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Friday, January 18, 2019

Dying Fetus, Whitechapel to Headline Chaos and Carnage Tour Coming to San Antonio

Posted By on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 2:06 PM

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It feels weird that we haven’t announced anything metal-related in a few weeks as scores of bands from the genre seem to pillage the streets of the Alamo City on a monthly basis.

Welp, the wait is over, y'all. The Chaos and Carnage Tour has just been announced and the lineup is B-R-U-T-A-L.



Headliners Whitechapel, which gained traction in the deathcore scene in the late aughts, have introduced a little bit more of a active rock edge to their sound. In most cases, this takes the balls out of a band's sound and usually makes them a bit less appealing, especially for their original fanbase. But on their latest single “Third Depth,” the singing and chord progressions add some depth and maturity to their music rather than taking anything away.

Also on the bill is co-headliner Dying Fetus, who have stayed pretty true to their sound over the course of eight studio albums. What’s dope about these dudes is their ability to merge a lot of genres together without sounding completely contrived. From groove-heavy almost nu-metal riffing to complex tech-metal shredding and grindcore drumming and vocals, Dying Fetus continues to set the bar for metal bands across a variety of genres.

The tour heads to San Antonio for a show at The Rock Box on Saturday, May 9.

Peep the full lineup below:
  • Whitechapel
  • Dying Fetus
  • Revocation
  • Fallujah
  • Spite
  • Uncured
  • Buried Above Ground
  • Cerebral Desecration
  • Wulfholt
  • Life Cycles
  • Wrathtongue
  • Bad Ideals

$26-$30, Sat May 9, 4:30-11:45pm, The Rock Box, 1223 E Houston St., therockboxsa.com.
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