Rockers Killswitch Engage have reacted all smiles to news of the bands 2014 Grammy Nominations.
2013 has most certainly been a great year for Killswitch Engage.
Only a year after having new vocalist Jesse Leach in the band, Killswitch Engage are up for a Grammy Nod for the best metal rock performance at next years 56th ceremony.
Killswitch who released their sixth studio album titled ‘Disarm the Descent’ in April, announced there excitement in a press release sent out yesterday.
‘‘All of us in Killswitch Engage are pleased to be nominated for a Grammy, we are also honored to share this nomination with such great bands. No matter what the outcome, it means even more to us to be able to do what we love and have such amazing fans. Huge thanks to everyone that has supported us and to all the hardworking people who help make this band what it is –we can’t do this with out you! It is refreshing to see metal being noticed by the Grammys and we hope in the future it receives even more exposure and recognition. Cheers to all!’’
This great news comes after there vocalist Howard Jones departed the metal core band in early 2012.
However, when original vocalist Jesse Leach returned, those worries were squashed from Day 1.
Killswitch Engage was nominated in the Best Metal Performance category in 2005 for ‘The End of Heartache, but lost to Motorhead‘s ‘Whiplash’.
Along with Killswitch Engage’s ‘In Due Time,’ Anthrax‘s cover of AC/DC‘s ‘TNT,’ Black Sabbath‘s ‘God is Dead?,’ Dream Theater‘s ‘The Enemy Inside’ and Volbeat‘s ‘Room 24,’ which features King Diamond, have also been nominated in the 2014 Best Metal Performance category.
Disarm the Decent is out now on ITunes.