SUFFOCATION To Film 'Cataclysmic Purification' Video This Sunday

New York based extreme metal legends SUFFOCATION will film a video clip for the track "Cataclysmic Purification" this Sunday, May 31 with director David Brodsky (ARSIS, GOD FORBID, KATAKLYSM, SWASHBUCKLE). The song, which is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page, comes off the band's new album, "Blood Oath", which is scheduled for release in Europe on July 3 and in North America on July 14 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Commented SUFFOCATION bassist Derek Boyer: "'Cataclysmic Purification' audibly portrays a calamitous future approaching. With this song and the rest of the album, I think we've maintained the musical integrity of the band while still having comprehendible brutality. 'Blood Oath' combines straightforward crushing movements with unsuspecting twists that will certainly entertain everyone — from the avid SUFFOCATION listener to the first-time innocent bystanders."

"Blood Oath" will be available in three formats exclusive to the North American territory. In addition to the standard retail version, there will be a mail-order edition available exclusively through the Nuclear Blast U.S. webstore, and a digital version through iTunes.

The details and track listings for each release are below.

SUFFOCATION entered the studio on January 31 with Joe Cincotta (who worked on the band's last two releases) to begin recording "Blood Oath". The follow-up to 2006's self-titled record was mixed by Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, DECREPIT BIRTH) and cover artwork (see below) was once again brought to life by Jon Zig (DEEDS OF FLESH, DISGORGE, GORGASM).

"Blood Oath" regular North American track listing:

01. Blood Oath
02. Dismal Dream
03. Pray For Forgiveness
04. Images Of Purgatory
05. Cataclysmic Purification
06. Mental Hemorrhage
07. Come Hell Or High Priest
08. Undeserving
09. Provoking The Disturbed
10. Marital Decimation
11. Pray For Forgiveness (instrumental version)
12. Dismal Dream (rough mix unmastered)

Limited-edition blood-red mail-order version:

01. Blood Oath
02. Dismal Dream
03. Pray For Forgiveness
04. Images Of Purgatory
05. Cataclysmic Purification
06. Mental Hemorrhage
07. Come Hell Or High Priest
08. Undeserving
09. Provoking The Disturbed
10. Marital Decimation
11. Blood Oath (instrumental version)
12. Cataclysmic Purification (rough mix unmastered)

Also includes: red jewel case, limited-edition shirt, trading cards (featuring all five members), poster autographed by the band, exclusive red SUFFOCATION bag to house all of these items listed above.

iTunes track listing:

01. Blood Oath
02. Dismal Dream
03. Pray For Forgiveness
04. Images Of Purgatory
05. Cataclysmic Purification
06. Mental Hemorrhage
07. Come Hell Or High Priest
08. Undeserving
09. Provoking The Disturbed
10. Marital Decimation
11. Undeserving (rough mix unmastered)
12. Marital Decimation (instrumental version)

The final "Blood Oath" artwork can be found below.

Video footage of SUFFOCATION performing a new song, "Mental Hemorrhage", on March 29, 2009 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California can be viewed below (clip shot and uploaded by Jess Schoppert).

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