The History of National Napalm Syndicate 1986-1991 National Napalm Syndicate was formed in 1986. At first they started out playing songs from Metallica's "Kill Em All" album and also songs from the first Exodus album. They quickly started writing material of their own. A few line-up changes and a couple of demos later they found themselves signing a major label deal with EMI. The band were one of the first speed/thrash metal acts to emerge from Finland. Their first album, "National Napalm Syndicate," came out through EMI Records in 1989. The band split up in 1991 but then eleven years later they were back with a vengeance. National Napalm Syndicate reunited in 2002, the original guitar duo Markku Jokikokko and Jukka Kyro started to write new songs together.