...Of the Dark Light

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...Of the Dark Light
Suffocation - Of the Dark Light cover art.jpg
Studio album by Suffocation
Released June 9, 2017 (2017-06-09)
Recorded December 2016
Studio Full Force Studios, Long Island, New York, United States
Genre Technical death metal
Length 35:17
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Suffocation, Joe Cincotta
Suffocation chronology
Pinnacle of Bedlam
(2013)
...Of the Dark Light
(2017)
Singles from ...Of the Dark Light
  1. "Your Last Breaths"
    Released: April 13, 2017

...Of the Dark Light is the eighth studio album by American death metal band Suffocation, released on June 9, 2017, via Nuclear Blast.[1] It is the first album to feature guitarist Charlie Errigo and drummer Eric Morotti.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 72/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media 7/10 stars[3]
Paste 6.7/10[4]
Sputnikmusic 4/10[5]
Metal Injection 7/10 stars[6]

...Of the Dark Light received generally favorable views from critics. At Metacritic (a review aggregator site which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 from music critics), based on 4 critics, the album has received a score of 72/100, which indicates "generally favorable" reviews.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Clarity Through Deprivation" Derek Boyer Terrance Hobbs 4:04
2. "The Warmth Within the Dark" Boyer Hobbs 3:39
3. "Your Last Breaths" Boyer Hobbs 4:36
4. "Return to the Abyss"
  • Hobbs
  • Boyer
Hobbs 3:56
5. "The Violation" Boyer Hobbs 3:41
6. "...Of the Dark Light" Boyer
  • Hobbs
  • Boyer
3:41
7. "Some Things Should Be Left Alone" Frank Mullen
  • Hobbs
  • Boyer
3:23
8. "Caught Between Two Worlds" Boyer
  • Hobbs
  • Boyer
4:19
9. "Epitaph of the Credulous" (re-recorded from Breeding the Spawn) Mullen (credited: Suffocation)
(credited: Suffocation)
3:58
Total length: 35:17

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[7]

Suffocation

Additional musicians

Production

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 167
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[9] 80

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SUFFOCATION ...of the dark light". Nuclear Blast. April 2017. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "...Of the Dark Light by Suffocation - Reviews and Tracks - Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved November 13, 2017. 
  3. ^ Saby Reyes-Kulkarni (June 26, 2017). "Suffocation: ...Of the Dark Light Album Review -". Pitchfork. Pitchfork Media. Retrieved November 13, 2017. 
  4. ^ Aris Hunter Wales (June 9, 2017). "Suffocation: ...Of The Dark Light Review - Paste". Paste. Retrieved November 13, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Review: Suffocation - ...Of the Dark Light - Sputnikmusic". Sputnikmusic. June 6, 2017. Retrieved November 13, 2017. 
  6. ^ Jeremy Ulrey (June 18, 2017). "Album Review: Suffocation ...Of the Dark Light - Metal Injection". Metal Injection. Retrieved November 13, 2017. 
  7. ^ ...Of the Dark Light liner notes (NB 3728-0). Nuclear Blast. 2017. 
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Suffocation – ...Of the Dark Light" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Suffocation – ...Of the Dark Light" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved June 16, 2017.