Good news for mosh-happy metal and hardcore fans. Hatebreed are headed to the studio next week to begin tracking their seventh album (sixth if you don't count the 'For the Lions' covers disc as an actual album) and the follow up to 2009's self-titled effort.

Bassist Chris Beattie, the longtime partner in crime of band leader and hardest working man in hardcore Jamey Jasta, tweeted that that band has wrapped the pre-production process and is ready to start laying down tracks in the studio.

He tweeted: "Start tracking the new Hatebreed album next week."

When fans reacted positively and immediately starting inquiring about a release date and when to expect the album, the heavily tattooed bassist simply posted: "not quite sure about a release date yet."

Fair enough. It's best to let these Connecticut hardcore heroes work on their compact, moshable, lyrically positive songs and allow their label eOne sort out the logistics and release date.

Loudwire spoke to Jasta a few weeks ago, and he promised that the album would be "heavy, very aggressive, very anthemic and we’re just going to bring it as hard as we can bring it on this one." Sounds like the Hatebreed formula will remain in tact, which is just what fans like, want and need.