Hatebreed drummer Matt Byrne brings you a crosscut of hardcore from then and now.
Not only inspired by his own band’s catalogue but a broad selection of pioneering songs, influential artists and notable drummers of the genre, Hatebreed drummer Matt Byrne delivers an uncompromising, full-on assault of relentless grooves spanning the whole range of the hardcore genre from then and now. Expect anything from the metal-tinged and devastatingly heavy to the alarming, crushing and aggressive onset of classic hardcore.
All in all, this is a collection of grooves battered in pent-up rage, right at the verge of eruption – balancing dead center at the divide of metal, punk and hardcore.
Drum grooves and fills inspired by hardcore and metal music
Performed by Matt Byrne of Hatebreed
4/4 in straight and/or swing feel
Approx. 320 individually played files
Tempos ranging from 95 BPM to 185 BPM
Song structure categorization in 8- and 16-bar variations (intro, verse, chorus, bridge, fills)