Pasadena Napalm Division

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This blast from the past is likely to singe the hairs on your mohawk. Stitched together from three of the most legendary names in Houston's hardcore/metal annals, Pasadena Napalm Division — the most excellent name the five members chose after debuting as Krud Krudder last fall at Meridian — unites former D.R.I. singer Kurt Brecht, onetime Dethkultur BBQ bass smoker Mike Lucas, and ex-deadhorse heads Ron Guyote (drums), Greg Martin (guitar) and Scott Sevall (guitar) as partners in musical mayhem. After woodshedding hell-hath-no-fury songs like "Speaking in Tongues," "Failure" and clever Pasadena tribute "100 Beers with a Zombie" at Austin's Room 710 last month, the quintet is ready to unleash its four-on-the-floor thrash-metal rampage on its hometown. Judging by the provocative "Terror Cell," which gives an unrepentant suicide bomber's side of the story, this Division has hardly mellowed with age either lyrically or musically. Come ready to mosh.

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