Butcher Babies Announce 2018 European/UK Tour

Butcher Babies have announced a 2018 European/UK tour. Check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

02/20 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
02/21 Bristol, UK – Thekla
02/22 Chester, UK – Live Rooms
02/23 Birmingham, UK – Asylum
02/24 Newcastle, UK – Riverside
02/25 Glasgow, UK – G2
02/27 Milton Keynes, UK – Craufurd Arms
02/28 Norwich, UK – Waterfront
03/01 Southampton, UK – Joiners
03/02 Sheffield, UK – Corporation
03/03 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
03/04 London, UK – The Dome
03/06 Bochum, Germany – Rockpalast
03/07 Hamburg, Germany – Logo
03/08 Jena, Germany – F-Haus
03/09 Prague, Czech Republic – Nova Chmelnice
03/10 Graz, Austria – Explosiv
03/11 Munich, Germany – Backstage Club
03/13 Milan, Italy – Legend Club
03/14 Zurich, Switzerland – Klub Komplex
03/15 Mannheim, Germany – Ms Connexion Complex
03/16 Zaandam, Netherlands – De Flux
03/17 Leiden, Netherlands – Gebr. de Nobel

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Concert Review: Hollywood Undead, Butcher Babies, & Demrick At The Catalyst In Santa Cruz, CA

Last night (October 23), I attended the Hollywood Undead, Butcher Babies, and Demrick concert at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA, and it was a great show.

Rapper Demrick kicked things off with an interesting set. He was pretty good, if you like straight up rap music, but he seemed a bit out of place at this particular concert. Granted, headliners Hollywood Undead do rap, but they still have a rock vibe, which Demrick was lacking. A highlight from his set was a track called “Skyscraper.”

After Demrick’s set, Butcher Babies took the stage for a metal onslaught. I’ve seen the band live four times now, and they always manage to top their selves. This time, the group’s set was heavily focused on new tracks off their upcoming album “Lilith,” which will be out Friday (October 27). Frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey were on point the whole time and were able to keep the energy in the room at a high point. That combined with guitarist Henry Flury, bassist Jason Klein, and drummer Chase Brickenden’s musicianship made their performance solid on all fronts. Highlights from their set included: “Monster’s Ball,” “POMONA (Shit Happens),” “Headspin,” and a “They’re Coming to Take Me Away, “Igniter,” and “Magnolia Blvd.” medley.

Butcher Babies finished up, and then it was time for rap rockers Hollywood Undead. The group took the stage with their trademarked masks, which they wore for three songs, and opened with their anthemic track “Whatever It Takes” off their new album V (out October 27). From there, they just kept the energy building throughout the night. The band were definitely having fun up onstage and it was infectious. They were also really good at getting the crowd involved, whether it be something simple like having them wave their hands or something bigger like inviting one fan onstage to perform “Comin In Hot.” There stage setup was appealing as well, with decent lighting and shooting sparks. Basically, all these elements wrapped together made for an awesome show. Some highlights from their set included the aforementioned “Comin In Hot,” “Undead,” “Dead Bite,” “War Child,” “Everywhere I Go,” and their finale “Hear Me Now.”

Butcher Babies Premiere “Lilith” Music Video

Butcher Babies have premiered a new video for the title track of their new album “Lilith,” via Loudwire. That effort will be released on October 27.

Heidi Shepherd commented:

“In creating the video for ‘Lilith‘ we knew exactly what we wanted for a video when we wrote the song. As per usual, we aid in producing the video. This one, however, was completely in house. My mom drove in from Utah and provided the grip and lighting from their production company, Shepherd Grip & Lighting. Two of my brothers doubled as gaffer, key grip and production assistant.

One of those two, Danny Shepherd, also starred as the lead male in the video. His friend and YouTube sensation, Clarissa May, and actress, Bobbi Ward, embodied the tale of Queen Bathory to perfection. I was honored to act as wardrobe, hair & make up, producer, craft services, location etc. After weeks of planning and the help of friends, family, our amazing director Strati Hovartos and his team, we pulled of our most thrilling music video to date. We now bring to you our masterpiece, ‘Lilith.’”

Carla Harvey also added:

“We are thrilled to release the first video for our new album. This song, ‘Lilith,’ became our title track for a reason; it perfectly encompasses the mood of our third studio album with a groove that drips sensuality while remaining heavy hitting. The vocals on this song run the gamut between soaring harmonies to the deep growls and screams that we’ve become known for in our eight years as a band.

The lyrics are a glimpse at not only the classic Lady Bathory tale, but a look at ageism in today’s society and the idea that some women will do anything to maintain their youthful beauty. We wanted to tell a modern day Bathory story with this video and director Strati Hovartos really made our ideas come to life. The coolest thing about all of our videos is that from initial treatments to casting to helping out on set, we do it all!”

Butcher Babies Reveal Details For New Album “Lilith”, Title Track Available To Stream

Butcher Babies have revealed the details for their new album “Lilith.” The effort will be released on October 27, and a stream of the title track can be found below. Preorders can be found HERE.

Heidi Shepherd commented:

“After a year of writing and recording we are thrilled with the growth and maturity of this album. Leading with our title track ‘Lilith‘, the artistic development within the band shines. We worked with producer, Steve Evetts to bring you the rawest form of Butcher Babies.

No auto-tune, 100% real drums, real guitars, real bass, and an all out Butcher Babies assault on your senses. As we know in this industry, these standards are quickly replaced by machines and can eliminate what makes a band an actual band. We are so proud of the hard work and dedication that each member of our team put in to create this masterpiece.”

“Lilith” Track Listing:

01. “Burn The Straw Man”
02. “Lilith”
03. “Headspin”
04. “Korova”
05. “#Iwokeuplikethis”
06. “The Huntsman”
07. “Controller”
08. “Oceana”
09. “Look What We’ve Done”
10. “Pomona (Shit Happens)”
11. “Underground And Overrated”