Killswitch Engage released Alive Or Just Breathing back on May 21, 2002, and will be celebrating the album's 15th birthday with a vinyl release pretty close to the original release date! Roadrunner Records will be dropping the vinyl re-release on May 12 in a variety of packages, and with a slightly different artwork than the original.
Additionally, a limited release beer, cleverly dubbed "Alive Or Just Brewing," will be released in conjunction with the vinyl. Here's how Cigar City Brewing describes the beer.
The beer is a New England-style IPA, is loaded with Citra, Mosaic, Motueka and Neslon Sauvin hops, and uses white wheat and flaked oats to add additional body and a slight haziness resulting in a full, juicy hop experience. What better beer style to celebrate the New England band's aggressive and innovative brand of metal than an aggressive and innovative take on a New England-style IPA!
The beer will be available in select markets, including Tampa, New York City, and the Cigar City Brewing Tasting Room. More info can be found here.