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After releasing live CD/DVD set "The Brotherhood of the Blade" this past October, Whitechapel is now launching a mini-documentary, entitled "Untold," which gives an inside look into the less talked about aspects of touring.
Shot and directed by Mathis Arnell / Naughty Mantis, "Untold" was filmed with the band and crew over the course of the summer of 2015 on the Rockstar Mayhem tour.
Having spent most of 2015 on tour with the likes of Slayer, King Diamond, and Suicide Silence, Whitechapel just entered the studio to record a sixth album and follow-up to 2014's "Our Endless War" (which debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart).
Whitechapel's Alex Wade (guitar) comments: "Beginning this week, we have started tracking our sixth full-length studio album. It has been a long road over the last 10 years to get to this point and we are excited to show you the next progression of Whitechapel." More...
This Friday (October 30th), Whitechapel will unleash new live CD/DVD set, "The Brotherhood of the Blade," via Metal Blade Records.
Featuring an exclusive documentary (in addition to a live performance shot in Knoxville, TN), "The Brotherhood of the Blade" stands as a glimpse into the sextet's world, into each member's outlook, and the changes they've experienced over the past near-decade on the road.
Shot and directed by Mathis Arnell for Naughty Mantis, with live show audio recording, mixing, and mastering by Audiohammer's Mark Lewis, this release is an audio/visual apex that fans won't want to miss. For a preview, check out "The Saw Is the Law" below. More...
On October 30th, Whitechapel will unleash a new feature length video, "The Brotherhood of the Blade," which follows the sextet on tour and at home.
Featuring an exclusive documentary, The Brotherhood of the Blade stands as a glimpse into the band's world, into each member's outlook, and the changes they've experienced over the past near-decade on the road.
Shot and directed by Mathis Arnell for Naughty Mantis, with live show audio recording, mixing, and mastering by Audiohammer's Mark Lewis, this CD/DVD set is up for pre-order here and a teaser is availabel below.
The DVD also includes an entire live performance: a hometown gig filmed in Knoxville, TN at The International. Whitechapel's Alex Wade (guitar) comments: "We are happy to announce our Indiegogo funded DVD titled 'The Brotherhood of the Blade' is now shipping with all perk items to the contributors. We are also excited to announce the DVD will see an official release through Metal Blade Records on October 30th for those of you who did not get a copy in the campaign." More...
Tenessee's Whitechapel is hitting the road throughout November with Australia's Psycroptic and new Metal Blade label mates, Culture Killer.
The tour will be visiting cities throughout the Midwest and east coast, including some places the band has never been to before. Tickets will be on sale on Friday, September 25 at 10:00am local time. Guitarist Alex Wade comments:
"We are excited to announce a short, intimate headlining run to finish out the year and the 'Our Endless War' album cycle before we head into the studio in January to record our 6th studio album. Joining us will be our tech death Aussie friends in Pyscroptic, and a young new addition to the Metal Blade family, Culture Killer, who is a devastating new breed of heavy music.
"We look forward to seeing all of our fans at these shows and can't wait to get out there. Tickets will go on sale at our website on Friday, September 25, these venues will pack out fast so be sure to get yours in advance!" More...
Whitechapel is streaming pro-shot live footage performing the song “I, Dementia”, during the band's appearance at the "Impericon Festival 2015" in Leipzig, Germany earlier in the year.
Check it our now below.
Deathcore was the chosen style of music for day two of Texas Independence Fest in Austin, Texas. Whitechapel headlined and Oceano and Boris The Blade were two of the bands providing support. All those bands played the main stage, the Garage Stage. Before getting into this this stage, I would like to look at some of the small stage, Control Room Stage. Metalcore seems to be alive and well in Temple, Texas, a town located an hour north of Austin. Insonomist out of Temple played yesterday’s show and In The Trench played today. Vocalist Steven Harding’s refrain was infectious and the band got the small crowd in motion. More...
Tennessee's Whitechapel has unveiled a new music video, today, but be warned: "Let Me Burn" isn't like other Whitechapel videos.
The band collaborated with director Mitch Massie, the director behind the latest and most visually striking videos from Cattle Decapitation, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and more. Mitch Massie brought the lyrics to "Let Me Burn" to life in gloriously gory fashion; this video is not for those with a weak constitution. Check it out below, courtesy of Bloody-Disgusting.com.
