Whitechapel release ‘Let Me Burn’ music video

By on February 26, 2015
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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 blood-disgusting.com 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. For tickets and information, visit selfhelpfest.com. The full list of confirmed dates is below, as well as at facebook.com/whitechapelmetal.

 

WHITECHAPEL
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 is WHITECHAPEL‘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. Watch the videos for “Worship the Digital Age” and “Our Endless War” on the band’s official playlist at youtube.com/metalbladerecords.

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