Josh Thieler’s Favorite Releases of 2017

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Its been a long time since I posted anything for Nine Circles. Of all the things 2017 has been for me, it has definitely been the busiest I’ve ever been. I joined more bands, recorded drums / vocals for other bands, art for my bands and other bands, PR for my bands and others, started a record label, and a bunch of other stuff. I miss being more active with Nine Circles but it looks like the current staff has been crushing it!

Anyway, the time has come for year end list. I love reading everyone’s lists and seeing what albums I might have missed or maybe need to check out again. I hope you find some new music in here you will enjoy. Continue reading

Exclusive Stream: Violet Cold – “Lovegaze”

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On July 21st, Violet Cold‘s latest full length album Anomie, will be available as a special edition on vinyl and cassette. It is 100% an opportunity worth jumping on, and if you’re familiar with this project and this album, you already understand why. We’ll get into some of the details about all that a bit later. But for now, we would like to celebrate the approaching July 21st date with a stream of the mesmerizing third track on the album titled “Lovegaze”. Check it out below. Continue reading

Profile: Christine of Tridroid Records

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Tridroid Records opened its doors in 2012 and has specialized in seeing many underground metal albums make their way into the public’s hands. Through unique label signings and limited edition cassette releases Tridroid has been a crucial component in the metal landscape. Earlier this year the label changed hands to Christine Kelly and under her ownership the label has seen even more signings; Final Sign, and Violet Cold to name a few. Passion for the music obviously comes first (more on this later) and because of this every aspect of the label has seen new life since she took the helm. We recently spoke with Christine to dig a little deeper behind the scenes, see what she had to say after the jump. Continue reading