Welcome to another edition of our weekly mixtape. On this mix, we’ve got a fair amount of variance coming at you, with tech-death from Ian, noise rock from Jon, all the new death metal picks from Josh, and screamo from…well, who else? You’ll find something to your taste here, so why not check these, and more, out at the link below? It’d kinda be rude not to at this point.
In Dante’s Inferno, the second circle begins the proper punishment of Hell, a place where “no thing gleams.” It is reserved for those overcome with Lust, where carnal appetites hold sway over reason. In Nine Circles, it’s where we do shorter reviews of new (ish) albums that share a common theme.
Two bands, two sophomore albums. It kind of feels like I’m about to introduce two gladiators into Thunderdome, but the truth is all I really want to do is expose you to some loud and angry music that will take a shitty day and maybe not make it better, but at least give you something to match the pounding of the pulse in your skull. Sometimes we don’t want anything more than a voice to match our rage, a blast to pace our anger and a ground up dirty riff to sink our beaten down souls into. And this edition of Second Circle has you covered with DRÅP and Timeworn, so lets throw down. Continue reading