Leaders Not Followers: Part 2

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Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
Studio album by Napalm Death
Released 23 August 2004 (2004-08-23)
Recorded June 2003 (2003-06)–July 2003 (2003-07)
Studio Robannas Studios, Birmingham
Genre Grindcore, hardcore punk, death metal
Length 43:09
Label Century Media
Producer Russ Russell
Napalm Death chronology
Noise for Music's Sake
(2003)
Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
(2004)
The Code Is Red...Long Live the Code
(2005)

Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 is a cover album by British extreme metal band Napalm Death, released in 2004 by Century Media.[1] It contains covers of various hardcore punk and heavy metal songs. Although Jesse Pintado is credited for playing guitars, guitarist Mitch Harris revealed in an interview with The Metal Forge in 2005 that Pintado did not contribute to Leaders Not Followers: Part 2.[2]

Release[edit]

Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 marked the band's debut for German heavy metal record label Century Media.[3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
Chronicles of Chaos 8/10 stars[5]
Terrorizer 8.5/10 stars[6]

Damien of Terrorizer described the album as featuring "essentially a 'Who's Who' of extreme music in the 80s", with "Napalm [Death] not only highlight[ing] the links between disparate strains (punk, hardcore, crossover, thrash) but provid[ing] a damned enjoyable 43-minute hellride".[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Original artist Length
1. "Lowlife"   Cryptic Slaughter 2:22
2. "Face Down in the Dirt"   The Offenders 1:27
3. "Devastation"   Devastation 2:51
4. "Messiah"   Hellhammer 3:29
5. "Victims of a Bomb Raid"   Anti Cimex 2:30
6. "Night of pain"   Wehrmacht 4:03
7. "War's No Fairytale"   Discharge 1:18
8. "Conform"   Siege 1:58
9. "Master"   Master 2:23
10. "Fire Death Fate"   Insanity 3:18
11. "Riot of Violence"   Kreator 4:40
12. "Game of the Arseholes"   Anti Cimex 1:23
13. "Clangor of War"   Massacre 2:32
14. "Dope Fiend"   Attitude Adjustment 1:36
15. "I'm Tired"   Die Kreuzen 0:52
16. "Troops of Doom"   Sepultura 2:29
17. "Bedtime Story"   Dayglo Abortions 2:24
18. "Blind Justice"   Agnostic Front 1:06
19. "Hate, Fear and Power"   Hirax 0:28

Personnel[edit]

Napalm Death[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jim Whiteley – bass (7, 12)

Technical personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Napalm Death - Leaders Not Followers: Part 2". Century Media. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Harris, Mitch (29 April 2005). Napalm Death: Stronger Than All. The Metal Forge. Interview with Simon Milburn. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Napalm Death Singer Says He Had 'A Truly Fantastic Time' Touring North America". Blabbermouth.net (White Plains, New York). 30 November 2004. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Napalm Death: Leader Not Followers, Pt. 2 > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  5. ^ Smit, Jackie (29 July 2004). "Napalm Death - Leaders Not Followers 2". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Damien (September 2004). "Napalm Death - Leaders Not Followers: Part 2". Terrorizer (123): 61.