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Located in Northern Colorado, Suffocation in my Silence is a unique mix of genres. Each member has added something different to the sound of the band, resulting in an eclectic style, with something for everyone's musical taste. Suffocation in my Silence's focus is to unite people on many different levels - in music and the human condition, regardless of religion, race, background, or stereotype.
The band's debut album, UnSaid "I Love You's", is a diverse array of music that makes an effort to contrast emotion, and display a variety of genres and musicality. Themes throughout include: hope and desperation, honesty and conflict, pain and happiness, transparency and revolution. The all original, full length album was released December 2012.
Amanda Harras and Mattea Taylor, sisters, are the founding members of Suffocation in my Silence. In October 2011, the band (then called The Clear Resistance) met drummer and sound engineer Austin Harras. The band also met Nick Sullivan of Silo Sound Studios and did some preliminary work for the album at that time.
In January 2012, the band began recording at Steel Chamber Studios, with Austin as the sound engineer. Also in early 2012, the band's name was changed at the suggestion of Mattea to "Suffocation in my Silence". The members felt that the new name more clearly defined the band as a whole and the emotions contained within the music.
Recording and editing of the album continued when the band met lead guitarist Mike Bradley, in May 2012. After adding some new hooks and more effects to the songs, tracking on UnSaid "I Love You's" was completed in October 2012. The album was then mixed by Nick Sullivan and mastered by Dan Utter.
In December 2012, Mattea Taylor resigned from the band due to college and personal reasons. Suffocation in my Silence is grateful for all of the time, love, and talent that she shared with us throughout the process of UnSaid "I Love You's". She will be greatly missed.
The band plans to release an EP of all new music, Winter 2013.