New Killswitch Engage Album Coming In April?

Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach confirmed that the Massachusetts metalcore titans' new album will be coming in April 2013 via Roadrunner.

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Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach confirmed on stage in Brooklyn that the Massachusetts metalcore titans' new album will be coming in April 2013 via Roadrunner.

The as-yet-untitled opus will be the first to feature Jesse since he returned earlier this year and his first Killswitch album since 2002's modern classic "Alive Or Just Breathing".

"[The recording process] was great," Leach told.

"I came off tour I was filled with energy, ready to go, we knocked out a bunch of stuff. I had joined the band, the record was there, we're on tour so I really didn't have time to write. I took the past two months not only recording but writing so I'm there with an idea, being in the other room writing and going to Adam saying, 'Here's my idea I just wrote, what do you think?' So there's real spontaneity some of the songs that we just finished up. I had maybe five or six solid ideas when I came off tour and the rest had to be developed as we were recording it. It was exciting but at the same time tough because for me I'm digging deep down into my emotions and my psyche trying to come up with stuff that is honest and emotive and relevant, hopefully for the listener. It's tiring but well worth, anything that's worth achieving you got to suffer a little bit for it. I think mentally and spiritually and a little bit physically we were suffering but all of that made for an amazing record that I'm really proud of."

Thanks to MetalHammer for the report.

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    I'm really digging the likely first single No End In Sight. Carries a lot of the emotion that made Times of Grace so awesome. Can't wait!
    This is pretty sick man. Where did u find it??? had no clue it was out. love Jesse's screams, but i miss Howard's singing.
    Loved Howard's singing in general. I watched a video of the original singer after Howard had departed...they were playing Holy diver at Rock Am Ring or something and it was just depressing to listen to. This Jesse guy just doesn't sound dynamic live at all in the video. Maybe he's tired or maybe it a ways into the show but he doesn't really try to sing clean well and his screaming isn't great either
    Jesse and Howard are both good singers, and there guys are the ones to watch in the next few years.