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Suffocation

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Long Island, 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 "incarnation" ...
Current
Terrance Hobbs Guitars (1990-1998, 2002-present)
See also: ex-Criminal Element, ex-Deprecated, ex-Mortuary
Derek Boyer Bass (2004-present)
See also: Criminal Element, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Deeds of Flesh, ex-Deprecated, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Disgorge
Eric Morotti Drums (2016-present)
See also: Killitorous, ex-Epocholypse, Blind Witness
Charlie Errigo Guitars (2016-present)
See also: The Merciless Concept, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Internal Bleeding (live)
Ricky Myers Vocals (2019-present)
See also: Cinerary, Sarcolytic, Serpents Whisper, Disgorge, ex-Martyred
Past
Josh Barohn Bass (1988-1991, 2002-2004)
See also: Mammoth, ex-Iron Lung, ex-Autopsy, ex-Doomed, ex-The Henchmen
Todd German Guitars (1988-1990)
Guy Marchais Guitars (1988-1990, 2003-2016)
See also: ex-Internal Bleeding, ex-Pyrexia
Frank Mullen Vocals (1988-1998, 2002-2018)
Mike Smith Drums (1990-1994, 2002-2012)
See also: Voracious Scourge, ex-Iniquitous, ex-Synesis Absorption, Grimm Real, ex-Fire for Effect, ex-Inverted Matter, ex-Mortuary, ex-Pontifex, 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 (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Iron Lung, ex-Social Disease, ex-Welt, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Bile
Dave Culross Drums (1995-1998, 2012-2014)
See also: ex-Disgorged, ex-Malebolgia, ex-HatePlow, ex-Malecoda, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Mortician (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2014-2016)
See also: 13 Dead, Busted Guts, Criminal Element, Embrace the Dawn, Feared, Grot, Instigate, Martyred, Nothnegal, Snipers of Babel, Sylencer, The Bastard Within, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Castrofate, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Them, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-Worlds Divide, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Gath, ex-Knuckle Deep
Current (Live)
Frank Mullen Vocals (2019-present)
Past (Live)
Keith DeVito Vocals (1995)
See also: ex-Catastrophic, ex-Internal Bleeding, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Obituary (live), ex-Accursed
Kevin Talley Drums (1998, 2013-2014)
See also: 13 Dead, Busted Guts, Criminal Element, Embrace the Dawn, Feared, Grot, Instigate, Martyred, Nothnegal, Snipers of Babel, Sylencer, The Bastard Within, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Castrofate, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Them, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-Worlds Divide, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Gath, ex-Knuckle Deep
Bill Robinson Vocals (2012)
See also: Decrepit Birth
John Gallagher Vocals (2013)
See also: Dying Fetus, ex-Damnation, ex-Knuckle Deep
Ricky Myers Vocals (2014-2016, 2018-2019)
See also: Cinerary, Sarcolytic, Serpents Whisper, Disgorge, ex-Martyred
Kevin Muller Vocals (2016-2018)
See also: Soils of Fate, The Merciless Concept, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Dysentery (live)
Terrance Hobbs Guitars (1990-1998, 2002-present)
See also: ex-Criminal Element, ex-Deprecated, ex-Mortuary
Derek Boyer Bass (2004-present)
See also: Criminal Element, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Deeds of Flesh, ex-Deprecated, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Disgorge
Eric Morotti Drums (2016-present)
See also: Killitorous, ex-Epocholypse, Blind Witness
Charlie Errigo Guitars (2016-present)
See also: The Merciless Concept, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Internal Bleeding (live)
Ricky Myers Vocals (2019-present)
See also: Cinerary, Sarcolytic, Serpents Whisper, Disgorge, ex-Martyred
Josh Barohn Bass (1988-1991, 2002-2004)
See also: Mammoth, ex-Iron Lung, ex-Autopsy, ex-Doomed, ex-The Henchmen
Todd German Guitars (1988-1990)
Guy Marchais Guitars (1988-1990, 2003-2016)
See also: ex-Internal Bleeding, ex-Pyrexia
Frank Mullen Vocals (1988-1998, 2002-2018)
Mike Smith Drums (1990-1994, 2002-2012)
See also: Voracious Scourge, ex-Iniquitous, ex-Synesis Absorption, Grimm Real, ex-Fire for Effect, ex-Inverted Matter, ex-Mortuary, ex-Pontifex, 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 (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Iron Lung, ex-Social Disease, ex-Welt, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Bile
Dave Culross Drums (1995-1998, 2012-2014)
See also: ex-Disgorged, ex-Malebolgia, ex-HatePlow, ex-Malecoda, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Mortician (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2014-2016)
See also: 13 Dead, Busted Guts, Criminal Element, Embrace the Dawn, Feared, Grot, Instigate, Martyred, Nothnegal, Snipers of Babel, Sylencer, The Bastard Within, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Castrofate, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Them, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-Worlds Divide, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Gath, ex-Knuckle Deep
Current
Frank Mullen Vocals (2019-present)
Past
Keith DeVito Vocals (1995)
See also: ex-Catastrophic, ex-Internal Bleeding, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Obituary (live), ex-Accursed
Kevin Talley Drums (1998, 2013-2014)
See also: 13 Dead, Busted Guts, Criminal Element, Embrace the Dawn, Feared, Grot, Instigate, Martyred, Nothnegal, Snipers of Babel, Sylencer, The Bastard Within, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Castrofate, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Them, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-Chimaira, ex-Worlds Divide, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Gath, ex-Knuckle Deep
Bill Robinson Vocals (2012)
See also: Decrepit Birth
John Gallagher Vocals (2013)
See also: Dying Fetus, ex-Damnation, ex-Knuckle Deep
Ricky Myers Vocals (2014-2016, 2018-2019)
See also: Cinerary, Sarcolytic, Serpents Whisper, Disgorge, ex-Martyred
Kevin Muller Vocals (2016-2018)
See also: Soils of Fate, The Merciless Concept, ex-Pyrexia, ex-Dysentery (live)
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Added on: 2002-07-17 18:16:55 Last modified on: 2020-09-15 16:37:13