November 29, 2017 — In grindcore, there is a holy triumvirate: NAPALM DEATH, TERRORIZER, and LOCK UP. It’s no coincidence that all three bands are related in history and members.
July 11, 2016 — Mexican outlaws, BRUJERIA, make their long awaited return with fourth full-length album, Pocho Aztlan. It’s set for a September 16, 2016 release via their new label, Nuclear Blast.
January 15, 2016 — When looking back at 2015, the only thing that seems to matter is the passing of Lemmy Kilmister. Of course losing Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor in November was sad but Lemmy was on another level - one of the pillars of the entire rock ’n roll universe.
February 1, 2015 — VOIVOD have recently recorded a new song for a split 7" vinyl release with label-mates AT THE GATES. The collectors item will be available in stores April 7th, 2015.
January 26, 2015 — The first music video from NAPALM DEATH’s new album, Apex Predator - Easy Meat, is now up. Check out “Smash a Single Digit” below: The video is made up of 1093 unique drawings, each one hand-drawn in ink on paper by artist Lisbet Fredslund (www.
February 17, 2014 — It was inevitable. The worlds of metal and people who love cats have finally converged in a new book, Metal Cats. The book features photos of musicians, fans, and promoters of metal with their cats, including members of ISIS, AKIMBO, GHOUL, LUDICRA, EXHUMED, MORBID ANGEL, MUNICIPAL WASTE, NAUSEA, PHOBIA, and NAPALM DEATH.
December 26, 2013 — Last month, Season of Mist announced the signing of MENACE, the brainchild of NAPALM DEATH axeman Mitch Harris. MENACE’s debut album is entitled Impact Velocity and will hit the stores on March 14th (March 18th in North America).
January 1, 2013 — As another great year for heavy music comes to a close, APESHIT takes a look back at our favorite pieces of music of 2012. This year had some great comebacks in CRYPTOPSY and STRIFE.
August 22, 2012 — Hardcore heroes CONVERGE will be going out on tour this Fall in support of their upcoming album, All We Love We Leave Behind. Coming along for the ride are TORCHE, KVELERTAK, and NAILS and WHIPS/CHAINS for select dates.
June 12, 2012 — Back in 1997 when NAPALM DEATH was still on Earache Records and enjoying what is probably best described as the final days of the height of their popularity, they came out with the song, “Breed to Breathe.
May 2, 2012 — Legendary bands CONVERGE and NAPALM DEATH have come together for a split release on Deathwish Inc. Recorded as part of their new album sessions, CONVERGE offer up the blazing new song “No Light Escapes.
April 23, 2012 — Long time fans of NAPALM DEATH out in the world and in the media are probably all guilty of one thing…and that is taking NAPALM DEATH for granted.
February 10, 2012 — NAPALM DEATH have posted track by track video previews of their upcoming album, Utilitarin. http://youtu.be/b7vgcswd-JU http://youtu.be/YuvYtuzwcRM
November 18, 2011 — LOCK UP, the grindcore supergroup featuring genre veterans, Tomas Lindberg, Shane Embury, Nicolas Barker and Anton Reisenegger, has announced its first ever North American tour, a headlining run with GOATWHORE and STRONG INTENTION.
September 17, 2011 — The final list of bands confirmed to play next year’s Maryland Death Fest X has been announced. Headliner acts include GODFLESH, MORBID ANGEL, ELECTRIC WIZARD, NAPALM DEATH, AUTOPSY, and SAINT VITUS.
August 30, 2011 — LOCK UP have set the bar pretty high for properly executing blistering grind albums, and their TERRORIZER-inspired grind/death style is seemingly unstoppable. PENTAGRAM guitarist Anton Reisenegger pays homage to original axe grinder, Jesse Pintado (RIP), by writing a few angry and aggressive songs to say the least.
August 5, 2011 — Sometimes being the first band to do something doesn’t necessarily guarantee that first always means best - case in point, TERRORIZER’s 1989 debut, World Downfall. Sure, one can point to NAPALM DEATH’s Scum as the birth of grindcore but let’s be honest, the album isn’t very listenable.
