CANTO: Carcass, Abbath, Druids, and More

Busy times at 9C these days… can’t hate it!

  • So this latest Carcass tour is enticing. With support from Immolation and Creeping Death, they’ll be hitting the road through most of the month of May, starting on the 12th in Austin. Tickets can be scooped up this coming Friday.
  • Can’t wait until Friday to hear Dread Reaver in full? Well, I have good news for you. Abbath is streaming his latest album in full a few days ahead of the release date. Give it a listen here. Spoiler alert: it’s quite good. That one is out through Season of Mist.
  • RippleFest Texas revealed their full 2022 lineup, and it’s a good one. The Sword, Crowbar, Spirit Adrift, and The Obsessed, to name a few, are all coming together for what should be an awesome weekend. The festival is set for July 21st through 24th, and tickets can be acquired here.
  • Out of Pelagic Records, we have a new album coming from psychedelic metal collective Druids. Shadow Work is set for a June 3rd release, and you can stream the first track from that album, “Ide’s Koan”, immediately below.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Wolves in the Throne Room, Deathwhite, Zeal & Ardor, and More

Another day, another vinyl pre-order locked in.

  • Deathwhite are already back in the studio, recording their third full-length, and following up the success of 2020’s Grave Image. This album will be titled Grey Everlasting, and there are plenty details to come… hopefully sooner rather than later.
  • And then we have a new Zeal & Ardor video to share for “Run”. It’s unsettling. It’s awesome. It’s exactly what we both hope for and expect. Scoop up the track here, and watch the video here.
  • A couple doom veterans will be hitting the road together this coming July and August. The Obsessed and The Skull announced a co-headlining tour through the U.S., starting with a July 29th date in Cleveland. Tickets are on sale now… somewhere.
  • And we’ll close with probably he biggest news of the day. Wolves in the Throne Room have announced a new album, Primordial Arcana, which is set for an August 20th release through Relapse Records. Pre-orders are available here (among other places), and a video for the new track “Mountain Magick” is available below. It’s incredible.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Memphis May Fire, Monolith on the Mesa, Arch / Matheos, and More

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I skipped this yesterday because I was in Boston all day for a shoot. I also had food poisoning. It was weird.

  • Arch / Matheos have released details behind a new album titled Winter Ethereal, scheduled for released on May 10th through Metal Blade. Better yet, you can hear a new single right now. It’s called “Straight and Narrow”. It is, as Chris put it, an embarrassment of riches.
  • Hey, a cool festival announcement! Om, The Obsessed, and Wovenhand are all scheduled to perform at the inaugural Monolith on the Mesa festival. The event takes place May 16th (pre-show) to May 18th in Taos, New Mexico at Taos Mesa Brewing. Freaking… cool, man.
  •  Updates from Memphis May Fire. First off, summer 2019 tour plans, which will include performances on the second stage of the just-announced Disrupt Festival, which overlaps a bit with the Warped Tour 25th Anniversary weekend shows. Oh, they also dropped a new video for “Heavy is the Weight”.
  • Let’s wrap things up with a little tease. What could this possibly mean? New Rammstein coming our way on Thursday? A new song… new album details? ALL OF IT? You decide.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Eyehategod, Overkill, Gatekeeper, and More

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A couple days off because starting a new gig occupies time.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Slipknot, Gozu, Corrosion of Conformity, and More

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Where the hell is my super amazing insane deluxe deluxe deluxe box edition of the new album from The Ocean? I’m getting impatient.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb