Band Photo: Hatebreed (?)
From: New Haven, CT, United States
Last Known Status: Active
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Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta and Crowbar guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein have set "Kingdom of Sorrow" as the name of their collaborative project. The group's debut album, which is currently being recorded at at Planet Z studios in Massachusetts with producer Zeuss (Hatebreed, Shadows Fall) is "almost complete and it is the most pummeling slab of metal we've ever been a part of," says Jasta. "This is seriously going to blow people's minds! We have recorded 13 tracks plus a cover of Motorhead's "No Class". Steve Gibb from Crowbar (formerly of Black Label Society) has just flown up from Miami to rip some solos and leads on a few tracks. We are also going to have two INSANE guest appearances that will definitely shock and excite people. . . Kirk is singing with me as well as playing the bass and guitar on the album, and we have both been writing and bringing ideas to the table. It's been killer!"
The entire schedule for Hellfest has finally been released. HELLFEST 2K5 takes place on August 19-21 at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey. Tickets are available at hellfest.com or you can purchase tickets at the Sovereign Bank Arena box office or charge by phone at 1-888-SBA-TIXX or online at sovereignbankarena.com.
The complete schedule follows, including stages, times and bands playing: More...
Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta and Crowbar guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein are currently in the studio recording the first album from their collaborative project, which is presently known simply as "Crowbreed".
Jasta has issued the following update on the album's recording sessions:
Right now I am up in [Massachusetts] at Planet Z studios with Kirk from Crowbar recording an album for our new band together. Zeuss is producing and Derek from Seemless is playing drums on the album. All I can say right now is that the material is definitely the heaviest and most diverse stuff I have ever been a part of and I seriously can't wait for people to hear this. Kirk is singing with me as well as playing the bass and guitar on the album, and we have both been writing and bringing ideas to the table. It's been killer! Go check out our makeshift myspace page http://www.myspace.com/crowbreed as most of you know we dont have a name just yet so we have been calling it Crowbreed for now.
HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT, NAPALM DEATH, BORN FROM PAIN, A PERFECT MURDER and BLEED THE SKY will be teaming up for the Persistance European Tour 2005, set to take place later in the year. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon.
HATEBREED are in the middle of the South American "The Voice of Brutality" tour with AGNOSTIC FRONT.
Roadrunner Records has announced this year's Roadrage DVD tracklisting:
1. Slipknot – Before I Forget
2. Slipknot – Vermilion
3. Killswitch Engage – The End Of Heartache (Band Version)
4. Machine Head – Days Turn Blue To Gray
5. Trivium – Pull Harder On The Strings Of Your Martyr
6. 36 Crazyfists – Bloodwork
7. Chimaira – 'Cleansation (Live)'
8. Fear Factory – Archetype
9. Fear Factory – Bite The Hand That Bleeds
10. Cradle Of Filth – Nymphetamine
11. Wednesday 13 – I Walked With A Zombie
12. Devildriver – Hold Back The Day
13. Devildriver – Nothing's Wrong
14. Soulfly – Roots Bloody Roots (Live)
15. Hatebreed – Live For This
16. Caliban – The Beloved & The Hatred
17. Still Remains – The Worst Is Yet To Come
18. The Agony Scene – Prey
19. 3 Inches Of Blood – Deadly Sinners
20. Obituary – Insane
21. Betzefer – Down Low
22. Illdisposed – Still Sane
23. Blood Has Been Shed – She Speaks To Me
24. Zao – The Rising End
25. A Life Once Lost – Vulture
26.Terror – Overcome
27. Open Hand – Tough Girl
28. Walls Of Jericho – There's No I in F**k You
29. Hopesfall – Icarus
30. Throwdown – Burn
31. Madball – Heavenhell
The DVD will be available in September.
On Saturday July 9th, Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta will be hosting a special one hour block on Hartford CT's #1 rock station 106.9 WCCC from 11pm until Midnight. Jasta will join long time friend and Hatebreed supporter Steven Wayne to talk about the upcoming Aggressive Music Fest in Glens Falls, NY on July 16th as well as Hatebreed's two special 10 year Anniversary shows that will be happening later this year (Nov. 25th & 26th) @ Toad's Place in New Haven. Visit www.toadsplace.com for tickets. Jamey will also be playing an EXCLUSIVE track from his side project Icepick and will be giving away tickets to the shows as well as other surprises so tune in Saturday July 9th @ 11pm to 106.9 WCCC. Listen online at www.waynemanor.tv and check out www.wccc.com.
