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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Launch Live Performance Video Og Acoustic Version Of "We Carry On"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 11:22 AM


Recorded In Quarantine

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGEAdam Dutkiewicz [guitar], Joel Stroetzel [guitar], Mike D'Antonio [bass], Justin Foley [drums], and Jesse Leach [vocals] — have released a live performance video of an acoustic version of the song "We Carry On". The track was recorded while the members were in quarantine. The original appears on the band's 2016-released album Incarnate.

Watch it on KNAC.COM HERE.

As Adam D. says in the intro of the video, the band had planned to perform this song during the now-postponed Spring 2020 Atonement Tour, featuring AUGUST BURNS RED and LIGHT THE TORCH. The tour was paused after only a few shows in March due to the COVID-19 shutdown. The rescheduled dates will be announced soon.

"This song is a deep one for me," explains Leach. "When I wrote the lyrics, it was originally based off of struggles in a tumultuous, abusive relationship. Little did I know how significant it would eventually be as it has relevance during this strange time of quarantine and uncertainty. For me, it has turned into an anthem, of sorts, about perseverance. While working on this version, it really struck me how much I felt the lyrics in a different light. As dark and difficult as things can get, we all have this inner power to persevere and pull through. I feel that the desperation and the melancholy of this song are balanced by a ray of hope that runs through it all."

The band has also created KsE-branded face masks for fans, which are available on their web store at THIS LOCATION.

All profits from sales of these face masks will be donated to NIVA (National Independent Venue Association). The organization is working to help preserve independent venues across the country that are struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.

"We decided that it's a good opportunity to bring some awareness and support to an important non-profit organization called NIVA," Leach explains. "All of us started out in small 'Mom and Pop' venues and it would be an absolute shame to see some of these venues go away due to this crisis. I still frequent small clubs when I am home to see shows and stay in touch with the local scenes. Independent venues are the backbone of creativity, art, and music."

He finishes, "When this is all said and done, I am certain people will be clamoring to see live music. I know I will! So where would we be if these venues go belly up due to lack of support and funding?!"

Earlier this month, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE dropped Atonement II B-Sides For Charity, with 100% of the proceeds donated to the COVID-19 Relief Fund for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. The B-sides have raised over $40,000 for the cause thus far.

The release features six songs from the recording sessions for KsE's 2019-released and Grammy-nominated album Atonement, out now via Metal Blade Records. The track listing is below.

ATONEMENT II B-SIDES FOR CHARITY TRACK LISTING:

  • "To The Great Beyond"
  • "Hollow Convictions"
  • "Killing of Leviathan"
  • "No Devotion"
  • "I Feel Alive Again"
  • "Prophets of Treason"


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