Magic Circle – Departed Souls

While bands such as Pallbearer and Khemmis have been roundly lauded as the prime exponents of modern Progressive Doom, Boston’s Magic Circle has received less attention but is no less of a creative talent. The third album Departed Souls takes up where predecessor Blind Journey (both 20 Buck Spin) left off but sees positively lumimous advances from a whole host of instruments. Continue reading

Magic Circle Shares New Single, New Album “Departed Souls” Due Out In March

Boston Doom Metal stalwarts Magic Circle have just dropped a new single and video, and it’s the title track from their upcoming album. Departed Souls is due for release March 29th from the vaunted 20 Buck Spin label. Following four years of constant touring behind their last album, Journey Blind, Magic Circle is one of the premier names in the genre with just two albums under their belts. In a way, Magic Circle is bigger than the sum of its parts, with members from other notable bands such as Innumerable Forms, Sumerlands, Devil’s Dare, Stone Dagger, Lifeless Dark, Missionary Work, Pagan Altar. Check out the video for ‘Departed Souls’. Continue reading