Donuts & CANTO: The Haunted, Spellcaster, Satyricon and more!

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The Haunted

May 11, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:

    • Leading off, The Haunted have announced that their new album, Strength in Numbers, will be out August 25 via Century Media. Let’s see if the Swedes can keep their post-Peter-Dolving momentum going!

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The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 53


With just a couple of days until the guys leave for Migration Fest, Corey returns to the fold for another Concert Pod! He talks about seeing Exmortus, Spellcaster and Seven Spires in Boston, as well as Skeletonwitch, Magic Circle, Lich King and Black Mass in Somerville, MA. Dan, on the other hand? He’s got stories from Carcass and Paul McCartney to speak of.

All that and much, much more in Episode 53, so jump on in and take a listen!

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Concert Review: Exmortus, Spellcaster, and Seven Spires (July 26, 2016)

Exmortus, The Middle East, 7.26.2016

The Middle East in Cambridge has become a bit of a home away from home for me over the last couple of years. While I have grown familiar with virtually all of the Boston venues, this particular establishment has been the recent go-to when it comes to concerts. This has proven to be a blessing and a curse. I love the Middle East with its 194 person capacity upstairs… it’s one of the best places to see a show because of it’s up close and personal atmosphere. But at the same time, the lighting and tight spaces makes it’s a pain in the ass to photograph at. But I digress. Keeping the recent trend alive, I ventured back down last Tuesday for The Fellowship of the Strings Tour, featuring Holy Grail, Exmortus, Spellcaster, and Seven Spires as the local opener this evening. Continue reading

CANTO: Dark Tranquillity, Allegaeon, Pentagram, and Scar Symmetry


“And I walked away, hoping you’d look back at me. And I walked away, into nothing. And she told me, don’t look in the mirror.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: Devil You Know, The Ghost Inside, Mastodon, and more

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“I cast aside my chains, fall from reality. Purgatory unleashed, now burn the face of the earth. Purgatory unleashed.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey