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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.   Abomination Reborn
  4.   Marital Decimation
  5.   Pierced from Within
  6.   Bloodchurn
  7.   Regret
  8.   Devoid of Truth
  9.   Beginning of Sorrow
  10.   Liege of Inveracity
  11.   Involuntary Slaughter
  12.   Catatonia
  13.   Effigy of the Forgotten
  14.   Purgatorial Punishment
  15.   Funeral Inception
  16.   Brood of Hatred
  17.   Rapture of Revocation
  18.   As Grace Descends
  19.   Surgery of Impalement
  20.   Despise the Sun
  21.   Subconsciously Enslaved
  22.   Infecting the Crypts
  23.   Redemption
  24.   Anomalistic Offerings
  25.   Jesus Wept
  26.   Pinnacle of Bedlam
  27.   Reincremation
  28.   ...Of the Dark Light
  29.   Clarity Through Deprivation
  30.   Your Last Breaths
  31.   Images of Purgatory
  32.   Come Hell or High Priest
  33.   The End of Ends
  34.   Translucent Patterns of Delirium
  35.   Oblivion
  36.   Demise of the Clone
  37.   Depths of Depravity
  38.   Ignorant Deprivation
  39.   Torn into Enthrallment
  40.   Habitual Infamy
  41.   Caught Between Two Worlds
  42.   Inversion
  43.   My Demise
  44.   Sullen Days
  45.   Cycles of Suffering
  46.   Undeserving
  47.   Pray for Forgiveness
  48.   Dismal Dream
  49.   Blood Oath
  50.   Entrails of You
  51.   Creed of the Infidel
  52.   Bind Torture Kill
  53.   Tomes of Acrimony
  54.   Immortally Condemned
  55.   Souls to Deny
  56.   The Invoking
  57.   Suspended in Tribulation
  58.   Thrones of Blood
  59.   Prelude to Repulsion
  60.   Breeding the Spawn
  61.   Mass Obliteration
  62.   Some Things Should Be Left Alone
  63.   Deceit
  64.   To Weep Once More
  65.   Mental Hemorrhage
  66.   Seeds of the Suffering
  67.   Provoking the Distrubed
  68.   Eminent Wrath
  69.   Ornaments of Decrepancy
  70.   Cataclysmic Purification
  71.   The Violation
  72.   The Warmth Within the Dark
  73.   Epitaph of the Credulous
  74.   Inisconcieved
  75.   Return to the Abyss

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