|"The End of Heartache"|
Cover art for the Resident Evil: Apocalypse promo single
|Single by Killswitch Engage|
|from the album The End of Heartache and Resident Evil: Apocalypse Soundtrack|
|Recorded||December 15, 2003 - January 29, 2004|
|Studio||Zing Studios in Westfield, MA|
|Genre||Metalcore, Alternative metal|
|Length||4:58 (album version)|
4:04 (Resident Evil: Apocalypse version)
|Songwriter(s)||Mike D'Antonio, Adam Dutkiewicz, Justin Foley, Howard Jones, Joel Stroetzel|
|Killswitch Engage singles chronology|
"The End of Heartache" is the title track and second single from Killswitch Engage's third studio album The End of Heartache . The song also appeared as the theme song for the 2004 zombie action film Resident Evil: Apocalypse .
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The first video shows the band performing the song inter-cut with footage from Resident Evil: Apocalypse along with close-up shots of the band playing.
The second video cuts out the Resident Evil: Apocalypse footage and cuts between shots of the band performing the song.
|1.||"The End of Heartache"||4:04|
|1.||"The End of Heartache" (Album version)||4:58|
|2.||"The End of Heartache?" (Resident Evil: Apocalypse version)||4:04|
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