Time Waits for No Slave

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Time Waits for No Slave
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Studio album by
Released23 January 2009 (2009-01-23)
RecordedAugust-October 2008
StudioFoel Studios, Llanfair Caereinion; Parlour Studios, Kettering
Genre
Length50:20
Label Century Media
Producer Russ Russell, Napalm Death
Napalm Death chronology
Smear Campaign
(2006)
Time Waits for No Slave
(2009)
Utilitarian
(2012)

Time Waits for No Slave is the thirteenth studio album by the British band Napalm Death. It was released through Century Media on 23 January 2009. [2]

Napalm Death British grindcore band

Napalm Death are a British extreme metal 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.

Century Media Records record label

Century Media Records is a heavy metal record label with offices in the United States, Germany and London. In August 2015, Century Media was acquired by Sony Music for US $17 million.

Contents

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [3]
The Aquarian Weekly A [4]
Blabbermouth.net 9.5/10 [5]
Chronicles of Chaos 10/10 [6]
The Metal Forge8.5/10 [7]
MetalReviews89/100 [8]
The Quietus Favourable [1]
The Washington Post Favourable [9]

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Strong-Arm" Mark Greenway Shane Embury 3:04
2."Diktat"Greenway Mitch Harris 3:41
3."Work to Rule"GreenwayEmbury3:17
4."On the Brink of Extinction"EmburyEmbury3:30
5."Time Waits for No Slave"GreenwayHarris4:27
6."Life and Limb"HarrisHarris4:01
7."Downbeat Clique"GreenwayHarris4:26
8."Fallacy Dominion"Harris, GreenwayHarris4:07
9."Passive Tense"GreenwayHarris3:49
10."Larceny of the Heart"EmburyEmbury3:36
11."Procrastination on the Empty Vessel"GreenwayEmbury2:57
12."Feeling Redundant"GreenwayEmbury3:23
13."A No-Sided Argument"GreenwayEmbury2:14
14."De-Evolution ad Nauseum"GreenwayHarris3:49
Digipak CD bonus tracks
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
15."Suppressed Hunger"GreenwayEmbury3:09
16."Omnipresent Knife in Your Back"GreenwayEmbury5:41
Japanese edition bonus tracks
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
15."Suppressed Hunger"GreenwayEmbury3:09
16."We Hunt in Packs"  3:49
17."Omnipresent Knife in Your Back"GreenwayEmbury5:41

Personnel

Napalm Death

Mitch Harris American rock musician

Mitch Harris is an American guitarist, born in Queens, New York, then moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, but currently living in Birmingham, England. He started his career in the grindcore band Righteous Pigs. He did a side project with Mick Harris – then the drummer of grindcore band Napalm Death, called Defecation. Shortly thereafter, he left Righteous Pigs and joined Napalm Death permanently in 1989, firstly appearing on the Harmony Corruption album. He is still with them, playing guitar and back-up vocals. He also participated in the projects Meathook Seed, Little Giant Drug, and Goatlord. In 2013, a featured song called "K.C.S." was included on the album Savages by the band Soulfly that was released on October 4, 2013, and was written by Harris and Max Cavalera.

Shane Embury British musician

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

Production

Russ Russell is a British record producer, sound engineer, mixer, mastering engineer, musician and writer. He has worked all over the world and now is mostly based at Parlour Studios in the UK. He was also the guitarist in the psychedelic band Draw, and now plays in British metal band Absolute Power and cosmic mind metal trio, Reformat.

Audio mixing (recorded music) audio mixing to yield recorded sound

In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product. In the process of combining the separate tracks, their relative levels are adjusted and balanced and various processes such as equalization and compression are commonly applied to individual tracks, groups of tracks, and the overall mix. In stereo and surround sound mixing, the placement of the tracks within the stereo field are adjusted and balanced. Audio mixing techniques and approaches vary widely and have a significant influence on the final product.

Chart positions

Chart (2009)Peak position
French Albums (SNEP) [10] 178
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [11] 95
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) [12] 19

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