Whitechapel (album)

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Whitechapel
Studio album by Whitechapel
Released June 19, 2012 (2012-06-19)
Recorded February 2012
Studio (see Studios)
Genre Deathcore, groove metal
Length 38:10
Label Metal Blade
Producer Whitechapel, Mark Lewis
Whitechapel chronology
Recorrupted
(2011)
Whitechapel
(2012)
Our Endless War
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 77/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[2]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
The A.V. Club B−[4]
Exclaim! positive[5]
Metal Forces 5/10[6]
Metal Storm 8.5/10[7]
Rock Sound 9/10[8]

Whitechapel is the fourth studio album by the American deathcore band Whitechapel.[9] It was released worldwide on June 19, 2012, through Metal Blade Records.[9] 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.[9] They released a new song, "Hate Creation", the same day.[9] On May 29, the song "I, Dementia" was released.[10]

Track listing[edit]

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" (instrumental) 2:50
10. "Possibilities of an Impossible Existence"   4:00
Total length:
38:10

Credits[edit]

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes.

Personnel[edit]

Whitechapel
  • Phil Bozeman – vocals
  • Ben Savage – guitars
  • Alex Wade – guitars
  • Zach Householder – guitars
  • Gabe Crisp – bass
  • Ben Harclerode – drums
Additional musicians
  • Ben Eller – guitar solo on "I, Dementia", "Faces"
Production
Artwork and design
  • Aaron Marsh – artwork
  • Whitechapel – art direction
  • Adam Zlmakias – photography

Studios[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[11] 168
US Billboard 200[12] 47
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[13] 10
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[14] 3
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[15] 20
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[16] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitechapel by Whitechapel at Metacritic
  2. ^ Kapper, Andrew. "Whitechapel - Whitechapel Review". heavymetal.about.com. About.com. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  3. ^ Heaney, Gregory. Whitechapel - Whitechapel at AllMusic
  4. ^ Nguyen, Tuyet (June 19, 2012). "Review: Whitechapel: Whitechapel · Music Review · The A.V. Club". www.avclub.com. Onion Inc. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ Zorgdrager, Bradley (June 19, 2012). "Whitechapel Whitechapel". exclaim.ca. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ Fisher, Mark. "WHITECHAPEL – Whitechapel (2012) - Album / EP Reviews @ Metal Forces Magazine". www.metalforcesmagazine.com. Metal Forces. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ D.T. M et al. (July 6, 2012). "Whitechapel - Whitechapel review - Metal Storm". metalstorm.net. Metal Storm. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ Clark, Peter (July 6). "Whitechapel - Whitechapel - Reviews - Rock Sound Magazine". www.rocksound.tv. Retrieved January 28, 2015.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  9. ^ a b c d "Whitechapel Album Release Date Set, Song debuted". Lambgoat. May 1, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Whitechapel, ‘I, Dementia’ – Exclusive Song Premiere". Loudwire.com. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  11. ^ "Whitechapel – Whitechapel" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Sun Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Sun.
  13. ^ "Sun Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Independent Albums for Sun.
  14. ^ "Sun Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums for Sun.
  15. ^ "Sun Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Rock Albums for Sun.
  16. ^ "Sun Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Tastemaker Albums for Sun.

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