Top 10 Original Killswitch Engage Songs

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1My Curse

This song makes me rock my head so HARD!

This song is the most rocking song... You should try
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best intro ever, plus howards vocals are amazing

You'll pump out your head down to the floor

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2This Fire Burns

Gives an internal feeling of beating someones ass out...

this is my favorite song in the world kill switch engage is one of my favorite bands ever


Awesome.. I'm just addicted to this song

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3The End of Heartache

This is the best KSE song ever... Howard rocks...
The End of Heartache is one of the best albums ever released...
Damn these guys should win a Grammy to say the least...
KSE forever!

Perfection. This man knows how to sing from his soul. His screams are ear piercing, yet he finds a way to serenade you with his voice of baritone beauty. It's the cure for almost every mood: neither too soft, nor too heavy. Give it a try why don't ya!

You wait, you miss, you hurt. The mere absence is HEARTACHE. :I

The guitar riffs and breakdowns, nothing short of epic.

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4Rose of Sharyn

No fancy solo, but with such epic continuation of a great riff who needs one?

Intro riff is so lethal dude.. It takes you by surprise.. And then pitch shift in the middle of the song adds colour, great song

Personally my favorite... I pretty much love every song on this album though.

I don't know if its #1 but its not behind my curse

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5The Arms of Sorrow

Killswitch Engage is my favorite band, I have all of their albums with Jesse and all of the Albums with Howard. I also Have most of the Music Adam D. has produced (August Burns Red, Parkway Drive, As I Lay Dying, All That Remains, etc. ) But out of all of that music I've never heard something as beautiful as this song Lyrically and musically

Beautiful... This song deserves to be no. 1. Absolutely brilliant vocal work, and everything in this song just fits in so perfectly. It's simply amazing, and definitely deserves a higher rating and more popularity.

This song is just so heavenly beautiful. It's like a gift God sent from heaven. It's heavy and melodic, emotional and powerful, it's just THAT damn superb of a song. I totally understand Jesse and why he considers this his favourite Killswitch Engage song. Look at those lyrics! "Imprisoned inside this mind, hiding behind the empty smiles". It's just a masterpiece, AND it sends a positive message. Not to mention Howard's vocals, he KILLS it, especially on this one. The Arms Of Sorrow for the win!

The lyrics have deep meaning and the music take you to a different place laugh out loud, I love killswitch engage

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6My Last Serenade

This definitely is my favorite KSE song! Awesome music and meaningful lyrics. Jesse's vocals is pure epic.

I don't know what the hell this song doing down there... It should be first. And their new vocal Jesse Leach is thousand times better than Howard...

Great song, their older stuff was so much more raw!

Undoubtedly extraordinary, this song shows the power and the artistic talent of the musicians, this band has changed my way of seeing the music

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7In Due Time

Hell yes jesse leach is back and this song kicked ass first time I heard it

This is the best song on their new album. This song definitely deserve to be in The Top Three, at least.

Amazing and unique riff with very nice lyrics. Also the cymbals sound great. This is definitely one of my favourite KSE songs and the new album will probably rock as hell.

I love both vocalists but I think it's such a crock of crap that most people consider Jesse inferior to Howard. Listen to this mans passion. It is unmatched. This song is legendary form top to bottom and deserves to be in the top there. Also, where's fixation on the darkness?

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8When Darkness Falls

One of my favourite choruses! Definitely in the top 3.

Great song. I love playing its verse and chorus.. Breakdown as well

9This Is Absolution

This song is no doubt my favourite of all time. The guitar in this is incredible and same goes for the lyrics.

Vocals in this song are amazing.

10Daylight Dies

this has an absolutely EPIC intro

Great screams and catchy vocals!

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11Reject Yourself

Woah, This is REALLY under-rated, I think this deserves a lot more votes

Agreed it is under-rated... Very positive message and its a powerful song makes you think

Day intro riff. Enough said.

The intro reminds me of Amon Amarth!

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12Fixation On the Darkness

This song is one of the greatest. And it kicks ass so much live in concert. I love the varying scream levels in Jesse's voice, and the death growl undertone in the chorus.

Such a sick song. Can't believe it's not at the top. Also the first Killswitch song I ever heard which got me interested in the band.

I was shocked this was not on the top 5.. But this song kicks ass.. A taste of melody in metal does not take away the "metallity" of the song, just saying..

How can this be at 22nd? How can this be? This must be one of the biggest mysterious of

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13Numbered Days

With a chorus like this, the song deserves to be in the first 5. I mean come on, it's Alive or Just Breathing, their best album.

My favourite Killswitch Engage song. Everything about it is awesome. The passion in Jesse's voice too... Wow. How is this not closer to the top?!

Can't believe this song is so low. I love everything about this song. Should definitely be in the top 5. I'm surprise 'Temple From The With' on their first self titled album isn't higher as well

Such a good song the clean lyrics are more full of passion than lots of bands

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14Beyond the Flames

Haven't heard a lot of KE, but this is my favorite song so far

It is from 'Disarm The Descent'. Try it!

What will you do if you have seductive women troubling you?

Song of the soul!

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15Holy Diver

It can't be better than dio's! But it's a damn good cover and they really put their style into it. Much respect to Killswitch Engage!

Amazing cover! Much more hardcore the original. Awesome guitar and vocals.

Much better than Dio's. End of discussion.

It doesn't need to be original to be better. Howard nailed it better.

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16Rise Inside
17Vide Infra

This song is pure dope, probably their hardest track ever. Jesse nailed it. In my opinion Howard wasn't able to keep up with songs like this one or "When The Balance Is Broken", though these are some of the least popular songs from KSE, sadly.

The most original KSE song ever, includes original singer Jesse Leech - Beyond_The_Darkness

18Self Revolution

Song with the probably best chorus ever. I love the whole buildup, great scream parts by Jesse and like said before unbelievably well done clean singing chorus. Also I really love the meaning, Self Revolution is an underrated masterpiece and maybe the best original Killswitch Engage song.

"Building a revolution to heal nations"


You are no god to me this the reckoning man what an aweson song should be in the top 10 it's so epic

20Eye of the Storm

Best 30 seconds of any killswitch song ever! very good lotsa shouting but it sounds very good

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Top Remixes (12)

1. This Is Absolution
2. In Due Time
3. The Arms of Sorrow
1. The Arms of Sorrow
2. My Curse
3. The End of Heartache
1. My Curse
2. When Darkness Falls
3. My Last Serenade

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