Whitechapel Explore Lighter Sound on New Song ‘Third Depth’
On their last album, Mark of the Blade, Whitechapel introduced fans to the idea of clean singing within the band. This element has been retained on their forthcoming record, The Valley, and can be heard on their new single, "Third Depth."
The deathcore innovators have found new ways to reinvent themselves with each release and this song expands the sonic territory charted by the Tennessee natives. "Third Below" is airy and ethereal, residing in a metallic purgatory fraught with tension.
Take a listen below.
"Sound-wise, it's all over the place," said singer Phil Bozeman about the new album. "There's aggression, and then you're hit with ominous and emotional guitar riffs. It's mean, but then transfers to soft and inviting. It's a whirlwind of emotions throughout."
The Valley, Whitechapel's seventh full length album, will be released on March 29 through Metal Blade. The group will embark on a month-long U.S. tour in mid-April and you can see the complete list of stops below.
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April 18 - Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Ballroom
April 19 - Worcester, Mass. @ Palladium
April 20 - Reading, Pa. @ Reverb
April 23 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Rex Theater
April 24 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Agora Theatre
April 25 - Chicago, Ill. @ Concord Music Hall
April 26 - Pontiac, Mich. @ Crofoot
April 27 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ The Rave
April 28 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Cabooze
April 30 - Denver, Colo. @ The Oriental Theater
May 2 - Berkley, Calif. @ UC Theatre
May 3 - Anaheim, Calif. @ House of Blues
May 4 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Pressroom
May 5 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Sunshine Theater
May 7 - Springfield, Mo. @ The Complex
May 8 - Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Diamond Ballroom
May 9 - San Antonio, Texas @ Rock Box
May 10 - Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Live
May 11 - Houston, Texas @ Warehouse Live
May 12 - New Orleans, La. @ House of Blues
May 13 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Buckhead Theatre
May 15 - Fort Lauderdale, Fla. @ Revolution
May 16 - St. Petersburg, Fla. @ Jannus Live
May 17 - Winston Salem, N.C. @ Ramkat
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