Hämatom is a German Metal band from Speichersdorf in Franconia, that was formed in 2004. The band stands out due to the band members being heavily masqueraded. At the beginning of their career they played nursery songs in the style of "Neue Deutsche Härte". In 2008 they released their debut album Wut. In March 2016 they released their sixth studio album Wir sind Gott, which reached number five on the German album charts and was able to stay in the top 100 for four weeks. In Austria (number 24) and Switzerland (number 69) the album got into the charts as well. In January 2018 the band published their seventh album Bestie der Freiheit. It got into the charts in all D-A-CH-states. In Germany the album made it to number two on the charts.