The Word Alive are sharing their fiery new song, "Hate Me," produced by Hiram Hernandez, (As I Lay Dying, Blessthefall, AVOID.) The track features Loveless and releases August 4, "Hate Me" can be found on the band's highly anticipated new record, Hard Reset due out August 25. "Hate Me" is a follow-up track to recently released singles, "Slow Burn," "Strange Love," "New Reality" and "Nocturnal Future."
"Hate Me" is a powerhouse of a song that effortlessly plays with different elements of music, blended perfectly together to create a track built for the stratosphere. A breathtaking vocal delivery from Julian Comeau of Loveless showcases an electrifying passion that has recently made him a star, while creating a flawless chemistry between he and the always remarkable Telle Smith. This track is filled to the brim with catchy hooks and shredding guitars, putting forth a cinematic energy. "Hate Me" is certain to be a fan favorite off of the forthcoming record that will be in rotation for years to come.
“Being in the music industry can take a toll on you in many ways, but it’s also the most rewarding job in the world. To share music that can empower and motivate through hard times is a gift I’m thankful to be a part of. Hate Me is for the person who wants to break the mold of their life and chase their dreams, whatever that may be.” - Telle Smith, TWA
Earlier this spring, the band premiered "New Reality" on Octane and it quickly became a fan favorite for old school fans while capturing an army of new listeners; garnering deafeningly loud crowd participation on the latest tour. Previously, The Word Alive closed out 2022 with single "Nocturnal Future," which gained notable editorial playlist support from All New Metal and Crash Course amongst others. "Slow Burn" can be found on The Word Alive's forthcoming record, Hard Reset due out August 25 via Thriller Records.
"There will be talks of returning to our roots, blending eras of The Word Alive and of course, evolution. As you embark on this next chapter with us, we hope you’ll find something worthy of connection. Whether it helps you overcome, forget, remember, embrace, or even escape… We hope you’ll enjoy the seventh chapter of our story, and remember.. We are The Word Alive, all of us."
- Telle Smith, TWA
- Telle Smith, TWA