Frank Mullen Retires from Suffocation According to Video Posting

According to a video posted on Frank Mullen’s fan page this past weekend, he has decided to retire from Suffocation on a more permanent basis. Mullen’s participation in Suffocation has been decreasing over the past few years but is heard on their most recent album, “…Of the Dark Light”.

Ricky Meyers has taken over vocals duties on Suffocation’s most recent tour.

See the video here

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Suffocation Unveils New Album “…Of The Dark Light”

New York death metal group Suffocation will release new album “…Of The Dark Light” on June 9th via Nuclear Blast Records. The band has released the first single, “Your Last Breaths,” in the form of a 360º track video below.

“…Of The Dark Light” was produced by Suffocation and tracked at Full Force Studios with longtime engineer Joe Cincotta. Mixing and mastering was handled by world renowned producer/engineer Zeuss. Cover artwork was created by Colin Marks.

Comments founding guitarist Terrance Hobbs: “The moment we have been waiting for is here, our new album ‘…Of The Dark Light’ will finally be released through Nuclear Blast on June 9tj, 2017! Over the last 4 year period Suffocation has taken its time to write this record and we couldn’t be prouder. It is our most brutal record yet!

“Suffocation worked through the end of 2016 to hash out and lay down the tracks at Full Force Studios with Joe Cincotta and once again enlisted Zeuss to bring this creation to life! Myself, Frank Mullen, Charles Errigo, Eric Morotti and Derek Boyer have all pushed the limit of what Suffocation is and we hope you enjoy it!

“We also had the honor of having Colin Marks handling our artwork which is a new frontier for us and a different avenue and style to the traditional Suffocation records. We also including some backup vocals from Kevin Muller (The Merciless Concept) which for us makes this album very unique! This will be our 10th studio release and we really hope you like ‘…Of The Dark Light!’ Keep the grind alive and hope to see you on the road!”

01. Clarity Through Deprivation
02. The Warmth Within The Dark
03. Your Last Breaths
04. Return To The Abyss
05. The Violation
06. Of The Dark Light
07. Some Things Should Be Left Alone
08. Caught Between Two Worlds
09. Epitaph Of The Credulous

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Car Comb Posts New Song “Sets”

New Car Bomb track “Sets,” featuring guest vocals by Frank Mullen of Suffocation, has come online and can be heard below.

“Sets” appears on the New York band’s upcoming third album “Meta,” coming out October 28th and self-released by the band. “Meta” was produced by Gojira’s Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb guitarist Greg Kubacki, and mixed and mastered by Josh Wilbur (Megadeth, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, Escape the Fate).

Car Bomb is set to play two hometown shows before hitting the road with The Dillinger Escape Plan in November:

Oct 8 – Queens, NY @ Blackthorn 51 w/ Candiria
Oct 25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus – “Meta” release show w/ Meek Is Murder

The Dillinger Escape Plan, O’Brother, Cult Leader, Car Bomb
Nov 9 – Ft Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
Nov 10 – St Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
Nov 11 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
Nov 12 – Wilmington, NC @ The Throne Theatre
Nov 13 – Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse
Nov 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Nov 16 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
Nov 17 – Burlington, VT @ Club Metronome
Nov 18 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
Nov 19 – Hartford, CT @ The Webster

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Car Bomb Premieres New Song “Sets” From Upcoming New Album “Meta”

Car Bomb premieres a new song entitled “Sets”, taken from the upcoming new album “Meta”, which will be out in stores October 28 via Bandcamp. The track features a guest appearance from Suffocation frontman Frank Mullen.

Check out now “Sets” below.

“Meta” was produced by Gojira’s Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb guitarist Greg Kubacki, and mixed and mastered byJosh Wilbur (Megadeth, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, Escape the Fate).

The album was tracked at Silver Cord Studio in Brooklyn, New York, the studio co-owned by Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb drummer Elliot Hoffman.

1. From the Dust of This Planet
2. Secrets Within
3. Nonagon
4. Gratitude
5. Constant Sleep
6. The Oppressor (featuring Joe Duplantier of Gojira)
7. Black Blood
8. Sets (featuring Frank Mullen of Suffocation)
9. Cenotaph
10. Lights Out
11. Infinite Sun

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Car Bomb Announces “Meta” Album Release

Metal enigma Car Bomb announces third full-length album “Meta” is coming October 28th, with pre-orders online at this location.

