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Killswitch Engage Have Tracked 21 Songs for Next Album


The countdown to “Did Adam D. write a different riff this time?” begins!

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach, who interrupted sessions for the band’s first album with Metal Blade Records earlier this year to have vocal cord surgery (the audacity!), posted on Instagram yesterday that he’s back at, having tracked vocals on roughly half of the 21 songs the band has recorded. Not all of those will make the final cut, of course, but I’ve always been a fan of bands writing/recording way more than is needed for an album and selecting only the very best ones for the final product.

Here’s Leach’s post, a caption to an older photo of him with Adam D., in which he also makes a vague promise for eventual new Times of Grace material:

“So many years, so much music and much much more to come. We are legit an ‘odd couple.’ On paper our personalities clash, but in life it works, it clicks and it’s genuine. More vocal tracking for KSE in the next three days. We are chipping away at a massive stone. I’m about half way through 21 songs. Then of course figuring out which songs make it to the album.

“This photo was from the ‘Times of Grace’ days… and yes at some point there will be a new record for that project as well. One thing at a damn time!”

We will update you all as soon as there’s anything to update you on, including on the status of the Adam D.’s riff.

[via The PRP]

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