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Killswitch Engage Star Abandons Tour To Deal With Family Emergency

Killswitch Engage star Joel Stroetzel has been forced to take some time away from the group's tour due to a "family emergency".The guitarist will sit out of the band's dates this week (beg21Jul14) to concentrate...

Iron Maiden Lead Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards In London

Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage and Avenged Sevenfold were among the big winners at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London on Monday night (16Jun14).Singer Bruce DICkinson's group was named Best U.K. Band, while Avenged...

Howard Jones Almost Suffered Brain Damage During Diabetic Shock

Former Killswitch Engage singer Howard Jones spent three days in a coma last year (12) after suffering a severe case of hyperglycemia.The rocker collapsed after struggling with dizzy spells and blackouts and he was rushed...

The Black Dahlia Murder Drummer Quits

Drummer Shannon Lucas has quit death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder and joined forces with Killswitch Engage rocker Adam Dutkiewicz to form a new band.The musician confirmed his departure from the cult group in...

Mike D'antonio Blames Howard Jones For Departure

Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D'Antonio has blamed former frontman Howard Jones' lack of "creative juices" for his departure from the band earlier this year (12).The rockers parted ways with the singer after nine years, with...

Killswitch Engage Hunting For New Singer Online

Rockers Killswitch Engage have stepped up their hunt for a new frontman by appealing for talented singers to get in touch.The band has parted ways with Howard Jones after nine years and they are eager...

Killswitch Engage Dump Singer

Rockers Killswitch Engage have parted ways with frontman Howard Jones after nine years.Jones was temporarily replaced by All That Remains singer Phil Labonte for dates on the band's 2010 tour, after the group told fans...

Adam Dutkiewicz Needs Hand Surgery

Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz is to undergo surgery to repair a crooked finger.The rocker suffers from a hereditary condition which causes one of his digits to bend out of shape over time. He will...

Dutkiewicz Suffered Tour Breakdown

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE rocker ADAM DUTKIEWICZ was so burned out by the band's constant touring, he suffered a breakdown last year (10).The group embarked on a punishing schedule of concerts to promote its self-titled 2009 album,...

Killswitch Engage Frontman Jones Leaves Tour

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman HOWARD JONES has left the band's U.S. tour due to "unforeseen circumstances".Earlier this month (Feb10), the band kicked off its eight-week headlining trek, but Jones has opted not to continue performing with...

Injured Killswitch Engage Guitarist Rocks Out In A Chair

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist ADAM DUTKIEWICZ had to perform in a chair when the rockers hit the stage in Iowa on Saturday (09May09) after seriously injuring his ankle. The rocker hobbled onstage with his foot in a...

Kerrang! Confirm Tracklisting For 2008 Compilation

Kerrang! magazine has revealed the roster of bands earmarked for its 2008 compilation CD.Kerrang! The Album 2008 hits the shelves on September 29th and features chart successes such as Kid Rock, Nickelback and Weezer alongside...

By on 10 September 2008

Killswitch Guitarist Pulls Out Of Tour - Again

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist ADAM DUTKIEWITCZ has pulled out of the band's European tour for the second time, because of a recurring back injury. The band set off on the road in May (07) without the...

Bury Your Dead Frontman Quits

The frontman of American metal rockers BURY YOUR DEAD, MAT BRUSO, has walked out of the band to become a teacher. The Boston, Massachusetts-based group have been forced to cancel their European tour supporting KILLSWITCH...

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