Tag Archives: Russian Circles

Metal By Numbers 8/24: The charts are bringin’ on the heartbreak

Posted by on August 24, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We don’t have an overabundance of albums this week compared to the last few, but we’re not lacking in anything noteworthy. Summer touring season is wrapping up, so you’ll be seeing some albums drop […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/17: Skillet is unleashed upon the top five

Posted by on August 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Many of you probably aren’t surprised that Skillet had a hugely successful first week with their latest album. But did you know that there’s actually two metal albums in the top ten this week? […]

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Have some ‘Guidance’ from Russian Circles

Posted by on August 2, 2016

The first time we saw Russian Circles was years ago at a SXSW showcase. They were the first band on, and it was a day showcase sponsored by Asics. In fact, the only reason a friend and I showed up was to get a pair of running shoes for free. We decided to stick around […]

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Russian Circles are back with “Vorel”

Posted by on May 23, 2016

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a new album from post-metal instrumental trio Russian Circles, and just last week, they announced that Guidance would be the title of their sixth album and it would be coming out on August 5th. Short of a brief trailer, we didn’t know what it would sound like, even though […]

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Russian Circles are offering us Guidance in August

Posted by on May 17, 2016

For the last 12 years, Chicago trio Russian Circles have been bringing us beautifully heavy instrumental post-rock. As sludgy and post-metally as Isis, but with the uplift of Explosions in the Sky, they’ve even wound up being used as background music by NBC Sports. It’s  been three years since their last album, and this August, we’ll […]

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Photos: Russian Circles, Wildhoney, Cloakroom, Brooklyn NY, Saint Vitus 1/8/16

Posted by on January 18, 2016

Having just wrapped up a three-date mini-tour, Russian Circles played two sold-out shows at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus. Metal Insider contributing photographer Sarah Churchill was there and captured some photos and summed up the evening. Russian Circles took a short break from working on their sixth album at GodCity Studio to play three dates with support from […]

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Bloodiest will mesmerize you with this new track

Posted by on November 11, 2015

Surely, you are familiar with the post-metal genre, with bands like Neurosis or Cult of Luna and you also know how great it can be if done right and, gladly, that’s what we have for you this time and it happens to be from the bloodiest band in the Chicago area. Bloodiest is one of […]

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Find out how much BMTH, Circa Survive, Deafheaven and more made on the road

Posted by on November 11, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This week, we have some fairly known names on our list that we believe […]

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Recap: Psycho CA Succeeds On Almost All Fronts

Posted by on May 20, 2015

As I walked in through the looming doors of The Observatory, my senses were instantly bombarded by a potent amalgamation of hazy smoke, deafening music, and blinding lights. It was a complete and total inundation from the moment I stepped inside to the moment I left, and I’ve never felt more at home.   Following […]

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KEN Mode are officially blessed

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The official debut video from KEN Mode’s new album Success just came out and it’s been worth the wait. We’ve heard “Blessed” before, but now we get to hear the Steve Albini (Nirvana, Oxbow, Zao) produced track with visuals by director Christopher Mills, who has worked with Tegan & Sara, Rush, Interpol, and Modest Mouse. Vocalist and guitarist Jesse Matthewson told Exclaim about the new […]

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