Hellnation is a hardcore punk band from Kentucky. They have been playing fast hardcore since 1989.[citation needed] Their sound has been variously described as thrashcore, power violence or grindcore. Hellnation have completed numerous tours of the United States, Japan, Brazil and Europe. The trademarks of Hellnation's sound include punk rock guitar riffs played at hyper speed, copious amounts of distortion and angry, profanity–ladden lyrics. Members of the Hellnation also play in Brody's Militia and Jacked Up Zeros.