What, you don’t come here for the politics? Too fuckin’ bad. This is my house. Two things make me happy: people in the streets, and music. I can’t be in the streets due to health reasons, but I can sure as shit find and share music. So that’s what I’m doing.
Episode 44 of The Nine Circles Audio Thing is all about the Album of the Month for May which is Obsidian by veteran UK gothic/death/doom/metal purveyors Paradise Lost. Buke once again captains the episode joined by Vince, Angela, and Ian, who had the pick for the month! Continue reading →
We had this playlist all sorted until Enslaved dropped “Homebound” and now we’ve got a new lead off video. If this is any indication of what to expect from their next album, we are in for a treat, folks. A TREAT, I tell you. We’ve got that, some new Couch Slut, a new one from Ulcerate and Triptykon, Sorcerer and Binary Code, and Zyklonius closes things out in epic fashion with a 24 minute Fleshvessel pick. All that and much more awaits directly below. Making your Saturday better is our goal so we hope you’ll enjoy. Missing brother Vince? No worries, he’s off saving the world but he’ll be back in short order. Kick back, pop a top or fresh crack a bourbon, and enjoy some tunes. See you here again soon.
Paradise Lost are one of those bands where everyone has their favorite album, and they’re all different from person to person. Whether it’s Draconian Times or Host or their eponymous debut, The Plague Within, One Second, whatever, it’s hard to argue that there isn’t something to enjoy in the vast scope of their catalogue. Personally, when I first heard 2018’s Medusa, I was sure that they could not get better than the ultra-heavy kick-in-the-face that album was. I was wrong. Obsidian is more than just a follow-up to Medusa. It’s everything that was good about Medusa turned up to 11. Continue reading →