Killswitch Engage to play Hampton Beach in June

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Having completed a tour of Europe, Killswitch Engage are on American soil and gearing up for a nationwide tour that will start at the end of the month. promoting their new album Disarm the Descent, the veteran hard rockers from Massachusetts will return to New England for a performance at New Hampshire’s Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Saturday, June 8. Tickets for the show are available through Ticketmaster for $29.

Disarm the Descent, Killswitch Engage’s sixth studio effort and follow-up to 2009’s Killswitch Engage, debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 and at #1 on both the Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts after its release last month. It marks their first album with Jesse Leach on vocals since 2002’s Alive or Just Breathing. Leach returned to the band last year after vocalist Howard Jones parted ways with the group. The video for lead single “In Due Time is streaming below.

“Everyone in the Killswitch family is excited to get out on our first U.S. headlining tour in support of our new record,” said Leach in a press release. “We are hitting some great cities and have a great mix of songs from every era of Killswitch as well as of course a handful of new ones.”

Joining Killswitch Engage on the road will be openers Miss May I, Darkest Hour, The Word Alive and Affiance.

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