WHITECHAPEL announces headline run; hitting the road this October with Impending Doom, Miss May I, Oceano, I Declare War

August 16th, 2010
by EvilG
WHITECHAPEL announces headline run; hitting the road this October with Impending Doom, Miss May I, Oceano, I Declare=

WHITECHAPEL announces headline run; hitting the road this October with Impending Doom, Miss May I, Oceano, I Declare War

Whitechapel set to takeover SMNnews.com for a day! Plus, enter to win a pair of tickets and a Meet & Greet with the band at one of the upcoming dates

Free Whitechapel iPod App now available!

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – August 16, 2010 – Knoxville, TN’s WHITECHAPEL, who just finished devastating audiences across North America as a part of the Vans Warped Tour Twenty Ten, are pleased to announce their upcoming headlining tour that kicks off in Macon, GA on October 1st. Joining WHITECHAPEL on the road are Impending Doom, Miss May I, Oceano, and I Declare War. Before the tour kicks off, some of the WHITECHAPEL guys will be taking over the metal website SMNnews.com for a day on Wednesday, September 29.The guys will make their own posts letting fans know their thoughts on current releases, news, videos, and more. In conjunction with the upcoming tour and the site takeover, there will be a giveaway at SMNnews.com where one lucky winner and their guest will get concert tickets to one of the upcoming October tour dates and get a Meet & Greet session with the band. Contest details will be announced shortly. The website created for WHITECHAPEL’s latest release, ANewEraOfCorruption.com, will be kept up-to-date with the most current tour dates and all info relating to the tour.

In other news, Metal Blade Records has just released an official WHITECHAPEL iPod App that includes the band’s latest music, videos, photos, news, and tour dates…and it’s FREE! Get your free WHITECHAPEL App HERE.

WHITECHAPEL

Tour w/ Impending Doom, Miss May I, Oceano, I Declare War

10/01 Macon, GA The 567

10/02 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room

10/03 St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre

10/04 Jacksonville, FL Rain (Plush Complex)

10/05 Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero

10/06 Charlotte, NC Tremont Music Hall

10/07 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern

10/08 Norfolk, VA Norva

10/09 Jermyn, PA Eleanor Rigby’s

10/10 Hartford, CT Webster Theatre

10/12 Boston, MA Harper’s Ferry

10/13 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft

10/14 Syracuse, NY Lost Horizon

10/15 Toledo, OH Headliner’s

10/16 Grand Rapids, MI Intersection

10/17 Elgin, IL Mad Maggies

10/19 Milwaukee, WI The Rave

10/20 Sauget, IL Pop’s

10/21 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall

10/22 Birmingham, AL Zydeco

10/23 Nashville, TN Rocketown

MONSTER MOSH II

w/ The Devil Wears Prada, Enter Shikari, Black Veil Brides

10/31 Frisco, TX Dr. Pepper Arena

Don’t forget to check out the brand-new official website WhitechapelBand.com where fans can check out WHITECHAPEL’s tour dates, music videos, live videos, video interviews and updates from the road, news, photo galleries and more. Fans can also select the “Community” tab to enter the fan club THE DISEASED, where members can access the band’s blog, fan forum, sign up for contests, or select the campaign tab to become a part of the WHITECHAPEL street team or enter contests that require users to submit content.

THE DISEASED fan club packages breakdown:

Level One – The Possessed Package: 8.99

-1 year interactive membership

-Dog tags

Level Two – The Exiled Package: 22.99

-1 year interactive membership

– Dog tag

– THE DISEASED laminate

– Picks (3)

– T-shirt

Level Three – The Ultimate Corruption Package: 44.99

-1 year interactive membership

– Dog tag

– THE DISEASED laminate

– Picks (3)

– T-shirt

– A New Era of Corruption on vinyl

WHITECHAPEL’s latest release, A New Era of Corruption, entered Billboard Magazine’s Top 200 Chart at #43 in its first week of release. A New Era of Corruption also debuted at #2 on the Hard Music Core Stores Chart, #3 on the Independent Albums Chart, and #5 on the Hard Music Albums Chart. In addition to breaking the charts in the states, A New Era of Corruption also charted in Canada coming in at #70 on the Current Albums chart, #9 on the Indie chart, and #8 on the Hard chart. A New Era of Corruption marks the band’s 3rd full-length album and 2nd for Metal Blade Records. Check out what press has had to say about the band’s latest, and to date greatest, release A New Era of Corruption, which the group co-produced with infamous metal producer Jason Suecof at Jason’s Orlando, FL based Audiohammer Studios:

“while there’s a familiar sense of disgust spewed all over this third album, there’s been some evolving back at the deathlab. It’s easy enough to play fast and hard in death metal – easier still to make that all you do, but as Devolver’s ceremonious opener builds intensities, leveling the blows with a calculated malice for maximum damage, the band sound deadlier than ever.” 8/10 Decibel Magazine

“Say what you like about the way death metal has evolved, but to deny that Whitechapel are both insanely heavy and technically dazzling would be churlish petulance. They hinted at this level of bone-powdering brutality on their first two albums, but have slipped into a higher gear for their third, more than justifying their status as one of the few bands snapping at the heels of Job for A Cowboy… overall this is the sound of Whitechapel maturing and realizing their own considerable potential, with much precision, power, and simplicity.” 8/10 Terrorizer Magazine

“The band presents a truly mixed palette with progressive asides, tempered harmonies and arrangements that take surprising yet complimentary avenues… Whitechapel now appear unconcerned with all-out heaviness, in its place they have sampled the breadth of their genre creating a metal record both balanced and deep.” Rock Sound Magazine

“Sharp guitar melodies and serrated hooks augment the brawn without diluting it, and this new side of the band adds a superb twist to their already well-established fury.” 3/4 Kerrang! Magazine

“a sound so thick you could bite into it… Whitechapel are leading the next generation of extreme.” Metal Hammer Magazine

“Every band has their signature album. Slayer has Reign in Blood, Cannibal Corpse has Vile, Pantera had Cowboys from Hell. A New Era of Corruption is Whitechapel’s masterpiece.” 5/5, TheNewReview.net

“A New Era Of Corruption is more complete and more focused… Whitechapel has become the Behemoth of deathcore.” MetalReview.com

“a deadly, lumbering and ultimately trend-free beast” Noisecreep.com

“What Whitechapel will put out this year is nothing short of some of the grimiest metal sludge to ever breach the Billboard chart, a three-guitar wall of sound bolstered by vocalist Phil Bozeman’s rasp.” Albuquerque Journal

“Corruption, venom and hatred. Tons of blastbeats. Stomach-churning guitar riffs. It’s kind of shocking that the new Whitechapel is better than their last, namely because This Is Exile was amazing.” The Hartford Advocate

“there is no getting away from the fact that, as far as modern death metal goes, there are no better exponents of this breakdown laden mayhem than this triple-guitar monster.” Planet-Loud.com

“The band’s new album, A New Era Of Corruption, is eleven songs of being pummeled in the face with an iron pipe.” CraveOnline.com

Whitechapel is:

Phil Bozeman – Vocals

Ben Savage – Guitar/Leads

Alex Wade – Guitar

Zach Householder – Guitar

Gabe Crisp – Bass

Kevin Lane – Drums

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