New Video Of Suffocation Live In Oakland, California

In the videos below watch SUFFOCATION perform their classic tracks “Effigy Of The Forgotten” and “Surgery Of Impalement” at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, CA on November 4th, 2018. SUFFOCATION recently up their final North American tour with original vocalist Frank Mullen.

Mullen went on to issue the following statement:
“Hello my friends –  so this is it, after 30 years of being a part of this amazing band, which I have had the opportunity to tour the world and bring our music to the sickest fans on the planet, it has come to this time – I bid you a farewell.

“I would like to thank first and foremost, all of my brothers in SUFFOCATION who I have shared the stage with over the years. We have had the sickest of times on the road, and recorded some of the sickest fucking music the planet has ever heard. Secondly I want to thank ALL OUR FANS AND FRIENDS WORLDWIDE, who have helped make this journey possible by supporting us unconditionally. None of this would have been possible without you. So in closing, I will miss you all. This has been the craziest ride of my life and I would not change a thing! Until we meet up again take care, stay brutal and I look forward to the next chapter.

 

SUFFOCATION announce Frank Mullen farewell tour for North America

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have announced dates for their final North American tour with original vocalist Frank Mullen. This historic trek will take place this upcoming October / November and see the band joined by misanthropic gore grinders CATTLE DECAPITATION, Brazilian death metal legends KRISIUN, and Swedish tech-death sensations SOREPTION.


Mullen went on to issue the following statement:
“Hello my friends –  so this is it, after 30 years of being a part of this amazing band, which I have had the opportunity to tour the world and bring our music to the sickest fans on the planet, it has come to this time – I bid you a farewell.

“I would like to thank first and foremost, all of my brothers in SUFFOCATION who I have shared the stage with over the years. We have had the sickest of times on the road, and recorded some of the sickest fucking music the planet has ever heard. Secondly I want to thank ALL OUR FANS AND FRIENDS WORLDWIDE, who have helped make this journey possible by supporting us unconditionally. None of this would have been possible without you. So in closing, I will miss you all. This has been the craziest ride of my life and I would not change a thing! Until we meet up again take care, stay brutal and I look forward to the next chapter.

“But before I take my final step off the stage, to give back to all of you who have supported, me and the boys are going to head out on the DEATH CHOPPING NORTH AMERICA tour. Along with some insane support acts including CATTLE DECAPITATIONKRISIUN, and SOREPTION! I hope to see you all for one last ride across North America. Stay brutal.”

Tickets go on sale everywhere Friday, August 10th via www.suffocationofficial.com. Confirmed dates are as follows:

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10.21: Wantagh, NY @ Mulcahy’s Concert Hall
10.22: Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Down
10.23: Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Electriques
10.24: Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Place
10.25: Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
10.26: Joliet, IL @ The Forge
10.27: St. Paul, MN @ Amsterdam Bar and Grill
10.29: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
10.30: Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
10.31: Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
11.01: Jerome, ID @ Diamondz Event Center
11.02: Seattle, WA @ Club Sur Rocks
11.03: Portland, OR @ Dante’s
11.04: Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
11.05: West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go Go **
11.06: San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick **
11.07: Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
11.09: San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
11.10: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar ‘N Grill
11.11: Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
11.13: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
11.14: Charlotte, NC @ The Underground
11.15: Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
11.16: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
11.17: Reading, PA @ Reverb
** – No Cattle Decapitation

SUFFOCATION’s FRANK MULLEN ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT

In the video below posted to his fan page on Facebook, Suffocation vocalist Frank Mullen has officially announced he has quit the band.

He said he is done with activity with the long-running band Suffocation to pursue acting and other projects in the future. Mullen’s final work with the band can be heard on 2017’s … Of The Dark Light album, which was released on Nuclear Blast. As of late, vocalist Ricky Meyers has been replacing Mullen on live performances.

 

The Summer Slaughter Tour 2016 Dates Revealed

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Here are the dates for The Summer Slaughter Tour 2016 featuring Cannibal Corpse, Nile, After The Burial, Suffocation, Carnifex, Revocation, Krisiun, Slaughter To Prevail, and Ingested. Tickets go on sale Friday May 27th. There may be a few more cities added!

Suffocation LIVE in Sacramento here.

