Since 1994 genre-smashing hard rockers Hed PE have been wowing fans and critics alike with album after album of original, reggae and punk-infused music. Not ones to shy away from pushing boundaries, on July 22, 2016, via Pavement Entertainment, the group will return with their landmark tenth studio album, Forever!. Always down to have some fun, we caught up with drummer Jeremiah Stratton (aka Major Trauma) for an interview. In this episode of METAL or NOT? Trauma gets animated and will leave you laughing!

Forever! Track Listing:

01. Live
02. Pay Me
03. Closer
04. Hurt
05. It’s You
06. Waste
07. JahKnow
08. You Know
09. The Higher Crown
10. Shadowridge
11. Together
12. Always
13. Ganja (bonus track)


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