Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED have announced the first official tour in support of their forthcoming studio album, “The Divinity Of Purpose”. The trek will kick off on January 26 in Flint, Michigan and run through February 17 in Amityville, New York. Support on the tour will come from SHADOWS FALL, DYING FETUS and THE CONTORTIONIST. VIP meet-and-greet packages and pre-sale tickets will be available Thursday, November 29 at 10 a.m. PST at www.hatebreed.com/vip.

Commented HATEBREED guitarist Frank Novinec: “Don’t miss our first tour in support of our new album, ‘The Divinity Of Purpose’. A variety of songs from our six-plus-album career (new and old) and our trademark different set lists every night is what everyone can expect.”

HATEBREED has also announceda special record-release signing and concert event in West Hollywood, California on February 1 at The Roxy. Tickets purchased for the show will include a copy of “The Divinity Of Purpose” along with access to a special meet-and-greet/signing with the band which will take place at 5:00 p.m. at Soundcheck Hollywood (located at 8872 West Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles).


Jan. 26 – Flint, MI – Machine Shop
Jan. 27 – Joilet, IL – Mojoes
Jan. 28 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
Jan. 30 – Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater
Jan. 31 – Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theater
Feb. 01 – Los Angeles, CA – Roxy
Feb. 02 – Chico, CA – Senator Theater
Feb. 03 – Reno, NV – Knitting Factory
Feb. 05 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
Feb. 06 – Wichita, KS – Cotillion
Feb. 07 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s
Feb. 08 – Lexington, KY – Busters
Feb. 09 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
Feb. 11 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
Feb. 12 – Jacksonville, FL – Freebird Live
Feb. 13 – Jacksonville, NC – Hooligans
Feb. 14 – West Springfield, VA – Empire
Feb. 15 – Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
Feb. 16 – Syracuse, NY – Westcott Theater
Feb. 17 – Amityville, NY – Revolution

“The Divinity Of Purpose” will be released on January 29, 2013 in North America via Razor Tie and on January 25, 2013 in Europe through Nuclear Blast. The CD was co-produced by HATEBREED, Chris “Zeuss” Harris (SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, SHADOWS FALL) and Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), with Wilbur also handling mixing duties. The cover artwork was created and illustrated by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ATHEIST, SIGH, ANACRUSIS, GWAR) and can be seen below.


Photo credit: Clay Patrick McBride


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