NAPALM DEATH - Mass Appeal Madness 7" Vinyl Picture Sleeve SINGLE

Napalm Death's "Mass Appeal Madness" 7" vinyl single, released [specific date], stands as a testament to their influential presence in the world of extreme music. Dedicated to the memory of Roger Patterson, a member of Atheist, the release showcases Napalm Death's sonic evolution and impact on the genre, leaving an enduring legacy.


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"Mass Appeal Madness"Album Description:

Napalm Death, a pioneering force in the realm of extreme music, unleashed their relentless energy through various releases. One such gem is the "Mass Appeal Madness" 7" vinyl single, a testament to their ferocious sonic assault. This article delves into the creation of this masterpiece, exploring the historical context and the dedication to Roger Patterson of Atheist.

The Birth of Mass Appeal Madness:

"Mass Appeal Madness" encapsulates the essence of Napalm Death's sonic brutality. This single emerged during a pivotal period for the band, showcasing their evolution in the extreme music landscape.

Historical Context:

Napalm Death rose to prominence during the late '80s and early '90s as pioneers of grindcore, a genre known for its aggressive blend of punk and metal elements. As the band continued to refine their sound, "Mass Appeal Madness" became a crucial milestone in their discography.

Tribute to Roger Patterson:

The dedication to Roger Patterson adds a poignant layer to this release. Patterson, a member of the death metal band Atheist, tragically passed away in 1991. Napalm Death's decision to honor his memory speaks to the camaraderie within the tight-knit metal community.

Musical Exploration:

"Mass Appeal Madness" is a sonic whirlwind, with blistering guitars, thunderous drums, and unrelenting vocals. The band's commitment to pushing sonic boundaries is evident, creating an intense auditory experience that solidifies their impact on the extreme music scene.

Music Genre:

  Grindcore, Punk Rock, Death Metal 
Production information:

The album: "NAPALM DEATH - Mass Appeal Madness" was produced by: Napalm Death

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Daniel Sprigg

This album was recorded ecorded on 16 tracks at Eddie Van Dale's Violent Noise Experience Club from 1-4 March 1991.

Album cover photography: Mattt Anker

Record Label Information:

  Earache – 7 MOSH 46
Record Format
7" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 120 gram  
Year & Country: 
1991 UK
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: NAPALM DEATH - Mass Appeal Madness
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers of Napalm Death
  • Mark "Barney" Greenway - Vocals
  • Shane Embury - Bass
  • Mitch Harris - Guitar
  • Jesse Pintado - Guitar
  • Mick Harris - Drums, backing vocals
Complete Track-listing of the album "NAPALM DEATH - Mass Appeal Madness"

The detailed tracklist of this record "NAPALM DEATH - Mass Appeal Madness" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Mass Appeal Madness
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Pride Assassin
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