HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta has issued the following update via his MySpace page:
"First of all, Happy Holidays to all of you and thank you for all of your support in 2006 and through out the years. All the best to you and yours in 2007. I have been VERY fortunate this year and I really do appreciate the amount of positive feedback I have gotten on this profile. I try to write everyone back but it gets hard and is very time-consuming. Please forgive me if I haven't responded to you yet.
"For those of you who have shared your personal stories of triumph over adversity, thank you. I've put a lot of negative stuff behind me over the last 2 and 1/2 years and I cannot express how liberating and amazing it has been to do so. I've been lucky enough put out two albums this year, ICEPICK and HATEBREED. I've pretty much finished the KINGDOM OF SORROW album [collaboration with DOWN/CROWBAR guitarist Kirk Windstein] and I will hopefully have that out by April '07. I've also released the new FULL BLOWN CHAOS album on my label Stillborn Records that I am very proud of and I've renewed my contract as host of 'Headbanger's Ball' on MTV2 where I have been able to make a positive change in the world of aggressive music by being able to help expose so many great bands. All this stuff has been made possible by people like yourselves who have supported me and built me up to a place where I can give back and make a difference. So thanks again everyone. Here is a great quote I read from Dr. Seuss... 'Be yourself...Those that mind don't matter and those that matter don't mind.'
"Hopefully I will see some of you at Stillborn Fest in D.C., Philly, NYC, Buffalo and New Haven, CT! Tickets are available to all shows! We will be doing a VERY special and DIFFERENT SET each night so do NOT miss these shows! SPREAD THE WORD."