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Suffocation discography overview: post-reunion

Suffocation‘s albums since their reunion in 2003 have seen the band rein in the speed of their youth for a more simmering style. Mike Smith returned and then left again, while Guy Marchais and Derek Boyer consolidated their positions on … Continue reading

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Suffocation discography overview: Pre-split

Of all the foundational death metal bands, Suffocation have perhaps managed to preserve their dignity best. Although the newest album Of The Dark Light doesn’t seem too encouraging on first inspection, the band’s run up to Pinnacle Of Bedlam isn’t … Continue reading

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Death Metal Battle Royale Round 1: Suffocation’s Pierced From Within vs Demigod’s Slumber Of Sullen Eyes

   Impressionistic appraisal: Suffocation’s Pierced From Within (1995) From a previous post: “Pierced From Within…is the music of an age where humans have ceased to exist or, at the very least, have been reduced to a pathetically subservient role before … Continue reading

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Suffocation: Dystopian Death Metal

The death metal of Suffocation allows no human emotion. As often suggested by Dan Seagrave’s mechanistic cover paintings, this is the music of an age where humans have ceased to exist or, at the very least, have been reduced to a … Continue reading

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