWeThrash666
December 13th 2015
6201 Comments


Rise Against is not even bad

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Toondude10
December 13th 2015
10822 Comments


they aren't great either

decoyoctopus
December 13th 2015
150 Comments


"I dig it. Kind of added in some southern, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster sort of riffing and vocals without losing the Killswitch sound"

totally agree with that comment.
This track has some strong southern metal undertones, and I also think the instrumentation is a bit more intricate and complex than your run of the mill KSE track.

MarkvandenBerg
December 13th 2015
93 Comments


Very cool track!

Vorender
February 9th 2016
43 Comments


Been a fan of KSE since the beginning. I'd like to see them stretch their progressive muscles at this point in their careers. This is OK, but it's about as generic KSE as it can get.

AdolfChrist
February 9th 2016
9920 Comments


"this album is suppose to be pretty lengthy and have proggy influences"

sure, i bet theyll bust out that acoustic guitar, and do one song with all singing.

prog.

Devastator
February 9th 2016
3195 Comments


"sure, i bet theyll bust out that acoustic guitar, and do one song with all singing.

prog."


lol'd at this.

Apollo
February 15th 2016
10670 Comments


Wow I thought this was gonna suck hard. It actually wasn't terrible.

MMX
April 14th 2016
5011 Comments


Hopefully this will be better than their last 3 - 4 albums

Progger6009
April 15th 2016
1143 Comments


Dude this has been out for like a month, see for yourself....


Btw it is



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