CANTO: Tribulation, Rammstein, Crowbar, and more


“This ritual must never end. The blood runs warm from the sacrificial shrine. Inflicting open wounds as dirty claws grab her trembling fucking neck.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

Best of 2015: The Desolate


Well, we’ve done it. There is only one more day remaining in 2015 and only one more list to get through (no spoilers this time). But before we get to that, we have one more band to feature before the end of the year. And that band would be The Desolate. After a busy year that included a new record titled The Great Departure, the death/thrashers out of Vancouver, Washington have come together to share their ten favorite albums with us… And you, of course. Continue reading

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 26


It’s that time again! Episode 26 sees Dan and Corey begin their End-of-Year metal countdowns! This week, it’s albums 15-11 from their favorites lists, including stuff from Vattnet ViskarAmorphis, and more! Plus some news from Maryland Deathfest, and a little sportsball talk as the guys revel in the glory of their beloved Portland Timbers soccer team.

All that and…really, not all that much more in Episode 26, but check it out anyway!

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CANTO: Tour announcements, updates from Agoraphobic Nosebleed, and more


Hi there. Face here.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

Throwback Thursday: Sacrilege – “Behind The Realms Of Madness”

sacrilege behind the realms of madness

Sadly, like so many bands, Sacrilege passed away far before its time. After putting out only three full-length albums, beginning with Behind the Realms of Madness ending with their heavily doom-laden Turn Back Trilobite in 1989, Sacrilege decided to call it quits that same year and, until now, have only been heard of on cover compilations. Sacrilege are not only back together (as is Discharge) but Behind The Realms Of Madness will be reissued by Relapse Records on November 13, 2015. The reissue will include seven previously unreleased bonus tracks and a complete re-master by none other than Brad Boatright of Audiosiege. Continue reading