Hatebreed is a Grammy Award-nominated hardcore band from Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut. The band was founded in November 1994 by Jamey Jasta, Dave Russo, Larry Dwyer, and Chris Beattie. The current lineup is Jamey Jasta (lead vocals), Frank "III Gun" Novinec (guitar), Chris Beattie (bass guitar), Wayne Lozinak (lead guitar), and Matt Byrne (drums). Hatebreed's sound can be classified as metallic hardcore-era metalcore, taking influences from death metal and groove metal. Their sound also has influenced modern metalcore bands.