Killswitch Engage Debut New Song “Unleashed,” Detail Next Album

Killswitch Engage have announced their highly anticipated eighth album, Atonement, which is due August 16th, and offered up the opening track off the record, “Unleashed.” (The LP is available for pre-order here.) You can stream the epic and very heavy “Unleashed” below, and see Atonement’s full track listing and cover artwork, which was created by acclaimed artist Richey Beckett (Metallica, Mastodon) with art direction and design by Killswitch bass player Mike D’Antonio. The band has a full slate of touring ahead, including a co-headlining North American trek with Clutch and extensive dates in European — see those below, as well.

“‘Unleashed’ is about inner passion and rage coming up to the surface,” said singer Jesse Leach. “We all have that wild within that often stays dormant until a tragic event triggers and awakens it. This song is about that awakening within. I feel we were able to capture something raw and intense on this song and I’m stoked for everyone to hear it! The new album Atonement is a reflection of perseverance and passion through the trials and suffering of our existence.”

Atonement track listing:
1. “Unleashed”
2. “The Signal Fire” (featuring Howard Jones)
3. “Us Against the World”
4. “The Crownless King” (featuring Chuck Billy)
5. “I Am Broken Too”
6. “As Sure As the Sun Will Rise”
7. “Know Your Enemy
8. “Take Control”
9. “Ravenous”
10. “I Can’t Be the Only One”
11. “Bite the Hand That Feeds”

Killswitch Engage and Clutch tour dates:
7/8 — Quebec City, QC — Festival D’ete#^
7/11 — London, ON — Rock The Park#
7/12 — Syracuse, NY — SI Hall
7/13 — Inwood, WV — Earth Rocker Fest#
7/14 — Myrtle Beach, SC — House of Blues
7/16 — Fort Wayne, IN — The Clyde
7/18 — Sioux City, IA — Hard Rock & Casino
7/19 — Cadott, WI — Cadott Rock Fest#
7/20 — OshKosh, WI — Rock USA#
7/22 — Tulsa, OK — The Brady Theater
7/23 — St. Louis, MO — The Pageant
7/25 — Bethlehem, PA — Sands Event Center
7/26 — Asbury Park, NJ — Stone Pony Outdoors
7/27 — Montreal, QC — Heavy MTL#
7/28 — Bangor, ME — Impact Festival#
7/30 — Huntington, NY — The Paramount
8/1 — Columbus, OH — Express Live!
8/2 — Pittsburgh, PA — Stage AE Outdoors
8/3 — Port Chester, NY — Capital Theater
8/4 — Worcester, MA — Palladium Outdoors
#Festival
^KsE Only

Killswitch Engage European tour dates:
10/14 — Norwich, UK — UEA
10/15 — Bristol, UK — O2 Academy
10/17 — Glasgow, UK — Barrowland
10/18 — Manchester, UK — Academy
10/19 — Birmingham, UK —O2 Academy
10/20 — London, UK — O2 Academy Brixton
10/22 — Brussels, BEL — AB
10/23 — Amsterdam, HOL — Melkweg
10/25 — Oberhausen, GER — Turbinenhalle
10/26 — Berlin, GER — Huxleys
10/28 — Helsinki, FIN — Circus
10/30 — Stockholm, SWE — Fryshuset
10/31 — Oslo, NOR — Rockefeller
11/1 — Karlstad, SWE — Nojesfabriken
11/2 — Copenhagen, DEN — Amager Bio
11/4 — Warsaw, POL — Stodola
11/5 —Leipzig, GER — Werk 2
11/6  — Munich, GER — Tonehalle
11/8  — Lausanne, SWI — Les Docs
11/9 — Prattelen, SWI — Z7
11/10 —  Nurnberg, GER — Loewensaal