Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Napalm Death 

With A Life Once Lost, Dead to Fall, and Animosity. Monday, December 18, at Peabody's.

Twenty years after inventing grindcore, a vicious offspring of hardcore and metal, Napalm Death refuses to chill the fuck out. Smear Campaign, the group's latest, assaults the ears with insatiable fury, while exploring the reasons humanity shouldn't blindly accept religion and its moral codes -- a typical theme for a group that emerged from England's iconoclastic hardcore-punk scene of the early '80s. Back then, a collection of raw demos titled Hatred Surge, as well as Scum, the group's debut, quickly established Napalm Death as one brutal outfit. And unlike many of its peers, Napalm Death exhibited a knack for sonic experimentation, which blossomed throughout the '90s with the discs Fear, Emptiness, Despair, and Diatribes.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Speaking of Show Preview

Latest in Livewire

More by David Lay

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 17, 2021

View more issues

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

Staff Pick Events

  • Jeff Blanchard @ Bogey's Comedy Club

    • Fri., Nov. 26
  • French Perspectives @ Severance Hall

    • Fri., Nov. 26
  • Christopher Titus @ Hilarities Comedy Club

    • Fri., Nov. 26

© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation