It\’s rare to see a band come off a debut album and be at near-superstar level but that\’s exactly what happened with Butcher Babies, who released their Century Media debut- Goliath– in July 2013 and just one year later are set to embark on their first headline tour.
Last year they appeared at the Revolver Golden God Awards with Jill Janus of Huntress to promote both bands\’ upcoming releases as well as that summer\’s Mayhem Festival, which both bands would be part of.
From there, the released Goliath and took part on tours with numerous major bands including Danzig, Rob Zombie\’s Great American Nightmare, Texas Hippie Coaliton, Devour the Day, In This Moment, Black Label Society, Down and others.
They also performed at virtually every major festival in 2014 including Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio, which is seen annually as the biggest festival in the United States.
With an album as strong as Goliath, it\’s no surprise why Butcher Babies have gotten to the level they have in so little time, which is why they\’ve decided to take their time with their sophomore record. Often times it\’s the sophomore release that\’s more important than the debut since it proves a band can keep the momentum going.
Butcher Babies recognize this so they\’ve decided to release a five-track covers EP this fall- Uncovered- to tide their fans over until the next full-length releases next year.
For Uncovered, each member of the band chose one song they wanted to cover and revamp, giving each song a darker, heavier vibe that epitomizes what Butcher Babies are all about.
Frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd recently sat down with The Front Row Report to talk about the upcoming EP, Uncovered (releasing 9/30 in the United States) as well as their upcoming headline trek and what we can expect from the forthcoming full-length.
Stream the entire interview below: