In Due Time (song)

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"In Due Time"
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Single by Killswitch Engage
from the album Disarm the Descent
Released February 5, 2013
Format Download
Recorded 2012 at Wicked Good Studios and Zing Studios, Westfield, Massachusetts
Genre Melodic metalcore
Length3:18
Label Roadrunner
Songwriter(s) Mike D'Antonio, Adam Dutkiewicz, Justin Foley, Jesse Leach, Joel Stroetzel
Producer(s) Adam Dutkiewicz
Killswitch Engage singles chronology
"Save Me"
(2010)
"In Due Time"
(2013)
"Always"
(2013)

"Save Me"
(2010)
"In Due Time"
(2013)
"Always"
(2013)

"In Due Time" is the lead single from Killswitch Engage's sixth studio album, Disarm the Descent . The song is the band's first single to feature vocalist Jesse Leach since 2003's "The Element of One". [1] The song charted at no. 23 on the Active rock chart [2] and no. 26 on the Mainstream Rock chart. [3]

A lead single is the first single to be released from a studio album, by a musician or a band, usually before the album itself is released.

Killswitch Engage American metalcore band

Killswitch Engage is an American metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock. Killswitch Engage's current lineup consists of vocalist Jesse Leach, guitarists Joel Stroetzel and Adam Dutkiewicz, bassist Mike D'Antonio, and drummer Justin Foley. The band has released seven studio albums and two live performance albums. Their latest album, Incarnate, was released on March 11, 2016.

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The song was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 2014 Grammy Awards. [4]

Music video

The song's music video shows the band performing the song in the studio. It was directed by Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci [5] and released February 27, 2013. [6]

Ian McFarland (musician)

Ian McFarland is an American musician, director, and producer of music videos. He was a bassist for the hardcore punk group Blood for Blood from 1997 to 2004, and then turned to film making as a career. He produced and directed Meshuggah's 2010 concert film Alive, and the music video for Killswitch Engage's Grammy-nominated 2013 song In Due Time".

Jesse Leach has stated that the video's concept was inspired by the early music videos for Foo Fighters. [7]

Foo Fighters American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the suicide of Kurt Cobain. The group got its name from the UFOs and various aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as "foo fighters".

Reception

Loudwire named "In Due Time" one of the best metal songs of 2013. [8]

<i>Loudwire</i> Online magazine

Loudwire is an American online magazine that covers hard rock and heavy metal music. It is owned by media and entertainment business Townsquare Media. Since its launch in August 2011, Loudwire has secured exclusive interviews with Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Judas Priest, Guns N' Roses, Megadeth, Mötley Crüe, Suicidal Tendencies and many others. Loudwire has also exclusively premiered new material from Judas Priest, Anthrax, Jane's Addiction, Stone Sour, Phil Anselmo and many more of rock and metal's biggest acts.

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."In Due Time" (Radio Mix)3:19
2."In Due Time" (Album Version)3:19

Personnel

Jesse Leach American musician

Jesse David Leach is an American musician from Providence, Rhode Island, and is the lead vocalist of the metalcore band Killswitch Engage. He is also a vocalist for the hardcore metal bands Times of Grace and The Weapon. In February 2012 he rejoined Killswitch Engage following the departure of vocalist Howard Jones in January 2012. He currently resides in the Catskill Mountains in NY.

Adam Dutkiewicz American musician

Adam Jonathan Dutkiewicz is an American musician, recording engineer, songwriter, and music producer, best known as the lead guitarist and backup vocalist from Massachusetts metalcore bands Killswitch Engage, Aftershock, and Times of Grace.

Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure. The lead is the featured guitar, which usually plays single-note-based lines or double-stops. In rock, heavy metal, blues, jazz, punk, fusion, some pop, and other music styles, lead guitar lines are usually supported by a second guitarist who plays rhythm guitar, which consists of accompaniment chords and riffs.

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