Best of 2016: Zyklonius’ List

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I am writing this intro blurb on Christmas eve, on Lemmy’s birthday and almost exactly a year after his death. Today, the largest newspaper in Finland published a fascinating article discussing Lemmy’s life (unfortunately in Finnish). The article’s lead paragraph notes the failure of humanity to carry on without Lemmy and the shockwave his death created, paving the way for 2016 in all its depressing grimness. Continue reading

CANTO: Updates from Nergal, Darkest Hour, and more NEMF bands

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“Life is your consciousness as you tame your wild beasts, when exhaustion is the currency that you must pay for sleep.”

I’ve decided to start introducing Canto with lyrics from whatever song I’m listening to as I compile these. I’m running out of witty bullshit to say every night. You get to guess the song.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: A new Convulse track, Children of Bodom’s new guitarist, and more

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I head to NYC tomorrow. That is all.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 30

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Big news about Behemoth‘s plans to tour The Satanist (in full!) this spring, then a breakdown of new albums from Hostium and The Lion’s Daughter. Plus, the guys pay tribute to fallen cultural heroes David Bowie and Alan Rickman in our Heaven & Hell section.

All that and much, much more in Episode 30, so check it out!

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Keep it heavy,
Dan

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 29

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We’re back! Happy 2016 to everyone. This week, the guys make fun of Dream Theater‘s overblown new concept album, The Astonishing, and preview some other forthcoming Q1 albums that they’re actually excited for. Plus, a tribute to late Motörhead frontman Lemmy.

All that and much, much more in Episode 29, so check it out!

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Keep it heavy,
Dan