Whitechapel, the 6 piece death metal outfit from Knoxville, Tennessee. Formed in 2006, have produced iTunes UK best Metal Album of 2012.
Whitechapel (the band’s self-titled fourth album) is one of the most well received releases of the summer, with critical acclaim and high praise from some of the most respected music outlet including The New York Times, Alternative Press and Metal Hammer.
“They build unforgiving walls of riff, and unpleasant ones too. Pleasure’s not the point, though. There is a militaristic certainty to Whitechapel’s work, which activates the true thrills of masochism.” New York Times
Whitechapel have just been announced for Bloodstock 2013 along with Kataklysm, Avantasia and Ex Deo.
They will join headliners Lamb of God, Slayer and KING DIAMOND along with Anthrax, Accept, DevilDriver and loads more
Bloodstock 2013 will be held in Catton Park, Derbyshire on August 8th to 11th. Tickets for the festival are on sale now and can be purchased from the official website: http://www.bloodstock.uk.com
Whitechapel who recently finished up a full US tour playing direct support to Hatebreed, will be re-releasing their full-length debut The Somatic Defilement via Metal Blade Records in the spring of 2013. Mark Lewis is set to re-mix and re-master The Somatic Defilement, which was originally released July 31, 2007 on Candlelight Records.