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Matthias Mauer (V)
Martin Köth (G)
Frank Schmauser (G)
Harald Schmitt (B)
Philipp Klinger (D)

Origin: Bamberg (Germany)
Label: MDD Records (Alive)
Style: Thrash Metal
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Since 1998 already, the Franconias from HATRED are active in the metal climes. After their albums "Madhouse Symphonies" in 2008 and "Destruction Manual" in 2010 was apparently a little quieter. With 'We Are The Moshcrew' the band contribute the official hymn to the Metal-action-adventure-game "Brütal Legend" and in the following the five piece played a lot of live shows and tours with bands like CRIPPER and GODSLAVE. Furthermore the band is one of the few who have played a liveshow in Dubai!

In 2015 HATRED logs back now impressively with a new album! Musically the Band is not being readily pigeonholed, but it is unmistakably a large dose of US-Thrash Metal as a solid base. Mixed with a few Death Metal influences you got an highly explosive mixture, which tempts you to wild headbang movement.

Even after 17 years in business you can be certain: Where HATRED is on it, there HATRED is in it! HATRED in 2015 are brutal, authentic and refreshing at the same time. Like a steamroller from the depths of hell sound the latest album of the quintet its way through the ear canals and excited old and young metalheads simultaneously.

Press Feedback

Es gibt Bands, die sind der Ansicht, dass nur Innovationen zählen. Es gibt Bands, die schneiden sich die Haare ab und pissen ihren Fans musikalisch ans Bein. Man muss sich schliesslich verändern...blablabla. Und dann gibt es Bands, die haben Spass an dem, was sie tun, scheissen aber auf Innovationen oder ähnlichen Schnickschnack. Da gibt's ne halbe Stunde "Fresse dick", und gut ist... Den grössten Pluspunkt hätten wir allerdings fast vergessen. Trotz aller Geschwindigkeit, trotz allem Gehacke und Gekeife legen die Burschen ganz grossen Wert auf Melodien, die sich schnell im Ohr festsetzen, und eine grandiose Gitarrenarbeit.
PowerMetal.de / Michael Meyer (8.5/10 pts.)
Genau so sollte Thrash im Jahr 2015 klingen. Gut produziert, auf die Kacke hauend und mit Mut zur Veränderung
The-Pit.de / Thomas Seitz (7.5/10 pts.)
"War Of The Words" is extremely energetic and a must have for all metal fans out there.
Tempelores.com / Nina Mende
Ein erstklassiges Album, voller Energie und Spielfreude, was sich beides unmittelbar auf den Hörer auswirkt. Jeder Thrash-Fan sollte hier unbedingt reinhören!
XXL-Rock.com / Christian Hemmer


New Album

Pic: Album 2015
War OF Words
(M.D.D. Records)
Street Date (M/D/Y): 09.18.2015


1. D.E.T.Y.S.
2. Fuck The Zombie
3. Watch The Genocide
4. Chaos
5. Virus
6. War Of Words
7. Enter The Halls
8. Storm
9. Rise Up
10. World Turns Black
11. Hope - Train Of Thought
12. Nature Of Humanity (Bonus Track)
13. No Control (Bonus Track)
14. This Is Hell (Bonus Track)

Promo sheet



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Top review results

Metal-Temple.com: 10/10 pts.
Des-Kutschers-Kunst.de: 10/10 pts.
Earshot.at: 6/7 pts.
Zephyr's Odem: 8.5/10 pts.
Laut.de: 4/5 pts.
MetalUnderground.at: 4/5 pts.
Stormbringer.at: 4/5 pts.
LordsOfMetal.nl: 78/100 pts.
MetalTalks.de: 7.5/10 pts.
The-Pit.de: 7.5/10 pts.
Time-For-Metal.eu: 7.5/10 pts.
MetalNews.de: 5/7 pts.

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