Russian Circles
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
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//Features

The Best Metal Albums of 2013
26 Dec 2013 // 7:58 PM

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.

The Best Metal of 2011
25 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

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.

//Reviews

Sumac: The Deal
19 Feb 2015 // 8:06 PM

The latest project by metal titan Aaron Turner may be rough around the edges, but it's a thrilling enough ride to merit ignoring the bumps.

Russian Circles: Memorial
21 Oct 2013 // 8:06 PM

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.

//Blogs

Russian Circles Celebrate Ten Years in Chicago - 30 January 2015
5 Feb 2015 // 5:00 AM

For the Chicago post-metal trio Russian Circles, ten years isn't just a number: it's a number that perfectly encapsulates the incredible journey they've taken up to this point.

Russian Circles - Geneva (new album / MP3)
2 Sep 2009 // 3:12 AM

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

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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