The Nine Circles ov… DEUTSCHLAND 2015!

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Deutschland is known for many things. Not all of them good. But they do make a hell of a bratwurst, some terrific beer and some mind blowing metal. That is, of course, balanced with their love for industrial music, the European Union and excessive amounts of vinyl clothing. But what the heck, right? Corey and I were discussing how great 2015 has been for Germany. In fact, we easily came up with over twenty albums from Germany alone that deserve recognition. Thus, we decided to do a two part series of Nine Circles ov… this time focusing on Germany’s best metal releases of 2015. So first up are my (Manny-O-War) Top 9. Continue reading


Azavatar - Azavatar

Less than two years after their formation, here comes German four piece black metal troop AZAVATAR with their self-titled debut album. All songs start with a “k” and each letter “u” is written as a “v”—gee, guys, d’you think this is gonna be kvlt? All joking aside, this is a brash and in your face black metal album that isn’t afraid to let the riffs, let alone the doom, shine through. Continue reading