Whitechapel and Emmure announce ‘Brothers of Brutality’ co-headlining tour
Whitechapel have announced that they will be embarking on a North American co-headlining tour with Emmure! TheBrothers of Brutality Tour, presented by Revolver Magazine and Rockstar Energy Drink, will be one of the first tours of 2013. Dates, cities, and support acts will be announced shortly.
Guitarist Alex Wade comments on the collaboration: "We are really excited to announce our co-headlining tour with Emmure. We have been friends with them for quite some time now, and this is something we have always talked about doing, so it's awesome to see it finally come to light. Our first show ever was with Emmure in Nashville, TN before either of us were signed, so it's incredible to see how we have both grown so much in the music industry and are able to come together and put together this co-headlining tour!"
Whitechapel recently premiered their new music video for "Possibilities of an Impossible Existence" off their current, self-titled release, via AltPress.com. The video, which was filmed by the Rockstar Media department with director Strati Hovartos while the band was out touring on 2012's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest, can be viewed now on the band's youtube channel, youtube.com/WhitechapelTV.
In other news Whitechapel, who recently finished up a full US tour playing direct support to Hatebreed, will be re-releasing their full-length debut The Somatic Defilement via Metal Blade Records in the spring of 2013. Mark Lewis is set to re-mix and re-master The Somatic Defilement, which was originally released July 31, 2007 on Candlelight Records.
The band's latest effort, the self-titled album that dropped on June 19 in North America, debuted at #47 on the Top 200 Chart, #10 on the Top Independent Albums Chart, #3 on the Hard Music Albums Chart (Current), #2 on the Hard Music Albums Chart (Core Stores) and #64 on the Top Digital Album Chart.
Dates and cities to be announced soon for the 'Brothers of Brutality' tour.