- Napalm Death
- Metal/ Rock
Extreme thrash-metal and hardcore band from Birmingham.
Key members include: Mark Greenway, Shane Embury, Mitch Harris and Danny Herrera. Founder members included Miles Ratledge and Nik Bullen.
They came to prominence with the Peel-endorsed 'Scum' album in 1987, one of the first on the Earache label. Their earlier material on this album and the follow-up, 'From Enslavement To Obliteration', was a maelstrom of tracks lasting just seconds with lyrics occasionally containing just one word, delivered like a growl, for example 'Dead' lasted just 4 seconds.
Later material, such as "Smear Campaign" and "Time Waits For No Slave", is comprised of a more traditional song structure.
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