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Whitechapel is returning with the fifth full-length of the band's career, titled "Our Endless War." The album will be released on April 29th in North America via Metal Blade Records.
Today Whitechapel has revealed the album artwork and track listing and has released the first single from the new album. Check out "The Saw Is The Law" below, and you can pre-order the album through Metal Blade 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."
The 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...
Update: Megadeth's management has now denied the band had anything to do with the cancellation. Read the statement at this location.
The Soundwave Festival has checked in with the following statement about Newsted (featuring former Metallica member Jason Newsted) being removed from two shows at the insistence of Megadeth:
"At the request of Megadeth, Newsted will not be playing the below sidewaves and instead will be replaced by Whitechapel.
"Megadeth + Whitechapel + Volbeat, tickets on sale now!"
TUE 25 FEBRUARY - SYDNEY, ROUNDHOUSE – Lic A/A
THU 27 FEBRUARY - MELBOURNE, THE FORUM – 18+ More...
The New England Metal & Hardcore Festival is pleased to officially welcome The Metal Alliance Tour to its already punishing three-day assault.
The illustrious tour package will make a stop in Worcester on Saturday April 18th and features headliners Behemoth, alongside Metal Blade labelmates Goatwhore, with additional support from 1349, Inquisition, and Black Crown Initiate.
Celebrating its sixteenth anniversary, this year's edition of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will take place on April 17th, 18th, and 19th. The currently announced lineup is as follows (not the final running order): More...
The gatekeepers of the annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival are pleased to welcome more bands to the rapidly expanding lineup with Emmure, Gideon, Whitechapel, Loyal To The Grave, InDirections, Bent Life, Scars of Tomorrow and Thy Art is Murder.
The recent additions will join the likes of All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Slapshot, the final East Coast appearance of Bleeding Through, Nails, All Out War, Twitching Tongues, and the 2014 Metal Alliance Tour package still to be announced and more than half of the lineup still to be disclosed.
Scheduled to take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th, the sixteenth installment of the massive two-staged festival continues to drive dozens of bands and thousands of fans to the historic Worcester Palladium. Tickets for the event are on sale now and available for purchase at this location.
In related news, Break Thru Music is proud to announce the yearly Battle for Metal Fest competition. Throughout early 2014, local bands will have the opportunity to compete for a chance to perform live at this year's massacre. Performances will take place January - March at the Worcester Palladium and Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut. Spots are booking up fast so if your band is interested in the chance to earn a spot on the Main Stage, email firstname.lastname@example.org now. More...
Whitechapel has checked in with the following brief update about completing the recording process for a new album:
"Album 5 is complete. Big thanks to our producer Mark Lewis for helping us create something special. Who's ready for it??"
Further details on the forthcoming album will be announced as they are made available. Photos from the recording studio can also be found at the band's Facebook profile here.
Whitechapel has a new lyric video out now for "Prostatic Fluid Asphyxiation," which comes from the remastered version of "The Somatic Defilment." Check it out below, courtesy of BloodyDisgusting.com.
Whitechapel's debut full-length album, "The Somatic Defilement," was placed in the capable hands of Audiohammer Studios producer Mark Lewis for a complete re-mix, along with a re-master by Alan Douches. More...
Whitechapel has launched a lyric video for fan favorite song, "Vicer Exciser" via guitarworld.com. Check it out below. In addition to watching the lyric video, fans can also enter to win an ESP guitar signed by the entire band.
Whitechapel's debut full-length album, "The Somatic Defilement," has now been placed in the capable hands of Audiohammer Studios producer Mark Lewis for a complete re-mix, along with a re-master by Alan Douches. Fans can listen and order now at this location. More...
As previously reported the 2013 installment of the Bloodstock Open Air Festival in Derbyshire, United Kingdom is streaming now and all weekend long.
To view all the action, head over to the live stream now.
Headliners Slayer, Lamb of God, Anthrax are scheduled to be part of the action. The festival will also feature appearances from: King Diamond, Accept, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Firewind, Dark Funeral, Ex Deo, Death Angel, Avantasia, Sabaton, Gojira, Katakylsm, Hell, 3 Inches Of Blood, Beholder, Stormbringer, Devildriver, Exodus, Amorphis, Fozzy, Whitechapel and Gama Bomb to name a few. For a schedule of bands, head over to this location. More...
The 2013 installment of the Bloodstock Open Air, scheduled to begin on Thursday August 8th and continue through Sunday, August 11th, will be broadcast live from Derbyshire, U.K. via the live stream at Daily Motion, or by simply bookmarking this page and coming back to watch the entire feed in the player right here:
The schedule for bands to be streamed live has not yet been finalized, however, headliners Slayer, Lamb of God, Anthrax are scheduled to be part of the action. The festival will also feature appearances from: King Diamond, Accept, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Firewind, Dark Funeral, Ex Deo, Death Angel, Avantasia, Sabaton, Gojira, Katakylsm, Hell, 3 Inches Of Blood, Beholder, Stormbringer, Devildriver, Exodus, Amorphis, Fozzy, Whitechapel and Gama Bomb to name a few. For more information, head over to this location. More...
