WSOU 89.5 FM Helping Killswitch Engage Take Over NYC

Date: February 24, 2016

South Orange, N.J.  - WSOU 89.5 FM Seton Hall Pirate Radio is helping Killswitch Engage take New York City by storm with a week-long series of concerts presented by the legendary heavy metal radio station. As a part of its 30th Anniversary Concert Series, WSOU presents Killswitch Engage for their five day “take over” in New York March 6 through 11. These five shows take place at venues around New York, including the Gramercy Theatre on March 6, Bowery Ballroom on March 7, Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus on March 9, and the Marlin Room at Webster Hall on March 10. The final concert takes place in Brooklyn at Rough Trade NYC on March 11.

In addition to the week-long concert series, Killswitch Engage will be releasing their new album Incarnate during the last show of the series at Rough Trade NYC. WSOU will also be highlighting the album the week following its release. WSOU listener reaction to the band’s new material has been strong since Killswitch Engage released their new single “Strength of the Mind” on Dec. 11, 2015, followed by the more recent track Hate by Design on Jan. 29, 2016. Both tracks will be featured on Incarnate when the album is released as parts of the band’s NYC take over. 

“Killswitch Engage by far is one of the best live shows I’ve seen,” said WSOU Program Director Molly Meller. “It is an honor to be presenting them for their Incarnate NYC takeover. I know our listeners and the band’s fans cannot wait for the new album and this series of New York shows.”

Information about the concert series can be found at here and the shows are sold out except the March 7 show at the Bowery Ballroom. Tickets are available at

WSOU’s 30 Years of Metal anniversary concert series kicked off this month on Feb. 20 with Brooklyn’s own Candiria at Maxwell’s Tavern in Hoboken, performing with Old Wounds and Moon Tooth. Additional shows in the concert series will be announced throughout the year. 

“2016 is a year of milestones for WSOU,” noted General Manager Mark Maben. “Just as we wrap up our celebrations of the 50th anniversary of our sports call-in show ‘Hall Line’ we move on to celebrating the 30th anniversary of our current loud rock format. WSOU’s listeners and staff will have a lot events to revel in throughout the rest of the year.”


Media Contacts:

For more information, contact WSOU Program Director Molly Meller at / 973-761-9000 ext. 6461 or WSOU Underwriting Sales and Marketing Manager Jennifer Kajzer at / 973-275-2000.

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