Hatebreed is a metalcore band from Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut. The band was founded in November 1994 by Jamey Jasta, Dave Russo, Larry Dwyer, and Chris Beattie. Hatebreed's sound can be classified as metallic hardcore. They are also influenced by groove metal. thrash, sludge and death metal. Ttheir sound has heavily influenced many modern metalcore, hardcore and crossover bands.