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Death metal band Suffocation were formed in New York in the early '90s, comprising vocalist Frank Mullen, guitarists Doug Cerrito and Terrance Hobbs, bassist Chris Richards, and drummer Mike Smith. The group's 1991 debut album, Effigy of the Forgotten, became quite influential in the grind/death metal community. Released on Roadrunner Records, it was followed two years later by Breeding of the Spawn. After the release of the Human Waste EP, Smith left Suffocation and was replaced by drummer Doug Bohn. By 1995, the second lineup had issued its first album, Pierced from Within. The band broke up soon after, disheartened by label problems and lack of direction. A mystery album, Despise the Sun, floated around due to record label politics until Relapse finally released it in the summer of 2002. The band re-formed in 2003 and began working on its fourth studio album. The resulting Souls to Deny, which marked the return of original drummer Mike Smith, arrived the following year, and effectively ended the group's six-year hiatus. Suffocation's eponymous fifth outing saw release in 2006, and was followed in 2009 by Blood Oath, which marked the band's first official entry in the Billboard charts. Pinnacle of Bedlam, the group's seventh studio album, arrived in 2013. By 2017, when Suffocation released ...Of the Dark Light, Frank Mullen and Terrance Hobbs were the only constant members of the band, spanning its full history. The album also included bassist Derek Boyer, who had been with the group since 2004, and guitarist Charlie Errigo and drummer Eric Morotti, both of whom joined in 2016 and made their recording debut with Suffocation on ...Of the Dark Light. ~ John Bush
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  1.   Song
  2.   Synthetically Revived
  3.   Marital Decimation
  4.   Abomination Reborn
  5.   Liege of Inveracity
  6.   Regret
  7.   Pierced from Within
  8.   Involuntary Slaughter
  9.   Devoid of Truth
  10.   Beginning of Sorrow
  11.   Bloodchurn
  12.   Effigy of the Forgotten
  13.   Catatonia
  14.   Infecting the Crypts
  15.   Surgery of Impalement
  16.   Subconsciously Enslaved
  17.   Funeral Inception
  18.   Anomalistic Offerings
  19.   Jesus Wept
  20.   Brood of Hatred
  21.   Purgatorial Punishment
  22.   As Grace Descends
  23.   Redemption
  24.   Despise the Sun
  25.   Rapture of Revocation
  26.   Your Last Breaths
  27.   Bind Torture Kill
  28.   Mental Hemorrhage
  29.   Translucent Patterns of Delirium
  30.   Undeserving
  31.   The Violation
  32.   Seeds of the Suffering
  33.   Some Things Should Be Left Alone
  34.   Clarity Through Deprivation
  35.   My Demise
  36.   Blood Oath
  37.   Creed of the Infidel
  38.   To Weep Once More
  39.   Suspended in Tribulation
  40.   Ignorant Deprivation
  41.   Dismal Dream
  42.   Breeding the Spawn
  43.   Entrails of You
  44.   Habitual Infamy
  45.   Caught Between Two Worlds
  46.   The Warmth Within the Dark
  47.   Inversion
  48.   Pinnacle of Bedlam
  49.   Pray for Forgiveness
  50.   Come Hell or High Priest
  51.   Cataclysmic Purification
  52.   The End of Ends
  53.   Tomes of Acrimony
  54.   Immortally Condemned
  55.   Demise of the Clone
  56.   Souls to Deny
  57.   The Invoking
  58.   Torn into Enthrallment
  59.   Depths of Depravity
  60.   Thrones of Blood
  61.   Ornaments of Decrepancy
  62.   Prelude to Repulsion
  63.   Mass Obliteration
  64.   Deceit
  65.   Images of Purgatory
  66.   Provoking the Distrubed
  67.   Oblivion
  68.   Eminent Wrath
  69.   Sullen Days
  70.   Epitaph of the Credulous
  71.   Return to the Abyss
  72.   Inisconcieved
  73.   Reincremation
  74.   ...Of the Dark Light
  75.   Cycles of Suffering

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