Tour dates have been released for Hatebreed and Agnostic Front's "Voice Of Brutality" tour in South America. Here they are:
7/22 Belo Horizonte, MG Lapa Multshow
7/23 Sao Paulo, SP KVA
7/24 Curitiba, PR Espaco Callas
7/27 Sao Jose dos Campos, SP Dama Rock
7/30 Santiago, CHILE Victor Jara
7/31 Bogota, COLOMBIA Downtown
The 26-year-old heavy metal fan who passed away during this past weekend's Pressure Festival in Germany died from complications brought about by a pre-existing heart condition and not as a result of injuries sustained while taking part in an aggressive form of slam-dancing, police in Bochum, Germany announced on Tuesday (June 28). The cause of Marco Grewen's death was found to be unrelated to the extreme type of "moshing" called "wall of death," a form of concert dancing where the crowd is split down the middle and on the signal, both sides ram into each other.
The German media had previously reported that approximately 2,000 people took part in the "wall of death" during HATEBREED's performance at the festival. A total of 25 people were reportedly taken to local hospitals to be treated for various injuries — including fractures — sustained during the three-day event.
The "wall of death" was famously popularized by LAMB OF GOD during their Ozzfest 2004 stint where it became a regular part of the group's live performance. [Download a Quicktime video file of the Wall of Death recorded during last year's Ozzfest.]
A 26-year-old German heavy metal fan died over the weekend from injuries sustained at the Pressure Festival in in Herne (near Dortmund/Bochum), Germany.
The accident occured Saturday when 26-year-old — whose named hasn't been released by the German media — took part in the "wall of death," a form of concert dancing where the crowd is split down the middle and on the signal, both sides ram into each other.
The impact on the fan's liver was reportedly so significant that he died the same night at a nearby hospital.
The German media, especially regional TV, are already talking about "casualties at a heavy metal concert", and calling the wall of death an "aggressive" form of dance.
The "wall of death" was famously popularized by Lamb of God during their Ozzfest 2004 stint where it became a regular part of the group's live performance. [Click here to download a Quicktime video file recorded during last year's Ozzfest.] More...
The first official listing of confirmed bands for this year's Hellfest, taking place August 19th to the 21st in Trenton, NJ, has been announced. They are as follows:
THE ACACIA STRAIN
ARMOR FOR SLEEP
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME
CURL UP AND DIE
DEAD TO FALL
THE EARLY NOVEMBER
GHOST OF THE SALTWATER
GHOSTS OF WAR
GOOD CLEAN FUN
GYM CLASS HEROES
HIDDEN IN PLAIN VIEW
IF HOPE DIES
LONG SINCE FORGOTTEN
RECEIVING END OF SIRENS
THE RED CHORD
SICK OF IT ALL
THIS DAY & AGE
YOUTH OF TODAY
The 2nd Annual Aggressive Music Festival will take place July 16 in Glen Falls NY at the Glen Falls Civic Center (doors open at 3pm). This is just one day after the opening Ozzfest show in Mansfield, MA, and an off-date for Ozzfest, so there are a lot of good Ozzfest bands playing. Bands so far include:
As I Lay Dying
A Dozen Furies
Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta will be making a guest appearance on Ill Nino's upcoming as-yet untitled new album, more on that can be found here. The effort is presently eyeing an August 30th release date via Roadrunner with a July US run expected to precede it.
Agnostic Front have begun rolling out some UK dates for July, they include:
July 08th Milton Keynes, UK - The Pitz
July 09th Sheffield, UK - City Invasion
July 10th London, UK - City Invasion
July 12th Liverpool, UK - Acadamy 3
July 13th Newport, UK - TJ's
July 14th Moscow, RUS - Tochka
July 16th Joensuu, FIN - Ilosaariorock Festival
The band also plan to tour throughout South America with Hatebreed in July as well, though dates have yet to be announced.
Throwdown's upcoming new album "Vendetta" will include guest appearances from vocalist Howard Jones of Killswitch Engage/Blood Has Been Shed fame and Hatebreed guitarist Sean Martin.
"Vendetta" is due for a release on July 12th through Trustkill.
The 7th Annual New England Metal And Hardcore Festival is set to take place April 22-24 in Worcester, MA. As previously announced, this year's festival features stellar headlining acts such as KING DIAMOND, HATEBREED, DANZIG, OBITUARY, NILE, HYPOCRISY, DARK TRANQUILLITY and BEHEMOTH among others.
