Hatebreed’s forthcoming new studio album, 'The Divinity of Purpose' (Razor & Tie) is available for pre-order beginning today on iTunes here (in the United States & Canada). When fans pre-order the album, they’ll also receive an instant download of the opening track, 'Put It To The Torch.'

Early critical praise for The Divinity of Purpose is already coming in from Europe with Metal Hammer (Italy) calling it, “Breathless, f****** powerful like a war machine,” and Metal Hammer(Spain) offering, “Hatebreed have re-defined the whole genre of hardcore/metal with their new album”

As previously announced, 'The Divinity of Purpose' is set for release on January 29, 2013 in the U.S/Canada and on January 25th in the U.K./Europe.

'The Divinity Of Purpose' was co-produced by Hatebreed, Zeuss (Suicide Silence, All That Remains, Shadows Fall) and Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Avenged Sevenfold). This is the band’s sixth album to date. Hatebreed has sold a combined 1.1 million albums in North America.Hatebreed is Jamey Jasta (vocals), Chris Beattie (Bass), Wayne Lozinak (Guitar), Frank Novinec (Guitar) and Matthew Byrne (Drums).

The band today completes a tour with Lamb of God, In Flames and Sylosis. Hatebreed will play a few dates in December and then in January 2013 the band will headlinethe EMP presents Persistence Tour 2013 in Europe (tour dates below).

Hatebreed also reveals the complete track listing for 'The Divinity of Purpose':

1. Put It To The Torch
2. Honor Never Dies
3. Own Your World
4. The Language
5. Before The Fight Ends You
6. Indivisible
7. Dead Man Breathing
8. The Divinity Of Purpose
9. Nothing Scares me
10. Bitter Truth
11. Boundless (Time To Murder It)
12. Idolized and Vilified

Hatebreed Tour Dates:

Hatebreed With Lamb Of God, In Flames &Sylosis:
Mon/Nov-19 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues

Stillborn Fest 2012 Dates:
Wed/Dec 26 New Haven, CT @Toad’s Place
Thur/Dec 27 Poughkeepsie, PA @ The Chance

EMP Persistence Tour 2013
Jan-10 Berlin – Astra (Germany)
Jan-11 Lint – Eurocam Media Center (Belgium)
Jan-12 Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle (Germany)
Jan-13 Paris – Bataclan (France)
Jan-14 Saarbrücken – Garage (Germany)
Jan-15 Wiesbaden – Schlachthof (Germany)
Jan-16 Hamburg – Docks (Germany)
Jan-17 Stuttgart – LKA (Germany)
Jan-18 Lichtenfels – Stadthalle (Germany)
Jan-19 Dresden – Event Werk (Germany)
Jan-20 Tilburg – O13 (Netherlands)