NewsApril 9, 2008 2:23 PM ET10,570 views

Hatebreed signs deal w/ KOCH Records

KOCH Records has entered into a new multi-tiered, worldwide deal with Hatebreed. As part of the new deal, KOCH Records will release a series of future projects from Connecticut's Hatebreed. The first project under the new deal will be Hatebreed's first-ever live DVD. The main DVD concert shoot took place at Harpo's in Detroit on Saturday, March 29th, 2008. Directed by Kevin Custer, the yet-to-be titled DVD will also feature a collection of recent live shows from various tour stops in Germany, Philadelphia, New York City and New Haven, CT. The new DVD will see its release in late summer/early fall. Over the course of the band's four albums, Hatebreed have sold over 1 million albums in the U.S. alone. In addition to being the voice and visionary of Hatebreed, Jasta is also the co-frontman for various side-projects like Kingdom of Sorrow and Icepick. Jasta also served as host of Headbangers Ball (on MTV2) for over three years. Additionally, Jasta is also the owner of Stillborn Records and the clothing line Hatewear. Jamey Jasta states, "The band and I had set out to find an aggressive, forward thinking marketing and creative team to release the first-ever Hatebreed live DVD experience, a live album, and a cool unique covers record project and teaming up with KOCH Records is a perfect fit." Jasta explains "There are other important projects that we are planning to partner with KOCH Records to release. They are a smart company with a dedicated staff and I speak for the whole band when I say that KOCH just gets it and aren't afraid to take risks and work their asses off. We are excited to start working together." Scott Givens, VP of Metal, offers, "I'm thrilled to add Hatebreed and Jamey Jasta and his many endeavors/projects to the KOCH family. Jamey has been a leader his entire career and we are elated that he has chosen us to be his partner going forward." John Franck, SVP of Marketing comments "We couldn't be more excited to be in business with Jamey Jasta and Hatebreed. The dedication and work-ethic Jasta brings to each and every one of his projects is what it's all about. This deal has been a long-time coming and is a great fit for KOCH Records as we continue to expand our roster. Fans are going to be stoked when they see what we have in store for them; starting with this DVD which is going to hit 'em over the head like a ten ton brick."


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FAGABEEFE 4/9/2008 11:26:19 AM


911yearolds 4/9/2008 11:26:25 AM

koch is getting all metal

rick_tocchet 4/9/2008 11:36:12 AM

just. stop.

postrock_is_dead 4/9/2008 11:37:03 AM

c-ck records huh... makes sense.

shit_spasm 4/9/2008 11:41:01 AM

So are they signing jamey hatebreed, or hatebreed? Haha. But they're usually pretty smart with shit they do so maybe it'll work

Cokeandhookers 4/9/2008 11:41:11 AM


le_cunt 4/9/2008 11:41:50 AM

lol @ being signed to koch

forumdrama 4/9/2008 11:43:51 AM

It's funny that they've sold a million records, because from what I hear, and this is at least true in KC, they pull shit attendance at shows. Shit band anyways. fck them and the gay c-cks they rode in on.

sharkfight 4/9/2008 11:48:18 AM

well this deal was clearly conceived through an act of violence

Emmett 4/9/2008 11:49:32 AM


newnoise123 4/9/2008 11:51:55 AM

jamey jasta says "wear hatewear whenever you go to a hatebreed show and i'll suck you off!"

thelindbergbaby 4/9/2008 11:58:20 AM


toweringinferno 4/9/2008 11:58:26 AM

from victory, to universal, to roadrunner to koch? i'd personally stay with roadrunner or universal, i can't name one group i've ever listened to on that label

x_carve_x 4/9/2008 11:59:22 AM

koch records

webmaster 4/9/2008 12:00:03 PM

toweringinferno - note that this doesnt say that Koch will be releasing Hatebreed's next studio album

toweringinferno 4/9/2008 12:05:44 PM

thats a good point.

meanmuggin 4/9/2008 12:15:08 PM

KOCH records... Didn't they release boys2men? Sounds about right.

somethingviral 4/9/2008 12:15:57 PM

no care.

rocksteady 4/9/2008 12:26:15 PM

i think opeth is on koch

alangreenspan 4/9/2008 12:30:41 PM

Scott Givens, VP of Metal. fcking lol.

YouAreSceneAsFuck 4/9/2008 12:31:59 PM

i'm not reading that shit.

vdburns 4/9/2008 12:33:00 PM

They stripped me naked had me lift my ballsack up so they could check underneath it, and then had me bend over and spread my asscheeks apart so they could look inside my jerk.

lordofthefuckingRIM 4/9/2008 12:47:31 PM

and I STILL have never bought an album from this band....

ratt_fink 4/9/2008 12:53:07 PM

ah this is kEwL!!!!

