The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 127 (5.2.2020)

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Welcome to another edition of our Saturday morning playlist. This week, we’ve got a full house of picks coming at you, from the new Lantern courtesy of Anton to old ska punk staples courtesy of Ian. All these and more at the link below.

– Vincent

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 126 (4.25.2020)

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It’s Playlist Saturday again.  Hail Playlist Saturday.  This week, I’m bringing the new Ulthar jam to the table, Anton contributes the new one from Spain’s Aversio Humanitatis, and Angela freshens things up with some new Fiona Apple.  All this, and more, at the link below.

– Vincent

CANTO: Maryland Deathfest, Kadavar, GosT, and More

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Friday Cantos are for Friday.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Domination Festival, Rocklahoma, Wolves in the Throne Room, and More

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I want a new camera. Just because.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

The Be(a)st of 2018 – J’s List

 

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Every year is an interesting trip around the sun.  New music comes and goes like the ebb and flow of time, and some albums hit us harder than others.  2018 for me was a very rich year in metal, yielding tons of great material from all over the heavy landscape.  There was a lot I enjoyed, so sorting the wheat from the chaff for this year has been enjoyable and fairly difficult, which is a testament to all the bands putting out great albums this year.  Below is my top 15 list for this year with a brief explanation with each album as to why I picked them.  Feel the misery (wait, that wasn’t this year?!).  Continue reading