The mighty GWAR is poised to return to the world of man as today the group announces the first leg of the massive "Madness at the Core of Time" world tour, in support of new album, "Battle Maximus," which is out September 17th on Metal Blade Records.
The tour, which features a completely brand-new show full of slavering creatures and deserving victims, is set to kick off October 2nd in Columbus, Ohio and runs through November 17th in Washington, DC. Tickets go on sale this Friday August 2nd.
Said verbose front-thing Oderus Urungus, "Our loyal slaves have been laboring ceaselessly to create the ultimate GWAR show, and for this they have received nothing but abuse and torment. I know our legions of loyal fans will be delighted to experience a whole new cast of ridiculous characters, all of whom shall meet exceedingly messy ends to the soundtrack of slaughter that our new album shall provide. Get ready world...GWAR is coming!"
GWAR shall be joined by deathcore heavyweights and label-mates Whitechapel, Richmond, VA thrashers Iron Reagan (featuring Municipal Waste singer Tony Foresta) and A Band of Orcs (which is actually a band of Orcs).
The tour comes after an intense lead-up period, feautring the debut of a GWAR beer and GWAR B-Q sauce, several mini-tours and convention appearances, the second season of Oderus on FEAR.net's sitcom Holliston, and finally the fourth annual GWAR-B-Q. Tickets and more information on the GWAR-B-Q can be found at this location. More...
The organizers of the Bloodstock festival have checked in with the following announcement about confirming more bands for this year's edition:
"Here at Bloodstock HQ we are excited to announce a whole batch of new additions for all three stages. There’s only seven weeks left to the most metal weekend of the year!! Have you got your tickets yet?!
"Opening Friday’s main stage, and fresh off the back of the release of ‘IV’, their first album in ten years, are British post metallers, Earthzone 9. The band are stoked to find their way to Catton Park’s hallowed ground, commenting 'Earthtone 9 have never played Bloodstock, so we could not be more excited! It's one of our only gigs this year, so we are truly going to make the most of it. There may well be some drinking!' You can pick up a free download of their single, ‘Horizon’s End’ at this location.
"On Sunday’s Sophie Lancaster stage, Sacred Mother Tongue get added. Having received huge plaudits for their second album, ‘Out of the Darkness’, and live shows, the Northampton based band are building quite the name for themselves. Check out the video for ‘A Light Will Shine’, here. More...
Whitechapel's has posted a brand new video update that offers a personal look into the band's lives on the road during the Asking Alexandria tour. Check it out below.
Fans can also subscribe to vocalist Phil Bozeman's channel, which focuses on gaming as well as responses to questions from fans, at this location and to guitarist Alex Wade's official YouTube channel here, which focuses on song play throughs, gear demos, and a home studio tour.
Whitechapel recently finished up a U.S. tour with Asking Alexandria in support of both most recent self-titled full-length album, and the re-issue of debut album "The Somatic Defilement." The band is currently enjoying some time at home before embarking on a European run that will see Whitechapel performing at Germany's Summerbreeze Outdoor Festival and Wacken Festival, UK's Bloodstock, and the Czech Republic's Brutal Assault Festival. More...
Whitechapel is currently on tour with Asking Alexandria in support of both the recent self-titled full-length album, and the re-issue of debut album, "The Somatic Defilment."
The band will be highlighting some of the album's fan favorites through a series of lyric videos. The first video to be released, "Devirgination Studies," is making its worldwide debut today on MetalInsider.net. Check it out here or via the player below.
Whitechapel's debut full-length album, "The Somatic Defilement," was placed in the capable hands of Audiohammer Studios producer Mark Lewis for a complete re-mix, along with a re-master by Alan Douches of West Westside. You can listen to or order the album at this location. Catch the band live:
05/14 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
05/15 Kansas City, MO Granada Theater
05/16 St Louis, MO Firebird
05/17 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
06/01 Memphis, TN Scion Rock Fest More...
An expanded band lineup and festival experience has been announced for the third annual Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville - April 27th and 28th 2013 - at Jacksonville’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the beautiful St. Johns River.
As part of the enhanced festival weekend, Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville will also feature the “Corona Light presents the Downtown Rockville Experience” -a Friday, April 26 pre-party and two after-parties on Saturday, April 27. Admission to the parties is FREE. The Friday, April 26 pre-party will feature Saliva with Evergreen Terrace at Underbelly in Jacksonville.
The Saturday, April 27 after parties include DJ Monk with special guests at 1904 Music Hall in Jacksonville, and Icey and Robert Goodman at Underbelly in Jacksonville. For full details, visit this location. More...
