Video Premiere: MIGHT — “Shrine”

MIGHT - Shrine
Photo courtesy of Ana Muhi

On August 26, German based MIGHT will be releasing their second album titled Abyss, but today we’re excited to bring you their second video from that release, “Shrine.” As their previous release showed this band to be incredibly explosive, this track substantially builds on that. Nine Circles is proud to unveil this video premiere immediately below.

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Rainbows in the Dark: Gizzards, Lizards and Drunk Thundercats, Oh My!

It’s been a while since we featured a Rainbows in the Dark column, and to be honest with all the great metal in the last few weeks it’s been hard to do anything but soak myself in the blistering death metal of Immolation, the raging thrash of Power Trip and Overkill, and the dark misery of Junius. But man cannot live on metal alone — at least this man can’t — and last week two fantastic albums dropped that I’d be remiss if I didn’t confess I’ve been playing more than anything else in the last seven days. So I beg your indulgence for a few paragraphs as I wax rhapsodic about the latest albums from two performers I just got turned onto: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard and Thundercat.   Continue reading

Rainbows In The Dark: Thunderbitch – “Thunderbitch”

Thunderbitch - Thunderbitch

Chances are, regardless of musical preference, the bluesy rock and southern soul group Alabama Shakes have crossed your radar at some point. If so, the soulful and powerful vocals from Brittany Howard undoubtedly left an impression. Thunderbitch, fronted by Brittany Howard, joined by members of Fly Golden Eagle and Clear Plastic Masks, self-released their debut S/T full length, seemingly out of nowhere. Both, the band name and the promo photos floated around with the vocalist, disguised in glasses and a leather jacket looking the part of youthful angst. Thus, the musical direction of “good time garage rock” with a heavy dose of southern soul comes as no surprise. So it is with this installment of Rainbows In The Dark. Continue reading