Suffocation Announce Final Tour With Frank Mullen

Suffocation have officially announced the dates for their final tour with frontman Frank Mullen. Cattle Decapitation, Krisiun, and Soreption will serve as support.

Mullen commented:

“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 DECAPITATION, KRISIUN, and SOREPTION! I hope to see you all for one last ride across North America. Stay brutal.”

Tour Dates:

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 (no Cattle Decapitation)
11/06 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (no Cattle Decapitation)
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

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Frank Mullen To Exit Suffocation Following One Final Tour

Suffocation vocalist Frank Mullen has revealed that he will be exiting the group after one final tour. This news comes after he previously stepped away from touring in 2012. Since then, the band have used various touring vocalists, with the latest being Ricky Myers.

[via The PRP]

Guy Marchais (Ex-Suffocation, Etc.) Diagnosed With Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

It has been revealed that former Suffocation, Internal Bleeding, etc. guitarist Guy Marchais has sadly been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. You can help him out by donating to his GoFundMe page.

Marchais’ family said the following:

“On January 19th, 2018, we found out that Guy Marchais was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is a blood cancer effecting the body’s immmune system and lymph nodes. This comes just 80 days after his niece was diagnosed with the same exact thing. Although not genetic, lighting struck twice in our family. I’m calling to everyone to donate what you can. Even with health insurance, bills are piling up in the thousands. There are many more tests to be done before starting his treatment plan on February 5th, which includes chemo and possibly radiation. Our family is struggling and could really use your help.”

[via The PRP]

Venom Inc & Suffocation Announce European/UK Co-Headlining Tour

Venom Inc. and Suffocation have announced a co-headlining European/UK tour. Nervosa and Aeternam will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

03/09 Bristol, UK – Bierkeller
03/10 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
03/11 Glasgow, UK – Audio
03/13 London, UK – Islington Academy
03/14 Nosta, BEL – Opwijk
03/15 Paris, FRA – Petit Bain
03/16 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo (no Suffocation)
03/17 Hamburg, GER – Kulturpalast
03/18 Aarhus, DEN – Voxhall
03/19 Copenhagden, DEN – Pumpehuset
03/20 Mannheim, GER – MS Connextion Complex
03/21 Ingolstadt, GER – Eventhalle Westpark
03/22 Brescia, ITA – Circolo Colony
03/23 Bologna, ITA – Zona Roveri
03/24 Graz, AUT – Explosiv
03/25 Budapest, HUN – Barba Negra
03/26 Cluj-Napoca, ROM – Form Space
03/27 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
03/28 Kosice, SLO – Collosseum
03/29 Prague, CZE – Nova Chmelnice

Suffocation Discuss Most Recent Lineup Additions In New Video

Suffocation have posted a new video in which they discuss the addition of drummer Eric Morotti and guitarist Charlie Errigo to their lineup. The band’s new album “…Of The Dark Light” will be released on June 9.