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“We are excited to come back to Europe to play some massive festivals with our new record “The Valley”. We will be playing new songs from the album as well as some old bangers so don’t miss us on this tour!”
On March 29th, Whitechapel will release their seventh full-length, ‘The Valley‘, via Metal Blade Records. Mixed by David Castillo, mastered by Ted Jensen, and produced once again by Mark Lewis (Cannibal Corpse, The Black Dahlia Murder), ‘The Valley’ is a reference to the part of Hardin Valley (west of Knoxville, Tennessee) where vocalist Phil Bozeman grew up. Set against this backdrop, he approaches his subject matter unflinchingly, building upon everything that came before, making it clear that he has survived that which he was forced to endure and is not afraid to confront it.
“Phil has been upfront in his lyrics in the past about hardships he endured in his life as a child, and I believe with this record we tried to paint a better picture of that,” says guitarist Alex Wade, who alongside his bandmates, stands 100% behind everything their vocalist has to say. “I feel our music is Phil’s release from his past, being able to get it out and speak about it, and hopefully anyone who hears it that may have gone through similar experiences can find some release in it as well.”
Hear latest single ‘Third Depth‘ here
‘The Valley’ track-listing:
When a Demon Defiles a Witch
Forgiveness Is Weakness
We Are One
The Other Side
The Valley will be released March 29th and can be pre-ordered here
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