Personalities | Napalm Death | Nineties | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 1982–present)

As their name suggests, this UK band dealt in burning extremes of sound and volume. The original exponents of grindcore, their songs were brutally short – ‘You Suffer’ was exactly one second long – but played with maximum intensity and speed. Numerous personnel changes occurred between cult days of Scum (1986) and the metal-pounding of Fear, Emptiness And Despair (1994). Napalm Death's fourteenth studio album, entitled Time Waits For No Slave, was released in 2009.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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