Escape the Fate Announce New Album, ‘Hate Me’

2015-08-21

Story by Anne Erickson

Escape the Fate have a new album up their sleeves, ‘Hate Me’

Escape the Fate just wrapped up an appearance on this summer’s Warped Tour, and now, the guys are ready to release a new album. The band’s upcoming, fifth studio album will be titled “Hate Me” and released Oct. 30. The opening song off “Hate Me,” a furious track called “Just a Memory,” is available for free download now via EscapetheFate.com.

“Lyrically, a lot of these tracks are based around the hate we’ve received over the years and just embracing that and using it to our own advantage,” frontman Craig Mabbitt said in a statement. “I’ve had to step up to the plate lately, for the fans as much as anything else, because they take the name Escape the Fate very seriously and I owe them something for that, for all the support they’ve shown us over the years.”

He added, “It’s very humbling for me to be able to listen to this collection of songs and think about where we’ve come from and what we’ve been through to get to this point.”

Escape the Fate will embark on a fall headlining tour in support of “Hate Me.” The trek will kick off Oct. 13 in Anaheim, California, and run through a Nov. 15 stop in San Diego, California.

Escape the Fate ‘Hate Me’ Track Listing:

“Just a Memory”
“Live for Today”
“Remember Every Scar”
“Breaking Me Down”
“Alive”
“Get Up, Get Out”
“Hate Me”
“Les Enfants Terribles (The Terrible Children)”
“I Won’t Break”
“Let Me Be”

Escape the Fate Fall 2015 Tour Dates:

10/13 — Anaheim, CA, Chain Reaction
10/14 — San Francisco, CA, DNA Lounge
10/15 — Chico, CA, Senator Theatre
10/16 — Sacramento, CA, Boardwalk
10/17 — Portland, OR, Hawthorne Theater
10/18 — Seattle, WA, Studio Seven
10/19 — Spokane, WA, Knitting Factory
10/21 — Salt Lake City, UT, In The Venue
10/22 — Denver, CO, Marquis Theater
10/23 — Kansas City, KS, Aftershock
10/24 — Minneapolis, MN, Mill City Nights
10/25 — Chicago, IL, Bottom Lounge
10/26 — Pontiac, MI, The Crofoot
10/29 — Cleveland, OH, Agora Ballroom
10/30 — New York, NY, Marlin Bar at Webster Hall
10/31 — Poughkeepsie, NY, The Chance
11/1 — Allentown, PA, Crocodile Rock Cafe
11/2 — Greensboro, NC, Greene Street
11/3 — Atlanta, GA, The Masquerade
11/5 — Oklahoma City, OK, 89th Street Collective
11/6 — Houston, TX, Walters
11/7 — Dallas, TX, Gas Monkey
11/8 — Austin, TX, Dirty Dog
11/9 — San Antonio, TX, Korova
11/10 — El Paso, TX, Mesa Music Hall
11/11 — Phoenix, AZ, Joes Grotto
11/12 — Las Vegas, NV, Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel
11/13 — Santa Cruz, CA, The Catalyst
11/14 — Hollywood, CA, The Whisky
11/15 — San Diego, CA, Soma

Photo by Anne Erickson

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