The Nine Circles Audio Thing: Cavernlight was May 2022’s Album of the Month!

Angela puts in her first pick for Album of the Month, and joins Ian, Vincent, and Hera while Buke captains the episode. This time the group dissects the roiling turmoil that is As I Cast Ruin Upon the Lens That Reveals My Every Flaw, the second full length from Cavernlight. After that it’s the usual discourse around what else everyone has been listening to since last getting (virtually) together to chat.

Dig in and enjoy this, the 140th episode of The Nine Circles Audio Thing.

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The Nine Circles Audio Thing: Autarkh was April 2022’s Album of the Month!

Anton had this month’s pick and joins with Ian, and Vincent while Buke once again helms the show. The gang covers the alternative timeline of Form in Motion in different musical context from AutarkhAutarkh III Roadburn Redux 2021. As usual, the group covers this album at length and talks about nearly every facet of it as well as catching up since last chatting together, and a lengthy section on what else tripped our triggers in the month of April, in and around the metal spectrum. Dig in and enjoy this 133rd episode of The Nine Circles Audio Thing.

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The Nine Circles Audio Thing: Falls of Rauros was March 2022’s Album of the Month!

Vincent had this month’s pick and joins with Ian, Angela, and Hera while Buke once again helms the show. The gang covers the sixth full length from Falls of RaurosKey to a Vanishing Future and unlike last month’s pick, most are in agreement that this album is an absolute epic entry in the band’s discography. As usual, the group covers this album at length and talks about nearly every facet of it as well as catching up since last chatting together, bike riding, books, and a lengthy section on what else tripped our triggers in the month of March. Dig in and enjoy.

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The Nine Circles Audio Thing: Allegaeon was February 2022’s Album of the Month!

Allegaeon Feb 2022 AOTM

Buke once again had this month’s pick and once again helms the episode along with Vincent, Ian, Angela, and Hera in tow. The gang covers the sixth full length from AllegaeonDamnum and while everyone was absolutely not on the same page, everyone voiced their opinions and why’s or why not’s for or against. Damnum is galvanizing as it’s not the same album as Apoptosis, for several reasons, but the crew covers this in length as well as Disney songs, catching up with one another, stews and soups, and of course what else tripped their collective triggers through February. In addition to this discussion, be sure to check out Ian’s review of this album and Buke’s recent interview with Allegaeon’s own Riley McShane.

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The Nine Circles Audio Thing: Wilderun was January 2022’s Album of the Month!

Wilderun January 2022 AOTM

January was atypically strong for metal even with short new release lists. However, Buke jumped all over picking Wilderun’s fourth full length Epigone as soon as it was announced. Wilderun are no strangers to Nine Circles with a recent interview and album review, we dig them, obviously. So, the normal gang of Buke, Ian, Angela, Vincent, and Hera discuss the album at length and it’s a pretty even split of those who love it and those who don’t. They also cover several other albums that tripped triggers throughout January so be sure to keep a pen and paper handy. All that and more so dive into the first Album of the Month discussion for 2022!

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