Last October, Hinder talked about their then-upcoming album and their rock star lifestyle in an interview with Altitude TV. During the interview, drummer Cody Hanson fired a shot at Saving Abel for trying to copy their party behavior:
Saving Abel responded to Hinder’s bashing in an interview with Wai Ting of The Fight Network last month.
“People have seen how its worked for us, and they try to copy it and fake it. Several bands, for example like Saving Abel I guess. They try to come in and talk about how they do all these fun things, and they drink. I guess they were bragging about their band and crew sharing a full bottle of Jager. Like come on dude, I do that by myself. It just gets really old to see other bands try to come in and see what we’ve done and try to copy it. It’s pretty fuckin’ lame.”
“What gets me is like two days before we run into them they’re like, uh, doggin’ us on TV or whatever. Then the next day we see ‘em, which was convenient. ‘C’mon guys, let’s have some shots. Let’s buddy up.'”
Saving Abel then challenged Hinder to a bare-knuckle brawl: