CANTO: Creeping Death, Ingested, Attila, and More

Coming at you a little late. Another one of THOSE days.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

CANTO: Nite, Dying Fetus, Ingested, and More

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I actually feel like I accomplished something today… weird for a Monday.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

Initial Descent: August 11 – 17, 2019

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Cerebral Rot – photo courtesy of Desi Hermann

Last week was bit of a blur what with all the news items and “theories,” Tool takes and thinkpieces keep coming in by the truck load, and Gatecreeper dropped a ballad off their upcoming album…a ballad. New week and new metal, so let’s do that.

Cerebral Rot go the caveman death metal route (in this case, a very good thing) on their debut, Devourment break a six year silence with their trademark brutal-techy-slammy death metal, Unburnt unleash blackened death metal hell across their four track EP, and Dialith bring unbridled symphonic power on their debut full length. Focus on this week and forget last week but don’t put away the popcorn just yet.

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CANTO: Drab Majesty, Devourment, Metal & Beer Fest, and More


I’m bored.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

The Nine Circles Podcast: MDF 2015 Minisode I (May 22, 2015)

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Welcome to the first edition of our special, Maryland Deathfest 2015 minisode series!

We’re down in Baltimore for the lucky, 13th edition of our most hallowed U.S. metal festival, and pleased to bring you a quick recap of Day 1 (Thursday) of this year’s shenanigans. With a guest appearance from co-host emeritus Kevin Davis, as well as brief cameos from his girlfriend AND cat, we share our thoughts on Origin, Internal Bleeding, Devourment and Mobb Deep, as well as the James Joyce Pub and something called Zombeavers! Fun for everyone!


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Stay tuned for more by-day recaps, and make sure to follow Nine Circles on Twitter and Instagram (#MDF and #MDF2015) for real-time festival commentary throughout the weekend!