Words from the Exit Wound

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Words from the Exit Wound
Napalm WordsfromtheExitWound.jpg
Studio album by Napalm Death
Released October 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)
Recorded June 1998 (1998-06)
Studio Chapel Studios, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Genre Death metal, grindcore, groove metal
Length 41:08
Label Earache
Producer Colin Richardson
Napalm Death chronology
Bootlegged in Japan
Words from the Exit Wound
Leaders Not Followers
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos 8/10[2]
CMJ New Music Monthly Favourable[3]
MetalReviews 74/100[4]

Words from the Exit Wound is the eighth album by British extreme metal band Napalm Death, released in 1998 by Earache. It was issued only on CD.[5] It is considered the final album of the bands "experimental" period, while simultaneously foreshadowing the band's return to a more traditional death metal and grindcore sound.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "The Infiltraitor" Mark Greenway Shane Embury 4:30
2. "Repression out of Uniform" Greenway Jesse Pintado 2:53
3. "Next of Kin to Chaos" Embury Mitch Harris 4:08
4. "Trio-Degradable / Affixed by Disconcern" Affixed by Disconcern: Harris Trio: Greenway, Embury, Harris, Pintado, Danny Herrera, Affixed by Disconcern: Harris 4:34
5. "Cleanse Impure" Greenway Pintado 3:14
6. "Devouring Depraved" Embury Embury 3:22
7. "Ulterior Exterior" Greenway Embury 1:50
8. "None the Wiser?" Greenway Pintado, Embury, Harris 4:16
9. "Clutching at Barbs" Greenway Embury 2:27
10. "Incendiary Incoming" Greenway Harris 3:08
11. "Thrown Down a Rope" Greenway Harris 3:25
12. "Sceptic in Perspective" Embury Embury 3:24
U.S. release bonus tracks (from 1998 live album Bootlegged in Japan)
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
13. "Hung (Live)" Embury, Greenway Harris, Embury 3:57
14. "Greed Killing (Live)" Embury, Harris Harris 3:00
15. "Suffer the Children (Live)" Greenway Mick Harris 4:10


Napalm Death[edit]

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Colin Richardson – production
  • Ewan Davies – assistant engineering
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Matt Cannon – photography
  • Graham Humphreys – design


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Napalm Death: Words from the Exit Wound > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  2. ^ Bromley, Adrian (19 May 1999). "Napalm Death - Words From the Exit Wound". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Christe, Ian (June 1999). "Napalm Death: Words From The Exit Wound". CMJ New Music Monthly. College Media (70): 59. Retrieved 15 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Adam. "Napalm Death - Words from the Exit Wound". MetalReviews. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Napalm Death 'Words from the Exit Wound'". earache.com. Earache. Retrieved 18 October 2014.