The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 248 (9.10.2022)

My work is cut out for me this week. Ladies and gentlemen, today the Brothers Martinek™ celebrate a birthday. Which makes this playlist for them. Which means you’re going to get more Mountain Goats and Broken Social Scene and indie sad alt goodness than either you or I expected or intended.

Don’t worry, though. The others are still around with more extreme offerings…although who’s to say which is more extreme in the context of a metal site’s playlist? Bloodbath or My Bloody Valentine? Rotborn or Ride? Anyway, expect that as well as tracks from A Pregnant Light, Blackbraid, Judicator, Holy Fawn, Cloudrat, Black Anvil, Whitespade, Psionic Madness, Spitpool, Lamentations, as well as a slew of other tracks to kick your weekend off right.

Get listening. Stay safe. See you next week.

Chris

CANTO: In Flames, Firtan, Carnation, and More

Another Monday. A very different Monday. But a Monday all the same.

  • There’s a lot of heavy news out there to start the week, so we’re going to go with something lighter. In Flames dropped a live clip of “The Great Deceiver” from Dalhalla Brinner, and also announced a new branded hot sauce. Random, but being the hot sauce connoisseur that I am… I’m not complaining!
  • German atmospheric black metallers Firtan revealed the second track from Marter, titled “Labsal”. Give that one a listen here. That album, by the way, is slated for a September 30th release through AOP Records.
  • Lots of live footage to share today. Next up we have Voyager, the electro power pop project out of Perth. The virtual performance of A Voyage Through Time from last year will be made available in full on August 26th through Season of Mist, and you can see a clip of “Runaway” right here and now.
  • Closing with some Belgian death metal, we have footage from Carnation at Hellfest 2022. Give their performance of “Stench of Death” a watch and listen below. That will eventually be released as a 7″, which you can order here.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Wake Up and Smell the Satan! – July 13, 2018

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If you are a fan of the show Love Island (um yeah…), you may have found one contestant’s ram tattoo fascinating. Bustle sure did this past week, and decided to find out if Darylle Sargeant is a Satanist. A Twitter account says she is, but really? Continue reading