Thursday, December 26 2013
Bands across metal's subgenres reached their full potential, be they acts coming into their own, making crowd-pleasing comebacks, or even bowing out at the top of their game.
Sunday, December 25 2011
PopMatters’ staff of metal experts present their top picks from a year that offered a standout work of Christian “progressive death metalcore”, a philosophical treatise on “Transcendent Black Metal”, and one amazing debut.
Monday, October 21 2013
Russian Circles' fifth studio album, Memorial, is the first landmark post-metal release since Isis' Panopticon, the band's greatest achievement, and unquestioningly one of 2013's true artistic masterpieces.
Tuesday, May 15 2012
The dynamos of instrumental disorder – Russian Circles, debut in Dublin. Possessing the power to run rings around their instrumental contemporaries, tonight Russian Circles push their foreboding sound onward with impressive style.
Tuesday, November 1 2011
Empros both defines and expounds upon an already successful musical journey. With this record, Russian Circles have reached their artistic peak masterfully.
Tuesday, January 12 2010
Russian Circles, with their instruments well-used and dynamic, leaders in their own right, guide the listener through the varying courses of each song with nary a misstep.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
On their sophomore release, this Chicago duo inches closer to post-rock without completely abandoning its metal trappings.
Wednesday, September 2 2009
Russian Circles Geneva (Suicide Squeeze) Releasing: 20 October (US) SONG LIST 01 Fathom 02 Geneva 03 Melee 04 Hexed All 05 Malko 06 When the Mountain Comes to Muhammad 07 Philos Russian Circles