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Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism

Napalm Death

Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism

Sixteenth studio album from the Kettering grindcore / death metal quartet produced by Russ Russell (New Model Army, The Exploited)

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Century Media
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  1. 9.1 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The UK grindcore masters continue to evolve on their 16th album
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  2. 9.0 |   XS Noize

    A progressive record much more than previous album Apex Predator. Much more than their usual contacts with almost-chaotic sound structures
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  3. 9.0 |   Punk News

    If the name of the album had drifted from your mind, now is probably a good time to revisit it. Because it’s perfect. The record itself is not far off, either. Thank you, Napalm Death. Thank you
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  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Always honing and building upon their sound, Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism is an outstanding testament to Napalm Death's continued legend and evolution
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  5. 8.0 |   The FT

    Once the masters of grindcore, the British band turn to viral contagion and the migrant crisis on their latest release
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  6. 8.0 |   Kerrang!

    Throughout, the band sound like they’re on fire
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Grindcore institution Napalm Death finally reconcile their experimental side with their ultra-harsh roots on Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism.
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  8. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    Never happy to rest on their laurels, or anyone else’s, Napalm Death continue to exist to push sonic boundaries and challenge dogmas, and it’s great to hear them have fun here while further broadening the vitriolic sound they’ve defined into a singular movement
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