Butcher Babies Welcome New Drummer Chase Brickenden (Ex-Thrown Into Exile/Otep)

Butcher Babies have parted ways with drummer Chris Warner, and taking his place in the band will be Chase Brickenden (ex-Thrown Into Exile/Otep). The band made the following post:

Butcher Babies Begin Recording Third Album, Post Brief Snippet Of New Song

Butcher Babies are done with the pre-production process for their new album, and are now working on recording the effort. The album is expected to be released later this year, and a brief snippet of new music can be found in the below Instagram post:

Welp! Pre-production out.. Tracking in!!! Which one should we start with? #butcherbabies #3

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Butcher Babies Added To Upcoming Megadeth, Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, & Metal Church Tour

Butcher Babies have been added to the upcoming Megadeth, Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, and Metal Church tour. The band will be taking over for Having, who were removed from the bill, due to an apparent contract negotiation between them and Mustaine Management that went wrong.

When Megadeth calls, you answer!!! 🤘🤘 SEPT: TUE 20 Casper, WY Casper Events Ctr. WED 21 Salt Lake City The Great Salt Air THU 22 Las Vegas, NV The Joint SAT 24 Devore, CA Ozzfest (Megadeth Performance Day) SUN 25 Devore, CA Ozzfest (BB Performance Day) TUE 27 Seattle, WA WAMU Theater WED 28 Eugene, OR Mathew Knight Ctr. THU 29 San Jose, CA National Civic OCT: SAT 1 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Arena MON 3 Council Bluffs, IA Mid-America Rec. Ctr. TUE 4 St. Paul, MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium WED 5 Chicago, IL Sears Center FRI 7 Moline, IL iWireless Ctr. SAT 8 Milwaukee, WI UWM Panther Arena SUN 9 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena TUE 11 Bethlehem, PA Sands Events Center WED 12 Worcester, MA DCU Center THU 13 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena FRI 14 Newark, NJ Prudential Ctr. SUN 16 Camden, NJ BB& T Pavilion #butcherbabies

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Concert Review: Cradle Of Filth, Butcher Babies, & Ne Obliviscaris In San Francisco, CA

Last night (February 21), I attended the Cradle Of Filth, Butcher Babies, and Ne Obliviscaris show at the Fillmore in San Francisco, CA, and it was a hell of a show.


Ne Obliviscaris opened the show, and they put on a cool performance. This was the Australian metal band’s first North American tour, and they definitely left a lasting impression. They had a unique heavy sound that also incorporated a violin for a symphonic feel.  A highlight from their set was their performance of “And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope.”


Butcher Babies took the stage next, and were perhaps the strongest act of the night. Frontwomen Heidi Shepherd, and Carla Harvey were energetic and performed at top form. Shepherd even sang in the middle of the pit at one point. Their set was heavily weighted in tracks from their latest release, “Take It Like A Man,” with some tracks from “Goliath,” and their self-titled EP thrown in for good measure. Highlights from their set include: “Axewound,” “Igniter,” “The Butcher,” and a “Goliath” medley featuring bits of the title track, “The Deathsurround,” and “I Smell A Massacre.”



Then it was time for the headliners of the night, Cradle Of Filth. The band came out one by one as the “Humana Inspired to Nightmare” intro played in the background. Frontman Dani Filth was the last to walk out, and as soon as he walked up to the microphone, he let out his banshee like scream to signal the beginning of “Heaven Torn Asunder.” From their the band performed for about an hour, and then returned for an encore, which was practically another full set. The band was on point all night, proving that the latest incarnation of the band is one of the best lineups in their history. Keyboardist, Lindsay Schoolcraft was especially impressive when she sang vocals on songs like “Nymphetamine (Fix).” All in all they put on a good show full of tracks from their latest album “Hammer Of The Witches,” mixed with others spanning their whole career. Some highlights from their performance included: “Her Ghost In The Fog,” Blackest Magick in Practice,” and “The Principle of Evil Made Flesh.”



Butcher Babies Announce 2016 U.S. Tour

Butcher Babies have announced a 2016 U.S. tour. Check out the dates below.


Tour Dates:

03/10 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
03/11 Reading, PA – Reverb
03/12 Halethorpe, MD – Fish Head Cantina
03/13 Fayetteville, NC – The Rock Shop
03/15 Clarksville, TN – The Warehouse
03/16 Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge
03/18 Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios Live
03/19 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
03/20 Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock

Butcher Babies Announce 2016 European/UK Tour With Sumo Cyco

Butcher Babies have announced a 2016 European/UK tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Sumo Cyco.


Tour Dates:

04/11 Nottingham, UK – Rock City Basement
04/12 Milton Keynes, UK – Craufurd Arms
04/13 Bristol, UK – Marble Factory
04/14 Cardiff, UK – The Globe
04/15 Swansea, UK – The Scene
04/16 Manchester, UK – Rebellion Bar
04/17 Newcastle, UK – Think Tank
04/19 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
04/20 Chester, UK – Live Rooms
04/21 Reading, UK – Sub 89
04/22 London, UK – Underworld
04/23 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy 3
04/24 Southampton, UK – Talking Heads
04/26 Zaandam, NET – De Flux
04/27 Hamburg, GER – Rock Café
04/28 Copenhagen, DEN – Loppen
04/29 Stockholm, SWE – Gota Kallare
04/30 Oslo, NOR – Glassheim Rock & Kulturscene
05/01 Gothenburg, SWE – Sticky Fingers
05/03 Bochum, GER – Matrix
05/04 Dusseldorf, GER – Pitcher