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Napalm Death announce English and Irish headline shows either side of US tour

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Napalm Death have been forced to push their European tour dates back to 2023, but have now booked shows in England and in Ireland either side of their US dates with Arch Enemey, Behemoth and Unto Others.

The band were due to start their Campaign For Musical Destruction tour in Magdeburg Germany on February 3. Now, following the February 11 release of their upcoming mini album Resentment is Always Seismic – A Final Throw Of Throes, the English grindcore pioneers fronted by Barney Greenway will play: 

Mar 5: Leeds, Boom
Mar 11: Oxford, Academy 2
Mar 12: Buckley, The Tivoli
Mar 18: London, Underworld
Mar 19: Liverpool, Academy 2
Mar 25: Torquay, The Foundry
Mar 26: Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms

After the band’s stint on the North American Siege 2022 tour, they'll return to Europe to play Irish dates in Limerick, Dublin and Belfast. They have booked:

Jul 1: Limerick, Dolans Warehouse
Jul 2: Dublin, The Academy
July 3: Belfast, Limelight

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The Campaign For Musical Destruction tour will now launch in Eindhoven, Holland on February 9, 2023.

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Speaking of band’s forthcoming mini album, Barney Greenway says: "You can certainly consider Resentment Is Always as an extension of, or partner recording to, the Throes album. We had long since wanted to put a mini-album out - in the spirit of the old days - and found we had enough quality tracks even after all the Throes bonus tracks to do that.

"Hopefully, this mini holds some nice twists in its own right for people, and certainly covering People Pie by Slab! made us really stretch ourselves, which feels great artistically. In the end, resentment is certainly seismic - it can trigger the complete erosion of humanity in many situations. That was the point that I really wanted to hammer home overall."

Paul Brannigan
Paul Brannigan

A music writer since 1993, formerly Editor of Kerrang! and Planet Rock magazine (RIP), Paul Brannigan is a Contributing Editor to Louder. Having previously written books on Lemmy, Dave Grohl (the Sunday Times best-seller This Is A Call) and Metallica (Birth School Metallica Death, co-authored with Ian Winwood), his Eddie Van Halen biography (Eruption in the UK, Unchained in the US) emerged in 2021. He has written for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Q, hung out with Fugazi at Dischord House, flown on Ozzy Osbourne's private jet, played Angus Young's Gibson SG, and interviewed everyone from Aerosmith and Beastie Boys to Young Gods and ZZ Top. Brannigan lives in North London and supports The Arsenal.