04:50 - The Maratha Also, black powerfully blending with genres of death, drone, psychedelic, doom, sludge and so on. More or less, this past 2 years there has been a trend of experimentation in metal altogether.
04:44 - The Maratha The problem is that Sludge creepingly blends into heavy, doom, black and death. Look at Roadburn for instance.
03:24 - Marcel Hubregtse SLudge is actually already dead since most bands in that genre are copying each other . Savannah SLudge is doing it and so are the others. If you hear mrore than 6 new sludge bands each months you will notice it.
02:29 - Apothecary Yeah you have a point, that "only old school is real, modern bands suck" mentality is still pretty strong among parts of the metal community though, unfortunately
Melvins and Napalm Death will join forces for the Savage Imperial Death March Tour that kicks off on March 26th, 2016 at The Marquee in Phoenix, Arizona. According to Melvins' Facebook page, Melt Banana is the band that will open for them on this forthcoming North American trek.
Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death and Germany's metal powerhouse Heaven Shall Burn have teamed up for a very special split 7" EP release. Entitled The Mission Creep, this limited vinyl-only split 7" EP will be released on December 11th, 2015 via the bands' longtime label Century Media Records and it will include both an unreleased song by Heaven Shall Burn called "Battle Of Attrition" as well as the unreleased Napalm Death track "An Extract (Strip It Clean)".
Apex Predator - Easy Meat came out this year and is the most recent album from grindcore titans Napalm Death. The band has been touring in support of the record and continues to do so with shows scheduled until the end of the year. Today they also debut the album's second video clip, for the track "How The Years Condemn" which is composed by live footage shot in North America by Doug Brown and enhanced by animation courtesy of Costin Chioreanu/Twilight Media. See it for yourself below.
Napalm Death have issued a previously unreleased track to raise money for people affected by April's earthquake in Nepal. The Birmingham grinders are showing their solidarity and you can too. If you can, head over here for the donation and you get the exclusive track "Earthwire" as well. The money will go to the charity dZi, which focuses on improving quality of life and reducing poverty in some of the most remote communities in Nepal. A small gesture can go a long way.
Here is some more Napalm Death music for you! The UK metallers have just shared a brand new video for "Smash A Single Digit". Their upcoming 15th studio album, Apex Predator - Easy Meat, is released today in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Finland via Century Media Records. Napalm Death are celebrating that with an animated video. The video for "Smash A Single Digit" was directed and produced by Michael Panduro, who has previously worked for bands like Cephalic Carnage, Saint Vitus or Job For A Cowboy. Watch it below, it's worth it.
Napalm Death have just revealed the second track from their upcoming release, their 15th studio album Apex Predator - Easy Meat due out on January 26th, 2015 in Europe and January 27th in North America via Century Media Records. The UK grindcore pioneers give you an opportunity to check out the song "How The Years Condemn" now. It's almost 3-minutes of brutality available through Soundcloud below.
After premiering a new song recently, grinders Napalm Death unveil the cover artwork and the tracklist for their upcoming 15th studio album Apex Predator - Easy Meat. The record will be released on January 26th, 2015 in Europe and January 27th in North America via Century Media Records. The album's artwork was created by Danish designer Frode Sylthe, who has previously worked on Napalm Death's latest album Utilitarian as well as with bands such as At The Gates, The Haunted or Burst. The cover is simple but meaningful.
Napalm Death have also premiered a new song today! It is the first song the group releases from their new album. Prepare to grind hard with "Cesspits", just turn the volume up and click play below. How was that as a start for the upcoming Apex Predator - Easy Meat album?
Birmingham grindcore titans Napalm Death have announced that their guitarist Mitch Harris will skip the band's upcoming shows due to "illness within his family". Understandably, Mitch Harris will not be performing with the band in the near future and the group will bring in guitarists to replace him. However, they haven't revealed their identities yet. Napalm Death are about to release a new album Apex Predator - Easy Meat and will tour in North America with Voivod next year around the time of the album release.
Here is a fun tour. Canadians Voivod just announced that they will join joined forces with Napalm Death on the Through Space And Grind Tour that will be taking place in North America from January 27th to February 28th, 2015. Exhumed, Iron Reagan and Black Crown Initiate will be the special guests on all dates plus Ringworm, Dayglo Abortions and Phobia on select dates. Are you going? See the dates below.
Napalm Death's new album already has a title and release date. Mark your calendars for January 26th, 2015 in Europe and January 27th, 2015 in North America. That's when you will be able to get your hands on the record. The first details about the grindcore group's new album have been revealed. Their 15th studio album will be entitled Apex Predator - Easy Meat and will be released via Century Media Records. That is all for now. You can expect more details later.
Earlier this year, grindcore legends Napalm Death confirmed that they were hard at work to write the follow-up to 2012's Utilitarian album. Well, the band has been recording the new material and that process is almost over. More importantly, you can expect an early 2015 release for this 15th studio longplayer effort from the Birmingham band. Frontman Barney also revealed some of the new song titles.
A collection of metal musicians have joined forces for Project Rogue, a crowdfunded-based project to create a unique, new studio and video project. Project Rogue set up a target of $70,000 to raise in order to create Titans, an album featuring Lamb Of God's Chris Adler, System Of A Down's Shavo Odadjian, ex-Fear Factory drummer Raymond Herrera, Napalm Death's Mitch Harris, Cynic's Paul Masdival, Rob Barrett of Cannibal Corpse, among many others.
Grindcore legends Napalm Death are working on a new album to follow Utilitarian, released two years ago. The Birmingham band is currently recording new material and have updated on what's been going on behind the scenes. According to the band, you can expect a "more diverse and crazy sounding album." Do you have high hopes for the new release?
Grindcore legends Napalm Death have announced two special projects that have been in the works recently. First of all, the British band is launching a special cover song of the track "To Go Off And Things" by the Cardiacs via their Bandcamp page as charity download. Furthermore, Napalm Death are also releasing a limited and exclusive vinyl 12" EP entitled Our Pain Is Their Power to commemorate their very special Roadburn Festival appearance on April 10th.