News > People Digby Pearson interview: How Margaret Thatcher helped me bring Napalm Death to the world ‘To the average person, it’s horrible noise’, says the founder of Earache Records
The first is that of the World’s Shortest Song, currently held by Napalm Death with «You Suffer» at 1.316 seconds long. The second record is the world’s shortest full music video, a record held by Brutal Truth with their track «Collateral Damage». In 2015 Digby Pearson received the Association of Independent Music Pioneer award.
Founder: Digby Pearson
Choosing Death: The Improbable History of death metal and Grindcore. Decibel Books. ISBN 978-1935950165. ^ «ASK EARACHE: How did Earache sign Wormrot?». Askearache.blogspot.com. 2010-01-31. Retrieved 2013-03-03. ^ «Digby Pearson explains how Thatcher helped him bring Napalm Death to the world». The Independent. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
Napalm Death is the sound of political thought disengaging from itself, and dissolving into nihilism. Mick ‘human tornado’ Harris played his first gig on drums for Napalm Death on 18th January 1986, supporting anarchist ‘crust punk’ stalwarts Amebix.
May 10, 2013 · When I ask Norman Tebbit to suggest a headline for our interview, he gives me that wolfish smile of his and says: “What a pity Tebbit and Thatcher aren’t still in charge.” Don’t assume
Apr 09, 2013 · Margaret Thatcher’s supporters say she will be remembered for revolutionising Britain’s financial sector, and helping millions get on the property ladder. the former prime minister’s death has
In the interim, conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher launched what was called the Enterprise Allowance Scheme to combat unemployment. In a nutshell, this gave funding to anyone that launched their own business, and by the time Dawson made it back, Pearson had founded Earache.
Yet this softly spoken man is responsible for some of the hardest-hitting guitar music to ever batter an eardrum, having engineered, mixed and produced his way into the metal cognoscenti – with Carcass, Napalm Death, Machine Head and Slipknot among his extensive credits.
It’s like Ash herself had been murdered for political, class or religious reasons, or intentionally starved to death, or starved to death though policy errors or torture, not just once, or a hundred times, or a thousand times, or 100 thousand times, or a million times, or 10 million times, but over 100 million times.
Media caption Margaret Thatcher in her own words Baroness Thatcher was seldom one to hold back her views. Here are some of the things she said – and which were said about her.
: 143–146 The label later made its name signing acts from the emerging grindcore and death metal scenes such as Morbid Angel, Carcass, Entombed and Terrorizer.  : 148–186 In the early 1990s Columbia Records , seeking to break into metal, inked a deal with Earache.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, DStJ, PC, FRS, HonFRSC (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as …
Political party: Conservative
M argaret Thatcher was the dominant political figure of my early adulthood. I never liked what she stood for: from the moment I saw her 1978 World In Action TV interview in which she talked of