Whitechapel vocalist Phil Bozeman explains: "The basis of the video is about a man, his wife and daughter. The story depicts the degradation of the man and him going insane. He kills his wife and eventually douses himself in gasoline and begs his daughter to strike the match. But the whole point of the story is that the man has everything he wants and needs, but has no control over his mind and suffers with clinical insanity/schizophrenia and regrets everything he has done." Guitarist Alex Wade adds: "It's our first time trying a story based video versus a performance video with us playing and we're really happy with how it came out. Phil's idea for the concept of the video mixed with Mitch Massie's directing developed a very dark and sinister feel that represents the song well." More...
Whitechapel will be back on the road beginning February 28th. The tour will take the Tennessee natives from Memphis through the Midwest on their way to Self Help Fest in San Bernardino, CA.
Self Help Fest is scheduled for March 7th at the Nos Event Center and features The Devil Wears Prada, Pierce the Veil, Stick to Your Guns, The Ghost Inside, and more. The full list of confirmed dates is below, as well as at Whitechapel's Facebook profile.
Brotherhood of the Blade Tour
02/28 Memphis, TN Hi Tone Cafe
03/01 St. Louis, MO Firebird
03/02 Merriam, KS Aftershock
03/03 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground
03/05 Murray, UT Murray Theater
03/07 San Bernardino, CA NOS Events Center (Self Help Fest)
03/08 Mesa, AZ Nile Theatre
03/09 Tucson, AZ The Rock
03/10 Lubbock, TX Jake's Sports Cafe
03/11 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory
03/12 Little Rock, AR Juanita's More...
Whitechapel is finally headed back to Europe: the Knoxville, TN outfit will join the Progression Tour and the Impercion Festivals in Spring of 2015. Good friendly violent fun is guaranteed!
Whitechapel comments: "We're very excited to come back to Europe for the Impericon Festivals and Progression Tour 2015. We'll be there with some good friends Suicide Silence and Carnifex so it's sure to be a great time."
The Progression tour features Suicide Silence, Carnifex, Adept, Rise of the Northstar, and Walking Dead On Broadway on these dates:
21/04/15 DE - Hamburg - Markthalle
22/04/15 DE - Berlin - C-Club
23/04/15 DE - München - Backstage
27/04/15 DE - Nürnberg - Hirsch
28/04/15 DE - Frankfurt - Batschkapp
29/04/15 DE - Stuttgart - LKA Longhorn
24/04/15 CH - Zürich - Komplex (The Ghost Inside, Whitechapel, Deez Nuts, Adept)
25/04/15 DE - Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle (The Ghost Inside, Madball, Whitechapel, Deez Nuts)
26/04/15 AT - Wien - Arena (The Ghost Inside, Whitechapel, Adept, Malevolance)
30/04/15 FR - Paris - Bataclan (The Ghost Inside, Whitechapel, Adept, Malevolance)
02/05/15 DE - Leipzig - Agra (Emmure, Whitechapel, Adept, Walking Dead On Broadway)
03/05/15 NL - Amsterdam - Melkweg (The Ghost Inside, Emmure, Whitechapel, Deez Nuts)
04/05/15 UK - Manchester - Academy (The Ghost Inside, Whitechapel, Deez Nuts, Adept) More...
