If this sounds a bit proper, that's because it tis...the following is an official press release regarding Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach and the band's upcoming U.S. tour with Kittie. Due to personal issues and vocal strain, Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach has announced that he is taking a break from the band's current tour featuring Kittie, Poison the Well and Shadows Fall. The band is in the midst of vocal rehearsals in order to carry on the tour without Leach, but anticipate his return in the future. In regards to the tour, Leach issued the following statement: "Due to personal circumstances out of my control, I will not be able to hit the road with Killswitch Engage on our upcoming tour run. I'd like to take this opportunity to apologize to Roadrunner Records, and more importantly, to our fans. We are currently training another vocalist to do the tour and to carry the torch until I am well. My apologies to everyone, but I have to do what needs to be done." Killswitch Engage's Roadrunner Records debut Alive or Just Breathing was released on May 21st, sporting a #1 single, "My Last Serenade," at metal radio. The band recently finished up a series of tour dates with Soilwork in support of the album and will kick off the Kittie tour on July 9th in Sauget, IL.