Whitechapel:The Somatic Defilement‘ now available on vinyl (for the first time ever!) via Metal Blade Records; European tour to kick-off today (Aug. 10)

On September 15th, Metal Blade Records will release Whitechapel’s The Somatic Defilement for the first time ever on vinyl! Re-mastered for vinyl, this special re-issue will be available in following versions:

–black vinyl

–pale violet-marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)

–dim gray-marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

–cool gray-marbled vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 500 copies)

Pre-order your copy now in the USA at:https://www.indiemerch.com/metalbladerecords/item/53199

The Somatic Defilement track-listing:


  1. Necrotizing
  2. The Somatic Defilement
  3. Devirgination Studies
  4. Prostatic Fluid Asphyxiation
  5. Fairy Fay


  1. Ear to Ear
  2. Alone in the Morgue
  3. Festering Fiesta
  4. Vicer Exciser
  5. Articulo Mortis

Whitechapel will return to the UK/Europe today (Aug. 10) to tour in support of their latest album, Mark of the Blade. Hailed as « an exciting milestone » (AltPress.com), Mark of the Blade sees Whitechapel redefine who they are and what they are capable of with 11 tracks that leave a distinct impression on every listener. To view the crushing, emotional video for « Bring Me Home » – and to purchase the record in various formats – please visit: http://metalblade.com/whitechapel

 Whitechapel live:

Aug. 10 – London, UK – Underworld

Aug. 11 – Walton-On-Trent, UK – Bloodstock Open Air

Aug. 12 – Leeuwarden, Netherlands – Into the Grave Festival

Aug. 13 – Vagos, Portugal – Vagos Metal Festival

Aug. 15 – Colmar, France – Le Grillen

Aug. 16 – Geneva, Switzerland – PTR – L’Usine

Aug. 17 – Dinkelsbuhl, Germany – Summer Breeze Festival

Aug. 18 – Dessau, Germany – Destruction Festival

Aug. 19 – Hamburg, Germany – Elb Riot Festival

Aug. 20 – Nancy, France – Chez Paulette

Aug. 22 – Paris, France – Backstage by the Mill

Aug. 24 – Saabrucken, Germany – Garage

Aug. 25 – Oberhausen, Germany – Kulttempel

Aug. 26 – Sulingen, Germany – Reload Festival


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