GOATWHORE – first week numbers for ‘Blood for the Master’ released; tour update

February 24th, 2012
by EvilG

Band reaches #171 on the Billboard Top 200 Current Albums Chart!

New Orleans, Louisiana’s sons of blackened death n’ roll, GOATWHORE, broke Billboard Magazine’s Top 200 Current Albums chart coming in at #171 with their latest release Blood for the Master, which sold over 3,100 copies in its first week. Blood for the Master, which just hit streets on February 14, also debuted on the following Billboard charts: #4 on the Heatseeker (New Artist) chart, #12 on the Current Hard Music chart, #21 on the Hard Music Chart (overall**), and #31 on Top Independent Albums chart and hit iTunes Rock chart at #19*. Blood for the Master also hit charts in Canada coming in at #142 on the Top 200 Current Albums chart, #18 on the Hard Chart, #1 on iTunes Metal*, #17 iTunes Rock*, and #152 iTunes Top 200*. (*iTunes numbers from street date – **chart includes catalog)

Catch the band live as they tour the states in support of Blood for the Master alongside label-mates Hate Eternal.

GOATWHORE, HATE ETERNAL, Fallujah, Cerebral Bore
02/22 Hollywood, CA The Whisky
02/23 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst Atrium
02/24 Portland, OR Branx
02/25 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
02/26 Boise, ID The Venue
02/27 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
02/28 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep
02/29 Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
03/01 St Paul, MN Station 4
03/02 Des Moines, IA House Of Bricks
Tour w/ The Faceless, Dying Fetus, Volumes, Last Chance To Reason
03/04 Pittsburgh, PA Mr Smalls Theatre
03/06 Lansing, MI The Loft
03/07 Toledo, OH Omni
03/08 Indianapolis, IN Emerson Theater
03/09 Peoria, IL Brass Rail
03/10 Covington, KY Bangarang’s
03/12 Evansville, IN Boney Junes
03/13 St Louis, MO Fubar
03/14 Fayetteville, AR The Rogue
End Tour
03/15 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music Bar
03/16 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone

 

In other news, the second studio video for GOATWHORE’s recording sessions at Mana Recording studios with Erik Rutan has been made available. The video can be seen HERE and includes some guitar and bass tracking, as well as some of the gear used to record the album.

GOATWHORE debuted on Billboard Magazine’s Top 200 Current Albums chart coming in at #171 with their latest release Blood for the Master, which sold over 3,100 copies in its first week. Blood for the Master, which just hit streets on February 14, also debuted on the following Billboard charts: #4 on the Heatseeker (New Artist) chart, #12 on the Current Hard Music chart, #21 on the Hard Music Chart (overall**), and #31 on Top Independent Albums chart and hit iTunes Rock chart at #19*. Blood for the Master also hit charts in Canada coming in at #142 on the Top 200 Current Albums chart, #18 on the Hard Chart, #1 on iTunes Metal*, #17 iTunes Rock*, and #152 iTunes Top 200*. (*iTunes numbers from street date – **chart includes catalog)

GOATWHORE and 3 INCHES OF BLOOD
Long Live Heavy Metal European Tour
Presented by Rock Hard and Terrorizer
w/ Angelus Apatrida and Havok
05.05.12 Germany Essen @ Turock
06.05.12 Holland Rotterdam @ Baroeg
07.05.12 UK Nottingham @ The Rescue Rooms
08.05.12 UK Aberdeen @ The Tunnels
09.05.12 UK Manchester @ Moho
10.05.12 North Ireland Belfast @ Limelight
11.05.12 Ireland Dublin @ The Pint
12.05.12 UK Plymouth @ White Rabbit
13.05.12 UK London @ Underworld
14.05.12 Belgium Antwerp @ Trix
15.05.12 Germany Stuttgart @ 1210
16.05.12 Switzerland Winterthur @ Gaswerk
17.05.12 Germany M√ľnchen @ Feierwerk
18.05.12 Italy Massa @ Swamp Club
19.05.12 Italy Misano Adriatico (RN) @ Boulevard Club
20.05.12 Austria Wien @ Viper Room
21.05.12 Slovenia Ljubljana @ Gala Hala
22.05.12 Czech Rep Prague @ Hoodoo Club
23.05.12 Germany Dresden @ Chemiefabrik
24.05.12 Germany Hamburg @ Markthalle
25.05.12 Denmark Copenhagen @ Pumpehuset
26.05.12 Germany Berlin @ K17

 

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