To introduce “Meta” to the world, Car Bomb chose to launch things in a cryptic way. On August 15th, the band emailed individual 5-second sound clips to select fans, with no explanation or instructions. Fans quickly connected with one another via social media and began piecing the clips together. In about one week, the work was completed and one full song was revealed: opening track, “From the Dust of This Planet.”

A rich, 3-minute slice of what lies in store, “From the Dust of This Planet” churns and shifts, expanding and contracting like a conscious and schizophrenic machine – listen in below.

“Meta” was produced by Gojira’s Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb guitarist Greg Kubacki, and mixed and mastered byJosh Wilbur (Megadeth, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, Escape the Fate). The album was tracked at Silver Cord Studio in Brooklyn, New York, the studio co-owned by Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb drummer Elliot Hoffman.

1. From the Dust of This Planet
2. Secrets Within
3. Nonagon
4. Gratitude
5. Constant Sleep
6. The Oppressor (featuring Joe Duplantier of Gojira)
7. Black Blood
8. Sets (featuring Frank Mullen of Suffocation)
9. Cenotaph
10. Lights Out
11. Infinite Sun

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Cognizance Posts “_Inceptum” Studio Footage

After the release of a lyric video for “The Succession of Flesh,” Cognizance is giving fans a further behind the scenes look at what went on during the making of upcoming EP “_Inceptum.” Check out the video below, thanks to Horns Up Rocks.

“The Succession of Flesh” carries with it a guest vocal spot by Suffocation’s Frank Mullen and a guest guitar solo by Eyal Levi (Daath), who also produced and tracked the entire EP.

“_Inceptum” is scheduled for release in late 2014, and also includes the drum work of Alex Rüdinger (The Faceless).

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Suffocation Comments On Front Man Frank Mullen Remaining With The Band

Frank Mullen, front man for New York death metal act Suffocation, recently gave an interview that spread very quickly about him no longer performing with the band full time. The band has now issued new statements about the situation.

“I am not leaving Suffocation,” commented Mullen. “Massive one month long touring on my side cannot be done anymore though. When the new album is released next year I will be touring as much as possible to support the album as well as the following year in 2014. When I was asked that question in the interview I was taken off guard and didn’t really know what my schedule was going to look like next year and wanted to try and answer. I haven’t given much thought to what our touring schedule would look like since we’ve been in the studio recording the new release. So I’m going to be getting out there as much as I can to support the album and get out there in front of the ones who have supported Suffocation over the years, the true fans. So we are going to be supporting this record as soon as it comes out”

The rest of the band adds: “We have respected this decision that Frank has made, but by no means does this mean Suffocation will ‘replace’ him with new singer or stop touring. Death metal has been good to us, and we feel fortunate with the success we have achieved. For shows or tours he can’t be a part of there will be a well respected, talented, fill in singer, so we as a band can continue to prosper and bring Suffocation to the fans. Bill Robinson (Decrepit Birth) is a good friend of ours and came through during the European tours when Frank was unable to make the shows, but he was just filling in those two times. The fill-in singer will be announced soon, and we promise that our fans will not be let down. We have been fortunate to make a great living playing music, and are willing to continue to give our fans what they want.”

Suffocation is currently in the finishing stages of an upcoming new album entitled :Pinnacle of Bedlam.” The record was produced by the band and tracked at Full Force Studios in New York by longtime collaborator Joe Cincotta. The mixing and mastering of the album is set to be handled this time around by world renowned producer/engineer Zeuss (Hatebreed, Suicide Silence).

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Suicide Silence Releases New Music Video For "You Only Live Once"

Suicide Silence has just released a brand new video for “You Only Live Once” through Guvera.com. You can check out the video clip by heading over here (link to view video is on right-hand side of the page).

The band’s new album, entitled “The Black Crown” has also been released today, July 12th, via Century Media Records. You can check out Suicide Silence on the road this summer as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem festival, with all dates available at this location.

The new album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Slaves To Substance
2. O.C.D.
3. Human Violence
4. You Only Live Once
5. Fuck Everything
6. March To The Black Crown
7. Witness The Addiction feat. Jonathan Davis of KoRn
8. Cross-Eyed Catastrophe
9. Smashed feat. Frank Mullen of Suffocation
10. The Only Thing That Sets Us Apart
11. Cancerous Skies

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