The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 173 (3.20.2021)

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Welcome to another Saturday morning mixtape playlist from your friends at Nine Circles. This week, we’ve got new videos from Svalbard, Wristmeetrazor, The Lion’s Daughter, and a whole lot more. Plus, we have a smattering of St. Patrick’s Day appropriate content for you. Take a listen down below.

– Vincent

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 168 (2.13.2021)

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Hello and welcome to another definitely on time edition of the Nine Circles Playlist in which I did not drop the ball and forget about this write-up. This week, we have an excellent new single from Stone Healer, some classic Bolt Thrower, and…Europe? Like “The Final Countdown” Europe? Yes, the very same. We can’t help that we contain multitudes.

All these, and more, at the link below.

– Vincent

Album Review: Jess and the Ancient Ones – “Second Psychedelic Coming: the Aquarius Tapes”

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On Second Psychedelic Coming: the Aquarius Tapes, Jess and the Ancient Ones evolves their sound from a traditional metal blend to occultflavored acid rock. There are touches of surf, blues, acoustic and even jam band influences, but it’s the way the band combines these influences that makes this album so much more than simply retro. Sure, it sounds as though it came from an alternate-universe’s summer of love where cults and evil ruled the headlines, but rest assured: there’s enough of a gypsy spirit to keep things lighthearted. Continue reading