Russian Circles


Playing apocalyptic post-metal fed through somber moments of relief, the Chicago band is something more of a cinematic project than an aggressive one. In a sentence, they prove that heavy industrial rock music can be abrasive as well as delicate, a tension that creates a full, ripe sound. Alongside Richmond’s Inter Arma, a band known for their unique combination of psychedelic black metal and doom, Bowery Ballroom is bound to get heavy.

Thu., Feb. 20, 8 p.m., 2014