BEST OF 2020: Dan’s still here, and [GASP] actually liked some stuff?

Best of 2020

Goddammit.

I wasn’t supposed to be doing any more writing. As I mentioned in last year’s wrap-up post, I don’t particularly care for this medium anymore. But, in case y’all missed it, 2020 was pretty garbage. For roughly 3/4 of the year, I’ve been spending inordinate amounts of energy just to stay afloat — to exist. So even though I vastly prefer the video medium, that shit takes about 3x longer to put together than your garden variety written post, and that’s a 3x increase in energy and effort that I do not have right now, and probably won’t for the foreseeable future.

Still… FUCK. I still don’t really like writing. Or, maybe…

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The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 42

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The guys lament the breakup of Agalloch and the unfortunate tactics used to bring it about, then discuss the totally unforeseen kiss-and-make-up session between Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only, who announced Misfits reunion shows this week! Plus, new albums from KvelertakEthereal Riffian and…sigh…Devildriver.

All that and much, much more in Episode 42, so check it out!

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Keep it heavy,
Dan

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 38

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The guys highlight studio news from In FlamesMeshuggah and others, then laugh their asses off at Vince Neil and Nicolas Cage for their “fight” outside a Las Vegas hotel. Plus, a chat about new albums from Ihsahn and Deftones, and the return of SPORTS-TALK® to The Nine Circles Podcast!

All that and much, much more in Episode 38, so check it out!

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Keep it heavy,
Dan

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 3 (June 6, 2015)

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The guys cover news from Ghost and Sólstafir, then discuss new albums from Paradise Lost, Nekrogoblikon, Clouds Collide and others. PLUS, it’s a soccer sportball extravaganza with news on the deposed emperor of the FIFA thing, Sepp Blatter! (Guys, it’s sports! Play for your team!)

All that and much more in Episode 3, so check it out!

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Episode 2: April 17, 2014

It’s time for Horns Up, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!

This week, Dan and Corey discuss the new Triptykon record “Melana Chasmata,” revisit classic albums from Daath and Fucked Up, and give two horns down to a number of not-so-metal metal music festivals. Corey also gives us his first of what’s sure to be many anti-Emmure rants–so intense it actually DEEPENS HIS VOICE!

All this and much, much more in our second episode of Horns Up, so check it out!

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.