UK grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH announce the release of a new mini-album entitled Resentment is Always Seismic – a final throw of Throes, out February 11th, 2022 via Century Media Records.
Resentment is Always Seismic – a final throw of Throes is a partner recording to NAPALM DEATH’s latest, much acclaimed Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism album from 2020, concluding matters through vital, tumultuous grindcore and shockwave ambience.
You can certainly consider “Resentment Is Always…” as an extension of – or partner recording to – the “Throes…” album.
We had long since wanted to put a mini-album out – in the spirit of the old days – and found we had enough quality tracks even after all the “Throes…” bonus tracks to do that.
Hopefully this mini holds some nice twists in its own right for people, and certainly covering “People Pie” by Slab! made us really stretch ourselves, which feels great artistically.
In the end, resentment is certainly seismic – it can trigger the complete erosion of humanity in many situations. That was the point that I really wanted to hammer home overall,” states NAPALM DEATH frontman Mark “Barney” Greenway.
“Narcissus”, the furious opening track off the forthcoming mini-album, has been released today. Make sure to check out the single, HERE.
Narcissus” just seemed to fit the bill as one of those rampaging tracks that we always seem to gravitate towards as an album opener. The low-slung concrete mixer bassline at the start really ushers it in nicely.
It was written at a time when the ‘alt-right’ was parading itself around, so lyrically I like to think it exposes the vanity and personality cult of that whole thing.”, added Greenway.
The 8-track mini-album Resentment is Always Seismic – a final throw of Throes has a total playing time of 29 minutes and will be available as Ltd. CD Digipak, Vinyl as well as in a digital album format with the following track-listing:
- Resentment Always Simmers
- By Proxy
- People Pie (Slab! Cover version)
- Man Bites Dogged
- Slaver Through a Repeat Performance
- Don’t Need It (Bad Brains cover version)
- Resentment is Always Seismic (Dark Sky Burial Dirge)
The vinyl edition will come as 12” (at 33 ⅓ RPM) on 180g vinyl, available in the following variants/limitations:
Black LP – unlimited
Transp. Red LP – 1500x copies via CM Distro & Webshop Europe & all US outlets
Clear LP – 300x copies Nuclear Blast
Silver LP – 300x copies via EMP
Transp. Green LP – 500x copies via Napalm Death
The pre-orders for the various formats of Resentment is Always Seismic – a final throw of Throes are available starting today, , HERE.
NAPALM DEATH are currently wrapping up a comprehensive tour across North America with Gwar and Century Media Records labelmates EyeHateGod. See below for the full list of upcoming live shows.
GWAR, NAPALM DEATH & EYEHATEGOD:
Fri 10.12.2021 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
Sat 11.12.2021 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
Mon 13.12.2021 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Tue 14.12.2021 New York, NY – Irving Plaza