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Corpsegrinder vs. Frank Mullen – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

Corpsegrinder vs. Frank Mullen
Metal Blade / MySpace: Suffocation

Get ready for a slugfest! Two death metal luminaries are squaring off in the first round of the Greatest Metal Frontman tournament in this matchup of George 'Corpsegrinder' Fisher and Frank Mullen.

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Incantation vs. Suffocation – Death Match

Incantation vs. Suffocation
Listenable / Nuclear Blast

Incantation have scorched yet another opponent in our latest Death Match. Although the legendary Swedes of Grave put forth a punishing song with 'Venial Sin,' Incantation's 'Invoked Infinity' claimed its third consecutive win. This next match could put Incantation into our Death Match Hall of Fame, but it's only fair that we hit them with their toughest opponent yet for this final match.

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No. 14: Suffocation, ‘Effigy of the Forgotten’ – Best Debut Metal Albums

Chuck Schuldiner / Ozzy Osbourne / James Hetfield

Suffocation are the most brutal live band on the planet. Exposure to Suffocation's music is like being hit by a brick wall thrown from the top of the Grand Canyon.

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Suffocation Bassist Derek Boyer Talks ‘Pinnacle of Bedlam,’ Unique Playing Technique + More

Derek Boyer
Facebook: Suffocation

As one of the most brutal, technical and unique bassists in metal, Derek Boyer has played for legendary death metal bands Dying Fetus, Decrepit Birth and, of course, Suffocation. With his bizarre style of twisted bass lines and playing his instrument vertically while resting the body of his bass on the floor, Boyer is also one of metal's most entertaining live performers.

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Judas Priest vs. Suffocation – March Metal Madness 2013, Round 1

Judas Priest vs. Suffocation

We finish out the first round of the Devil Horn Region in Loudwire's 2013 March Metal Madness with a matchup feature a pair of enduring metal vets. In one corner, you've got Judas Priest and their 'Screaming for Vengeance' album. In the other, it's Suffocation and their standout effort, 'Effigy of the Forgotten.'

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Suffocation Announce North American Tour, Dying Fetus Frontman To Fill In on Select Dates

Suffocation
Nuclear Blast

Since New York brutal death metal legends Suffocation announced that vocalist Frank Mullen would no longer participate in long, comprehensive tours, fans have been speculating as to who could fill Mullen's spot. In an official announcement sent out by Suffocation, we may have just been given that answer.

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Suffocation, ‘Cycles of Suffering’ – Best 2013 Metal Songs

Suffocation
Nuclear Blast

New York death metal legends Suffocation have been one of the world's most brutal bands ever.

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Suffocation Enter Death Match Hall of Fame

Suffocation
Nuclear Blast

In one of the most impressive set of victories in the history of Loudwire's Death Match, Suffocation's new track 'As Grace Descends' has secured its place in the Death Match Hall of Fame.

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Suffocation vs. Cannibal Corpse – Death Match

Suffocation vs. Cannibal Corpse
Nuclear Blast / Metal Blade

New York death metal icons Suffocation have been decimating every opponent daring enough to take them on in Loudwire's series of Death Matches. Suffocation need only one more win for the track 'As Grace Descends' to be inducted into our Death Match Hall of Fame. The band has beaten out some of the world's heaviest bands, but we're giving them perhaps the most legendary, innovative and most importantly, brutal death metal band the world has to offer.

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Suffocation Bassist Derek Boyer Discusses the Possibility of ‘The Brutal Big 5′ Tour

Suffocation-Deicide-Morbid Angel-Cannibal Corpse-Obituary
Nuclear Blast / Facebook: Glen Benton / Facebook: Morbid Angel / Metal Blade / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

When reflecting on the history of death metal, there might eventually be a chapter based on what's known as "The Brutal Big 5." Taking a page out of the "Big 4" playbook, the "Brutal Big 5" would be death metal's answer to thrash's very successful pairing of iconic rockers Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax on a package tour.

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