Hatebreed is pleased to announce their first official tour in support of their forthcoming new studio album, The Divinity of Purpose. The 2013 Tour is slated to kick off on January 26th in Flint, MI and run through February 17th in Amityville, NY. Also confirmed on the tour will be special guests and label mates, Shadows Fall along with support acts, Dying Fetus and The Contortionist. VIP meet n’ greet packages and pre-sale tickets will be available Thursday, November 29th at 10 AM PST at www.hatebreed.com/vip.
Hatebreed guitarist Frank Novinec comments, “Don't miss our first tour in support of our new album, The Divinity of Purpose. A variety of songs from our 6+ album career (new and old) and our trademark different set lists every night is what everyone can expect."
Hatebreed also announces a special Record Release Signing & Concert event in Los Angeles, CA on February 1st at The Roxy. Tickets purchased for the show will include a copy of Hatebreed’s new album, The Divinity of Purpose along with access to aspecial meet n’ greet / signing with the band which will take place at 5:00 pm at Soundcheck Hollywood (located at 8872 West Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles). This unique event package is on sale HERE.
The Divinity of Purpose (Razor & Tie) is set to be released on January 29, 2013 in the U.S./Canada and on January 25th in the U.K./Europe (via Nuclear Blast). The new album digital pre-order is available now on iTunes HERE (in the United States & Canada). When fans pre-order the album, they’ll also receive an instant download of the opening track, “Put It to the Torch.”
The Divinity Of Purpose was co-produced by Hatebreed, Zeuss (Suicide Silence, All That Remains, Shadows Fall) and Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Avenged Sevenfold). This is the band’s sixth album to date.
Hatebreed has sold a combined 1.1 million albums in North America. Hatebreed is Jamey Jasta (vocals), Chris Beattie (Bass), Wayne Lozinak (Guitar), Frank Novinec (Guitar) and Matthew Byrne (Drums).
Having recently wrapped up a run with Lamb of God, In Flames and Sylosis, Hatebreed will play two Stillborn Fest shows in December then head to Europe in early January 2013where they will headline the EMP Persistence Tour 2013 in Europe (all tour dates below).