Satisfaction is the Death of Desire
Satisfaction is the Death of Desire
Album info
ReleaseNovember 11, 1997
GenreMetalcore, hardcore punk
ProducerSteve Evetts

Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire is the first full-length album by the American metalcore band Hatebreed. It was released on November 11, 1997 through Victory Records. This was the band's breakthrough album, with the majority of critics praising it,[1][2][3] even calling it a "hardcore classic".[4][5] It lifted them out from the underground scene and thanks to this rise in fame they got a record deal with Universal Records.

Track listingEdit

# Track title Length
1. "Empty Promises" 1:18
2. "Burn the Lies" 1:45
3. "Before Dishonor" 2:49
4. "Puritan" 2:11
5. "Conceived Through an Act of Violence" 1:44
6. "Afflicted Past" 1:41
7. "Prepare for War" 2:00
8. "Not One Truth" 2:02
9. "Betrayed by Life" 1:39
10. "Mark My Words" 1:51
11. "Last Breath" 1:33
12. "Burial for the Living" 1:40
13. "Worlds Apart" 2:04
14. "Driven by Suffering" 1:48

Some original pressings of the record have the last track incorrectly titled "Dirven by Suffering."

Pressing informationEdit

Hatebreed - Satisfaction - Blue Vinyl 510 copies, Black Vinyl, Red Vinyl 506 copies, White Vinyl 509 copies, Clear Vinyl 510 copies, Purple Vinyl 665 copies, Green Vinyl 660 copies, and Pink Vinyl 210 copies.


  • Jamey Jasta - Vocals
  • Lou "Boulder" Richards - Guitars
  • Matt McIntosh - Guitars
  • Chris Beattie - Bass
  • Jamie Pushbutton - Drums
  • Sean Bonner - Construction
  • Jesse Burke - Photography
  • Alan Douches - Mastering
  • Steve Evetts - Producer, Engineering
  • Jamie Murphy - Photography
  • Adam Tanner - Photography


  1. Jeb Branin. In Music We Trust review - Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire. In Music We Trust. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  2. Adam Bregman. Allmusic review - Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  3. MHo. Space City Rock review - Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire. Space City Rock. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  4. J.F. and P.E.D. (April 2002). NY Rock - Perseverance review. NY Rock. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  5. thedeadshallrise (2004-03-15). Return to the Pit review - Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire. Return to the Pit. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.

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