Retrocution is back! And in video format! This time, we’re taking a look at DEADLIFE‘s new album, City of Eternal Rain.
A thing I generally like and get excited about is Katatonia. So, the news that the band would be releasing a new full-length, titled City Burials, was a pretty welcome development in Dan-land.
However, a thing I don’t generally like or get excited about is writing album reviews. So how, then, to celebrate and dissect the arrival of said new Katatonia album?
Welp, I made a video.
Do you miss sports? Basket hoops and kicky foot…man, how have we gone a whole month-plus without those?
Well, some of the podcast crew here at Nine Circles misses sports, and others still are pretending to miss sports, so we decided to act on all that… missing… happening right now and create our own sports thing! Specifically, we made a March Madness-style bracket of 64 metal bands and decided to rank and eliminate them based on their logos.
Except it happened in April. And didn’t have nearly as sound a methodology as actual March Madness does. And didn’t involve any actual physical activity. But still, in these quarantined times, we’ve gotta lean on our kinda-sports for entertainment. Just like folks who watch ESPN 8: The Ocho.Continue reading
Calgary heavyweights WAKE dropped their fifth full-length, Devouring Ruin, on March 27. The album marks a further sonic departure for the one-time grindsters; this time out, the quintet serves up a compelling amalgam of black-, death-, post- and everything in between. The album’s gotten a ton of acclaim since its release, and that extends to the crew here at Nine Circles — with a couple of folks even calling it an early Album of the Year contender.
Oh look, it’s been over a month since my last post.
Related: I don’t really know if I like blog writing anymore?