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SUFFOCATION Added to 70,000 Tons of Metal, Working on New Record

September 14, 2011

Legendary New York death metal pioneers, SUFFOCATION, have been added to the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise festival happening January 23 – 27. 2012. For more info and tickets visit

Commented the band:

“We’re looking forward to our first cruise ship performance. 2012’s 70,000 Tons of Metal will be a devastating event! Come witness a crushing multi-day festival and hang out with SUFFOCATION and many others!”

“Also, SUFFOCATION has some killer new material up their sleeves for a 2012 release with Nuclear Blast Records. With no shortage of chaotic mayhem and earth shattering slams, the content and concepts are sure to please SUFFOCATION fans new and old. Prepare to receive the mark!”

SUFFOCATION will play a handful of exclusive one off shows, in the middle of the group’s writing process for the follow up to their most recent release, Blood Oath. The following dates have been confirmed so far:

11/12/11 Kingdom – Richmond, VA 11/13/11 Jaxx – W. Springfield, VA 11/20/11 Korova – San Antonio, TX (Gorgrowlers’ Ball #5) 12/10/11 Reverb – Reading, PA (w/ BLACK ANVIL) 12/16/11 Northern Lights – Clifton Park, NY 04/07/12 Park Theater – Winnipeg, MB – Canada 05/27/12 Sonar – Baltimore, MD (Maryland Deathfest 2012)