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Shane Embury

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Birth name  Shane Embury
Name  Shane Embury
Also known as  EmbryonomousHongo
Role  Bassist
Occupation(s)  Bassist
Genres  Death metal, Grindcore
Instruments  Bass, drums, guitar

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Born  27 November 1967 (age 48) (1967-11-27)
Associated acts  Napalm DeathUnseen TerrorWarhammerBlood from the SoulMeathook SeedMalformed EarthbornLock UpBrujeriaVenomous ConceptAnaal Nathrakh
Music groups  Napalm Death (Since 1987), Brujeria
Albums  Scum, Matando gueros, From Enslavement to Obliter, Apex Predator ‑ Easy Meat, Leaders Not Followers
Similar People  Mitch Harris, Danny Herrera, Barney Greenway, Nicholas Barker, Jesse Pintado

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Shane Embury (born 27 November 1967 in Broseley, Shropshire) is a British bassist and, since 1987, a member of grindcore/death metal band Napalm Death.


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While not a founding member, Embury is the longest standing member of the band, having taken part in the Scum tour, replacing previous bassist Jim Whitley in 1987. He was a fan of the band before he joined, first seeing them perform at Midlands venue The Mermaid the previous year and becoming close friends of the members of the band, particularly Mick Harris. Nicholas Bullen, the founding member of the band, originally asked Shane to join them before the recording of the B-side of the debut album Scum but Shane eventually declined due to nervousness, his biggest regret.

Other projects

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Before joining Napalm Death, Embury played drums in a death metal band called Warhammer with Mitch Dickinson. The band released one demo in 1985 called Abattoir of Death. After Warhammer, Embury and Mitch did work as Unseen Terror. Embury also played drums in Azagthoth with fellow Warhammer guitarist Wayne Aston and bassist Pete Giles. Azagthoth recorded one demo at Rich Bitch Studios in Birmingham called Shredded Flesh.

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Embury has a long list of side projects. He performed in the grindcore band Unseen Terror with Mitch Dickinson, who was also a member of Heresy. He formed an industrial metal band called Blood from the Soul with Lou Koller from New York's Sick of it All, which released a single album, To Spite The Gland That Breeds, in 1993. He was in an industrial band with Mitch Harris and several Obituary members called Meathook Seed. He was also part of an unconventional band called Malformed Earthborn with Brutal Truth's bass player Dan Lilker, Lock Up with Tomas Lindberg of At the Gates, and Brujeria, a Mexican death metal band.

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Embury also plays with Napalm Death bandmate Danny Herrera, Kevin Sharp of Brutal Truth, and Danny Lilker of Nuclear Assault and Brutal Truth in the band Venomous Concept; and has recently toured with UK black metal/grindcore band Anaal Nathrakh. Embury recently resurrected a musical project called Absolute Power with close producer friends Simon Efemey & Russ Russell which he started in 2000, featuring Tim "Ripper" Owens on vocals & Brian Tatler of Diamond Head on guitar. Their debut album was finally released on download only though Shane's Feto Records label in 2011. In his vast musical career he also plays in the latest album of Liquid Graveyard with Cancer frontman and guitarist John Walker, drummer Nicholas Barker and Raquel Walker on vocals, out in late 2015.

Personal life

He lives with his wife in Birmingham, West Midlands, and loves horror and science fiction books, movies and comics. As of 2009, both his arms are tattooed including the Napalm Death logo and the "Life?" image on his left arm.


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