Throughout their career, Hurt has transcended the idea of fitting into a genre. Each time the band releases a new album, fans have never truly known what to expect. Because of this, there is always a certain amount of both excitement and uncertainty surrounding Hurt albums before they are released. Still, the one aspect of Hurt that has remained consistent over the years is their lyrical content. J. Loren Wince’s words are dark, revealing, and thought-provoking, and it’s clear that fans have resonated with him over the past decade.