Initial Descent: May 21 – 27, 2023


I am getting so close to vacation I can smell the sand and surf. But, for now, we’ve got another long list of new metal releases to push out that kicks off with my favorite local band Olkoth who kick out the jams death metal style, then we’ve got black / death metal debauchery from Hate Manifesto, more death metal from Vomitory, another somewhat local band that’s risen in the black metal ranks: Cloak, and a shit ton more hanging out just below these four. Happy hunting and we’ll see you here throughout the week…

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The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 80 (05.18.2019)

playlist - mixtape

It is Saturday, my friends.  Get yourself a cup of your morning beverage of choice and get ready for another of our weekly mixtapes.  This week we’ve got a Battle of the Batushkas, a Not Metal band that I think is heavier than a good chunk of metal bands, and a brand new jam from the Florida sons in Torche.  Look upon our works, ye mighty, and despair.

– Vincent