Tag Archives: Mike Smith

New Suffocation Track Is Full Of Grace

Posted by on December 14, 2012

What better way to speed up your Friday than with a new song from Suffocation? The New York death metallers are now streaming the track “As Grace Descends” from the band’s seventh studio album Pinnacle Of Bedlam. The album is set to be released February 19, 2013 through Nuclear Blast Records. Suffice it to say that […]

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Suffocation Bassist Comments On Mike Smith’s Departure

Posted by on March 27, 2012

Drummer Mike Smith had some less than kind words to say about his former bandmates in Suffocation. However, bassist Derek Boyer is making it clear that the band is taking the high road. When asked by Metal Discovery whether the band felt that Smith’s departure was (as he put it) “inevitable,” Boyer said the following: […]

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Drummer Mike Smith Doesn’t Speak Highly Of Former Bandmates In Suffocation

Posted by on March 13, 2012

While an official reason behind Mike Smith’s departure from Suffocation wasn’t given at the time, both sides made it clear that the split wasn’t under good terms. And in a recent interview with Sick Drummer Magazine, Smith makes that fact even clearer. At first, though, Smith points out how a lack of income played a […]

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Suffocation Confirm Split With Drummer Mike Smith

Posted by on February 27, 2012

Last week, rumors started to spread about drummer Mike Smith’s status in Suffocation. While Smith’s cryptic statement hinted that he had departed from the legendary death metal group, the remaining members have yet to release an official statement. However, in a recent email interview with Russia’s HitKiller.com, the band did confirm that Smith is no […]

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Suffocation Part Ways With Mike Smith?

Posted by on February 23, 2012

Late last night, Suffocation drummer Mike Smith posted a cryptic message on his website and Facebook page. While the letter doesn’t directly say anything about his current status in the band, it has given many people the impression that Smith has once again parted ways with the death metal group. “There are not many things […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Synesis Absorption

Posted by on September 14, 2011

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a new column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. Normally, the bands we cover in Unsigned & Streamed are up and coming groups of musicians getting their first start. This week’s featured band, […]

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