Album Review: Kataan — “Kataan” (EP)

If you were dismayed when Vattnet Viskar began their slow dissolution, I have good news. Nicholas Thornbury, one of the creative forces behind that band has teamed up with Brett Boland (Astronoid) for what I can only call an epic success. If you like blackened death metal that’s firing on all cylinders: melodic, engaging, and full of riffs and hooks, then put Kataan’s self-titled EP in your cart immediately. 

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The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 127 (5.2.2020)

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Welcome to another edition of our Saturday morning playlist. This week, we’ve got a full house of picks coming at you, from the new Lantern courtesy of Anton to old ska punk staples courtesy of Ian. All these and more at the link below.

– Vincent

Nine Circles ov… Maryland Deathfest XIII (2015)

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Well, we made everyone. Or at least… everyone that will also be participating in Maryland Deathfest 2016 festivities. It’s Tuesday, which means I leave for The Land of Nothing and The Wire tomorrow night. And to follow up last week’s recap of MDF 2014, I will now take this opportunity to remind myself and everyone else how amazing MDF 2015 was. Because, without a doubt, it was my best experience at MDF to date.  Continue reading

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 36

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Oh hey, did you all miss us? Well, we’re back at last with a new episode! This week, the guys discuss news from AC/DC and Sepultura, and dig into albums from CobaltAmon Amarth and more. Plus, a celebration of the mercurial Syracuse Orange basketball team’s run to the Final Four of the 2016 NCAA Tournament!

All that and much, much more in Episode 36, so check it out!

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Dan

The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 35

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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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Keep it heavy,
Dan