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Killswitch Engage Signing New Record Deal


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Killswitch Engage are in the middle of signing a new record deal for their next album. While specifics were not provided, it seems as though the band may be moving on from their longtime label home of Roadrunner Records, with whom have released all but their first full-length album. Speaking with Kaaos, the band’s bassist Mike D’Antonio commented of their current progress with their new album:

“Unfortunately, Jesse‘s throat surgery put a little cramp in the production of the record. As of now, we have 22 songs, so we’re gonna pick the best ones. But it’s good to have more than less and then have to play make-up later. But drums are done, bass is done, most of the guitars are done, vocals not so much. So as soon as we get those done, this record will be out.”

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When asked about the release date plans, he revealed the label news, offering:

“We were really hoping to get something out by this tour [their European run with Iron Maidenongoing ,] or at least have this tour be the build-up to the record — maybe release it afterwards — but it just didn’t work out that way. We are in the middle of a new record deal. I can’t announce yet, but that is happening at the moment. And I hope it’ll be out before next year, but I can’t really promise. We’re just gonna take it slow and make sure Jesse‘s happy and records appropriately.”

The band were in the midst of recording vocals with guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz producing when Leach was forced to go under the knife to deal with a polyp on his vocal cords. He has since planned to work with vocal coach Melissa Cross to take better care of his voice.

[via Blabbermouth]

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