Mandatory Punk with Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage

Mandatory Punk with Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage

- By Stephen Reeder

From GBH and The Damned, to Dead Kennedys and FEAR, this playlist is stacked with essentials.

Frontman Jesse Leach set the internet ablaze a few years ago when he announced he was forming a hardcore punk project called The Weapon. While the project has since remained illusive, Leach teased fans via social media a few months ago with some news that an album was not only in the works, but complete.

The wait is now over. A Repugnant Turn Of Events is now available via Bandcamp. In a statement released regarding the record, the band said, "We dedicate this record to everyone fighting the good fight against tyrannical governments, racism, fascism, homophobia, and all forms of oppression. Get mad, get organized, stay focused, and stand strong."

To mark the occasion, Jesse Leach compiled a list of path-paving punk gems that everyone should get familiar with. Enjoy the curated playlist below.

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