Killswitch Engage is an American metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock. Killswitch Engage's current lineup consists of vocalist Jesse Leach, guitarists Joel Stroetzel and Adam Dutkiewicz, bassist Mike D'Antonio, and drummer Justin Foley. The band has released seven studio albums and one DVD. Their latest album, Incarnate, was released on March 11, 2016.

Killswitch Engage rose to fame with its 2004 release The End of Heartache, which peaked at number 21 on the Billboard 200, and was certified gold by the RIAA in December 2007 for over 500,000 shipments in the United States. The title track, "The End of Heartache", was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005 for Best Metal Performance, and a live DVD titled (Set This) World Ablaze was released in 2005. Killswitch Engage has performed at festivals such as Soundwave Festival, Wacken Open Air, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Ozzfest, Download Festival, Rock on the Range, Rock Am Ring, Mayhem Festival, Monsters of Rock, Pointfest, Knotfest and Heavy MTL. The band has sold over four million records in the U.S. and has been considered notable within the New Wave of American Heavy Metal.

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Year Title RatingReleases
2000 Killswitch Engage (2000 release) 3
2002 Alive or Just Breathing 9
2004 The End of Heartache 7
2006 As Daylight Dies 10
2009 Killswitch Engage (2009 release) 5
2013 Disarm the Descent 6
2016 Incarnate 5

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2005 (Set This) World Ablaze 1
2016 Beyond the Flames: Home Video Part II 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2007 Holy Diver 3
2009 Reckoning 1
2009 Starting Over 2
2013 In Due Time 1
2015 Strength of the Mind 1
2016 Hate by Design 1
2016 Cut Me Loose 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2007 (Set This) World Ablaze 1

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