After landing the biggest song of their 25-year career, selling out shows worldwide, and finishing the victory lap of an intense three-year cycle, Nuclear Blast artist Hatebreed return with their first new single in four years with When The Blade Drops.
«This is just a taste of what’s to come and we’re definitely going hard on this», says frontman Jamey Jasta. «The speed, intensity, and brutality that people have come to expect from us is on full display. Can’t wait to play this one live and see the pit erupt».
This standalone single also heralds the start of a new chapter in Hatebreed’s history that is guaranteed to be marked by the same ruthless breakdowns, pit-stirring anthems, and poignant lyrics that have made them one of heavy music’s most unshakable institutions. When The Blade Drops effectively crystallizes the energy and fury of Hatebreed’s legendary live gigs into a sharper-than-a-guillotine anthem.
The anthemic track is a special treat for fans as Hatebreed finish their new album, due out later this year. While When The Blade Drops won’t appear on the forthcoming album, it certainly sets the table for what’s to come. Stay tuned for more details on Hatebreed’s eighth studio album.