First week chart numbers revealed! More Euro dates confirmed!
“The band’s best album yet” – Alternative Press
Today WHITECHAPEL has unleashed the video for the track I, Dementia which comes off of their new full-length self titled album, which was released last week via Metal Blade Records. The video is receiving its exclusive premiere today via The PRP and was shot by David Brodsky of MyGoodEye as part of the Scion AV Project. Get a first look at the video HERE. Scion A/V Metal works with the world’s best and most vital metal bands, bringing them to the stage at Metal Matinees, releasing exclusive audio releases and creating new music videos.
Last week saw the release of the highly anticipated new full-length album from Knoxville, Tennessee’sWHITECHAPEL. Their self-titled fourth album has been met with critical acclaim and fans are clamoring to see the band perform the new material live.
Whitechapel landed spots on five of Billboard’s charts. The album 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.
European and Canadian chart numbers sawWHITECHAPEL coming in at:
Canadian Top 200: #60
Canadian Hard Music Chart: #5
Canadian Top Digital Album Chart: #9
Canadian iTunes (Release Day) Top 200 Current Chart: #39
Canadian iTunes (Release Day) Rock: #6
Canadian iTunes (Release Day) Metal #1
Germany Newcomer Charts: #9
German Media Markt/Saturn Charts: #99
WHITECHAPEL commented on the initial fan reaction and reception of their fourth album: “We are really excited about our first week numbers and our charting position on the Billboard 200. It’s further proof that we have amazing fans that support us by still buying physical CDs, or legal downloads on iTunes. A big thank you goes out to ours fans and anyone involved with the making of this record for its success!”
Whitechapel is available to order in exclusive bundle packages HERE.
Loudwire is hosting an exclusive stream of the single I, Dementia HERE.
Singer Phil Bozeman and guitarist Alex Wade offer their insight on the new album with a track-by-track breakdown exclusively hosted by AbsolutePunk HERE.
WHITECHAPEL filmed a series of videos during the recording process of the new album. The first video in the series provides an in depth look at the drum tracking process for the album. The second installment focuses on the recording of the guitar parts for the new album. The third video focuses on the vocal tracking process. All of the segments can be viewed HERE.
The album was engineered and mixed by Mark Lewis (Black Dahlia Murder, DevilDriver), who also handled production duties alongside the band. The album artwork was created by Aaron Marsh of Forefathers Group with art direction provided by WHITECHAPEL.
Whitechapel track listing:
1. Make it Bleed
2. Hate Creation
4. I, Dementia
5. Section 8
7. Dead Silence
8. The Night Remains
10. Possibilities of an Impossible Existence
WHITECHAPEL have just recently announced a full European tour for October and November of 2012! The Tennessee outfit will be supporting AUGUST BURNS RED and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA.
AUGUST BURNS RED
+ THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
18/10/12 – UK – Nottingham – Rock City
19/10/12 – UK – Glasgow – Garage
20/10/12 – UK – Wolverhampton – Wulfrun Hall
21/10/12 – UK – Manchester – HMV Ritz
22/10/12 – UK – Bristol – Academy 1
23/10/12 – UK – London – Electric Ballroom
26/10/12 – DE – Köln – Underground
27/10/12 – NL – Eindhoven – Effenaar
28/10/12 – BE – Brussels – AB
30/10/12 – DE – Hamburg – Markthalle
31/10/12 – DE – Münster – Skaters Palace
01/11/12 – DK – Aarhus – Voxhall
02/11/12 – SE – Gothenburg – Brewhouse
03/11/12 – NO – Oslo – Fabrikken
05/11/12 – SE – Stockholm – Klubben
06/11/12 – SE – Malmö – KB
03/11/12 – NO – Oslo – Fabrikken
07/11/12 – DK – Copenhagen – Pumpehuset
08/11/12 – DE – Berlin – C-Club
09/11/12 – DE – Chemnitz – Südbahnhof
10/11/12 – PL – Warsaw – Progresja
11/11/12 – PL – Krakow – Kwadrat
13/11/12 – DE – Frankfurt – Batschkapp
14/11/12 – DE – München – Backstage Halle
15/11/12 – AT – Vienna – Arena
16/11/12 – CH – Zürich – Komplex
17/11/12 – IT – Milan – Tunnel Club
18/11/12 – DE – Karlsruhe – Substage
19/11/12 – FR – Paris – Le Bataclan
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