Announced in May of 2005, Shatter Messiah was the comeback vehicle for the Annihilator and Nevermore credited guitarist Curran Murphy. Fronting the band would be H.A.T.E., Breaker and ex-Archetype singer Greg Wagner with Annihilator's Robert Falzano on drums. First product would be an EP entitled 'Your God's Demise'. Wagner, working with Curran Murphy, resurrected H.A.T.E. ('Halfway At The End') in mid 2005.