Massachusetts-based metalcore band Killswitch Engage have been announced to headline Metal Blade Records’ 40th anniversary show at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada. The band will be backed by New Jersey-based deathcore band Fit For An Autopsy and Utah-based heavy metal band Visigoth. Tickets for the event will be available to the general public on July 22 with a pre-sale option starting July 20.
“I can’t imagine where music or my journey as a musician would be without Metal Blade Records,” comments Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach. “I can speak for the band when I say we are thrilled and absolutely honored to be part of the 40th anniversary celebration! A killer line-up and a legendary milestone for Metal music across the globe! Massive respect and love to Brian Slagel for all he has done for music and for Killswitch!“
“We’re super excited to celebrate our 40th anniversary with our friends from Killswitch Engage, Fit For an Autopsy and Visigoth! Hope you all can come celebrate with us!” proposed Metal Blade Records founder Slagel.
January to March, the band hit the road alongside August Burns Red and Light The Torch. The tour was originally scheduled for 2020 but the Covid-19 pandemic unfortunately forced them to reschedule. This fall, Killswitch Engage will be tour with Lamb of GodBaroness, Motionless In White, Spiritbox, Animals As Leaders, Suicide Silence and Fit For An Autopsy on “The Omens Tour”.
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