ChesterTheMolester 4/9/2008 1:07:53 PM

god damn...horrible music

lordshredder 4/9/2008 1:17:31 PM

Are they going to bring forth more well written, inspiring lyrics such as "If you don't live for something, then you'll die for nothing!"?

vtacore 4/9/2008 1:27:09 PM

I thought KOCH was going bankrupt...

takeholdx 4/9/2008 1:30:32 PM

I am real excited about picking up the new record right next to the rest of the KOCH releases like Joan Baez, Ringo Star, and Sinead O'Connor. ***Break UP, the only good thing about Jasta is that he signed With Honor

zero_x_potential 4/9/2008 1:32:32 PM

DVD could be cool

xvegeedgex 4/9/2008 1:32:55 PM

Isn't HORSE the Band on the same label? Or is it At All Cost? Supremacy is a was a good release, stoked to hear new shit.

duluth_corsage 4/9/2008 1:34:50 PM

That's great, we know who Jamey Jasta is. Lol @ Hatebreed classified as nu-metal by gays today. Granted, everything after Satisfaction was weak, but nu-metal?

xtodayithawx 4/9/2008 1:53:35 PM

a cool unique covers record project a cool unique covers record project a cool unique covers record project a cool unique covers record project a cool unique covers record project a cool unique covers record project

RobertRedford 4/9/2008 1:55:53 PM

Hatebreed is on the SAME label as The Wiggles hahaha!

robot_wheelchair 4/9/2008 2:48:27 PM

Yeah, cover albums are a unique idea.

shit_spasm 4/9/2008 3:22:21 PM

LOL @ the wiggles

EARTHpart2 4/9/2008 3:29:31 PM

hatebreed is the worst most boring stereotypical metal band ive ever heard

curse 4/9/2008 3:38:51 PM

Hatebreed got dropped from Universal and weren't renewed at Road Runner, not much choice in the matter. By the way, Koch put out Opeth's Blackwater Park if I'm not mistaken.

youeatdickbeats_7 4/9/2008 3:55:38 PM

TAKE THE dck. LOVE THE dck. SUCK THAT dck. as made famous by jasta.

maderectionsyo 4/9/2008 4:04:04 PM

horse the band is signed with koch

thecreepyroom 4/9/2008 6:23:07 PM

fck hatebreed forever. I'd rather listen to Horse The Band.

FromHeavensDarkestCorner 4/9/2008 7:10:11 PM

didn't see this coming

theeyesofgod 4/9/2008 7:14:47 PM

good luck with that shitty label

swampthang 4/9/2008 7:42:48 PM

kids with hot topic pants and slipknot shirts eat this shit up.

let_it_go 4/9/2008 8:22:35 PM

KOTCH > metalblade, trustkill, bridge9, century media, thorp, and all the shitty labels you like. MOBB DEEP. KEAK DA SNEAK. BIG RICH.

GILIUS_THUNDERHEAD 4/9/2008 8:36:44 PM

first first post amateurs.

pongo_pigmayis 4/9/2008 8:38:56 PM

the hot topic community will wear smiles for straight weeks

Quesadilla 4/9/2008 8:54:51 PM

They stripped me naked had me lift my ballsack up so they could check underneath it, and then had me bend over and spread my asscheeks apart so they could look inside my jerk.

ninjacheckmate 4/10/2008 1:48:19 AM

Hatebreed=best fcking death metal band ever!!

koolaid 4/10/2008 9:27:40 AM

directed by kevin costner

philly 4/10/2008 10:31:24 AM

i thought koch was a hip hop label...

I_Wear_Norma_Jeans 4/10/2008 11:02:06 AM

Scott Givens the VP of metal is elated (full of high-spirited delight; "a joyful heart")....fcking gash.

WaytooDeath 4/10/2008 3:03:31 PM

gayABEEFE 4/9/2008 11:26:19 AM more like KROTCH RECORDS ahahahahahahaha

munderbite 4/10/2008 3:20:06 PM

lol to quoting the brain drill guy on this thread...TWICE

sonicrecoilvibrator 4/10/2008 5:19:05 PM

PLEASE, no more Hatebreed

wyatt 4/10/2008 6:16:13 PM

Scott Givens, VP of Metal should probably call Todd Xroundhouse-IlovemysidekickX VP of dumb fcking hardcore and rub it in his face.

911yearolds 4/11/2008 1:57:19 AM

wow.... hatewear.... just wow

fnffishcore 4/13/2008 8:05:59 AM

Grrrrr, you'd not know I'm angry if it wazn't for my clothez.

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