7/23 Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live
7/24 Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
7/26 Knoxville, TN @ The International
7/27 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!
7/28 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
7/29 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
7/30 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
7/31 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
8/2 Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
8/5 Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
8/6 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
8/8 Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO
8/10 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
8/11 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
8/12 Los Angeles, CA @ The Novo
8/13 Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
8/15 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live
8/16 Austin, TX @ Empire Control Room
8/17 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
8/19 Richmond, VA @ The National
8/20 Wilmington, NC @ Ziggy’s By The Sea
8/21 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

Suffocation, Disgorge, Oceano And Disentomb To Headline Bay Area Death Fest 2016

The lineup has been confirmed for Bay Area Deathfest 2016, slated to take place on July 15th and July 16 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California

 

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On July 15th and 16th of July 2016 Bay Area Death Fest(BADF) will hold its third installment in Oakland California at the Oakland Metro. Bay Area Death Fest is put on by Midnight Management and is sponsored by We Need Merch, Sick Drummer Magazine, Pin Up Productions, Sketch The Soul, MJR Designs, Capital Chaos TV and Nikko Deluna. Tickets are on sale through the Oakland Metro website and are $50 for a two day pass. A one day pass is $25 pre-sale and $28 day of.

Day one is headlined by San Diego’s own Disgorge, their co-headliners are Chicago’s own Oceano and San Fransiscos own Early Graves. International bands on day one are Epicardiectomy(Czech Republic & Russia) and Kastrated(England). Other notable bands day one are Abiotic, Underling and Embodied Torment.

Day two death metal legends from New York Suffocation look to bring their brand of death metal to Oakland. Supporting them in co-headliner spots are Australia’s own Disentomb and brutal death metal innovators from Las Vegas Cerebral Incubation. The international bands on day two are Omnipotent Hysteria(England) and Kyojin Daigyakusatsu(Japan). Other notable bands on day two are Dysentery, Dehumanized, SICK, and Parasitic Ejaculation.

Bay Area Death Fest was started in 2014 by Andrew Manganiello and Andrew Smith. Shortly after Travis Laberge and Thomas Johnson joined the BADF team. In 2014 BADF was held at Red House Studios in Walnut Creek California and in 2015 it was held at The Oakland Metro in California.Some bands who have played BADF are Cattle Decapitation, Origin, Psycroptic, Party Cannon, No Zodiac, Alterbeast, The Kennedy Veil, Inanimate Existence, Gortuary and Condemned.

SOULFLY announce U.S. headlining tour with SUFFOCATION!‏

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Metal icons SOULFLY will embark on a four week headlining tour across the United States starting this April. Joining them are brutal death metal legends SUFFOCATION, Metal Blade recording artists BATTLECROSS, along with ABORMALITY and LODY KONG. Comments mailman Max Cavalera. “We are coming again with another kick in your face package! Get ready to sell your soul to metal!!”

SOULFLY, SUFFOCATION, BATTLECROSS, ABNORMALITY, LODY KONG
4/22/2016 San Antonio, TX – Korova
4/23/2016 McAllen, TX Cine – El Rey
4/24/2016 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey*
4/25/2016 New Orleans, LA – Southport Hall
4/26/2016 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
4/27/2016 Fayetteville, NC – Rock Shop
4/28/2016 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
4/29/2016 Long Island, NY – Revolution
4/30/2016 Providence, RI – Fete Ballroom
5/1/2016 Lowell, MA – Mill City Ballroom
5/3/2016 Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall
5/4/2016 Joliet, IL – Bada Brew
5/5/2016 Valparaiso, IN – Big Shots
5/6/2016 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
5/7/2016 Dayton, OH – Oddbody’s
5/8/2016 Indianapolis, IN – 5th Quarter
5/10/2016 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
5/11/2016 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
5/12/2016 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
5/14/2016 Walla Walla, WA – Main Street Studios
5/15/2016 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
5/17/2016 Portland, OR – Dantes
5/18/2016 Orangevale, CA – Boardwalk
5/19/2016 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
5/20/2016 Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go Go
*no Suffocation

New Video Interview With Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder

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The Mighty Zee talks generational gripes, European toilets, pro tools, top metal releases of 2014 and more with vocalist Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder @ The Fillmore- San Francisco, California 10/26/14

The Black Dahlia Murder perform @ The Fillmore- San Francisco, California 10/26/14

The Black Dahlia Murder is an American extreme metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia. The band comprises vocalist Trevor Strnad, guitarists Brian Eschbach and Ryan Knight, drummer Alan Cassidy, and bassist Max Lavelle. Out of the six studio albums they have released to date, the last five of them have charted on the US Billboard 200, with their latest album Everblack debuting at No. 32, marking them as one of the most popular American extreme metal bands.