Receiving the Evcharist: Envy and Barrelstone Pinot Noir

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The Friday Feeling is upon us once more, and today we have a short but extremely sweet pairing for you. Here for your enjoyment is the Seimei EP by Japanese screamo stalwarts envy and a glass of Barrelstone 2020 Pinot Noir to go alongside.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Teeth and The Kraken

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations.  Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Teeth’s The Curse of Entropy and The Kraken Rum.   Continue reading

CANTO: Waste of Space Orchestra, The Browning, Ignite, and More

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Cantos are less frequent during the holidays.

  • Here we go. Dark Buddha Rising and Oranssi Pazuzu will be releasing a new album together under the name of Waste of Space Orchestra next April through Svart Records. This is gonna be big.
  • The Browning will be hitting the road in early 2019. Dates are in March and April and they will be joined by Betraying the Martyrs and Extortionist.
  • Metal fans consume a lot of consumables. And by that I mean we like drugs and alcohol, in case you weren’t aware.
  • Ignite have released a new music video for “Nothing Can Stop Me.” If you’re feeling some melodic… hardcore… punk… this is for you. Check it.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

Circle Pit, Vol. VI, June 2016: “What is ‘Good’ Metal?”

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This month’s questions came to us from contributor and fallen angel J. Andrew. It reads:

“If you could create a single CD worth of metal that represents what “Great Metal” means to you, what would you put on that CD? Remember, a standard CD is limited to 1 hr and 17 min. Don’t worry too much about covering all types, just be comprehensive enough to cover your definition of quality metal music.”

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Circle Pit, Vol. II, February 2016: “Intoxication at Shows”

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Circle Pit is a monthly series in which Nine Circles writers (and select guests) answer a question posed by our Masthead team. These questions can be serious, quirky or humorous. If you have any suggestions for questions please feel free to email us at ninecirclesblog@gmail.com. This month’s questions is:

What is the appropriate level of intoxication at a show? Is there one? Should there be one?
We’ve all experience shows being ruined by that  disaster in front of you who can’t stand up straight. Maybe we’ve been that disaster. Regardless, it’s time to discuss carrying in your own alcohol, drinking $11 beers. After the jump you will find a bunch of thought provoking answers from our team. As always your feedback is welcome both in the comments section or twitter.
“Cut the shit, start the pit!”

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