Last week saw the release of the highly anticipated new full-length album from Knoxville, Tennessee's WHITECHAPEL. Their self-titled fourth album has been met with critical acclaim and fans are clamoring to see the band perform the new material live. Whitechapel landed spots on five of Billboard's charts. The album 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.
European and Canadian chart numbers saw WHITECHAPEL coming in at:
Canadian Top 200: #60
Canadian Hard Music Chart: #5
Canadian Top Digital Album Chart: #9
Canadian iTunes (Release Day) Top 200 Current Chart: #39
Canadian iTunes (Release Day) Rock: #6
Canadian iTunes (Release Day) Metal #1
Germany Newcomer Charts: #9
German Media Markt/Saturn Charts: #99
WHITECHAPEL commented on the initial fan reaction and reception of their fourth album:
"We are really excited about our first week numbers and our charting position on the Billboard 200. It's further proof that we have amazing fans that support us by still buying physical CDs, or legal downloads on iTunes. A big thank you goes out to ours fans and anyone involved with the making of this record for its success!"
WHITECHAPEL will be a part of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival which is set to kick off June 30th in San Bernardino, CA.