July 26, 2011 — Maryland based veterans DYING FETUS were heavily influenced by the underground death metal scene in the early 1990’s, so it’s quite fitting that the band pays homage to their influences on History Repeats…
October 18, 2010 — Four albums into their career and I can happily report that VOLBEAT are still going strong. Beyond Hell/Above Heaven is more or less “a VOLBEAT record” with it’s distinct blend and balance of thrash, punk, rockabilly, country, and 50/60’s rock n’ roll.
September 8, 2010 — The debut of this supergroup has been in the talks for a few years now, and has finally come to fruition with Shadowcast. It also marks the return for old school vocalist Marc Grewe (MORGOTH) to the metal fold once again.
June 9, 2010 — NAPALM DEATH’s new video for the song, “On the Brink of Extinction,” from their latest album, Time Waits for No Slave, can be viewed below:
March 22, 2010 — Psychedelic UK based doom metal legends CATHEDRAL, have posted a video trailer offering audio samples from their upcoming record The Guessing Game here: The Guessing Game will be released on March 26 in Europe and on the unofficial stoner friendly holiday of April 20 in N.
December 28, 2009 — It’s that time where we take a look back on the year as 2009 comes to a close. So we, the APESHIT goons, asked ourselves, what albums moved us, kicked our asses, and reminded us of why we love metal (and music)?
March 26, 2009 — The godfathers of grind are back, and Time Waits for No Slave is not for the weak! NAPALM DEATH have been on a roll with their last few albums, and this release is no exception.
January 17, 2009 — NAPALM DEATH’s forthcoming new album, Time Waits for No Slave, has been posted for streaming in its entirety on the band’s MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/napalmdeath The album was produced by Russ Russell and recorded at Parlour Studios and Foel Studios.
September 30, 2008 — The golden age of Earache Records is simply legendary. Rarely has there ever been such a collection of pioneering bands of extreme music on one label at a special period of time.
August 22, 2008 — NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury recently revealed the title of their forthcoming interview in an interview with Paul Travers at Suite101.com. “We’ve got about seventeen songs together,” Embury said.
July 3, 2008 — Godfathers of grindcore, NAPALM DEATH, are still going strong after more than two decades of churning out loud, fast, conscious music. Their latest album, Smear Campaign, is a solid continuation of their perennial effort to unsettle the common individual’s mental indifference through the intensity of their words and music.
June 13, 2008 — Despite having some of the worst album artwork in recent memory, VENOMOUS CONCEPT’s second album, Poisoned Apple, packs a considerable punch. But this should come as no surprise as the band features half of NAPALM DEATH and half of BRUTAL TRUTH as its members.
February 19, 2008 — Grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are set to make their triumphant return to North America at the end of the month joining up with DEVILDRIVER, WALLS OF JERICHO, 36 CRAZYFISTS and INVITRO for the “Bound By The Road” tour.
November 16, 2007 — The End Records has signed the new project entitled: J2, featuring enigmatic singer/songwriter/performer Jarboe (SWANS) and Justin K. Broadrick, frontman for ambient/progressive noise project JESU (ex-GODFLESH).
September 5, 2007 — The long out-of-print 1996 breakthrough album from UK deviants PITCH SHIFTER, Infotainment?, is to be made available again on September 24 via Earache Records. Marking the band’s evolution from underground notables to mainstream success, Infotainment?
December 17, 2006 — NAPALM DEATH have been blasting skulls in for over two decades now, which is remarkable considering that many of the band’s newest fans were still swimming around in their daddy’s nutsacks when the groundbreaking Scum was unleashed on an unsuspecting world.
November 14, 2006 — NAPALM DEATH’s latest music video has been posted for viewing here: http://www.napalmdeath.org/mediaplayer/videos.php?id=18 The track, “When All is Said and Done,” is taken from the band’s latest release Smear Campaign.
September 1, 2006 — HATEBREED begins their Monsters of Mayhem Tour today in support of their new album, Supremacy. Special guests for the tour include THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, NAPALM DEATH, EXODUS, FIRST BLOOD, and DESPISED ICON.
August 28, 2006 — Century Media Records has reported that TERRORIZER and ex-NAPALM DEATH guitarist, Jesse Pintado, died over the weekend in a hospital in Holland.Â Jesse was an integral part of NAPALM DEATH up until 2004 when he parted ways with the band.