NewsMarch 31, 2010 1:55 PM ET7,326 views

Whitechapel set to release new album

Official press release: Knoxville, Tennessee's Whitechapel is pleased to release the cover art and track listing for their third full-length release, A New Era of Corruption due out June 8th via Metal Blade Records. "The album is finally 100% complete and we couldn't be more excited. I think this record truly represents where we are as musicians at this point in our career. A New Era of Corruption is the heaviest and most aggressive material we have written to date," comments guitarist and founding member Alex Wade. Alex continues: "Some of you may notice that the title of the new record, A New Era of Corruption, is a line from the song 'Possession' off of our last album This Is Exile. We wanted to name the CD this to bring a little flavor from 'This Is Exile' into the new CD, as well as I think the name represents this new age of extreme metal that we are currently rising in. The album is not a concept record like This Is Exile was. It just has its own general theme and each song deals with its own topic track by track." Track listing: 01. Devolver 02. Breeding Violence 03. The Darkest Day of Man 04. Reprogrammed to Hate 05. End of Flesh 06. Unnerving 07. A Future Corrupt 08. Prayer of Mockery 09. Murder Sermon 10. Nercomechanical 11. Single File to Dehumanization Bonus Track Animus available only on digital and vinyl versions of A New Era of Corruption Handling artwork for A New Era of Corruption is Brent Elliot White who has also handled cover artwork for bands like Job For A Cowboy and Carnifex. "Brent handled the artwork for the record and absolutely nailed it. The dark and ominous vibe he portrayed with his art fits the mood of the CD perfectly," states Alex. A New Era of Corruption features guest vocals from Vincent Bennett of The Acacia Strain on the track "Murder Sermon" and Chino Moreno from the Deftones on the track "Reprogrammed to Hate." Alex elaborates: "Vincent has been a long time friend of the band and we have always talked about him doing guest vocals on one of our records, so naturally his style of vocals fits our music perfectly and sounds great. We're honored to have Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno on our record. All of us are huge Deftones fans so it's pretty surreal for us. He absolutely killed his part on the album and it's everything I envisioned it would be. Plus it's cool that Chino was so opened minded to do vocals on something so extreme; I think that it sounds fantastic." In support of the upcoming release of A New Era of Corruption, Whitechapel is hitting the road to play about 30 dates, most of which are with labelmates Job for a Cowboy and Cattle Decapitation including stops at the New England Metal & Hardcore fest and the California Metal fest. Then come the summer, Whitechapel will be on the road as a part of the Vans Warped Tour Twenty Ten. "We have some killer tours coming up in support of the new record, the first one being with Job For A Cowboy and the second one being Vans Warped Tour. The JFAC tour will be cool as it will be in smaller rooms with a more intimate setting with the fans. This is something we haven't done in a very long time so it will be awesome to go back and do some shows like that. Then we will be doing the complete opposite and playing to thousands of people a day on the Vans Warped Tour so we are very excited and honored to be a part of that." Last but certainly not least, Whitechapel is set to film their first music video for the track "The Darkest Day of Man" off of A New Era of Corruption. The band will once again be working with famed metal video director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye and will be shooting in April. Stay tuned to and Whitechapel's MySpace page for more details.


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Old_boy 3/31/2010 11:00:45 AM

First post. Lame.

inhuman 3/31/2010 11:03:44 AM

Stoked on this.

meanmuggin 3/31/2010 11:15:51 AM

that sucks

guitarist_sandy 3/31/2010 11:20:29 AM

If this cd sucks, I give up on this band.

VagueIllusions 3/31/2010 11:30:43 AM

fck the haters, this shits gonna be sick.

xbumpx 3/31/2010 11:31:41 AM

really interested in the Chino parts

Hank_Hill 3/31/2010 11:51:29 AM

shit band, gay fans, numetal guest appearence? no thanks

CallMeSickBoy 3/31/2010 12:00:27 PM

super stoked for this.

xPartypoopeRx 3/31/2010 12:08:05 PM

im surprised by chino being on there but im sure itll sound really good

stooooopid 3/31/2010 12:12:51 PM


Kids_will_be_skeletons 3/31/2010 12:16:25 PM

that's fcking sick

xfordirelifesakex 3/31/2010 12:24:08 PM

Deftones suck.

Cubicle_Gangster 3/31/2010 12:38:45 PM

my nipples are erect

xheartfeltx 3/31/2010 12:56:06 PM

i think the only good thing about this album will be Chino's part.

djunior 3/31/2010 1:02:54 PM

fck this overrated garbage

cokietheclown 3/31/2010 1:19:04 PM

Dare i say i'm stoked for this.

Quake 3/31/2010 1:22:10 PM

shit fcking band.

Quake 3/31/2010 1:23:13 PM

kick that gay out and let Chino do the whole album... then I might listen.

