NAPALM DEATH - Smear Campaign [BLACK LP]

Product information "NAPALM DEATH - Smear Campaign [BLACK LP]"
"Free-thinking, free-form grindcore from the grind majors that dismantles religious burden myth-by-myth"


Napalm Death's "Smear Campaign," released in 2006, stands as a powerful statement against religious dogma and societal oppression. This album delivers free-thinking, free-form grindcore from the grind majors that dismantles religious burden myth-by-myth. With its relentless energy and incisive lyrics, "Smear Campaign" continues the band's tradition of merging ferocious soundscapes with thought-provoking themes.
The album opens with "Weltschmerz (Intro)," setting a dark, ominous tone that quickly escalates into a barrage of blast beats, distorted riffs, and Barney Greenway's unmistakable growls. Tracks like "Sink Fast, Let Go" and "Fatalist" exemplify the band's ability to combine speed and aggression with intricate musicality and lyrical depth. The inclusion of guest vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen (ex-The Gathering) on "In Deference" adds a haunting melodic layer, contrasting sharply with the album's brutal intensity.
"Smear Campaign" is not just an auditory assault but a call to question and dismantle the oppressive structures upheld by religious and political institutions. For fans of extreme music, this album is a testament to Napalm Death's enduring relevance and their unwavering commitment to challenging the status quo through grindcore.


Release details:
· New dynamic master by Patrick W. Engel, approved by the band
· Heavy matte cover print (350gsm)
· Lyrics insert with refreshed graphical design
· Comes in PE overbag and polylined antistatic inner sleeve
· Black 140g vinyl, pressed in Germany
· Limited to 400 copies


Track listing:
A1. Weltschmerz (Intro)
A2. Sink Fast, Let Go
A3. Fatalist
A4. Puritanical Punishment Beating
A5. When All Is Said and Done
A6. Freedom Is the Wage of Sin
A7. In Deference
A8. Short-Lived
A9. Identity Crisis
B1. Shattered Existence
B2. Eyes Right Out
B3. Call That an Option?
B4. Warped Beyond Logic
B5. Rabid Wolves (for Christ)
B6. Deaf and Dumbstruck (Intelligent Design)
B7. Persona Non Grata
B8. Smear Campaign
B9. Atheist Runt
Artist: Napalm Death
Color effect: Single color
Label/Manufacturer: Supreme Chaos Records
Vinyl specification: 140g Vinyl, Insert
Genre: Grindcore