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Suffocation

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Long Island/New York, New York
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1988
Genre:
Brutal/Technical Death Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Religion, Mankind, Society
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1988-1998, 2002-present
Suffocation are widely recognized major innovators of death metal; they had a massive influence on the genre and pioneered the balance between brutal and technical sounds commonly heard in modern death metal. Frank Mullen is considered as one of the most emblematic death metal vocalists, as well as one of the first to use a very deep "death growl" vocal style.

There was an earlier ...
Current
Guy Marchais Guitars (1988-1990, 2003-present)
See also: ex-Internal Bleeding, ex-Pyrexia
Frank Mullen Vocals (1988-1998, 2002-present)
Terrance Hobbs Guitars (1990-1998, 2002-present)
See also: Deprecated, ex-Criminal Element, ex-Mortuary
Derek Boyer Bass (2004-present)
See also: Deprecated, ex-Criminal Element, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Deeds of Flesh, ex-Disgorge, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Vital Remains (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2014-present)
See also: Feared, Grot, Nothnegal, Sylencer, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Throes (live)
Past
Josh Barohn Bass (1988-1991, 2002-2004)
See also: ex-Iron Lung, Mammoth, ex-Autopsy, ex-Doomed, ex-The Henchmen
Todd German Guitars (1988-1990)
Mike Smith Drums (1990-1994, 2002-2012)
See also: Synesis Absorption, ex-Iniquitous, Grimm Real, ex-Mortuary, ex-Psychometry
Doug Cerrito Guitars (1990-1998)
See also: ex-Welt, ex-Day of Doom, ex-Hate Eternal, ex-Mortuary
Chris Richards Bass (1991-1998)
See also: ex-Pyrexia, ex-Sorrow
Doug Bohn Drums (1994-1996)
See also: Pyrexia, ex-Iron Lung, ex-Welt, ex-Social Disease
Dave Culross Drums (1996-1998, 2012-2014)
See also: ex-Disgorged, ex-Malebolgia, ex-HatePlow, ex-Malecoda, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Mortician (live)
Current (Live)
Ricky Myers Vocals (2014-present)
See also: Disgorge, Martyred, Sarcolytic, ex-Cinerary
Past (Live)
Keith DeVito Vocals (1995)
See also: Internal Bleeding, ex-Catastrophic, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Accursed
Kevin Talley Drums (1998, 2013-2014)
See also: Feared, Grot, Nothnegal, Sylencer, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Throes (live)
Bill Robinson Vocals (2012)
See also: Decrepit Birth
John Gallagher Vocals (2013)
See also: Dying Fetus, ex-Damnation
Guy Marchais Guitars (1988-1990, 2003-present)
See also: ex-Internal Bleeding, ex-Pyrexia
Frank Mullen Vocals (1988-1998, 2002-present)
Terrance Hobbs Guitars (1990-1998, 2002-present)
See also: Deprecated, ex-Criminal Element, ex-Mortuary
Derek Boyer Bass (2004-present)
See also: Deprecated, ex-Criminal Element, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Deeds of Flesh, ex-Disgorge, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Vital Remains (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2014-present)
See also: Feared, Grot, Nothnegal, Sylencer, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Throes (live)
Josh Barohn Bass (1988-1991, 2002-2004)
See also: ex-Iron Lung, Mammoth, ex-Autopsy, ex-Doomed, ex-The Henchmen
Todd German Guitars (1988-1990)
Mike Smith Drums (1990-1994, 2002-2012)
See also: Synesis Absorption, ex-Iniquitous, Grimm Real, ex-Mortuary, ex-Psychometry
Doug Cerrito Guitars (1990-1998)
See also: ex-Welt, ex-Day of Doom, ex-Hate Eternal, ex-Mortuary
Chris Richards Bass (1991-1998)
See also: ex-Pyrexia, ex-Sorrow
Doug Bohn Drums (1994-1996)
See also: Pyrexia, ex-Iron Lung, ex-Welt, ex-Social Disease
Dave Culross Drums (1996-1998, 2012-2014)
See also: ex-Disgorged, ex-Malebolgia, ex-HatePlow, ex-Malecoda, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Mortician (live)
Current
Ricky Myers Vocals (2014-present)
See also: Disgorge, Martyred, Sarcolytic, ex-Cinerary
Past
Keith DeVito Vocals (1995)
See also: Internal Bleeding, ex-Catastrophic, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Accursed
Kevin Talley Drums (1998, 2013-2014)
See also: Feared, Grot, Nothnegal, Sylencer, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Throes (live)
Bill Robinson Vocals (2012)
See also: Decrepit Birth
John Gallagher Vocals (2013)
See also: Dying Fetus, ex-Damnation
Added by: RhapsodyRules Modified by: gothic_metal
Added on: 2002-07-17 18:16:55 Last modified on: 2014-11-18 11:06:10
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