CANTO: Soulfly, Devastation On The Nation, The Ghost Inside, and More

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Friday Canto because, well, you should know by now.

  • Let’s start with a tour. Soulfly has announced a North American tour in February and March of next year. They’ll be supported by Toxic Holocaust and X-Method. No idea who that last band is, but this could be fun.
  • Ok, now let’s kick it up a notch. Devastation On The Nation tour 2020 will feature… Borknagar, Rotting Christ, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams, and Imperial TriumphantHoly, ever-loving, crap. That’s a beast, right there.
  • This is from a couple days ago, but is still worth sharing. On the fifth anniversary of their accident, The Ghost Inside released a new video for “Mercy”, which is footage taken from their first show since the crash. Worth watching in every sense of the term.
  • Everyone remember Ævangelist? They have finally re-emerged with a new track called “The Origin and End of All: Pain of the Fallen”. FYI, it’s 18 minutes long. They have an album coming out in early 2020 through Hells Headbangers called Nightmarecatcher.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 101 (10.19.19)

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Welcome back to number 101 folks.  We may have just hit mixtape number 100 in our weekly series, but the confetti is all swept up and we’re back in business mode here at 9CHQ.  Just kidding, it’s always a party when we do these things, because we love sharing music with you all.  This week, I’m in Yeehaw Mode (TM), our interview wizard Matt is loving the new Toxic Holocaust, and the return of Castle Metal gives us all something to be grateful for.  Check out these and much more (ed: and DEATH METAL) below.

– Vincent

The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 99 (10.5.2019)

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Hi, all. You may notice the absence of brother Vincent. He’s off finding a good cemetery to hide the bodies in…wait…I wasn’t supposed to… Anyway, let’s just say he’s predisposed with business. And, you’re stuck with me as your DJ or MC or whatever the hell you want to call me. It’s ok since I’m serving up some delicious jams that we, your lovely Nine Circles fam, have been spinning this week. Brother Vince has the filthy new Vastum, Buke has some straight up prog, I’ve got horrendous death metal, including the new Sentient Horror joint, and Chris has a vast platter of pickings – all of which are AMAZING and exactly what you need to get the weekend kicked off in style. But, it also serves as a soundtrack to any sort of witching hour deeds, so there’s that. No more chatter, DO IT…

– Josh

CURSED IMAGERY: The Week in Album Art (October 4, 2019)

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Quick one this week, for two reasons. First, it is literally 6:00 AM as I write this, and I’m doing so after an overnighter at work. Second, most of the new stuff albums dropping this week have, at the very least, unmemorable album covers. NOT THE CASE with the four we present to you here. One good, three…less good. So, let’s jump in!

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Donuts & CANTO: Deftones, Venom Inc., Tribulation and more!

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Deftones

May 31, 2017

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

    • Leading off, Deftones have announced the Swerve City IPA — the band’s second collaboration with San Diego-based Belching Beaver Brewery. No idea how Deftones and beer go together, but “Swerve City” is one of my favorite tunes of theirs, so…worth a shot?

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