Order of the Leech

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Order of the Leech
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Studio album by Napalm Death
Released 21 October 2002 (2002-10-21)
Recorded Chappel Studios,[1]
South Thoresby
Parkgate Studios, Battle, East Sussex
Genre Grindcore
Length 44:39
Label Spitfire
Producer Simon Efemey, Russ Russell
Napalm Death chronology
The DVD
(2001)The DVD2001
Order of the Leech
(2002)
Punishment in Capitals
(2002)Punishment in Capitals2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Chronicles of Chaos9/10[3]
CMJ New Music ReportFavourable[4]

Order of the Leech is the tenth studio album by the British grindcore band Napalm Death, released in 2002 through Spitfire. Although credited in the line-up, Jesse Pintado never performed.[5] The second guitar is actually Mitch Harris overdubbing, hence marking this album's lineup as today's lineup.[6] "The Great Capitulator" is exactly 2:49. At the end of the song, a long silence follows from 2:50 to 9:56. At 9:57 a soundbit comes fading in of a fan speaking of his attitude to metal music, mentioning bands like Krabathor or Immortal. His speech is then translated in Czech. It is the last album in a trilogy to feature this kind of soundbites, with the others being Leaders Not Followers EP and Enemy of the Music Business.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Continuing War on Stupidity"3:11
2."The Icing on the Hate"3:10
3."Forced to Fear"3:34
4."Narcoleptic"2:28
5."Out of Sight Out of Mind"3:00
6."To Lower Yourself (Blind Servitude)"3:02
7."Lowest Common Denominator"3:19
8."Forewarned Is Disarmed?"2:25
9."Per Capita"2:54
10."Farce and Fiction"2:47
11."Blows to the Body"3:14
12."The Great Capitulator"11:35

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.chapelstudios.com/?page=clients2
  2. ^ O'Neill, Brian. Napalm Death: Order of the Leech > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  3. ^ Smit, Jackie (23 June 2003). "Napalm Death - Order of the Leech". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Sciarretto, Amy (11 November 2002). "Napalm Death: Order Of The Leech". CMJ New Music Report. New York: The CMJ Network. 73 (788): 26. ISSN 0890-0795. Retrieved 15 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Harris, Mitch (29 April 2005). "Napalm Death: Stronger Than All". The Metal Forge (Interview). Interviewed by Simon Milburn. Mount Ommaney, Queensland. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  6. ^ Freeman, Phil (4 February 2015). "Napalm Death Albums From Worst To Best #11". Stereogum. Hollywood, New York: SpinMedia. Retrieved 1 July 2015.