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NAPALM DEATH Reveal New Album Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 @ 9:58 AM


Arrives September 18 Via Century Media Records

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U.K. grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are delighted to announce their upcoming studio album, Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism, is slated for a Sept. 18 release via Century Media Records.

Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism, the band’s follow-up to the 2015 album, Apex Predator – Easy Meat, was again recorded with long time producer Russ Russell and features artwork by Frode Sylthe.

NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark ‘Barney’ Greenway checked in with the following comment about the upcoming album and its theme:

“The phrase sticking in my mind when I started thinking about the lyrical direction for this album was ‘the other.’ You could recognise at the time that there was a rapidly growing fear and paranoia being generated about everybody, from migrating people to people with fluid sexuality and this was starting to manifest itself in very antagonistic reactions that you felt were almost verging on violence. Not everybody resorts to such reactions of course, but even the basic lack of understanding can become toxic over time. I’m not saying that this is an entirely new phenomenon, but it has been stoked in recent history by some particularly attack-minded people in more political circles and, as ever, I felt that it would be the natural antidote to endorse basic humanity and solidarity with all.

The artwork specifically uses a white dove as a centrepiece, which of course is a commonly recognised symbol of peace and cooperation. The dove has been mauled very violently by a sterilising hand and in death appears particularly broken and bloodied. However, through the violence you can see an equality symbol in blood on the chest of the dove, which perhaps demonstrates – visually at least – that equality cuts through in the end. A positive amidst many negatives then, much like the album title itself being a bit of an oxymoron – the celebration of humanity even in the mangling jaws of negativity.”

From the pinnacle of confrontational instrumental extremity and steadfast lyrical humanity, Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism warps musical landscapes all over again. The 12-song album is seething with caustic evolution and unrelenting scope.

Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism track list:

  • "F**k the Factoid"
  • "Backlash Just Because"
  • "That Curse of Being in Thrall"
  • "Contagion"
  • "Joie De Ne Pas Vivre"
  • "Invigorating Clutch"
  • "Zero Gravitas Chamber"
  • "Fluxing of the Muscle"
  • "Amoral"
  • "Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism"
  • "Acting in Gouged Faith"
  • "A Bellyful of Salt and Spleen"
A first single off Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism will be launched on July 24 as pre-orders become available. Look out for further details and the various album formats to be revealed soon.


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