Meandering chug monster Russian Circles lean closer to metal than Mogwai and closer to post-rock than Isis, resulting in a cinematic, explosive, triumphant mix of soaring guitars that riff forever and ever and ever and ever. On the other end of the spectrum, post-hardcore intellectuals Young Widows are more about the immediate punch of two-minute pigfuck blasts. With the Phantom Family Halo.
Tue., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 24, 2009