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Pinnacle of Bedlam

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresTechnical Death Metal, Brutal Death Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast
Ranked#93 for 2013 , #2,278 all-time
Reviews :  1
Comments :  11
Total votes :  12
Rating :  84 / 100
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Submitted by level sixsixsix (2012-10-11)
Last modified by level Besi Karat (2013-09-13)
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Pinnacle of Bedlam Information

Track listing (Songs)

1.Cycles of Suffering3:56901
2.Purgatorial Punishment2:44901
3.Eminent Wrath3:40951
4.As Grace Descends3:04951
5.Sullen Days4:57901
6.Pinnacle of Bedlam3:42951
7.My Demise4:03951
9.Rapture of Revocation3:49901
10.Beginning of Sorrow4:32851

Line-up (members)

Catalogue # NB 3004-2

Produced by Joe Cincotta and Suffocation at Full Force Studios in New York.

Available editions:
• Jewelcase CD
• CD/DVD digipak DVD containing the 75 minute documentary "The Making of Pinnacle of Bedlam"
• Boxset includes CD/DVD digipak plus a metal pin and a patch limited to 500 numbered copies
• LP version. Released in different colours:
 - 250 dusk blue (Nuclear Blast exclusive)
 - 250 orange (Nuclear Blast exclusive)
 - 1000 orange with black splatter (Nuclear Blast exclusive)
 - Green vinyl
 - Regular black vinyl

Release dates:
February 15, 2013 (Europe)
February 18, 2013 (United Kingdom)

A music video was made for the song "As Grace Descends".

"Beginning of Sorrow" is a re-recorded song from the Breeding the Spawn album.

"Pinnacle of Bedlam" is not a full concept album, but is inspired by the Tibetan Book of the Dead and the cycles of life and death.

Pinnacle of Bedlam Reviews

Reviewer :  level   (95/100)
Date : 
Let's get on with this album. Alright, the first thing I want to talk about is the artwork. I fucking love the artwork. The artwork was done by Raymond Swanland (Deeds of Flesh, Beneath). The lyrics are more to apocalyptic world, people who are afraid to die and everything. Terrance Hobbs's guitar riff are too damn gruesome and devastating!! This is not the ordinary guitar fucked technical death metal album but this one is really decent. With Dave Culross' drum signature are getting more powerful and insane (but I still love Mike Smith's drum signature anyway). Frank Mullen's guttural vocals are not bad at all.

My personal favourite "As Grace Descends", "Eminent Wrath", "Purgatorial Punishment" and "Sullen Days". Why? Because you know these songs are too damn brutal as fuck! But one thing I don't like this album is "As Grace Descend" music video. I don't really understand at all about that video. It supposed to be an apocalyptic video but it's not. It is just a metal bar and the TV is just showing about apocalyptic shit. That's all I can say... \m/ STAY BRUTAL \m/

Pinnacle of Bedlam Comments

level   (95/100)
서포케이션은 날 실망시키지 않아
level   (90/100)
확실히 초기작에서 보여주었던 묵직한 느낌의 프로듀싱에서 테크데스에서나 보여줄 만한 붕붕떠다니는 톤으로 프로듀싱이 되서 그런지 테크데스느낌이 나긴 한다. 내용물도 수준급이고 엘범커버는 말할 필요도 없다
level   (85/100)
심심하긴하지만 그래도 이형님들은 어디안감
level   (75/100)
브루탈앨범치곤 평타는 쳐준거 같긴 한데, suffocation앨범으로썬 개.망.작.
level   (85/100)
그럭저럭 괜찮게 들었다.
level   (75/100)
브루털한 사운드가 너무 떨어졌다. 전작들에 비해 너무나 평범하다.
level   (65/100)
hudobne opäť ako u ostatných, ale obal je super
level   (75/100)
예상외로 너무 평범하고 지겨웠어요
level   (95/100)
예측불가한 리프들이 잔뜩 담겨져있다. 사운드도 전작보다 훨씬 낫고,,, 음악은 말할 필요도 없다.
level   (90/100)
개발살 콬아캉코옼아ㅣㅗㅋ와코아콰과광 불탈 프로듀싱이 너무 맘에 든다
level   (75/100)
앨범 아트에 비하면 꽤 평범했다.

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preview EP 86.4 82
preview Studio 92.2 341
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preview EP 80 30
preview Studio 87.8 60
preview Live 70 10
preview Studio 87.1 71
preview Studio 86 60
preview Studio 84 121
preview Studio 88.6 70
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