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Killswitch Engage

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Westfield, Massachusetts
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1999
Genre:
Metalcore
Lyrical themes:
Heartbreak, Failed romance, Personal struggles, Society, Positivity
Current label:
Roadrunner Records
Years active:
1999-present
The band was formed in the wake of a few bands splitting up. Adam Dutkiewicz and Joel Stroetzel were previously in the metalcore band Aftershock where both played guitar. Mike D'Antonio was in the influential band Overcast with current Shadows Fall vocalist Brian Fair.

The band got their start and mainstream success by being the opening act for In Flames.

Jesse Leach left the band soon after ...
Current
Mike D'Antonio Bass (1999-present)
See also: Death Ray Vision, Overcast
Adam Dutkiewicz Drums (1999-2002), Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2002-present)
See also: Times of Grace, ex-Aftershock, ex-Shadows Fall (live), ex-The Sweatpants Boners
Joel Stroetzel Guitars (1999-present)
See also: Times of Grace (live), ex-Aftershock
Jesse Leach Vocals (1999-2002, 2012-present)
See also: Times of Grace, ex-Corrin, ex-Seemless, The Empire Shall Fall, ex-Nothing Stays Gold
Justin Foley Drums (2003-present)
See also: ex-Red Tide, Blood Has Been Shed, ex-Unearth (live)
Past
Pete Cortese Guitars (rhythm) (2000-2001)
See also: Death Ray Vision, Overcast, ex-Seemless, Bloodwitch, Butch Realness, ex-Burn the Witch, ex-Jetfuel, ex-Long Distance Runner, ex-Medium
Tom Gomes Drums (2002-2003)
See also: ex-Aftershock, ex-Catchthirteen
Howard Jones Vocals (2002-2011)
See also: Devil You Know, Blood Has Been Shed
Current (Live)
Jordan Mancino Drums (2013-present)
See also: As I Lay Dying, Souls of We, Wovenwar, ex-Sworn Enemy, ex-Edge of Mortality
Past (Live)
Peter Wichers Guitars (2007)
See also: ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-I Legion, ex-Soilwork, ex-Warrel Dane
Patrick Lachman Guitars (2007)
See also: ex-Damageplan, ex-Eleventh Hour, ex-Gargoyle, ex-State of the Art, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-Halford, ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Burn It All, ex-Diesel Machine, ex-Error 7, ex-The Mercy Clinic
Josh Mihlek Guitars (2007)
Philip Labonte Vocals (2010)
See also: All That Remains, ex-Perpetual Doom, ex-Shadows Fall, ex-Aftershock
Mike D'Antonio Bass (1999-present)
See also: Death Ray Vision, Overcast
Adam Dutkiewicz Drums (1999-2002), Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2002-present)
See also: Times of Grace, ex-Aftershock, ex-Shadows Fall (live), ex-The Sweatpants Boners
Joel Stroetzel Guitars (1999-present)
See also: Times of Grace (live), ex-Aftershock
Jesse Leach Vocals (1999-2002, 2012-present)
See also: Times of Grace, ex-Corrin, ex-Seemless, The Empire Shall Fall, ex-Nothing Stays Gold
Justin Foley Drums (2003-present)
See also: ex-Red Tide, Blood Has Been Shed, ex-Unearth (live)
Pete Cortese Guitars (rhythm) (2000-2001)
See also: Death Ray Vision, Overcast, ex-Seemless, Bloodwitch, Butch Realness, ex-Burn the Witch, ex-Jetfuel, ex-Long Distance Runner, ex-Medium
Tom Gomes Drums (2002-2003)
See also: ex-Aftershock, ex-Catchthirteen
Howard Jones Vocals (2002-2011)
See also: Devil You Know, Blood Has Been Shed
Current
Jordan Mancino Drums (2013-present)
See also: As I Lay Dying, Souls of We, Wovenwar, ex-Sworn Enemy, ex-Edge of Mortality
Past
Peter Wichers Guitars (2007)
See also: ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-I Legion, ex-Soilwork, ex-Warrel Dane
Patrick Lachman Guitars (2007)
See also: ex-Damageplan, ex-Eleventh Hour, ex-Gargoyle, ex-State of the Art, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-Halford, ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Burn It All, ex-Diesel Machine, ex-Error 7, ex-The Mercy Clinic
Josh Mihlek Guitars (2007)
Philip Labonte Vocals (2010)
See also: All That Remains, ex-Perpetual Doom, ex-Shadows Fall, ex-Aftershock
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