IHatePubes 3/31/2010 1:59:49 PM

never before have I been so ashamed to be from Knoxville.

LoydChristmas 3/31/2010 2:05:47 PM

blackchapel is not stoked. gays.

spread____em 3/31/2010 2:50:00 PM

id rather take a spin kick to the face than listen to three guitars chugging for a half hour

sticksandstones 3/31/2010 3:18:01 PM

Stooked for the band.

wxp 3/31/2010 3:39:46 PM

chino doing guest vocals? really? LMFAO

nathandhardy999 3/31/2010 4:17:30 PM

by far one of my most hated bands

sickcelebration 3/31/2010 4:38:28 PM

isnt devolver the first track of the bled's new album.....

wasted_life 3/31/2010 5:02:02 PM

shit fcking gay band

NuMeTaLlUvR1999 3/31/2010 5:02:32 PM

chino? WHYYY

rochesterian 3/31/2010 5:08:03 PM

I'm really curious to hear this record.

terrencemaddox 3/31/2010 5:29:12 PM

Chino? weird. Im gonna say it.... when is a band gonna come out with two bassists.. fckING HEAVY SLUDGE MUD BALLS YEAH! I wish Job for a homo would just go away as well.

DetJohnKimble 3/31/2010 6:13:01 PM

Bros with Frat straps and deck shoes are pumped. Also, Kyuss has/had 2 bass players.

HarryDunn 3/31/2010 6:31:39 PM

I cant decide if Frog Core, Toad Core, or Ribbit Core is more appropriate

DetJohnKimble 3/31/2010 6:33:07 PM

If this is anything like the last album, I quit. Also, Victor Wooten plays with another bass player. SOO metal.

loki 3/31/2010 6:51:09 PM

A New Era of Corruption? this about sum kinda hats er sumptin?

brassknuckleromance 3/31/2010 7:12:47 PM

GUUUUUUUUUUUUUNNSSS!!!! RAAAAAAAAAAAZZOOOORRRSSS!!! KNNIIIIIIIVVVEEESSSSS!!!! (fck with me). but seriously I dont fcking care, how bout something good, like the new MPB, or glassjaw, or fcking something other than this. thanks.

pastors_kid 3/31/2010 8:15:24 PM

Dont they mean Vince from the Acacia Strain?

Brokeback_Kid 3/31/2010 9:59:34 PM

sickcelebration 3/31/2010 4:38:28 PM isnt devolver the first track of the bled's new album..... Yup it sure is. lolz

baobab 3/31/2010 10:29:07 PM

Brokeback_Kid 3/31/2010 9:59:34 PM sickcelebration 3/31/2010 4:38:28 PM isnt devolver the first track of the bled's new album..... Yup it sure is. lolz //// Why do either of you know this? Hang your heads in shame now.

DetJohnKimble 4/1/2010 12:17:08 AM

I like The Bled's new album. Not as good as Mouth of the Architect, obviously baobab. But its good.

aquafina 4/1/2010 1:44:15 AM

...I'd Rather read about some shit fck kid getting kicked out of some shit fck band. Can this band break up or kick somebody out so this can be somewhat interesting?

imcoolyournot 4/1/2010 3:31:55 AM

I may be an idiot but there is one thing, sir, that I am not, and that sir is an idiot

shredlife 4/1/2010 4:14:59 AM

i called them out on putting a singing part on this cd.

spawnofdannyrodriguez 4/1/2010 5:05:32 AM

Didn't care about this band till I toured with them..tight every night..hate on them all you want they write good music and tour their asses off...good guys, best of luck on this album

sickcelebration 4/1/2010 6:40:01 AM

I don't give a fack. Heat fetish is a tight album...or should I say meat fetish...hay naow.

sofakingcool 4/1/2010 10:03:31 AM

so stoked for this album. vincent and chino in it is sick too

ronjeremyrimjay 4/1/2010 10:48:17 AM

chatwipel sucks the c-ck. ps, elton john is stoked

Seamonster 4/1/2010 1:54:48 PM

stoked to say the least

goatflip 4/2/2010 12:18:26 AM

"djunior 3/31/2010 1:02:54 PM fck this overrated garbage" AMEN i dont understand how so many people are hoodwinked into thinking this band is good

xdooooooooomx 4/2/2010 8:56:01 AM

this band was cool 4 years ago. isnt it about time for the popular thing in metal to change?

suck_me_beautiful 4/2/2010 11:46:43 AM

fcking awesome. every person on here talking shit can eat my shit and chew on it slow.

hammer89 4/2/2010 1:19:03 PM


John_McClane 4/2/2010 8:56:01 PM

warped tour sell outs

turd_ferguson 4/3/2010 1:22:19 AM


drinkycrow 4/3/2010 3:21:18 AM

"hammer89 4/2/2010 1:19:03 PM- TWATchapel" hey. you're funny.

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