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Joel Stroetzel

Joel Stroetzel

Real/full name:
Joel Michael Stroetzel
43 (born Jul 24th, 1980)
Place of birth:
United States


Joel Michael Stroetzel is best known as one of two guitarists from the Massachusetts metalcore band Killswitch Engage.

Stroetzel's guitar style is influenced by the bands Slayer, Anthrax, Zakk Wylde, as stated on the World Ablaze DVD.

Stroetzel taught guitar lessons at a local music store (Performance Music) while in high school and played in the Westfield High School Jazz Band. Later, ...

Killswitch Engage

Guitars (1999-present)

1999 Killswitch Engage (Demo) Guitars
2000 Killswitch Engage Guitars
2002 Alive or Just Breathing Guitars
2004 The End of Heartache (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2004 The End of Heartache Guitars
2005 (Set This) World Ablaze (Video) Guitars
2005 (Set This) World Ablaze (EP) Guitars (lead), Guitars (rhythm)
2006 My Curse (Single) Guitars
2006 As Daylight Dies Guitars
2007 The Arms of Sorrow (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2007 Holy Diver (Single) Guitars
2009 Reckoning (Single) Guitars (lead), Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Starting Over (Single) Guitars
2009 Killswitch Engage Guitars
2010 God of War: Blood & Metal (Split) Guitars
2012 Copenhell 2012 (Split) Guitars
2013 In Due Time (Single) Guitars
2013 Disarm the Descent Vocals (backing), Guitars
2015 Strength of the Mind (Single) Guitars
2016 Incarnate Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2016 Define Love (Single) Guitars
2016 Beyond the Flames: Home Video Part II (Video) Guitars (rhythm)
2019 Atonement Vocals (backing), Guitars
2020 I Can't Be the Only One (Alternate Edit) (Single) Guitars
2020 Atonement II: B​-​Sides for Charity (EP) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2022 Live at the Palladium (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
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Guitars (1998-2000, 2001)

1999 Through the Looking Glass Guitars (rhythm)
1999 Constructive Deconstruction / Forever Yours (Split) Guitars
1999 When Angels Shed Their Wings: Vol. 1 (Split) Guitars
2000 Five Steps from Forever (EP) Guitars
2001 Propaganda (Compilation) Guitars
2004 Live in Japan (Live album) Guitars

Times of Grace

Guitars (2011-present)


2015 The Vanishing Guitars

Trumpet the Harlot

2012 Visceral Guitars (Track 9)

Killswitch Engage

2007 The Arms of Sorrow (Single) Producer

Once Beloved

2006 Once Beloved (EP) Producer
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