CANTO: Absent In Body, Ignite, Abraham, and More

I have acquired a dog named Athena that looks like Abbath. Life is weird.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Gatecreeper, Vintersea, Swampbeast, and More

I think this is going to be a pretty massive year in metal, and we’re gonna need it.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Wayfarer, Carcass, Heathen, and More

Time for a beer. A root beer. And a water. In no particular order.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Nine Circles ov… Vincent’s Mid-Year Favorites

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There is a certain danger inherent in this kind of Babe Ruth-esque shot calling when it comes to mid-year lists. I myself am already guilty of attempting to label something my pre-emptive ‘Album of the Year’ and then almost immediately finding something I like more that takes its place. Twice in this case. But on the other hand, in an effort to buck my natural instinct to focus on only the worst aspects of my existence, I would like to acknowledge the albums that have made the first half of this year worth being present for. It’ll be quick and dirty, and I make no claims that this will represent me six months down the line when AOTY Season rolls around, but if you’re interested in what I’ve been enjoying so far in 2020, read about it under the cut in this Nine Circles ov… edition.

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The Third Circle of Bandcamp: January 2020 Edition

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Welcome back friends, how is 2020 treating you? Canada is sicking their federal dogs on indigenous protesters and a new coronavirus has infected tens of thousands globally. Are you feeling the doom? I’m feeling the doom. And so is January’s Third Circle.

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