SUFFOCATION: “Despise The World” North American Tour Announced and “As Grace Descends” Video Posted

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New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION are proud to announce the “Despise the World North American 2013 Tour”! The group will be touring in support of their latest blasterpiece Pinnacle of  Bedlam, which was released this past Tuesday in North America via Nuclear Blast Records.

Commented the band:
The Pinnacle of Bedlam is approaching! Together with EXHUMED, JUNGLE ROT, RINGS OF SATURN, ADIMIRON, and LORD OF WAR we will tip the scales of degradation. Fans can prepare to see us performing old and new songs with surgical precision. The hooded messenger of death is now set forth!”


4/4 Long Island, NY – 89 North
4/5 New York, NY – St. Vitus
4/6 Philadelphia, PA – The Note

4/7 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews

4/8 St. Paul, MN – Station 4

4/9 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

4/10 Denver, CO – Marquis

4/11 Boise, ID – The Venue

4/12 Spokane, WA – The Hop

4/13 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven *

4/14 Portland, OR – Hawthorne *

4/15 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House *

4/16 Los Angeles, CA – The Vex

4/17 Tempe, AZ  – 910 Live *

4/19 Dallas, TX – Trees

4/20 San Antonio, TX – Korova

4/21 Oklahoma City, OK – Chameleon Room

4/22 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room

4/23 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s

4/24 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

4/25 Springfield, VA – Empire

4/26 Toronto, ON – WreckRoom

4/27 Montreal, QC – Club Soda

4/28 Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre

*On select West Coast dates.

SUFFOCATION: "Pinnacle of Bedlam"
SUFFOCATION: “Pinnacle of Bedlam”

SUFFOCATION have also posted video clip for the song “As Grace Descends” at The clip was shot by director Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, DEATH ANGEL) at Duff’s in Brooklyn, NY where several fans showed up for the filming.  The song comes from their contemporary death metal classic, Pinnacle of Bedlam. Photos from the shoot can also be found here and a short documentary chronicling the making of the clip can be viewed here

Pinnacle of Bedlam is out now! Order the CD or deluxe CD/DVD digipak version of the record, with or without an exclusive t-shirt design while supplies last, from the following location

Pinnacle of Bedlam deluxe digipak track listing:
01. Cycles Of Suffering
02. Purgatorial Punishment
03. Eminent Wrath
04. As Grace Descends
05. Sullen Days
06. Pinnacle Of Bedlam
07. My Demise
08. Inversion
09. Rapture Of Revocation
10. Beginning Of Sorrow
Bonus: The making of Pinnacle of Bedlam DVD

The brand new tracks “Cycles of Suffering” and “As Grace Descends” are available for streaming and free download now!

Suffocation on the set of the "As Grace Descends" video shoot
Suffocation on the set of the “As Grace Descends” video shoot

Pinnacle of Bedlam was produced by the band and tracked at Full Force Studios in New York by longtime collaborator Joe Cincotta. The mixing and mastering was handled this time around by world renowned producer/engineer Zeuss (HATEBREED, ARSIS, SUICIDE SILENCE). Pinnacle of Bedlam features 10 genre-defining-bone-crushing tracks and also marks the return of drummer Dave Culross, who played with the band previously on their Despise The Sun EP. Artwork was handled by artist Raymond Swanland (DEEDS OF FLESH, PSYCROPTIC).

SUFFOCATION were among the inductees for this year’s class of the Long Island Music Hall Of Fame. The event was held on October 18, 2012 at The Paramount in Huntington, New York. Pictures from the press conference can be viewed here

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