The following set times have been posted ( subject to change):
Main Stage Friday, April 22:
3:00 - 3:20- Winter Solstice
3:30 - 3:50- Kylesa
4:00 - 4:20- The Esoteric
4:30 - 4:50- Nora
5:00 - 5:20- Since the flood
5:30 - 5:50- Haste The Day
6:00 - 6:20- Premonitions Of War
6:30 - 7:00- All That Remains
7:15 - 7:45- Throwdown
8:00 - 8:30- As I lay dying
9:00 - 10:00- Obituary
10:30 - 11:30- Unearth
12:00 - 1:00- Hatebreed
Second Stage, Friday:
3:10 - 3:30- Ion Disonanance
3:40 - 4:00- Catastrophic
4:10 - 4:30- Scurvy
4:40 - 5:00- T.B.A.
5:10 - 5:30- The Minor Times
5:40 - 6:10- With Honor More...
Danzig and special guest Doyle have been confirmed as the Saturday headliner for the seventh annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, to be held Friday-Sunday, April 22-24 at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass.
In addition to the regular Danzig set, Doyle with join the band for a blistering 30-minute set of classic Misfits material. Danzig and Doyle have performed together just three times during Danzig’s recent tour – their first performances together in over 21 years.
Hatebreed, Unearth and Obituary will headline Friday night.
Saturday’s other headliners will include Chimaira and Cryptopsy.
Sunday’s headliners are King Diamond, Nile and Soilwork.
Also appearing are A Life Once Lost, All Shall Perish, All That Remains, As I Lay Dying, Behemoth, Black Dahlia Murder, Blood Has Been Shed, Bury Your Dead, Dark Tranquility, Darkest Hour, Evergreen Terrace, Full Blown Chaos, Glass Casket, Hypocrisy, If Hope Dies, Internal Bleeding, Ion Dissonance, It Dies Today, Kylesa, Maroon, Misery Signals, Mnemic, Premonitions Of War, Pro-Pain, Red Chord, Reflux, Remembering Never, Scurvy, Sonata Arctica, Stemm, Strapping Young Lad, The Acacia Strain, The Agony Scene, The Esoteric, The Killing, The Minor Times, Throwdown, Trivium, Winter Solstice, and many more to be added.
Single day tickets are $35 per day. Three-day passes are $99. Tickets are on sale at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849.
Hatebreed will record their fourth full-length album in May. Hatebreed will start recording as soon as the finish their last three tour dates:
April 22 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium- Headlining Day One of New England Metal Hardcore Fest
April 30 - Belgium @ Groezrock Festival
May 1 - Bochum, Germany @ Matrix
Also, the soundtracks for "The Punisher" and Headbanger's Ball, which feature tracks from Hatebreed, have both gone gold by selling over 50,000 copies. Hatebreed have also announced that they are playing the two "10th Year Anniversary" shows in November in New Haven, CT.
The schedule has been confirmed for Hatebreed's upcoming UK tour with Crowbar and Caliban. Here are the tour dates:
3/05 Leeds @ Cockpit
3/06 Sheffield @ Corporation
3/07 Glasgow @ Garage
3/08 Newcastle @ Northumbria Uni
3/09 Manchester @ University MDH
3/10 Dublin @ Wheelan's
3/11 Cork @ Nancy Spain's
3/13 London @ Mean Fiddler
3/14 Oxford @ Zodiac
3/15 Portsmouth @ Wedgewood Rooms
CONVERGE, SATYRICON and... DARKTHRONE...? Those are the unlikely alternate Grammy nominees suggested to MSNBC recently by "Sound of the Beast" author Ian Christe. "Then again," Christe told the Microsoft-backed news network, "DARKTHRONE already refused their nomination for the Norwegian version of the awards. These back-slapping events are viewed by most metalheads with a lot of skepticism."
Christe also told MSNBC this year's real Grammy nominees for Metal Performance (CRADLE OF FILTH, MOTÖRHEAD, HATEBREED, KILSWITCH ENGAGE, and SLIPKNOT) are "a shock... they actually represent what metal kids are into - instead of the usual out-of-date record company executive's misunderstanding of heavy metal... All five bands nominated began on indie-specialty labels, then worked their way to the mainstream over years. Normally, I'd hope in vain that MOTÖRHEAD would win, just as an excuse to see Lemmy wearing a tuxedo. But it would really be a boon to heavy metal for any of the younger bands to take the prize."
The Grammys will be handed out Feb. 13. The Metal Performance award will NOT be televised.
Throwdown have now begun recording their upcoming new album "Vendetta" with producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, Hatebreed) at the helm. The effort is expected out in July via Trustkill.