CANTO: Alcest album details, GWAR vodka, In Flames teaser, and more

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“There is this face in the still water I can’t remember ever wearing. Like fingerprints on your heart, reading out the last lines of code. To the untrained eye, a secret. I bled away the last of you.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

Initial Descent: July 22, 2016

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Holy shit, it’s another big week for metal albums. Where do you even begin with this stuff? Okay,well, you know where we’re going to begin with this stuff just by looking at the picture above — with Revocation, of course. The band one of the best logos in metal — which they inexplicably decided to omit from their new, sixth album, Great Is Our Sin. Oh well. What else?

How about a new album from Hammers of Misfortune, which might just have my favorite cover art of the year so far? And how about one from Denouncement Pyre? And one from Profanatica? Hell, even Periphery and Black Crown Initiate drop some new material today. In short, I’ve got a lot of listening to get to — so I’m going to cut this intro off right about meow. Here’s what’s on tap this week:
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The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 45

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The guys discuss an announcement from Immortal (minus Abbath) about the completion of their new album — and chuckle at the serious shade they throw at their former frontman. Plus, a new song from Rammstein and a tribute to fallen sporting hero Muhammad Ali.

All that and much, much more in Episode 45, so check it out!

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Keep it heavy,
Dan

CANTO: Ne Obliviscaris tour, AC/DC U.S. dates, a taste of new Behemoth, and more!

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“The constant struggle for a moment of quiet indulgence eventually stirred and quaked the earth so hard. It swallowed him in a dark and heavy cloud, slowly and gently starving him into insanity.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: Katatonia album details, updates from Metal Alliance Tour, and more

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“Release me from these god forsaken claws, please let me die. I CAN’T FEEL MY BONES, THE BLOOD HAS ALL DRIED UP. I AM CAUGHT IN BETWEEN. I CAN’T FEEL MY BONES, THE BLOOD HAS ALL DRIED UP. I’M NOT EVEN DEAD.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey