This Is Exile

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This Is Exile
Studio album by Whitechapel
Released July 8, 2008 (2008-07-08)
Recorded March, 2008 Backyard Studios in New Hampshire, United States
Genre Deathcore
Length 42:58
Label Metal Blade
Producer Jonny Fay, Whitechapel
Whitechapel chronology
The Somatic Defilement
This Is Exile
A New Era of Corruption
Singles from This Is Exile
  1. "This Is Exile"
  2. "Possession"
  3. "Eternal Refuge"

This Is Exile is the second album by the American deathcore band Whitechapel. It was produced by Jonny Fay and the band itself and was released on July 8, 2008 through Metal Blade Records.

Release and background[edit]

This Is Exile marks the first release by the band to feature their current guitarist Zach Householder. Upon the release of the record, its sales reached 5,900 in copies, which had it enter the Billboard Top 200 chart at position 118.[1] Three music videos for songs from the album were released. The video for "This Is Exile" was released on June 18, 2008.[1] The music video for "Possession" was released on November 18, 2008 and shown on MTV2's Headbangers Ball. The music video for "Eternal Refuge" was released on June 8, 2009.

The song "This Is Exile" is available as downloadable content for Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and Rock Band 3.[2] The song is also used in the iPod Touch game, Tap Tap Revenge 3.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Phil Bozeman, all music written by Whitechapel.
No. Title Length
1. "Father of Lies"   4:04
2. "This Is Exile"   3:40
3. "Possession"   5:04
4. "To All That Are Dead"   3:38
5. "Exalt" (featuring Guy Kozowyk of The Red Chord) 3:06
6. "Somatically Incorrect"   3:11
7. "Death Becomes Him" (instrumental) 3:19
8. "Daemon (The Procreated)"   3:13
9. "Eternal Refuge"   3:42
10. "Of Legions" (instrumental) 2:44
11. "Messiahbolical"   7:23
Total length:

Review ratings[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Thrash Magazine 9.4/10 link



  1. ^ a b "Whitechapel's This Is Exile Lands on Billboard Chart". Blabbermouth. 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-23. 
  2. ^ DLC Week of 7/7 Green Day & MAYHEM Fest Pack. Rock Band official website. Retrieved 2009-7-20