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Suffocation - Human Waste (9/10) - USA - 1991

Genre: Death Metal
Label: Relapse Records
Playing time: 23:19
Band homepage: Suffocation


  1. Infecting The Crypts
  2. Synthetically Revived >mp3
  3. Mass Obliteration
  4. Catatonia
  5. Jesus Wept
  6. Human Waste* (demo)
Suffocation - Human Waste

Now...A moment of silence for the recently deceased.............

.......thank you...

Ladies and gentlemen, today's sermon will be about death, brutality, and vocal vomiting....Please open your bibles to "Suffocation: "Human Waste"".....Now please place your head between your legs and kiss your ass the fuck GOODBYE!

This album is beyond classic. To this day, I've never heard anything more skull-crushingly sinister. In 23 minutes, SUFFOCATION surgically removes your testicles from their respective habitat to the base of your throat, while simultaneously shoving your head clean out your rectum........If you can actually PICTURE that, then it's your decision as to whether or not you want to hear this shit!

Take a listen to "Infecting The Crypts," and you won't need more than two seconds to know why everyone says this is their most vicious album to date. I still think "Despise The Sun" was a lot more professional and just as brutal, but lordy lordy, there's just no matching the total package found herein. The vocals are an exact replica of the tone of voice Satan would use while welcoming you to Hell (after, of course, he vomited fire all over you)! The guitar leads are chaotic, yet actually SKILLED. Doug Cerrito and Terrance Hobbs are perhaps THEE most legendary guitar-team in Death Metal. They actually took the time to learn guitar-theory and scale-modes, rather than hiding behind the "theory limits your guitar-skills" veil like so many Death Metal-dipshits. It's a real travesty that they never got featured in any big-name guitar magazines. The amount of depth in one SUFFO-solo is enough to write a book about!

My personal fav SUFFO-hit of all-time is also found here: "Catatonia". While the re-worked version found on "Despise...." was a bit better in my opinion, there's just no topping the VIBE of the original product. I'd have to say that the harmonized 5ths on the riff from 0:35-0:40 and 1:09-1:15 in that song squashes me like a fucking insect every time I hear it!!! And don't even get me started on that "2:32"-riff, we'll be here all day...

If you pride yourself on being Billy Brutal, yet do not own this, I declare the fact that you SUCK!

Gabriel Gose

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