Hate Storm Annihilation emerged onto the Chicago metal scene in the summer of 2012. Within their first year they played extensively throughout the Midwest, opening up for many national acts such as Hate Eternal, Fear Factory, Deicide, Cannibal Corpse, Six Feet Under and Morbid Angel. HSA embarked on their first European Tour in April of 2013 on the“Rotting In Europe” Tour and just finished a tour in Europe with Six Feet Under on their "Xmas in Hell" Tour 2013. HSA was direct support Master on their "WitchHunt Tour 2014" in April/May of 2014. HSA recorded their first full length album, “Storm of Flames”, under the direction of Brian Elliott at Mana Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida. "Storm of Flames" is now available digitally and will be released in physical form beginning April. 18, 2014. The music is stylistically aggressive and channels different metal genres that include Black, Speed, Death, and Heavy Metal.