Top 10 Original Killswitch Engage Songs

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1My Curse

This song makes me rock my head so HARD!

best intro ever, plus howards vocals are amazing

My favourite metalcore band.. And my curse is just outstanding, breakdown and intro is like.. Great

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

NO.1 FROM KILLSWITCH ENGAGE! THIS SONG IS SO AWESOME THAT ON UTUBE SOMEONE PUT CM PUNKS THEME AS NO.1

10 out of 10, where's the mosh

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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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4The 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

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!

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.

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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5Rose 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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6My Last Serenade

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

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

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...

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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7When Darkness Falls

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

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8Reject 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

Number 8? I say it should be in the top 3

The intro reminds me of Amon Amarth!

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9In Due Time

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

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

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.

One of the best combo's of screams and vocals

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10This Is Absolution

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

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11Daylight Dies

this has an absolutely EPIC intro

Great screams and catchy vocals!

12Holy 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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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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14Fixation 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 www.theTopTens.com

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15Beyond 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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16The Hell In Me

Best song on the new album by far.

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17Let the Bridges Burn
18Vide 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

19No End In Sight

I love this song way too much, I don't know Why... If you are a metalcore fan you will like it also..

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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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