The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 152 (10.24.2020)

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Good morning and welcome to another Nine Circles Saturday morning playlist. This week, we’ve got new Tombs, old Cap’n Jazz, some trippy Dark Buddha Rising, and so much more. Check it all out below.

– Vincent

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 151 (10.17.2020)

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Good morning and welcome to another edition of our weekly Saturday morning playlist. This week, we’ve got a choice cut from the brand new Spirit Adrift album, more zany covers from the 2 Minutes to Late Night crew, and some Lizzo because we don’t hate fun around here. Check it all out below.

– Vincent

Album Review: Helion Prime — “Question Everything”

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We’ve been doing a fair bit of talking about dinosaurs on this website as of late, so perhaps the only logical place to go from there is dinosaurs…IN SPACE.  Well, sort of.  You see, while Marc Whisnant’s incredibly kick-ass cover art for Helion Prime‘s newest release Question Everything draws you in with the promise of giant cybernetic alien sauropods, the album itself deals with subject matter that is arguably more kick-ass than even that could be.  What’s cooler than dinosaurs in space, you ask?  Let me explain.  Continue reading

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 150 (10.10.2020) — Eddie Van Halen Edition

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Welcome back to another Saturday morning mixtape. This week, we are paying our tribute to the life of one of the most larger than life figures in the world of heavy music, the one and only Eddie Van Halen. Chris has a fantastic in-depth piece from earlier in the week on the Atomic Punk you can and should check out, but today we’re going to let that one of a kind tone do the talking. The world of music wouldn’t be the same without it.

– Vincent

Chaos is Me: September 2020

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Chaos is Me took a few months off, due to a lot of reasons, but we’re back and (hopefully) better than ever.  If you’re a repeat reader, thanks for sticking with me during the periods of down time, and if you’re new here, then welcome.  This is Nine Circles’ monthly column devoted to the world of screamo, and my curation for the month of September includes only the most choice and the most tender cuts.  Read about them all after the break.  Continue reading