Whitechapel (album)

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Whitechapel
Studio album by Whitechapel
Released June 19, 2012
Recorded February 2012
Genre Deathcore
Length 38:10
Label Metal Blade
Producer Mark Lewis
Whitechapel chronology
Recorrupted
(2011)
Whitechapel
(2012)
Our Endless War
(2014)
Singles from Whitechapel
  1. "Hate Creation"
    Released: April 30, 2012
  2. "I, Dementia"
    Released: May 29, 2012
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 77/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars [2]
AbsolutePunk 75%[3]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [4]
A.V. Club B−[5]
Kerrang KKKK[6]
Rock Sound 9/10 [7]

Whitechapel is the fourth studio album by the American deathcore band Whitechapel.[8] It was released worldwide on June 19, 2012, through Metal Blade Records.[8] This is the first album to feature drummer Ben Harclerode. The album cover is an image of the Flag of Tennessee (paying homage to the band's home state) inside of the band's trademark saw blade.

History and background[edit]

On April 30, Whitechapel announced that their fourth album will be self-titled and was released on June 19, 2012.[8] They released a new song, "Hate Creation", the same day.[8] On May 29, the song "I, Dementia" was released.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Phil Bozeman, all music composed by Whitechapel.

No. Title Length
1. "Make It Bleed"   4:12
2. "Hate Creation"   3:29
3. "(Cult)uralist"   3:42
4. "I, Dementia"   4:43
5. "Section 8"   4:26
6. "Faces"   3:12
7. "Dead Silence"   4:38
8. "The Night Remains"   2:58
9. "Devoid"   2:50
10. "Possibilities of an Impossible Existence"   4:00
Total length:
38:10

Personnel[edit]

Whitechapel
  • Phil Bozeman — lead vocals
  • Ben Savage — lead guitar
  • Alex Wade — rhythm/lead guitar
  • Zach Householder — rhythm guitar
  • Gabe Crisp — bass guitar
  • Ben Harclerode — drums
Production
  • Mark Lewis – production, engineering, mixing[8]
  • Shawn Carrano, Andrew Roesch – management
  • Aaron Marsh – artwork[8]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[10] 168
US Billboard 200[11] 47
US Top Rock Albums[12] 20
US Hard Rock Albums[13] 3
US Independent Albums[14] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metacritic (March 24, 2014). "Critic Reviews for Whitechapel". CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Andrew Kapper. "Whitechapel - Whitechapel Review". About.com. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  3. ^ Jason Gardner (2012-06-19). "Whitechapel - Whitechapel Review". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  4. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "Whitechapel - Whitechapel : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  5. ^ Tuyet Nguyen. " Whitechapel: Whitechapel | Music | MusicalWork Review | The A.V. Club". A.V. Club. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  6. ^ Kerrang 23 Jun 2012, p. 54.
  7. ^ Peter Clark. "Whitechapel - Whitechapel | Reviews | Rock Sound". Rocksound.tv. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Whitechapel Album Release Date Set, Song debuted". Lambgoat. May 1, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Whitechapel, ‘I, Dementia’ – Exclusive Song Premiere". Loudwire.com. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  10. ^ "Whitechapel – Whitechapel" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 24, 2014.
  11. ^ "Sun Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Sun. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 24, 2014.
  12. ^ "Artist Album Chart History for: Metallica". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Artist Album Chart History for: Metallica". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Artist Album Chart History for: Metallica". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2014.