Asking Alexandria has just posted a new teaser trailer for the band's upcoming "Don't Pray For Us" tour with Motionless In White, Whitechapel, Chimaira, and I Killed the Prom Queen.
The clip, available below, also features a preview of an upcoming new Asking Alexandria song.
Whitechapel's debut full-length album, "The Somatic Defilement," is the album that firmly planted the band on an upward trajectory, and the band has now taken "The Somatic Defilement" and placed it in the capable hands of Audiohammer Studios producer Mark Lewis for a complete re-mix and re-master.
Fans can listen and pre-order now at this location, and the album will be released the 12th/15th of April. "The Somatic Defilement," originally released in 2007, is a concept album about Jack the Ripper's infamous murders of prostitutes in East London's Whitechapel district. This 2013 re-release sees the band tasking producer Mark Lewis to painstakingly bring the six year old recording to today's standard.
Whitechapel has now announced more European dates for the summer. Confirmed details are as follows:
02/08/13 DE – Wacken – Wacken Open Air
05/08/13 AT – Wien – Szene w/Devildriver
06/08/13 IT – Cervia Ra – Rock Planet w/Devildriver
07/08/13 AT – Dornbirn – Conrad Sohm w/Devildriver
08/08/13 CZ – Josefov – Brutal Assault Festival
10/08/13 BE – Ieper – Ieperfest
11/08/13 UK – Derby - Bloodstock
13/08/13 DE – Köln – Underground
14/08/13 DE – München – Backstage
15/08/13 SK – Nova Bana – Gothoom
16/08/13 DE – Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze More...
"The Somatic Defilement" by Whitechapel, originally released in 2007, is a concept album about Jack the Ripper's infamous murders of prostitutes in East London's Whitechapel district. The upcoming 2013 re-release, re-done with producer Mark Lewis, will be released on April 16th, 2013.
Pre-orders are available here, and Metal Blade Records comments:
"Whitechapel's debut full-length album, 'The Somatic Defilement,' is the album that firmly planted the band on an upward trajectory that has carried the band to the upper echelons of modern death metal. The band has taken The Somatic Defilement and placed it in the capable hands of Audiohammer Studios producer Mark Lewis for a complete re-mix, along with a re-master by Alan Douches. The results are staggering and give The Somatic Defilement a modern luster up to the standards of the band's most recent recordings.
"The band's latest effort, the self-titled album that dropped on June 19 in North America, debuted at #47 on the Top 200 Chart, #10 on the Top Independent Albums Chart, #3 on the Hard Music Albums Chart (Current), #2 on the Hard Music Albums Chart (Core Stores) and #64 on the Top Digital Album Chart." More...
The organisers of Britain's, Bloodstock Open Air festival have announced a further ten bands for this year's edition of the event, including Bay Area thrash metal legends Exodus and Death Angel, as well as 3 Inches Of Blood, Scar Symmetry, Dying Fetus, Xerath, Bloodbound, Vanderbuyst, Scarab and The Prophecy. The event will take place at Catton Park from August 8 - 11th and will be headlined by Slayer, King Diamond and Lamb of God.
King Diamond (Headliner)
Lamb Of God (Headliner)
3 Inches Of Blood
Unearth will begin 2013 in a big way on tour alongside Whitechapel and Emmure. The "Brothers of Brutality Tour" will begin on January 8th in Knoxville, TN and wraps up February 11th in New York, NY. Unfortunately, Unearth bassist John "Slo" Maggard will not be joining the band on the tour.
Vocalist Trevor Phipps has posted the following update: "John 'Slo' Maggard will unfortunately be sitting out the Brothers of Brutality Tour (Whitechapel, Emmure, Obey the Brave, The Plot In You) this coming January/February. His absence is simply to take care of personal matters at home and is only temporary. Slo will remain a member of Unearth moving forward and is actively involved in the writing process for our next album, which we plan to record and release some time in 2013. Luckily, our long time friend Matt DeVries (Fear Factory, ex-Chimaira) will be taking over bass duties for the tour." More...
American thrash metal legends Slayer has been confirmed as the third and final headliner for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival in Derbyshire, England. The event will take place at Catton Park from August 8 - 11th and will also be headlined by King Diamond and Lamb of God. A statement from Slayer guitarist Kerry King reads: "Can't wait to hit the stage at Bloodstock! Metal Festival in England? Fuck yes!! It's going to be hell on earth and I'm looking forward to having a party with all my British friends."
The organisers of the festival added: "We are thrilled to announce that seminal thrash metal legends, SLAYER are confirmed as the third and final headliner for Bloodstock 2013. The Californian four-piece will close the Ronnie James Dio stage on Sunday night at Catton Park, bringing their face-melting, monster riffs to the metal hordes."
The lineup for the festival is now as follows: More...