I am pleased to provide you with some audio visual insight into Times of Grace and their visual side, via weekly visual clips that have posted on the Roadrunner website.
These teaser clips boast pastoral and eye-kidnapping visual imagery along with audio clips from the band’s forthcoming debut, The Hymn of a Broken Man, due out January 18. Times of Grace finds Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam D. reuniting with former KsE vocalist Jesse Leach, who lent his inimitable pipes and provocative lyrics to the now-classic Alive or Just Breathing. The pair’s chemistry is completely palpable, so check out these clips now!
The first clip for “The Hymn of a Broken Man” is viewable here.
The second clip for “Fall From Grace” is viewable here.
Jesse Leach himself also provided a little insight into these clips, saying:
“As some of you may be aware of now, there is a whole other visual side of Times of Grace. Our record was completed just over a year ago, during that year I listened to the record on various occasions. The more I listened, the more visions and concepts I had running through my head. I decided if I could, I wanted to see these visions come to life. I reached out to Adam to let him know my thoughts we decided I would come up with concepts for “visuals.” Through management, we sought out various artists to produce these images and decided on Agata Alexander. Based on the samples she sent us, we knew she was the one to bring it all to life.
“I spent time writing up ideas and concepts for each song and sent them over to her. Over the course of a few months she went out & captured these images and created a whole other world. These images were watched by myself & Adam many times. We would have dialogue about what we thought was amazing & what could used a bit of editing. On the whole there was not much we wanted to touch, as Agata really grasped what we were going for. Over the next two months we are giving you samples of not only the songs off the record, but also these visuals! These visuals will accompany the “special Edition” of the CD which will be available for pre-order in the weeks to come. Also as we solidify our live band, we will also bring these images to life during our live show. The idea is to let the listener experience “Time of Grace” on different levels. To me this record is so much more than just another record, it is a documentary of a moment in time that shaped Adam & I as individuals. I feel it is important to let all of you inside of our heads a bit, and hopefully have your own experience through the music and visuals. Many thanks to Agata Alexander for her work with us. I am very pleased and grateful to be able to make “Times of Grace” the full experience that it has become. Stay tuned…”
The Hymn of a Broken Man is out January 18.