Tag: For The Lions

Review: “Weight Of The False Self” by Hatebreed

Kicking up a storm since 1996’s “Under The Knife“, the return of Connecticut bruisers Hatebreed has been a long time coming, four years after 2016’s “The Concrete Confessional” and with a record delayed by a Global Pandemic. Their eighth studio album “Weight Of The False Self” was written and recorded in the second half of

Playthrough: “Ghosts Of War” from Hatebreed!

The lead single from the Hatebreed covers album “For The Lions” was “Ghosts of War” by Slayer, which has also become a live favourite. Drummer Matt Byrne not only hammers out a playthrough but also gives us a bit of history behind their recording. They’ve teased a part #2 on social media in the past, they

Riff Police! Pull Over! #81: Hatebreed Vs Slayer!

This was once a new feature for a Thursday but now #81 episodes old, we’ve been to putting together a head to head whereby one bands song is clearly *ahem* influenced by another to the point of plagiarism. That’s right folks. “This is the Riff Police. Pull over to the side of the road and

Playthrough: “All I Had (I Gave)” from Crowbar!

Pro-Shot at Mystic Festival at the Tauron Arena in Krakow Poland on 26th June, here’s drum cam footage of Crowbar sticksman Tommy Buckley performing their absolute classic “All I Had (I Gave)” which as you may well know was covered by Hatebreed on their covers album “For The Lions” and have also been a major

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? Fight! Black Flag Edition

Hardcore punks Black Flag are not only genre pioneers but arguably the creators of post-hardcore to boot. Their full length debut at third attempt in 1981’s “Damaged” is perhaps their most influential release, so where better to celebrate it than here? In the red corner are Hatebreed, who themselves are influencial on the current hardcore