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Quick Review: Suffocation ‘Pinnacle of Bedlam’ + Coffee = WOOOOO!

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If someone told me Suffocation was going to release one of its best albums (if not my new personal favorite) in the year 2013 that could give the death metal classics a run for their money… I’d probably roll my eyes and say, “Yeah, right.” Well be prepared to do a spit-take if you are drinking a beverage when starting up Pinnacle of Bedlam – because this statement is 100% musically accurate (unlike the bogus claims that Human Centipede was 100% medically accurate).

I happened to be fresh off a strong cup of coffee when I first put on the new album and the combination of the caffeine mixed with the blast beats of Dave Culross and throaty death growls of Frank Mullen on “Cycles of Suffering” fired all the synapses in my brain at once into a euphoric burst of energy. No the lyrics aren’t euphoric themselves of course, it’s just that the technicality of this release as a whole is insane.

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Written by Eric

February 19, 2013 at 11:59 am