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Napalm Death And Carcass Announce New Zealand Shows

Napalm Death And Carcass Announce New Zealand Shows

Wednesday 4th February, 2015 9:01AM

In an epic grindcore team-up Napalm Death and Carcass have announced a double-bill tour of New Zealand in April. British pioneers Napalm Death are heading over this way off the back of their fifteenth studio album Apex Predator - Easy Meat which came out late last month and they will be joined by compatriots Carcass who are also considered pivotal figures in establishing the grindcore genre since their formation in 1985. Here are the details for their upcoming shows...

Napalm Death and Carcass New Zealand Tour

Tuesday 21st April, Valhalla, Wellington
Thursday 23rd April, The Kings Arms, Auckland

Tickets will be available HERE at UTR  and in store at Real Groovy, RPM and Slow Boat tomorrow Thur 5th February.

Check out the animated video for 'Smash A Single Digit' from Napalm Death's new album Apex Predator - Easy Meat...

And here is 'Unfit For Human Consumption' from Carcass' latest record Surgical Steel...


New Zealand metal fans, can a metal package simply get any better than this? Without question in this day and age, this tour is truly a worldwide once in a lifetime opportunity, and you are fortunate enough to be getting it right here! Two of the most influential and legendary acts in the history of the grindcore and death metal genres, NAPALM DEATH and CARCASS, join forces in a pairing that has not been seen for decades, to create the ultimate death metal fans dream package. Heads will roll, limbs will fly and bodies will rot in this most spectacular and rare offering.

NAPALM DEATH - 34 years of grindcore ultra-violence, 34 years of being one of the hardest working, hardest touring bands on this miserable planet, NAPALM DEATH’s conviction, energy and belief in spontaneous, outspoken yet extreme music is far from being watered down. Fifteen albums in, NAPALM DEATH’s concerns are realised through intense, thought provoking and devastatingly brutal songs. Once again with the bands new album 'Apex Predator - Easy Meat' the band venture into neckbreaking mid-tempo passages to allow the listener to take a breath before vicious blast beats hammer you out of existence. It has been eight long painful years since the band left a blazing trail of destruction around this country, and NAPALM DEATH are set to create havoc upon us all again with the same unrelenting carnage.

Along with NAPALM DEATH, CARCASS are the undeniable legends and forefathers of grindcore. Close to 30 years of developing and crafting their sound to what it is today, CARCASS last year released 'Surgical Steel', an album many critics regarded as the best metal album of 2014 and rightly so. Everything a CARCASS fan could want is on this record, with every era of the band represented. Having last performed in New Zealand in 2008, and outside of Auckland over a decade earlier, the band could not wait to bring their clinical like skills back to Aotearoa and dissect their way through the country again with their technical precision.


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