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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Whitechapel unveils "Let Me Burn" video

Brotherhood of the Blade headlining tour begins Saturday

Tennessee's Whitechapel have unveiled their latest music video, today. But be warned: "Let Me Burn" isn't like other Whitechapel videos. The band collaborated with director Mitch Massie, the director behind the latest and most visually striking videos from Cattle Decapitation, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and more. Mitch Massie brought the lyrics to "Let Me Burn" to life in gloriously gory fashion; this video is not for those with a weak constitution.

Whitechapel vocalist Phil Bozeman explains: "The basis of the video is about a man, his wife and daughter. The story depicts the degradation of the man and him going insane. He kills his wife and eventually douses himself in gasoline and begs his daughter to strike the match. But the whole point of the story is that the man has everything he wants and needs, but has no control over his mind and suffers with clinical insanity/schizophrenia and regrets everything he has done." Guitarist Alex Wade adds: "It's our first time trying a story based video versus a performance video with us playing and we're really happy with how it came out. Phil's idea for the concept of the video mixed with Mitch Massie's directing developed a very dark and sinister feel that represents the song well."

The heavy video, both sonically and visually, can be seen now, and appropriately, at HERE. Whitechapel will be back on the road beginning February 28th. The tour will take the band from Memphis through the Midwest on their way to Self Help Fest in San Bernardino, CA. Self Help Fest is scheduled for March 7th at the Nos Event Center and features The Devil Wears Prada, Pierce the Veil, Stick to Your Guns, The Ghost Inside, and more.


Brotherhood of the Blade Tour

02/28 Memphis, TN Hi Tone Cafe 03/01 St. Louis, MO Firebird 03/02 Merriam, KS Aftershock 03/03 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground 03/05 Murray, UT Murray Theater 03/07 San Bernardino, CA NOS Events Center (Self Help Fest) 03/08 Mesa, AZ Nile Theatre 03/09 Tucson, AZ The Rock 03/10 Lubbock, TX Jake's Sports Cafe 03/11 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory 03/12 Little Rock, AR Juanita's Spring Tour Dates and Festival Appearances 04/11 Austin, TX Empire Garage *Texas Independent Fest 04/21 Hamburg, DE Markthalle * 04/22 Belin, DE C-Club* 04/23 Munich, De Backstage Werk* 04/24 Zurich, SI Komplex+ 04/25 Oberhausen, DE Turbinen Halle+ 04/26 Vienna, AT Arena+ 04/27 Nuremberg, DE Der Hirsch* 04/28 Frankfurt, DE Batschkapp* 04/29 Stuttgart, DE LKA Longhorn* 04/30 Paris, FR Le Trabendo+ 05/01 Meerhout, BE Groezrock 05/02 Leipzig, DE Agra+ 05/03 Amsterdam, NL Melkweg The Max+ 05/04 Manchester, GB Academy +

*Progression Tour
+Impericon Festival

"Our Endless War" was released in May of 2014 via Metal Blade Records. This album isWHITECHAPEL's most streamlined, atmospheric, and emotionally powerful release. The album debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, #2 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums Chart, #1 on the Billboard Hard Music Albums Chart (Current) and #2 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart.

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