A very positive song, Hatebreed lead singer Jamey Jasta wrote "I Will Be Heard" about the drive to overcome obstacles and achieve your goals. "It's a good message, and that made me feel just amazing that people believed in my lyrics and the music that I was writing," he told us
. "Because I'm not really an accomplished guitar player. I actually wrote that song on a guitar that my father gave to me when he was in the hospital, and I wrote it on that acoustic guitar. I thought, 'Man, if this sounds heavy on acoustic, it's going to be crushing when we really play it.'"