Glass Cloud will be joining Whitechapel and Upon A Burning Body this Fall on the "Our Endless War" tour. Dates will be as follows:
OCT 10 EXPO FIVE EXPO DOME Louisville, KY
OCT 11 THE MASQUERADE Atlanta, GA
OCT 12 CANNERY BALLROOM Nashville, TN
OCT 13 ZYDECO Birmingham, AL
OCT 14 BACKBOOTH Orlando, FL
OCT 15 CULTURE ROOM Ft. Lauderdale, FL
OCT 16 THE ORPHEUM Tampa, FL
OCT 18 SCOUT BAR Houston, TX
OCT 19 BACKSTAGE LIVE San Antonio, TX
OCT 20 THE DOOR Dallas, TX
OCT 21 CLUB PATRON Odessa, TX
OCT 23 NILE THEATRE Mesa, AZ
OCT 24 HARD ROCK LIVE Las Vegas, NV
OCT 25 SOMA San Diego, CA
OCT 26 SAN MANUEL AMPHITHEATER San Bernardino, CA
OCT 28 OAKLAND METRO Oakland, CA
OCT 29 HAWTHORNE THEATRE Portland, OR
OCT 31 STUDIO SEVEN Seattle, WA
NOV 1 KNITTING FACTORY Boise, ID
NOV 2 MURRAY THEATER Murray, UT
NOV 3 THE SUMMIT MUSIC HALL Denver, CO
NOV 5 WOOLY'S Des Moines, IA
NOV 6 THE BOTTOM LOUNGE Chicago, IL
NOV 7 MAGIC STICK Detroit, MI
NOV 10 GRAMERCY THEATRE New York, NY
NOV 13 THE OTTOBAR Baltimore, MD
NOV 14 THE NORVA Norfolk, VA More...
Slipknot’s very own Knotfest has revealed additional bands for the October 24th - 26th destination festival held at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, CA.
Featuring Slipknot, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Of Mice & Men, and Anthrax, the Knotfest lineup has now added Fear Factory, Napalm Death, Satyricon, Amen, Otep, Prong, Immolation, Attika 7 and more. The new additions will perform on the Extreme Stage 005 powered by Kinetik Power and Ernie Ball.
See below for details and look for an announcement in the coming weeks about Knotfest's Stage 004. As previously announced, Slipknot will close Stage 001 both Saturday and Sunday, with unique sets each night, featuring brand new music and an entirely new stage set and experience.
Whitechapel is currently out on the road across North America with DevilDriver on a co-headlining tour also featuring support from Revocation, Carnifex, Rivers of Nihil, and Fit For an Autopsy.
Today the band brings a little bit of its explosive live show to the masses with a video for "Worship the Digital Age." The clip is the first full performance video from the "Our Endless War" album and was directed by David Brodsky.
Knoxville, TN's Whitechapel is kicking off a North American tour tonight in St. Louis, MO. On the first two dates, support will come from label-mates Revocation and Rivers of Nihil. Beginning May 17th, Whitechapel joins up with DevilDriver for a co-headlining tour. Support on the tour will come from Revocation, Carnifex, Rivers of Nihil and Fit For an Autopsy.
In conjunction with the tour kickoff, Whitechapel is debuting a new video for the title track from "Our Endless War." The video features live performance footage and was directed by Naughty Mantis. Guitarist Alex Wade comments on the video:
"We're pleased to release our live video for the title track from Our Endless War. This video was shot over the past few tours and shows the intensity of our live show. We hope to see you all at our upcoming tour with DevilDriver!"
Two weeks ago Whitechapel's fifth album "Our Endless War" was released, debuting at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, #2 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums Chart, #1 on the Billboard Hard Music Albums Chart (Current) and #2 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart. More...
After releasing a series of in-studio videos chronicling the album's creation, today Whitechapel has released the entire "Our Endless War" album online for streaming.
The album is due for official release on Tuesday, April 29th but today you can hear all the tracks in the player below. Pre-order info is available at the Metal Blade website here.
Guitarist Alex Wade comments: "We are excited to announce our fifth full length studio album Our Endless War. In typical Whitechapel fashion, this CD takes the sound we have been developing over the past 8 years of our career and pushes it to new levels. We want each record we release to sound different, and this one is no exception. With dashes of every record we have done so far mixed with the intensity of a new sound, this record is sure to please fans of Whitechapel, old and new." More...
This coming Tuesday will see the release of "Our Endless War," Whitechapel's most streamlined, atmospheric, and emotionally powerful release, pushing every aspect of the band's sound to the next level.
On the day of the album's release, hometown fans in Knoxville, TN will have a chance to meet Whitechapel and pick up a copy of "Our Endless War" at a special in-store autograph signing. The signing will take place at FYE at the West Town Mall located at 7600 Kingston, Pike Ste. 1464 in Knoxville, TN.
During the recording of "Our Endless War," the band shot a series of behind the scenes and in-studio videos documenting the process. Today the fourth and final episode in the series has been released, which gives a general overview and recap of the recording process. Check it out below. The previously posted third clip in the series is also available at this location. More...
