Receiving the Evcharist: Vassafor and Back in Black IPA

Receiving the Evcharist

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations.  Drink from the cup of heresy.  This week’s offering: Vassafor’s Malediction and 21st Amendment Brewing’s Back in Black IPA.   Continue reading

Donuts & CANTO: Danzig, Marduk, Otep and more!

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Glenn Danzig

June 23, 2017

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

    • Leading off, Glenn Danzig has revealed he’ll be playing Danzig III: How the Gods Kill in full at this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago. At this point, is there any more crazy shit for Glenn to pull out of his hat for Riot Fest?

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Profile: Typhoid Filth of Prisoner of War

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Iron Bonehead has a penchant for finding the most underground and hard to access bands on the planet. In that vein, they recently released New Zealand-based Prisoner of War’s debut EP RotFull of furiously fast beats and layered riffs that obliterate all in their path, Prisoner of War are poised for a powerful death metal breakthrough. We got the chance to chat with Typhoid Filth about the band. Check out his answers after the jump! Continue reading

Album Review: Veneficium – “Veneficium” (Tape)

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These days cassettes are all the rage. With the entire music industry switching to a digital system, where your purchases can be tracked, locked and controlled, cassettes have exploded as the new vinyl. They are more affordable, more nostalgic for today’s mid-20-somethings and they sound like absolute garbage. But there is something refreshing, reassuring and comforting about the clickity-clack of a cassette going into it’s deck, clicking closed and then hissing at you before it spews forth whatever is contained therein. So kudos to Iron Bonehead joining labels like Caligari Records in putting out limited edition tapes. Today we look at one that’s out March 11, 2016: the mysterious New Zealand bestial black metal collective of Veneficium and their self-titled debut. Continue reading

Profile: Craig Hayes of Six Noises

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Craig Hayes has been around a while. Not to say he’s old. Far from it. His ideas are as fresh today as they were in his teens (even if he doesn’t think so). Craig is an unapologetic, well read and uncompromising writer—something very rare and refreshing in this world. Craig is also candid, writing about all of his life struggles without pity or self-judgment. He merely reports on things and lets the reader decide. He was kind enough to do a profile with Nine Circles and gave some of the most in depth, humorous and extensive answers we have ever received.

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