Suffocation Announce New Album “Hymns From The Apocrypha”, European Tour And Release New Music Video “Seraphim Enslavement”

New York death metal legends SUFFOCATION unleash their ninth full-length album Hymns From The Apocrypha on November 3rd via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to …of the Dark Light (2017) and the first release featuring the new vocalist Ricky Meyers.

Today, the band offers fans the first taste of the album with the ferocious track ‘Seraphim Enslavement’. The menacing music video was directed and edited by  Tom Flynn with character design by Kyle Monroe.

Derek Boyer comments, “This is my fifth full-length studio album with SUFFOCATION and this album came out SICK! It features all of the brutal, technical, chaotic twists and turns everyone would expect from SUFFOCATION, plus new elements that are out of the normal realm one might expect. This is the sophomore effort of working with Christian Donaldson (who mixed and mastered Live In North America) and he absolutely KILLED IT on this one!!!  We can’t wait to bring these songs to the stage and crush everything in our path!”

Ricky Myers states, “We are thrilled to unveil our 11th full-length album, Hymns From The Apocrypha, a creatively composed piece that blends our style of music with lyrical depth and intricate artwork. This album is a testament to our devotion to brutal music, which we display in the video of our single, ‘Seraphim Enslavement‘, a visual journey that complements the album’s concept.

Stream the new single ‘Seraphim Enslavement’, HERE

Pre-order/pre-save Hymns From The Apocrypha, HERE

Watch the music video for ‘Seraphim Enslavement’, here:

SUFFOCATION
Hymns From The Apocrypha

Release date: 03 November 2023

1. Hymns From The Apocrypha
2. Perpetual Deception
3. Dim Veil Of Obscurity
4. Immortal Execration
5. Seraphim Enslavement
6. Descendants
7. Embrace The Suffering
8. Delusions Of Mortality
9. Ignorant Deprivation.

Hymns from the Apocrypha will be available digitally and in the following formats:

  • CD Jewel
  • Vinyl
    • Brown w/ White Splatter
    • White w/ Brown Corona (Mailorder exclusive, limited to 600)
  • Cassette
    • Smoky Tint (Band exclusive, limited to 200)
    • Gold (Mailorder exclusive, limited to 500)

SUFFOCATION took about a month and a half to record Hymns from the Apocrypha. They holed up at Hobbs and Boyer’s InLine Studio in Long Island. The duo engineered and co-produced with Christian Donaldson (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, INGESTED), who was also re-enlisted to mix and master, with Dominic Grimard (CRYPTOPSY, SHADOW OF INTENT) assisting. With stunning cover art by Greek illustrator Giannis Nakos of Remedy Art Design (VOMITORY, THE CROWN), Hymns from the Apocrypha is characteristically SUFFOCATION.


SUFFOCATION has exclusive Hymns from the Apocrypha merch available at
www.nightshiftmerch.com/collections/suffocation.

In addition, SUFFOCATION announced their extensive ‘Hymns From The Apocrypha European Tour 2024‘ with SANGUISUGABOGGENTERPRISE EARTH, and ORGANECTOMY. The 31-date trek kicks off on January 24th in Dortmund and will make stops in Barcelona, Vienna, and Copenhagen before concluding in Antwerp on February 25th.

Terrance Hobbs states, “We’re beyond excited to see you all again for the ‘Hymns From The Apocrypha European Tour 2024’. We have a STACKED lineup for this one featuring the awesome SANGUISUSIBOGG, our friends ENTERPRISE EARTH, and the crushing ORGANECTOMY!! We’re coming to mash you into the dirt and drop some serious American Death Metal for your ears – hope to see all you death metal slam-infested freaks in the pit!”

Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday, 15th September 2023 at 11:00 CEST | 10:00 UK time.

Purchase your tickets HERE

Confirmed dates for SUFFOCATION‘s ‘Hymns From The Apocrypha European Tour 2024‘ are:

26.01.24 DE Dortmund – Junkyard
27.01.24 FR Paris – Petit Bain
28.01.24 FR Toulouse – Le Rex
29.01.24 ES Bilbao – Stage Live
30.01.24 ES Madrid – Mon Live
31.01.24 ES Barcelona – Salamandra
01.02.24 FR Lyon – MJC Ô Totem
02.02.24 CH Aarau – KiFF
03.02.24 IT Milan – Legend Club
04.02.24 AT Salzburg – Rockhouse
05.02.24 HU Budapest – Dürer Kert
06.02.24 AT Vienna – Viper Room
07.02.24 DE Munich – Backstage
08.02.24 DE Karlsruhe – Die Stadtmitte
09.02.24 DE Frankfurt – Das Bett
10.02.24 NL Drachten – Drachten Deathfest
11.02.24 DE Hannover – Faust
12.02.24 DK Copenhagen – Pumpehuset
13.02.24 DE Hamburg – Logo
14.02.24 PL Poznań – 2Progi
15.02.24 CZ Prague – Futurum
16.02.24 DE Chemnitz – AJZ
17.02.24 DE Berlin – Hole44
18.02.24 NL Tilburg – Poppodium 013
19.02.24 UK Bristol – The Fleece
20.02.24 UK Birmingham – Asylum
21.02.24 UK Glasgow – Slay
22.02.24 UK Manchester – Club Academy
23.02.24 UK London – O2 Academy Islington
24.02.24 UK Southampton – The Loft
25.02.24 BE Antwerp – Zappa

SUFFOCATION Line-Up:
Terrence Hobbs – Guitar
Derrek Boyer – Bass
Eric Morotti – Drums
Charlie Errigo – Guitar
Ricky Myers – Vocals

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Suffocation Announce New Album “Hymns From The Apocrypha”, European Tour And Release New Music Video “Seraphim Enslavement”

September 13, 2023

New York death metal legends SUFFOCATION unleash their ninth full-length album Hymns From The Apocrypha on November 3rd via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to …of the Dark Light (2017) and the first release featuring the new vocalist Ricky Meyers. Today, the band offers fans the first taste of the album with the ferocious track ‘Seraphim Enslavement’. The menacing music video was directed and edited by  Tom Flynn with character design by Kyle Monroe. Derek Boyer comments, “This is my fifth full-length studio album with SUFFOCATION and this album came out SICK! It features all of the brutal, technical, chaotic twists and turns everyone would expect from SUFFOCATION, plus new elements that are out of the normal realm one might expect. This is the sophomore effort of working with Christian Donaldson (who mixed and mastered Live In North America) and he absolutely KILLED IT on this one!!!  We can’t wait to bring these songs to the stage and crush everything in our path!” Ricky Myers states, “We are thrilled to unveil our 11th full-length album, Hymns From The Apocrypha, a creatively composed piece that blends our style of music with lyrical depth and intricate artwork. This album is a testament to our devotion to brutal music, which we display in the video of our single, ‘Seraphim Enslavement‘, a visual journey that complements the album’s concept.” Stream the…

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