Our Endless War

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Our Endless War
Cover art by Aaron Marsh
Studio album by Whitechapel
Released April 29, 2014 (2014-04-29)
Genre Deathcore
Length 38:51
Label Metal Blade
Producer Whitechapel, Mark Lewis
Whitechapel chronology
Whitechapel
(2012)Whitechapel2012
Our Endless War
(2014)
Mark of the Blade
(2016)Mark of the Blade2016
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3.5/5 stars[2]
AllMusic 3/5 stars[3]
Alternative Press 3.5/5 stars[4]
Exclaim! 8/10[5]
Metal Hammer positive[6]

Our Endless War is the fifth studio album by the American deathcore band Whitechapel. The album was released on April 29, 2014 via Metal Blade.

The song "The Saw Is the Law" was released on February 26, 2014 as the first single off the album. On April 15, 2014, a lyric video for the song "Our Endless War" was released.[7]

Reception[edit]

The album debuted on Billboard 200 at No. 10,[8] No. 2 on Top Rock Albums,[9] and No. 1 on the Hard Rock Albums chart,[10] selling 16,270 copies in its first week.[11] The album has sold 45,000 copies in the United States as of June 2016.[12]. It remains the band's highest charting album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Rise" (instrumental) 1:20
2. "Our Endless War" 3:56
3. "The Saw Is the Law" 4:27
4. "Mono" 3:39
5. "Let Me Burn" 4:23
6. "Worship the Digital Age" 4:12
7. "How Times Have Changed" 3:32
8. "Psychopathy" 3:51
9. "Blacked Out" 3:32
10. "Diggs Road" 5:59
Total length: 38:51

Deluxe Edition[edit]

No. Title Length
11. "A Process So Familiar" 2:52
12. "Fall of the Hypocrites" 3:00
Total length: 44:43

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 "The Saw Is the Law", "Psychopathy", "Blacked Out", "Diggs Road", "A Process So Familiar"
Production
Artwork and design

Studios[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[13] 72
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[14] 23
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[15] 50
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[16] 31
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC)[17] 9
US Billboard 200[18] 10
US Digital Albums (Billboard)[19] 21
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[20] 2
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[21] 1
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[22] 2
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[23] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Our Endless War at Metacritic
  2. ^ Banchs, Edward. "Whitechapel - Our Endless War Review". heavymetal.about.com. About.com. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  3. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "Our Endless War - Whitechapel". 
  4. ^ Pratt, Greg (April 24, 2014). "Whitechapel - Our Endless War - Alternative Press". www.altpress.com. Alternative Press. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ Zorgdrager, Bradley (April 25, 2014). "Whitechapel Our Endless War". Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  6. ^ Hill, Stephen (April 29, 2014). "Whitechapel: Our Endless War - Metal Hammer". metalhammer.teamrock.com. Team Rock Limited. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  7. ^ Rosenberg, Axl. "Whitechapel Put the "Core" in Deathcore with "Our Endless War"". MetalSucks. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ "The Billboard 200". Billboard. May 17, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Rock Albums". Billboard. May 17, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Hard Rock Albums". Billboard. May 17, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Whitechapel "Our Endless War" - Metal Blade Records". metalblade.com. 2014-04-29. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 
  12. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Whitechapel – Our Endless War" (in German). Hung Medien.
  14. ^ "Sun Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  16. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company.
  17. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  18. ^ "Sun Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  19. ^ "Sun Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard.
  20. ^ "Sun Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard.
  21. ^ "Sun Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard.
  22. ^ "Sun Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard.
  23. ^ "Sun Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard.

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