Matt Bishop of TheRockRevival.com conducted an interview with drummer Ben Harclerode of Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL at a recent stop on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. You can now watch the chat below.
The new self-titled fourth album from WHITECHAPEL sold around 9,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 47 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band’s previous CD, “A New Era Of Corruption”, opened with around 10,600 units back in June 2010 to land at No. 43.
“Whitechapel” was released on June 19 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was engineered and mixed by Mark Lewis (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, DEVILDRIVER), who also handled production duties alongside the band. The artwork was created by Aaron Marsh of Forefathers Group with art direction provided by WHITECHAPEL.
The first single from “Whitechapel”, entitled “Hate Creation”, is available for streaming below.
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