RUSSIAN CIRCLES ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH KING WOMAN
See them on the road in March & April throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Russian Circles have never been ones to stay quiet, and their first announcement of 2018 only serves to prove that predilection. This March and April, Russian Circles will be joined by Sargent House management roster-mates King Woman for a North American tour. Spanning just over three weeks, the bands will play shows in select markets from coast to coast; check out the full tour routing below.
Russian Circles are hot off an extensive 2017 world tour with Mastodon and Eagles Of Death metal and to say they are primed for this headlining run would be an understatement. Clocking in over a decade together, the Chicago power trio have grown into one of most prolific groups in both the instrumental and rock realms. With a steamrolling catalog redefining the boundaries of both genre and instrumentation—from cinematic arias to metalloid-fueled bludgeoning—Russian Circles continue to find new sonic expanses to conquer. Whereas many bands in the instrumental world are content to cruise with the lush crescendos and washed-out timbres of their predecessors, Russian Circles persevere in their quest to conjure multidimensional, textural narratives.
Acting as the the sonic foil to Russian Circles’ electrifying instrumentals is the rumble and roar of King Woman. Formed in 2009 by vocalist Kristina Esfandiari, the Bay Area outfit have crafted a sound thoroughly their own—one that fuses the cobweb texture of drone and shoegaze with the melancholic heft of doom. Their debut LP, 2017’s Created In The Image Of Suffering (Relapse), paired weighty subject matter with brooding songwriting, earning the band widespread acclaim. Complete with deeply personal, introspective lyrics that serve as a catharsis for years of religious and mental torment, King Woman truly suffer to create their art.
Last year, Russian Circles unleashed a riling live set packed with beloved fan favorites and deep cuts at Belgium’s Dunk! Fest. Listen via Bandcamp HERE.
See Russian Circles and King Woman on one stage this spring:
Russian Circles — On Tour w/ King Woman:
03/22 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room *
03/23 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater *
03/27 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex
03/29 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
03/31 Portland, Oregon @ Wonder Ballroom
04/01 Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
04/02 Vancouver, BC @ Baltimore Cabaret
04/04 Calgary, AB @ Dickens
04/05 Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room
04/07 Saskatoon, SK @ Louis Pub
04/08 Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick
04/11 Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
04/12 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
04/14 Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle Hall
04/16 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
04/17 Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere
04/18 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
04/20 Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit
04/21 Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch
04/22 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
*No King Woman