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National Napalm Syndicate

Formed: 1986
From: Pudasjärvi, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

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National Napalm Syndicate Posts Lyric Video

Finnish outfit National Napalm Syndicate has a new lyric video out now for the track "The Church of The Rat," which is available below.

"The Church of The Rat" comes by way of the "Lex Talionis" EP and the full track listing is as follows:

1. The Church Of The Rat
2. Planet Satan
3. Oulu Palaa (Vivisektio cover)
4. Jeesus Oli Venäläinen Kantoraketti (KTMK cover)
5. My Pudasjärvi (Nuclear Assault cover)

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National Napalm Syndicate Streaming New Album

Finnish thrash band National Napalm Syndicate are currently streaming their entire new album "Devolution of Species" on their MySpace page. The album will continue to be available until April 22nd, when it will be officially released through Violent Journey Records.

The track listing for "Devolution of Species" will be as follows:

1. Aching Hunger
2. Fist in the Air
3. Dancing Days
4. Funeral Pyre
5. Legion
6. Die My Bride
7. Bite the Bullet
8. According To You
9. Burden of Truth
10. The One You Warned Me Of
11. The Mob Rules

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National Napalm Syndicate Signs w/ Violent Journey

Finnish thrash metal pioneers National Napalm Syndicate recently inked a deal with Violent Journey Records. The group's new album “Devolution Of The Species” is slated for an April 22 release, and an advance demo track, "Aching Hunger", is currently streaming on their Myspace player.

National Napalm Syndicate guitarist Jukka Kyrö comments: "I am happy to have signed with Violent Journey Records. I have seen first hand how hard the label works for their artists. It's refreshing these days to find a label that believes totally in the power of great honest metal music. And besides the owner of the label was our first singer back in 1986! So he might have a idea what we are all about."

Here's the “Devolution Of The Species” tracklisting:

1. Aching Hunger
2. Fist In The Air
3. Dancing Days
4. Funeral Pyre
5. Legion
6. Die My Bride
7. Bite The Bullet
8. According To You
9. Burden Of Truth
10. The One You Warned Me Of
Bonus track
11. The Mob Rules (featuring T.Käsmä and Kepa Salmirinne from Zero Nine)

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National Napalm Syndicate Complete New Recordings

Finnish thrash metallers NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE have issued the following update:

"The recordings of the new NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE album have been completed. The last vocal tracks were finished today. We got new metal!! There will be some surprises for the NNS fans!"

"12 new NNS tracks and some interesting cover songs on tape!"

"We will start the mixing and editing soon and after that we'll start looking for a new label to work with! Interested labels contact us through our myspace or our website."

"Here's some new song titles: 'Aching Hunger', 'Fist In The Air', 'According To You' and 'Dancing Days'." More...

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National Napalm Syndicate Songs For Download

Reunited Finnish speed/thrash metal pioneers National Napalm Syndicate have posted four new demo tracks here. The songs are taken from the recent recording sessions with the group's new singer, Ilkka Järvenpää (ex-Solution 13), who joined the group in early August. The songs available for free download are as follows:

1. Nothing But Fear
2. The Cure
3. Hell To Pay
4. Corrosion Of Humanity

National Napalm Syndicate will play their first gig in 14 years in December In Helsinki. The group's current lineup includes the original guitar duo — Jukka Kyrö and Markku Jokikokko — who were responsible for composing all of the group's early material, plus Järvenpää, Dorotha bassist Tero Nevala and Burning Point drummer Jari Kaiponen.

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National Napalm Syndicate Adds New Singer

Reunited Finnish speed/thrash metal pioneers National Napalm Syndicate have announced the addition of singer Ilkka Järvenpää (ex-Solution 13) to the group's ranks. The band are currently in the studio finalizing demos for the new album. National Napalm Syndicate wish "to thank Altti Veteläinen (For My Pain) and Aki Häkkinen (Perfect Chaos, Grinister) for their help with the vocals," reads an official statement from the group.

National Napalm Syndicate's current lineup includes the original guitar duo — Markku Jokikokko and Jukka Kyrö (Burning Point) — responsible for composing all of the group's early material. The band were one of the first speed/thrash metal acts to emerge from Finland. Their first album, "National Napalm Syndicate," came out through EMI Records in 1989.

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