Mentally Murdered

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Mentally Murdered
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EP by
Released29 August 1989
Genre Grindcore, death metal
Length15:40
Label Earache [1]
Napalm Death chronology
Napalm Death/S.O.B. split 7"
(1989)
Mentally Murdered
(1989)
Harmony Corruption
(1990)

Mentally Murdered is an EP by the English band Napalm Death, released in 1989. [2] It was later included on the Harmony Corruption CD and the Death by Manipulation compilation album. [3] On this EP the band's migration to death metal territory is more readily evident than on its previous album. It is the final recording with Bill Steer and Lee Dorrian, who simultaneously departed the band due to musical and personality differences.

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An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP. Contemporary EPs generally contain a minimum of three tracks and maximum of six tracks, and are considered "less expensive and time-consuming" for an artist to produce than an album. An EP originally referred to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play (SP) and LP, but it is now applied to mid-length CDs and downloads as well.

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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Napalm Death British grindcore band

Napalm Death are a British grindcore band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group since December 1986, the lineup of vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent of the band's career since 1992's Utopia Banished, although, from 1989 to 2004, Napalm Death were a five-piece band after they added Jesse Pintado as the replacement of one-time guitarist Bill Steer; following Pintado's departure, the band reverted to a four-piece rather than replace him.

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Rise Above"2:42
2."The Missing Link"2:17
3."Mentally Murdered"2:11
4."Walls of Confinement"2:56
5."Cause and Effect"1:26
6."No Mental Effort"4:08
<i>From Enslavement to Obliteration</i> album

From Enslavement to Obliteration is the second studio album by grindcore band Napalm Death, released in 1988. It is the final studio album with vocalist Lee Dorrian and guitarist Bill Steer, and the first to feature bassist Shane Embury, the band's longest-tenured member. A remastered version was released on 2 April 2012.

Credits

Lee Dorrian British singer

Lee Dorrian is an English singer, best known as a former member of Napalm Death and later frontman of Cathedral.

Shane Embury British musician

Shane Embury is a British bassist and, since 1987, a member of grindcore and death metal band Napalm Death.

Bill Steer British guitarist

William Geoffrey Steer is a British guitar player, and co-founder of the extreme metal band Carcass. He is considered a pioneer and an essential contributor to grindcore and death metal due to his involvement in Napalm Death and Carcass, two of the most important bands of those genres. Presently he plays with Gentlemans Pistols, the reactivated Carcass and appeared as a live second guitarist for Angel Witch from 2011-2015.

Charts

Chart (1989)Peak
position
UK Indie Chart [4] 6

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References

  1. "Mentally Murdered EP - Napalm Death | Release Credits". AllMusic.
  2. Anthony, David (19 July 2018). "The Guide to Getting into Napalm Death".
  3. "TrouserPress.com :: Napalm Death". www.trouserpress.com.
  4. Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)