Leaders Not Followers: Part 2

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Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
Napalm LeadersNotFollowersPt2.jpg
Studio album by
Released23 August 2004 (2004-08-23)
RecordedJune 2003 (2003-06)–July 2003 (2003-07)
StudioRobannas Studios, Birmingham
GenreGrindcore, death metal
LabelCentury Media
ProducerRuss Russell
Napalm Death chronology
Noise for Music's Sake
Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
The Code Is Red...Long Live the Code

Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 is a cover album by British Grindcore 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]


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


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[4]
Chronicles of Chaos8/10[5]
CMJ New Music ReportFavourable[6]
Punknews.org5/5 stars[7]
The Metal Forge8/10[8]

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".[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOriginal artistLength
1."Lowlife"Cryptic Slaughter2:22
2."Face Down in the Dirt"The Offenders1:27
5."Victims of a Bomb Raid"Anti Cimex2:30
6."Night of Pain"Wehrmacht4:03
7."War's No Fairytale"Discharge1:18
10."Fire Death Fate"Insanity3:18
11."Riot of Violence"Kreator4:40
12."Game of the Arseholes"Anti Cimex1:23
13."Clangor of War"Massacre2:32
14."Dope Fiend"Attitude Adjustment1:36
15."I'm Tired"Die Kreuzen0:52
16."Troops of Doom"Sepultura2:29
17."Bedtime Story"Dayglo Abortions2:24
18."Blind Justice"Agnostic Front1:06
19."Hate, Fear and Power"Hirax0:28


Napalm Death[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jim Whiteley – bass (7, 12)

Technical personnel[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). Interviewed by 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. ^ Sciarretto, Amy (27 September 2004). "Napalm Death: Leaders Not Followers Part 2". CMJ New Music Report. New York: The CMJ Network (883): 20. ISSN 0890-0795. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  7. ^ Thornberry, Jason (2 November 2004). "Napalm Death: Leaders Not Followers: Part Two (2004)". Punknews.org. New York: Aubin Paul. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  8. ^ Donnelly, Justin (7 February 2005). "Napalm Death - Leaders Not Followers Part 2". The Metal Forge. Sumner, Queensland. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  9. ^ a b Damien (September 2004). "Napalm Death - Leaders Not Followers: Part 2". Terrorizer (123): 61.