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Stars In Japan

Posted on February 12, 2008

“You will all be stars in Japan one day,” tells some band between songs whilst playing in the UK… That reminds us, Killswitch Engage. Hot damn is there a lot going on in their world. First off, their upcoming May 10th release – The End Of Heartache – is basically complete. And in just about one month, a whole lotta touring is to start for the band, and it goes just like this… April 12th, KsE will be traveling to Japan. Yes, JAPAN. Their tour dates there are: Apr-14 Tokyo, JAP @ O-East (Extreme Dojo Fest) – w/ Anthrax, Darkest Hour, From Autumn to Ashes Apr-17 Osaka, JAP @ Hatch (Extreme Dojo Fest) – w/ Anthrax, Dillinger Escape Plan, Burnt By The Sun, Darkest Hour, FATA, Sikth Apr-19 Fukuoka, JAP @ Logos – w/ Anthrax, FATA Apr-20 Hiroshima, JAP @ Club Quatro – w/ Anthrax, FATA Apr-21 Nagoya, JAP @ Club Quatro – w/ Anthrax, FATA Come April 22nd, KsE will leave Tokyo en route to Australia. Yes, AUSTRALIA. Their tour dates there are as follows (all Australian shows with Anthrax and Soilwork): Apr-23 Adelaide, AUSTR @ Heaven Apr-24 Brisbane, AUSTR @ Arena Apr-25 Melbourne, AUSTR @ Palace Apr-26 Sydney, AUSTR @ Metro Apr-27 Sydney, AUSTR @ Metro On the very next day (28/4), the band heads back to the US, touching ground the next day on 29/4…and the next day (30/4), KsE headlines the 6th Annual Metal and Hardcore Festival in Worcester, MA. AND THEN, and then KsE gets ready to hit the road on a month long trek with In Flames. Routing and exact dates to follow, but as of now the tour looks to be starting 3/5 in the midwest, and ending early June on the east coast. Could there be more? Sure there can. The band is currently going through treatments for an upcoming video. The song, “Rose Of Sharyn.” Video will be shot later this month. Oh, and new KsE material, hearing it is closer than you think…


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