Napalm Death Celebrate 20 Years with Reissue

It was 20 years ago today…or last month, actually. Either way, underground metal’s Napalm Death are celebrating the two-decade anniversary of their groundbreaking debut album, Scum, by reissuing the disc in a dual-disc CD/DVD limited edition.

Scum: 20th Anniversary Edition (Earache Records) includes the original album and a documentary that highlights the band's early days and examines the album's creation and impact. The documentary features interviews with original Napalm Death member Mick Harris and Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner, who explains the aesthetic angles to Napalm Death's revolutionary noise.

Tracklist for Scum: 20th Anniversary Edition:

  • 1. Multinational Corporations
  • 2. Instinct of Survival
  • 3. The Kill
  • 4. Scum
  • 5. Caught...in a Dream
  • 6. Polluted Minds
  • 7. Sacrificed
  • 8. Siege of Power
  • 9. Control
  • 10. Born on Your Knees
  • 11. Human Garbage
  • 12. You Suffer
  • 13. Life?
  • 14. Prison Without Walls
  • 15. Point of No Return
  • 16. Negative Approach
  • 17. Success?
  • 18. Deceiver
  • 19. C.S.
  • 20. Parasites
  • 21. Pseudo Youth
  • 22. Divine Death
  • 23. As the Machine Rolls On
  • 24. Common Enemy
  • 25. Moral Crusade
  • 26. Stigmatized
  • 27. M.A.D.
  • 28. Dragnet

Contents of Limited-Edition Dual-Disc DVD:

The Scum Story: A 45-minute documentary film featuring original member Mick Harris, who recalls the group's early days and revisits pivotal locations in Scum's history, including Rich Bitch Studios, the Mermaid club and the band's old rehearsal spaces.

Interviews with Classic Rock journalist Malcolm Dome, Kerrang! writer Dom Lawson, Earache founder Digby Pearson and Turner Art prize 2006 nominee Mark Titchner, who discuss the album's impact.

Scum: 20th Anniversary Edition is currently on sale in stores and on earache.com.