The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 35


The guys touch on a disgusting development involving Psalm Zero frontman Andrew Hock, then finally review their epic trip to Boston to see Taake, Young and in the Way, Vattnet Viskar and Lord Almighty. Plus, new albums from Slaves BC and Sarke!

All that and much, much more in Episode 35, so check it out!

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Things I’m Thankful For…


It is that holiest of days when we sit down with our family and friends, pretend to get along and tell each other the things we are thankful for; at least the things we will openly admit. In my personal life I have much to be thankful for. I have a wonderful wife — the one and only Mrs. Manny who puts up with me and my disgusting feet and inspires me to be a better person (still working on that one). I also have hockey and my beloved New York Rangers. The New York Giants aren’t terrible. The New York Yankees are, well, typical Yankees. And the New York Knicks are a 1/2 game out of first place. Things are definitely looking up for this guy. Continue reading

Profile: Shayne Mathis of Full Metal Hipster

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Shayne Mathis (@MetalShayne2000) is an enigma wrapped inside an American pie full of chocolate mouse and creamy goodness. Few actual writers reside on the isle of Manhattan but, thanks to Shayne’s shocking ability to obtain and retain a girlfriend, he has that luxury.  Shayne hosts the brilliantly funny Full Metal Hipster in addition to his seemingly endless writing duties. You can check out some of his best stuff over at Metal Injection. He’s a versatile, patriotic and wonderful human being that should be listened to, with full attention, when speaking.

We previously interviewed Shayne about one simple subject, his non-metal listening favorites. You can check that out here.

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Mini-Profile: Shayne Mathis’s Not-Metal Favorites

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We here at Nine Circles have been inspired by a number of writers. In the near future, we will start doing writer profiles for some of them, for it was those writers that inspired us to join, and water down, their craft. With that in mind, we asked a preliminary question to a bunch of writers we intend to profile. Today we bring you everybody’s favorite bearded Ohioan, Shayne Mathis! Continue reading