New Hellyeah Album 'Blood for Blood' Available for Streaming

The band's fourth record will be officially released on June 10 via Eleven Seven Music.

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"Blood for Blood," the fourth album from Hellyeah, is available for streaming in its entirety in the YouTube playlist below. Due on June 10 via Eleven Seven Music, the CD was helmed by producer Kevin Churko of Ozzy Osbourne and Five Finger Death Punch fame.

On the cover artwork for "Blood for Blood," Hellyeah vocalist Chad Gray collaborated with renowned tattoo artist Paul Booth. Booth has been tattooing for over twenty years, and in that time he has worked on many celebrities and rock bands, including Slayer, Slipknot, Sepultura, Soulfly and Lamb of God. Paul said of the "Blood for Blood" artwork (via Blabbermouth): "The last project that Chad and I worked on together was the Mudvayne blacklight design. I had such a great time working on that art, when Chad called on me to design Hellyeahs 'Blood For Blood', I jumped right into it as I knew it, too, would likely be a fun one. Chad always gives me the freedom to explore and interpret his ideas. It always makes for great collaboration. I look forward to seeing it all in print!"

"Blood for Blood" tracklisting:

01. Sangre Por Sangre (Blood for Blood)
02. Demons in the Dirt
03. Soul Killer
04. Moth
05. Cross to Bier (Cradle of Bones)
06. DMF
07. Gift
08. Hush09. Say When10. Black December

Hellyeah parted ways with guitarist Greg Tribbett and bassist Bob "Zilla" Kahaha before making the new album, with drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott saying that the split became necessary after Hellyeah finished its last tour.

He explained, "We felt like we had really got some momentum and the fans were really into where we were going and what we were doing musically and we got into the studio about three weeks after that tour was over and it just really became obvious to us that Greg and Zilla, they weren't really in the same head space as us."

Hellyeah has recruited new bassist Kyle Sanders, a former member of Bloodsimple and the brother of Mastodon's Troy Sanders. Also in the current lineup is touring guitarist Christian Brady, who has previously played with Magna-Fi and Frank Perez & The Truth.

Listen to the album in full below.

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25 comments sorted by best / new / date

    sdbrown89
    Bog standard dropped riffs, same old angry recycled lyrics, for a band that has the sheer awesomeness of Pantera, and the once-innovative and unique sound of Mudvayne in 2 of its members, this band just doesn't reach its capabilities at all, which is a shame
    cfhdomination
    It's almost hard to believe that Vinnie Paul was once the drummer for Pantera. I don't know what's worse, the bland music or the fake cowboy image, but I just can't bring myself to enjoy their music. I actually gave them a try but just couldn't get into it.
    JFRules
    I gave them a chance more then once and every time I go back it's worse then I remember.
    cfhdomination
    I can't get past the cheesiness of it all. The band name, song titles like "Alcohaulin' Ass" and "Drink, Drank, Drunk." It's laughable but at the same time disappointing. Oh well, at least Phil is still releasing decent music.
    Sakke
    I think Rex is also releasing music that you can listen to.. This Hellyeah is just.. something else. But I am no means a big Pantera fan, not even a fan really. I like some of their songs.
    evanfurillo
    the first album wasn't bad. there were some decent songs, but now it's the same old crap over and over. damn i miss mudvayne (old mudvayne, not "rock radio" mudvayne lol)
    Oh_My_Goth
    I saw them opening for Stone Sour in 2010 and thought to myself ,, hey cool stuff, gotta keep an eye on that!'' but now..uhmm nope.
    haifisch234
    This band is just atrocious. Can't believe that Vince has gone so downhill since Dime's death.
    ibanez124
    I feel like he is grasping at straws, since he left Pantera and Damageplan
    Eissari
    Why this band gets all hate in existence? Well maybe the band name itself and cowboy image are bit.. well yeah.. but music itself is pretty Groovy and heavy.
    dewitt
    It's phoned-in bro-metal. I don't think anybody has a problem with the genre exactly. It's the lack of inspired material that brings this band so much negativity.
    wateyy
    They are like my rotten banana, I love bananas and I really,really want to eat this banana...but hellno...makes me sad
    ryleyo
    Don't know why this band gets so much hate. Seen them live a couple times and they kill the stage and people go absolutely ape. They will never be a Pantera or a Mudvayne but they are still a good metal band. Just my opinion. Bring on the dislikes!
    Random9000
    No. Every time I see this band doing something new, my heart dies a little because it just remembers that Mudvayne will most likely never happen again.