Whitechapel announces European tour for next April with Kataklysm!

American metal heavyweights Whitechapel have just returned home from their successful European run with Kataklysm. No rest for the wicked, the Knoxville, TN outfit just announced another European tour for next April!

The tour will be a mix of club shows, Impericon Festival appearances and support gigs for As I Lay Dying.

The band states this about the upcoming new tour:

“We are excited to announce our return to Europe in the spring of 2020 which includes a headlining run in the UK. Support for those shows will be announced soon. We look forward to the Impericon Festivals and supporting As I Lay Dying as well. Grab your tickets now and we’ll see you all in 2020!”

European tour dates:
10/04 • Vienna, Austria • Arena Wien / Impericon Festival
11/04 • Leipzig, Germany • Messe / Impericon Festival
12/04 • Warsaw, Poland • Progresja w/ AS I LAY DYING
13/04 • Wroclaw, Poland • A2 w/ AS I LAY DYING
15/04 • Frankfurt, Germany • Batschkapp w/ AS I LAY DYING
16/04 • Utrecht, Netherlands • Tivoli w/ AS I LAY DYING
17/04 • Zurich, Switzerland • X-TRA / Impericon Festival
18/04 • Oberhausen, Germany • Turbinenhalle / Impericon Festival
19/04 • Munich, Germany • Zenith / Impericon Festival
22/04 • Esch, Luxemberg • Kulturfabrik
23/04 • Vosselaar, Belgium • Biebob
24/04 • Oxford, UK • O2 Academy 2
25/04 • Leeds, UK The Key Club
26/04 • Manchester, UK • Rebellion
28/04 • Colchester, UK • Colchester Arts Centre
29/04 • Stoke, UK • The Sugarmill
30/04 • Glasgow, UK • SWG3
01/05 • Bristol, UK • Thekla
02/05 • Wolverhampton, UK • KK’s Steel Mill
03/05 • London, UK • Scala

Whitechapel released their 7th full-length, The Valley”, last March via Metal Blade Records. Mixed by David Castillo, mastered by Ted Jensen, and produced once again by Mark Lewis (Cannibal CorpseThe 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.

Guitarist Alex Wade states this about the Vocalist Phil:

“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, “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.”

Check out videos and music of ”The Valley” and purchase the album at:


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