Hatebreed 

6 p.m. Sunday, September 24. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois).

For all of the single-minded, throat-stomping brutality in Hatebreed's music, there's a Zen-like quality to the band's M.O. that's almost — dare one say it — peaceful. And with their new, fourth album, Supremacy, vocalist Jamey Jasta and his bandmates have rediscovered the inner peace that's evaded them since 2003's The Rise of Brutality made Hatebreed one of the biggest metallic-hardcore bands on the planet. With relentless touring (including an Ozzfest 2006 main-stage slot), business ventures (a record label and tattoo shop, among others) and moonlighting gigs (he hosts MTV2's Headbanger's Ball) pushing him to near-burnout, Jasta has turned his negative energy into one of the most steadfast, uplifting sets of mosh-pit anthems in Hatebreed's arsenal. And with new guitarist Frank Novinec (ex-Terror, Integrity) bringing his well-honed riffage to the party, Supremacy is also one of the band's leanest, meanest albums to date. Which is to say it's pretty much like everything else Hatebreed has ever recorded, but different.

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