CANTO: Incantation, Gojira, The Devil’s Trade, and More

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People. Are. Assholes. That’s the one thing I learned from this past weekend.

“Ein Bier…. bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Winter Warriors Tour and Randy Blythe’s latest tale from Dublin

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Happy Tuesday, everyone! Just kidding. It’s not.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 3 (June 6, 2015)

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The guys cover news from Ghost and Sólstafir, then discuss new albums from Paradise Lost, Nekrogoblikon, Clouds Collide and others. PLUS, it’s a soccer sportball extravaganza with news on the deposed emperor of the FIFA thing, Sepp Blatter! (Guys, it’s sports! Play for your team!)

All that and much more in Episode 3, so check it out!

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CANTO: Good News from Motörhead, Ghost, and Another Fun Video from Nekrogoblikon

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One day to go! And I’ll tell ya, it’s gonna one HELL of a weekend.

That one is called “We Need a Gimmick”. And it’s wonderful. And I don’t care what you think. Like usual.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

Album Review: Nekrogoblikon – “Heavy Meta”

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There isn’t anything inherently wrong with a gimmick band every now and again. But the true question of these types of acts—be they forest clansmen, Satanic clergymen, or anything in between—will always be whether they can strike a balance between their quirks and their actual music. It’s to Nekrogoblikon‘s credit that they’ve managed to keep their goblin-based schtick from completely undercutting their songs thus far—and that largely remains the case on their new full-length, Heavy Meta. The trouble is, the songs themselves often leave too much to be desired.   Continue reading