CANTO: King Diamond, Mark Morton, Monotheist, and More

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Hopefully I’m done writing my Best of 2018 post tonight… but I wouldn’t be optimistic.

  • Black Flags Over Brooklyn, New York’s first ever anti-fascist metal festival, has finalized its lineup. Notables (to me) include Morne, Cloud Rat, and Glacial Tomb, among others. The festival is January 25th and 26th at Brooklyn Bazaar.
  • Some news from Monotheist. The group welcomes new drummer Chris Stropoli and vocalist Cooper Bates. They’ll be on tour with Cognitive next month for a handful of shows. Get at that.
  • Mark Morton has released the second single from his debut solo album, Anesthetic, which will be out on March 1st. This track is called “Cross Off” and it features Chester Bennington.
  • King Diamond’s Songs for the Dead Live won’t be out for a couple more weeks. Fortunately, you can peep a preview right now. This is “Arrival (Live at Graspop)”. Enjoy the shit out of it.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 15 (10.30.2017)

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Calling all ghouls, ghosts and freaks: our night is almost upon us and we have, collectively, put together a playlist that will be the perfect companion to whatever debauchery is on tap. But really, it’s a great playlist for anything so head inside to see what’s in store and don’t forget to subscribe here to stay up to date with these things. Oh and hang around until the very end for a couple of extra treats. Continue reading

CANTO: Rock am Ring/Rock im Park, King Diamond, Emmure, and more

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“Oh take me where, the hockey players, face off down the rink. And the Stanley Cup, is all filled up, for the champs who win the drink. Now the final flick, of a hockey stick, and the one gigantic scream. ‘The puck is in! The home team wins!’, the good ol’ hockey game.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 25

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The guys get pumped for news from King Diamond, then get far less pumped for news from Guns ‘N’ Roses, while Corey discusses Moloken‘s latest album, All is Left to See. Plus, a joint thought-spew on the hazards of knee-jerk social media reactions to horrible tragedies in this week’s Hell segment!

All that and much, much more in Episode 25, so check it out! We’re taking next week off for Thanksgiving, so you’d better enjoy it, too, dammit!

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Keep it heavy,
Dan

CANTO: Decibel Magazine Tour 2016, updates from King Diamond, and more

 

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Oh look, WP changed the template again. I bet it doesn’t work. By the way, did anybody else hate today?

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Coret