Killswitch Engage frontman forced to leave tour; All That Remains singer to fill inKillswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones is leaving the band's current headlining tour with The Devil Wears Prada and Dark Tranquillity due to unforeseen circumstances. All That Remains/ex-Shadows Fall vocalist Phil Labonte will be filling in for Jones for a few shows in the interim, until the Killswitch Engage guys can determine what the plan will be for the remaining tour dates, which are currently scheduled to run through the end of March.
Killswitch Engage has contributed a previously unreleased song to the digital extended play (EP) soundtrack for the highly anticipated PlayStation3 (Ps3) exclusive videogame "God of War Iii". The EP, titled "God of War: Blood & Metal", will be released in March via Roadrunner Records as a part of the "God of War Iii Ultimate Edition", and will also feature four other previously unreleased songs from Roadrunner artists - Trivium, Dream Theater Opeth and Taking Dawn.
Consumers who purchase the "God of War Iii Ultimate Edition" will receive a voucher code to download the tracks, as well as downloadable music in the form of the "God of War Trilogy" soundtrack. Fans will also receive a special code to download a director's cut of "God of War: Unearthing the Legend", a full-length movie documentary depicting the history of the "God of War" franchise, access to an exclusive "God of War Challenge Arena" environment with up to seven unique challenges, an exclusive Kratos skin, and a limited-edition art book.
The "God of War Iii Ultimate Edition" will retail for $99.99 (Msrp).
"I have played the previous 'God of War' releases," said Howard Jones. "To be a part of this game in any fashion is amazing! Let the rivers flow red with blood; there is vengeance to bestow! Bring me more new finishing blows to my enemies!"
For more information about "God of War", visit www.GodofWar.com.