Donuts & CANTO: Ministry, D.R.I., Thou and more!

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Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen

July 12, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. It’s a quiet week here at Nine Circles, but is that the case around the metal world? WE SHALL SEE. Here’s some stuff you might have missed from yesterday:

    • Leading off, Revolver (I know, I know) has a new feature on Ministry during which Al Jourgensen describes how the band blew much of their $750,000 advance for the Psalm 69 record on drugs. Let’s go live to San Diego for a reaction!!!

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Donuts & CANTO: Napalm Death, Maryland Deathfest, Samael and more!

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Napalm Death

June 27, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from the last few days:

    • Leading off, an amusing tidbit from the world of Napalm Death: apparently, the band’s Spotify streams have gone up more than 200% since frontman Barney Greenway appeared on a radio show teaching ex-Labour Party leader Ed Miliband how to scream. (Miliband still can’t scream.)

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Donuts & CANTO: GWAR, Soulfly, YOB and more!

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GWAR

June 16, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:

    • Leading off, GWAR has announced its first studio album since the tragic passing of frontman Dave Brockie. The album will be called The Blood of Gods, and will drop this fall on Metal Blade. Here’s hoping for a positive turnout on this one.

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Donuts & CANTO: Pain, Nine Inch Nails, Guns ‘n’ Roses and more!

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Pain mastermind Peter Tagtgren

June 6, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:

    • Let’s lead off with something that should make our Literati Overlord quite happy: Peter Tagtgren’s industrial project Pain has announced its first-ever North American tour. However, it’s not a very big one — just nine dates in all, supporting Orphaned Land.

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Donuts & CANTO: Anal Trump, Bruce Corbitt, Maryland Deathfest and more!

Bandcamp

May 25, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:

    • Leading off, Anal Trump dropped its latest minute-or-so-long tirade against our Toddler-in-Chief, with all proceeds going to RAINN. And even better, as we see above, the album hit #1 on Bandcamp’s best-sellers list shortly thereafter.

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