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07 February 2020
Napalm Death: "Logic Ravaged By Brute Force" 7" / Digital EP out now European tour starts today North American tour announced!
Napalm Death:  "Logic Ravaged By Brute Force" 7" / Digital EP out now European tour starts today North American tour announced!
UK Grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are releasing a new 7" / Digital EP entitled "Logic Ravaged By Brute Force" via Century Media Records today, also stressing the start of their "Campaign For Musical Destruction" headlining tour of Europe alongside EyeHateGod, Misery Index, Rotten Sound and Bat.

The EP includes the brand-new title-track as well as a freshly recorded cover version of "White Kross", originally by Sonic Youth. This Double-A-Side EP is not only another highly collectible item in good old NAPALM DEATH tradition, but also meant as first little teaser for the band's upcoming studio album, expected for release later in 2020.

NAPALM DEATH's frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway checked in with the following comment about the EP: "In keeping with NAPALM DEATH custom, we had a vast swathe of new songs with many different flavours. So then naturally we moved into single territory and opted for 'Logic Ravaged By Brute Force'. It's the coldness and desperation of the guitar chords and voice that swung it. And then, seeing as Sonic Youth mash chords like few others, this cover of 'White Kross' just seemed to lift itself beyond the constraints of cover - or filler - song into a bit of a rumbling wall-of-sound epic".

NAPALM DEATH's "Logic Ravaged By Brute Force" 7" EP is issued in the following versions:
Black vinyl - Unlimited
Blue vinyl - 200x copies via CM Distro Europe - Sold out!
Light Green vinyl - 100x copies via CM Webshop Europe - Sold out!
Neon Yellow vinyl - 100x copies via CM Webshop USA (Out February 28th!) - Sold out!
Orange vinyl - 600x - Available exclusively from the band on the road!

Order the 7” EP or Digital version here: https://napalmdeath.lnk.to/LogicRavagedByButeForce

Or stream the songs via Spotify here: http://open.spotify.com/album/57fFOIV2veGlPlQuZNNJnZ

NAPALM DEATH are kicking off 2020's live activities with the start of the "Campaign For Musical Destruction" tour across Europe tonight in Oberhausen, Germany with a sold out show. Furthermore, NAPALM DEATH have recently announced a headlining run across North America for April/May together with labelmates Aborted (April 17-May 16), The Locust (April 9-April 15), Nastie Band (April 9-April 15), Tombs (April 24-May 16), and Wvrm (April 17-May 16) for select dates.

Here are the upcoming dates for NAPALM DEATH (Updates marked *):

NAPALM DEATH * EyeHateGod, Misery Index, Rotten Sound & Bat
"Campaign For Musical Destruction" Tour
07.02.2020 Oberhausen (Germany) - Kulttempel - Sold out!
08.02.2020 Hamburg (Germany) - Gruenspan - Sold out!
09.02.2020 Nuremberg (Germany) - Hirsch
11.02.2020 Vienna (Austria) - Arena
12.02.2020 Prague (Czech Republic) - Roxy
13.02.2020 Leipzig (Germany) - Werk 2
14.02.2020 Berlin (Germany) - Astra
15.02.2020 Mannheim (Germany) - MS Connexion Complex
16.02.2020 Antwerp (Belgium) - Trix
18.02.2020 Bournemouth (UK) - The Old Fire Station
19.02.2020 Cardiff (UK) - Tramshed
20.02.2020 Birmingham (UK) - O2 Institute
21.02.2020 Glasgow (UK) - Slay
22.02.2020 Leeds (UK) - Stylus *
23.02.2020 London (UK) - Electric Brixton
25.02.2020 Haarlem (The Netherlands) - Patronaat
26.02.2020 Saarbrücken (Germany) - Garage
27.02.2020 Lyon (France) - Ninkasi Kao
28.02.2020 Nantes (France) - Warehouse
29.02.2020 Toulouse (France) - Metronum
01.03.2020 Biarritz (France) - Atabal
03.03.2020 Paris (France) - La Machine du Moulin Rouge
04.03.2020 Stuttgart (Germany) - Im Wizemann
05.03.2020 Lindau (Germany) - Club Vaudeville
06.03.2020 Munich (Germany) - Backstage
07.03.2020 Zurich (Switzerland) - Züri Gmätzlets Vol. I
08.03.2020 Cologne (Germany) - Essigfabrik

NAPALM DEATH - Live 2020
20.03.2020 Vauxhall (UK) - Hammerfest XII
27.03.2020 Limerick (Ireland) - Dolan's Warehouse
28.03.2020 Dublin (Ireland) - Voodoo Lounge
29.03.2020 Belfast (UK) - Limelight

NAPALM DEATH + Aborted, The Locust, Nastie Band, Tombs & Wvrm
03.04.2020 Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore / Metal & Beer Festival (* No tour date!)
09.04.2020 Los Angeles, CA - Belasco Theater
10.04.2020 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
14.04.2020 Portland, OR - Bossanova Ballroom
15.04.2020 Seattle, WA - The Showbox
17.04.2020 Salt Lake City, UT - Metro Music Hall
18.04.2020 Denver, CO - Gothic Theater
19.04.2020 Kansas City, MO - Riot Room
20.04.2020 St. Louis, MO - Red Flag
21.04.2020 Milwaukee, MN - Cabooze
23.04.2020 Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
24.04.2020 Chicago, IL - Reggie's
25.04.2020 Toronto, ON - Opera House
26.04.2020 Ottawa, ON - Brass Monkey
28.04.2020 Quebec City, QC - La Source - Sold out!
29.04.2020 Montreal, QC - Fairmount Theater
30.04.2020 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
01.05.2020 Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus - Sold out!
02.05.2020 Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus - Sold out!
03.05.2020 Washington, D.C. - Black Cat
04.05.2020 Durham, NC - Motorco
06.05.2020 Tampa, FL - Orpheum
07.05.2020 Miami, FL - Churchill's
08.05.2020 Orlando, FL - The Haven
09.05.2020 Atlanta, GA - 529
10.05.2020 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks
11.05.2020 San Antonio, TX - Rock Box
13.05.2020 Albuquerque, NM - LaunchPad
14.05.2020 Phoenix, AZ - Club Red
15.05.2020 San Diego, CA - Brick By Brick
16.05.2020 Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory

NAPALM DEATH - Live 2020
04.06.2020 Barcelona (Spain) - Primavera Sound *
26.-27.06.2020 Madrid (Spain) - Rock The Night Festival *
17.-18.07.2020 Bertingen (Germany) - RUDE Festival *
And many more dates to be announced soon...

NAPALM DEATH's latest release, "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs", gathers a total of 31 songs in a playing time of over 90 minutes, including rarities and exclusive earworms spanning 2004-2016 from the whirling gene pool of noise that is NAPALM DEATH.

Check a few "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs" samples here:
“Standardization” (video): https://youtu.be/FNlWLtZMvko
“Call That An Option?”: https://youtu.be/qugUJQUzma0
“Oh So Pseudo”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZzrZtOd2Po

Order the release here: https://napalmdeath.lnk.to/CodedSmearsAndMoreUncommonSlurs

And stay tuned for further details on NAPALM DEATH's upcoming studio album coming soon...