ALARM’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2012

ALARM's 50 Favorite Albums of 2012

Napalm Death: Utilitarian (Century Media, 2/28/12)

“Leper Colony”

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Extreme-metal vets offer hyper-speed grindcore and mid-tempo mayhem, with the occasional Converge-esque riff refrain, Fear Factory-style vocals, and skronky saxophone.