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Mick Harris (full name: Michael John Harris) is a British musician. He was Napalm Death's second drummer. He joined after one of the founding members Miles "The Rat" Ratledge left the band in November 1985. His first live appearance with the band was on January 18, 1986, opening for Amebix. He played on the A-side of Scum and was the sole survivor that got to record the B-side! He remained in the band through many line-up changes and finally left in 1991 just after the tour for Harmony Corruption ended, because, Mitch Harris says: "He wanted to slow things down. No more fast stuff!". Napalm Death is a grindcore/death metal band formed in the village of Meriden near Birmingham, England in 1982 by Nicholas Bullen and Miles Ratledge. ... This article is about the year. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Amebix, formed in 1978, was a band that many consider to have started the sub genre Crust punk. ... See also: 1990 in music, other events of 1991, 1992 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events 1991 was the year that grunge music made its popular breakthrough. ... Harmony Corruption is an album by the grindcore band Napalm Death. ... Mitch Harris is an American guitarist, currently living in Wolverhampton, England. ...


Harris also played drums for Doom and crustcore extremists Extreme Noise Terror while in Napalm Death. Reportedly, Doom was less Discharge-like and had more of a Celtic Frost/crossover feel to it (that was before the band signed with Peaceville Records). Also while in Napalm Death, Harris had a side project with Mitch Harris called Defecation, with whom he released one record, Purity Dilution, through Nuclear Blast. A second Defecation album was written, but Earache Records forbid them to release it (since it was being released through Nuclear Blast), so it was shelved. Cover of Police Bastard (1989) EP Doom were a band which were pivotal in the rise of crust punk/hardcore punk and oringinated from Birmingham, UK. Their unique sound influenced many thrash metal bands that would later on swarm the radio airwaves on metal and punk stations around the world... Crust punk (also known as crust) is the extreme evolution of punk and metal. ... Extreme Noise Terror is a Punk Metal / grindcore band from Ipswich, England. ... Discharge was an influential United Kingdom UK 82 Anarcho-punk band. ... Celtic Frost is an innovative heavy metal group from Zurich, Switzerland, best known for their influence on the thrash metal, black metal and death metal genres. ... Peaceville Records is a British heavy metal-oriented record label. ... Mitch Harris is an American guitarist, currently living in Wolverhampton, England. ... Nuclear Blast is an independent record label and mail order record distributor with subsidiaries in Germany, the United States and Brazil. ... Earache Records is a heavy metal-oriented record label based in Nottingham, UK and New York USA, which helped pioneer extreme music by releasing many of the earliest grindcore and death metal releases in the period 1988-1992. ...


After leaving Napalm Death he joined the band's original bassist/lead singer Nic Bullen, and founded Scorn, another industrial project. Scorn released several albums and EPs, being quite successful. Due to personal problems, Nic left Scorn in 1995. Harris kept recording and playing under the Scorn moniker, but the band finally broke up in 1997. He has many other side projects such as Lull and Painkiller and has worked on collaborations with James Plotkin, Justin Broadrick and Bill Laswell). Nicholas James Bullen (Nic) is one of the founders of the early grindcore band Napalm Death together with Miles Ratledge in 1982 then under the name Civil Defence. ... Scorn is the one-man project of former Napalm Death drummer Mick Harris. ... An extended play (or EP), is typically the name given to vinyl records or CDs which are too long to be called singles but too short to qualify as albums. ... See also: 1994 in music, other events of 1995, 1996 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... See also: 1996 in music, other events of 1997, 1998 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic... Dark Ambient side-project of Mick Harris. ... Painkiller (also officially known as Pain Killer) is a band originally formed in 1991. ... James Plotkin is an American musician, most famous for his role as bassist in doom act Khanate but has an extensive catologue outside the band. ... Justin Broadrick (born 1969 in Birmingham, England) is a founding member of the band Godflesh, one of the first bands to crossover elements of grindcore and industrial music, influencing bands such as Ministry and Fear Factory. ... Bill Laswell (born February 12, 1955 in Salem, Illinois and raised in Detroit, Michigan) is a prolific bassist, producer, and record label owner who has collaborated with hundreds of musicians all over the world. ...


Recently, Harris has reformed Scorn and plans to release Scorn7 in the near future.


Harris, now solo, continues to release records under the Scorn moniker. His later material is significantly different from Scorn's earlier material. The sounds are heavily beat and bass oriented.


Mick also got behind the drumkit in 2002 and recorded three Grindcore tracks under the moniker 'Rhinocharge'. This was never released. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Mick Harris has numerous collaborations. More information about his prolific music career can be found on [1]. He is currently working on Scorn project which is expected to be released in early 2006. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Mick Harris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (392 words)
Mick Harris (full name: Michael John Harris) is a British musician.
Harris kept recording and playing under the Scorn moniker, but the band finally broke up in 1997.
Mick also got behind the drumkit in 2002 and recorded three Grindcore tracks under the moniker 'Rhinocharge'.
Chain D.L.K. - Interview with Mick Harris (1445 words)
Mick Harris: I just keep going and continue to look for new ideas and new challenges, I'm happy and not so happy with some projects, there have been so many and the years have gone so fast.
Mick Harris: I can't say if I have influenced anything really, maybe a few artists but at the end of the day we are all influenced by various arts and situations around us, etc...
Mick Harris: Well, it's time to start a new Scorn recording, it's been nearly three years and I'm feeling a new challenge and Scorn is a very personal outfit for me, I have many new ideas and want to begin work soon.
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