FRET12 Artist Connect with Adam D and Joel from Killswitch Engage
FRET12 is bringing you the interview that you have all been asking for: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Joel and Adam D are one of the most well-known guitar duos in today's music scene. Able to blend technicality with melody, these guitarists have helped redefine what modern metal is all about with their unique brand of songwriting. Fresh off the start of a Killswitch Engage tour (now re-united with original lead vocalist Jesse Leach) FRET12 was able to meet up with Adam and Joel backstage at their sold out show at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago! If you have wanted to know about the tone, the riffs, the gear, and more of the story behind these two, this is an interview you will not want to miss! Table of Contents: 0:22 - The New Record! 0:57 - The leak of "No End in Sight" 2:09 - Backstage with Joel 3:34 - Backstage with Adam 4:52 - The JCM800! 5:10 - Secrets of Riff-Writing 5:45 - The Favorite Amp (and the Maxon 808) 6:30 - What are you currently listening to? 7:02 - Practice?! 7:45 - Rehearsals before a tour 8:10 - On stage meltdowns and the problems that come with being sweaty 9:35 - Recording at home 10:05 - Advice for up and coming bands 10:38 - Musical Education 11:31 - The best part about being a guitarist!