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Napalm Death - Time Waits For No Slave

8.4 | 232 votes |
Release date: 23 January 2009
Style: Grindcore


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01. Strong Arm
02. Diktat
03. Work To Rule
04. On The Brink Of Extinction
05. Time Waits For No Slave
06. Life And Limb
07. Downbeat Clique
08. Fallacy Dominion
09. Passive Tense
10. Larceny Of The Heart
11. Procrastination
12. Feeling Redundant
13. A No Sided Argument
14. Ad Nauseum
15. Suppressed Hunger [Limited Edition bonus]
16. We Hunt In Packs [Japanese bonus]
17. Omnipresent Knife In Your Back [Limited Edition bonus]

Mark "Barney" Greenway - vocals
Shane Embury - bass, vocals
Mitch Harris - guitars, vocals
Danny Herrera - drums

Additional info
Release dates:
23 Jan: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy
26 Jan: France, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Rest of Europe
27 Jan: Spain, Portugal
28 Jan: Sweden, Finland, Hungary
02 Feb: UK
10 Feb: USA

Engineered and recorded by Russ Russell and produced by Russ Russell and Napalm Death at Foel Studios, Llanfair Caereinon, Wales.
Further recording, overall production and album mixing/mastering at Parlour Studios, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England.
All sessions during August/September/October 2008.
Outside illustration by Mick Kenney.
Inside illustrations by Kevin Sharp.
Layout by Carsten Drescher for

Staff review by
I've been listening to Napalm Death since I was like 7…yes bitch I had a very happy childhood thank you very much!...So anyway, I remember the day when my cousin arrived from Europe; he had so many souvenirs for all of us (and he got me cookies, the prick!). But inside his backpack I found an LP with images so sickening that I thought I was unveiling the twisted mind of a serial killer or something…I played the album, and I immediately soaked my pants (with regular water, not pee, sometimes I'm weird like that)…the record was Napalm Death's "Utopia Banished".

published 25.02.2009 | Comments (18)

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06.05.2011 - 08:08
Rating: 9
Richard 32

This was my first Grindcore CD. Killer. I love the positive messages of Napalm Death, as well!
27.03.2012 - 00:32
Rating: 9

In my opinion this is napalm death's best album of the 21st century so far. 'Smear Campaign' had a bit of progression about its sound and songwriting, but this album takes that to a whole new level, and as we can see on stunning tracks such as 'On the Brink of Extinction' and closer (on my version) 'Omnipresent Knife in your back', the latter of which featuring much more melody than any other track the band has ever done. This is fucking brilliant to say the least.
02.09.2013 - 17:55
Rating: 9
Metal Addict
However strange this comparison may sound, but I can't help comparing Napalm Death with good wine. Both get better with years.
"And we are not who we think we are
We are who we're afraid to be"
- Lux Occulta "The Opening of Eleventh Sephirah"
28.02.2014 - 00:02
Rating: 9

I'd go as far to say that this is their best album since Harmony Corruption, although Code is Red..was quite good as well..
17.01.2018 - 05:21
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The limited edition bonus track Omnipresent Knife In Your Back is one of their best songs. So simple, but its so good, groovy, and even catchy.
21.05.2020 - 06:36
Rating: 9

Pretty damn good album right here.

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