Hatebreed Shares a New Single and Video – “Instinctive (Slaughterlust)”

Hatebreed shares a new single and video from their upcoming new album Weight Of The False Self, on 27th November via Nuclear Blast. The new single “Instinctive (Slaughterlust)” is the lead track of the 12-track album, which is pure Hatebreed at their classic sounding best. Check out the video, directed by Justin Reich now!

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Aftershock 2021 Adds Rancid, Social Distortion, The Offspring, Machine Gun Kelly, Rise Against, Volbeat, Gojira, Mastodon, Parkway Drive, and More 

Aftershock Festival has announced its comeback for the fall of 2021 with an additional day and exciting new bands! The headliners are intact with Metallica headlining two nights and My Chemical Romance’s reunion highlighting the middle weekend date. Added to the festival bill now are  Limp Bizkit, Rancid, The Offspring, Social Distortion, Rise Against, Volbeat, Machine Gun Kelly, Mastodon, Gojira, SEETHER, Parkway Drive, and many more. A special first time ever Thursday night date, presented by Jack Daniels, is headlined by Limp Bizkit and also hosts Parkway Drive, Testament, Hatebreed, Exodus, Knocked Loose and Fit For a King. Brought to you by Danny wimmer Presents, the West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival–to Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 7, 8, 9 and 10. Passes are on sale now at the link below and you can watch a special trailer video now. 

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Hatebreed Announces New Album “Weight Of The False Self” Due This Fall

Hardcore Metal leaders Hatebreed will release their new album, “Weight Of The False Self”, on November 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. The album’s first single will be made available tomorrow (Friday, September 11). “Weight Of The False Self” due out this fall. The band released its first new single in four years, “When The Blade Drops’ this past February. 

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Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta’s “Jasta Pasta” Penne is a Reality

A lot of great ideas Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed has come up for discussion on his podcast The Jasta Show! Now the long fan requested and talked about Jasta Pasta is actually happening. Jasta’s line of “classic Italian semolina pasta,” under a new venture aptly dubbed “Jasta Pasta” is a reality. “Perseverance Penne” is out for pre-order this coming week. The singer also hinted at future pasta lines by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe, Suicidal Tendencies, Agnostic Front’s Roger Miret, DevilDriver’s Dez Fafara, Cannibal Corpse’s George ‘Corpsegrinder’ Fisher, and Exodus’ Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza. The 15 oz. bag of ‘Perseverance Penne’ will be available for pre-order starting Tuesday (Sept. 8) at 5PM ET and will cost you eight bones (that’s metal speak for ‘dollars’). Jasta’s entrepreneurial ideas include a merch line, coffee, Hatebreed beer and more. 

 

 

Hatebreed recently launched their own signature “Live For This” beer under the Breedbrew brand in collaboration with Connecticut’s Witchdoctor Brewing Company.

Rising Metal Legend and Power Trip Vocalist Riley Gale Dies, Fellow Rockers Mourn

Terrible news for the music world as published reports announced that Power Trip frontman Riley Gale, has passed away. He was 34 (UPDATE: Riley’s age was originally said to be 35, and we have edited this story). Power Trip ascended to the new wave of American Metal, combining Crossover Thrash and Hardcore, partly on the strength of Riley’s incredible performances, brilliant politically-minded lyrics, and killer style. No cause of death has been revealed and according to a statement from the band, funeral and visitation arrangements are pending. Riley was a brilliant talent and mind, and he will be missed. Many leaders of the music world paid respect from Ice-T of Body Count, Lamb of God, Code Orange, Slipknot, Hatebreed, Jesus Piece, Anthrax, Thursday, Thrice, Machine Head, Creeping Death and more you can read below. Even Fox News, once a source of ire from Riley, had to pay respect! We interviewed him a few years back and he was awesome. The band has been one of the best in the world live in a short period of time. Riley’s family released a statement via social media which you can read below and you can read the many condolences of fellow peers. RIP Riley. 

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Nasty Drops New Video For “666 AM”, New Album Incoming

Belgium’s hardcore punk maniacs Nasty have signed with Century Media and will release their label-debut album Menace, 14-tracks of pure, pummeling musical violence on September 25th. The band has been crafting punishing metallic hardcore,  since 2014. Fans of bands like Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, Kublai Khan, The Acacia Strain, and Vein; this will be your new favorite band and the band has toured with Suicidal Tendencies, Terror, Madball, Strife, Evergreen Terrace, Ramallah and played festivals such as Wacken Open Air, Hellfest, Graspop Metal Meeting, With Full Force, Resurrection Fest and more. The album cover was created by artist Michael Shantz (Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Your Demise). The band just shared their new video for “666AM”! Check it out

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Hatebreed Launches “Live for This Lager” with  Witchdoctor Brewing 

Hardcore/metal legends Hatebreed have teamed up with Witchdoctor Brewing Company to launch “Live For This” lager under the band’s new Breedbrew brand. The lager is named after the Grammy-nominated song from the band’s 2003’s album The Rise of Brutality. Hatebreed offered their own draft beer at their sold-out 25th Anniversary show in New Haven, CT last year. Now, they are bringing a new draft brew to their home state friends and fans. The band and the brewery have also partnered for a monthly schedule of events that will be socially distanced and safe as well as a canned version of the beer to be released in the coming months.  The first event is set for  Sunday, August 23 from 1-4PM ET. Continue reading

Bloodstock Open Air 2021 Adds Mercyful Fate and Dimmu Borgir!

 

Bloodstock Open Air, rebooked for 2021, has announced a new headliner! The great Heavy Metal legends Mercyful Fate, featuring King Diamond, will headline the Ronnie James Dio stage on Saturday, along with Dimmu Borgir as special guests. Watch a new trailer now!
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PODCAST: Episode 109: Dee Snider on His “Rebirth”, Freedom, and Future Projects

Ghost Cult Chief Editor Keefy was honored to interview Heavy Metal legend Dee Snider for our podcast. We chatted about his upcoming DVD/concert album For The Love of Metal Live, due out soon from Napalm Records. Dee chatted about the “rebirth of his career” with his solo album inspired by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed), his family, touring the world, his new band, how he keeps his voice in shape, lessons he has learned from the music business, anecdotes about Twisted Sister, his Broadway covers album, reflections on protecting Metal Music’s right to Freedom of Speech from the PMRC 35 years ago this year, and his plans for his next project. Order Dee’s new live album and other music here, and check out our chat! Continue reading