NWOAHM Heavyweight Legion Killswitch Engage Live in Shanghai
KSE will be supported by Swiss Melodic Death Metal band Dreamshade
Formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock, the band's name is derived from an episode of the television series The X-Files entitled "Kill Switch", written by William Gibson, who gave the episode this title after meeting the industrial band Kill Switch...Klick. Killswitch Engage is widely considered as the founder of Metalcore and the spearhead of NWOAHM (New Wave of American Heavy Metal). They push this wave to the zenith with Lamb of God、Shadows Fall and Chimaira.
After bursting onto the scene in 2002 with the genre-defining《Alive or Just Breathing》， notching a Grammy nomination in 2005 for the title track from 2004's Gold-certified《The End of Heartache》and following up that landmark album with the near-Gold《As Daylight Dies》，Killswitch Engage has step on the top of the heavy music scene globally then.
The band's road history includes two treks on Ozzfest, stints on Warped Tour and Taste of Chaos and having the rare ability to straddle the line between the metal and alternative scenes by touring with Slayer and Mastodon as easily as My Chemical Romance and Underoath.
With their versatile, non-stop touring schedule KSE has truly reached out for the new empire of metal music nowadays and driven their heavy engage to spread their signature sound all over the world. Following their NWOAHM comrade Lamb of God’s 2010 China Tour, now Killswitch Engage finally come to China, this legion is supported by Dreamshade, a brilliant Swiss Melodic Death Metal band formed in 2006. Come on start your metal engine and join in this race!!!