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Russian Circles: Welcome Back, Comrades

Russian Circles, a Chicago-based post-metal band that originally started out as a two-piece have been hitting the road and hitting it hard this year. Just last winter, they stopped at Maxwell's in Hoboken in su...

Boris @ Starlight Ballroom

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The minute details of this show—the sort of material one packs into reviews to give the reader a sense of having been there—are almost inconsequential. I have no witty anecdotes about waiting i...

Clutch @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—If asked beforehand, I’d have sworn up and down that The Bakerton Group (the jam band side-project from the Clutch dudes) was opening this show—apparently not so much. Instead the crowd at Starland was treated to the UK’s Viking Skull and Chicago post-(instru)metallers Russian Circles. Well, alright.