"Our Endless War," Whitechapel's fifth full-length and fourth for Metal Blade Records, is due out April 29th, 2014.
Hometown fans in Knoxville, TN will have a chance to meet Whitechapel and pick up a copy of the album at a special in-store autograph signing. The signing will take place at FYE at the West Town Mall located at 7600 Kingston, Pike Ste. 1464 in Knoxville, TN. The signing begins at 7:00 PM.
During the recording of "Our Endless War," the band shot a series of behind the scenes and in-studio videos documenting the process. Today the third episode in the series has been released, taking a closer looks at Phil's performance and lyrics on the album. Check it out below. The full track listing is as follows:
02. Our Endless War
03. The Saw is the Law
05. Let Me Burn
06. Worship the Digital Age
07. How Times Have Changed
09. Blacked Out
10. Diggs Road
11. A Process So Familiar (Bonus Track)
12. Fall of the Hypocrites (Bonus Track) More...
Whitechapel's new album "Our Endless War" draws nearer, with the official release coming April 29th via Metal Blade Records. Today you can see a lyric video for the title track below, thanks to Artist Direct.
Vocalist Phil Bozeman commented on what inspired him to write the song: "The focus behind the song 'Our Endless War' is not what a lot of people believe it to be. A lot of people will think it's just a stab at our government but it's more than that. The United States as a whole has been in this sort of downward spiral for quite some time now. It has to do with just us as a nation; our citizens, government, culture, etc.
"I truly feel like we are becoming those 'stupid Americans' that we are stereotyped as because of things like reality TV, gluttony, our healthcare system, school shootings and so many other things. I've been around the world and seen how different countries treat each other. It seems as though they are truly 'united' as one whereas it seems like we hate each other. I love my country and my freedom and I will always be a patriotic citizen of the United States but I'm scared of what the future holds for our generations to come. It seems as though we are fighting an endless war and we will never find that victory." More...
The release of Whitechapel's new album "Our Endless War" draws nearer: in a little less then three weeks on April 29th the band's fifth full-length record (and fourth for Metal Blade Records) is set to drop.
During the recording of "Our Endless War," the band shot a series of behind the scenes and in-studio videos documenting the process. Today the second video from the recording sessions has been posted and can be seen below. The album's track listing is:
2. Our Endless War
3. The Saw is the Law
5. Let Me Burn
6. Worship the Digital Age
7. How Times Have Changed
9. Blacked Out
10. Diggs Road
11. A Process So Familiar (Bonus Track)
12. Fall of the Hypocrites (Bonus Track) More...
Whitechapel's fifth full-length album "Our Endless War" will be released on April 29th in North America via Metal Blade Records. The band has also confirmed a co-headline tour DevilDriver.
Support on the tour will come from Revocation, Carnifex, Rivers of Nihil and Fit For an Autopsy. The tour runs from May 17th through June 23rd. Whitechapel comments:
"We're stoked to announce our tour with good friends DevilDriver. We've played several shows with them before and really enjoy performing and hanging out with them and believe that combining together to make one big brutal tour only made sense. Rounding out the rest of the bill are other incredible acts Carnifex and Revocation, with two hot up and coming death metal bands Rivers of Nihil and Fit for an Autopsy. Can't wait to take this tour across the country and decimate every city!"
This tour is in addition to the shows Whitechapel has scheduled leading up to the release of "Our Endless War" from April 16th – April 27th, which includes an appearance at this year's New England Metal & Hardcore Festival. These dates will begin April 16th in Columbus, OH and run through April 27th in Birmingham, AL. These shows feature support from Carnifex, Within the Ruins and Cruelhand. More...
The California groove machine known as Devildriver has confirmed it will be touring North America this summer, alongside co-headliners Whitechapel. Support on the tour will come from Revocation, Carnifex, Rivers of Nihil and Fit For An Autopsy. These dates follow April shows in Europe.
Frontman Dez Fafara cannot wait for this tour start: "You all thought winter was over? Well Winter Kills continues. We are pumped to tour the USA in further support of Winter Kills. It's an insane line up of great bands and great friends. Come on out."
Devildriver released sixth studio album "Winter Kills" in August 2013 via Napalm Records. Catch the band live on these dates: More...