Nuclear Blast Records have announced the following:
Hardcore icons, HATEBREED have lined up a UK tour in support of their critically acclaimed sixth studio album, ‘The Divinity Of Purpose‘, which hits stores last week. Having delivered a blistering set at last year’s Bloodstock Open Air Festival, with many folks deeming them one of the bands of the weekend, HATEBREED’s live show is definitely one to catch.
Meantime, the rock press have deemed ‘The Divinity of Purpose‘ their best disc in years. Here’s a snapshot of what the magazines have been saying;
“They are actually one of the few long-standing bands that can be counted on to repeatedly deliver” - 8/10 – Metal Hammer
“This is Hatebreed’s best album in years… If there was a record to spin-kick your own face off to, then this is it!… A hardcore masterclass.” – 5/5 – Terrorizer
“Hatebreed get back to their best” – 4Ks – Kerrang!
“Yet another brutal, breathless triumph in a career littered with premier mosh” – 8/10 – Rocksound
“The kings of metallic hardcore” – 4/5 – Total Guitar
There has also been huge plays and support from BBC Radio 1 Rock Sow, BBC Radio 1 Punk Show, Scuzz TV, Kerrang! Radio, XFM Rock Show, Real Radio XS Rock Show, Q Radio Rock Show, Bloodstock Radio and more.HATEBREED’s firebrand frontman, Jamey Jasta is looking forward to the UK jaunt, commenting: “We’re excited to get back to the UK to do a career-spanning headline set and support our new album, ‘The Divinity Of Purpose’ It’s been too long since we last visited your shores and we’re headed out out on a worldwide tour, so this is your only chance to see us. Don’t fuck it up”
Catch Jasta and his cohorts at the following shows:
Sun 28th Apr – BRIGHTON Concorde 2
Mon 29th Apr – CARDIFF Solus
Tue 30th Apr – MANCHESTER Academy 2
Wed 1st May – GLASGOW O2 ABC 2
Thu 2nd May – SHEFFIELD Corporation
Fri 3rd May – WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
Sat 4th May – LONDON O2 Islington Academy
Tickets go on sale this Wednesday 6th February at 9am. You can pick them up from box offices, all usual agents and online via www.kililive.com
or via credit card hotline on 0844 871 8803.
While you’re waiting for the shows to come around, check out a taster of the new album with the band’s video for ‘Put It To The Torch‘: