Napalm Death Biography

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Birth Place: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Years Active: 1981–present
Genres: Grindcore, Death Metal, Crust Punk, Hardcore Punk

Napalm Death are a grindcore band formed in Birmingham, England in 1981. The band comprises vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera.

Napalm Death are credited with defining the grindcore genre by incorporating elements of hardcore punk and thrash metal, short songs, fast tempos, deep guttural vocals and sociopolitical lyrics. The band's debut album ''Scum'', released in 1987 by Earache Records, proved substantially influential throughout the global metal community.

Napalm Death released fourteen studio albums and are listed by Nielsen SoundScan as the seventh best-selling death metal band in the United States.

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