Naplam Death continue to ramp up for the release of their highly anticipated album Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism, the follow-up to 2015’s acclaimed Apex Predator – Easy Meat, due out September 18 on Century Media.

The latest morsel they’ve thrown our way is the video for the track “A Bellyful of Salt and Spleen” which you can check out below:

Napalm Death vocalist Mark ‘Barney’ Greenway, speaking on the video, had the following to say:

 “’A Bellyful of Salt and Spleen,’ you could say, is about building and breaking down in the same discordant breath. The building came in the sense of many layers of coruscating industrial ambience, all marching to the beat of a home-made drum kit consisting of rubbish bins, oil drums, and industrial screw parts and other bits that Shane could find littered around the studio grounds. The scope and gravity and density just demanded a vocal that was as baritone and anguished as I could push out of myself.

The breaking-down side of it was the intention to just focus minds to understand that people who traverse continents, suffocate in confined spaces, or drown grasping for assistance are as keen to live in dignity and peace, and without violence and hunger, as the rest of us. As ever, quite simply, we are all human beings and if that means anything anymore, a helping hand is the least we can offer.

Preorder Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism from Century Media here.


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