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Hatebreed Celebrates Album Career Charting High With The Divinity Of Purpose (Razor & Tie)

| 7 February 2013 | Reply

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(New York, NY) –Hatebreed’s much-anticipated new studio album, The Divinity of Purpose, (released on Razor & Tie in the United States/Canada) has debuted at #20 on theBillboard Top 200 with over 17,400 units sold in its first week out at retail.  To date, this marks the band’s highest career charting album in the U.S. The album also debuts on a series of other Billboard charts including #1 on Hard Rock, #6 on Rock, and #5 on Independent.  The Divinity of Purpose is available now at the iTunes Store HERE

Hatebreed’s new album also debuted this week on a number of international charts where the album was released through Nuclear Blast. These entries include Germany at #25, Austria at #28, and the U.K. where it debuted at #12 on the rock album chart and #144 on the top album chart.

Currently featured on the covers of both Revolver and Hails & Horns Magazines, Hatebreed just recently received a Revolver Golden God Awards Nomination for “Best Live Band” alongside Anthrax, Lamb of God, Slipknot, Volbeat, and Five Finger Death Punch. Fans can vote now at Goldengodsawards.com.

Hatebreed is currently on their first official U.S. tour in support of the new record performing panoramic sets that span their entire career alongside new album material.  The tour has already performed to some sell out crowds and will run through February 17. Features special guests include label mates, Shadows Fall along with support acts, Dying Fetus andThe Contortionist. Hatebreed will return to the U.K. in April for a number of headline tour dates (all dates below).

The Divinity of Purpose continues to receive fan and press raves from around the world.Hatebreed is Jamey Jasta (vocals), Chris Beattie (Bass), Wayne Lozinak (Guitar), Frank Novinec (Guitar) and Matthew Byrne (Drums).

Hatebreed Tour Dates:

The Divinity Of Purpose USA Tour

eb 6 – Wichita, KS – Cotillion

Feb 7 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s

Feb 8 – Lexington, KY – Busters

Feb 9 – 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

UK Tour Dates:

April 28 – Brighton – Concorde 2

April 29 – Cardiff – Solus

April 30 – Manchester – Academy 2

May 1-  Glasgow – O2 ABC 2

May 2 –  Sheffield – Corporation

May 3 -Wolverhampton – Slade Rooms

Hatebreed Links:

www.hatebreed.comwww.facebook.com/hatebreedwww.twitter.com/hatebreed

The Divinity  Of  Purpose iTunes  (http://smarturl.it/HBdiv)

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