The Age of Hell is the sixth studio album by American metal band Chimaira. The album was released on August 16, 2011. The album sold more than 7,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 54 on the Billboard 200 chart. This is the last album to feature guitarist Rob Arnold. In an interview the band stated they've filmed a music video. On August 10, 2011 the official video for "Year of the Snake" was released. The DVD that was released through a Hot Topic edition featured a 50-minute interview with the new line up, no music videos were featured.
In the UK, the full album was given away as a free CD in the September 2011 issue of Metal Hammer magazine.