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Noise International: It’s Napalm Death for World Music

Ian Christe, Alternative Press, August 1994

THE LANGUAGE OF death metal can be as undecipherable to outsiders as street grafitti, but the meaning is as clear: "Stay away – I hate your lying hypocritical world." These harsh messages and their gory illustrations are increasingly seen on the black T-shirts of sullen teens in Poland, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Texas, New York City and elsewhere. Napalm Death’s corrosive metal has eaten away at the musical sensibilities of any place where young people live without illumination.

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