Russian Circles have revealed the artwork (above) announced and the track listing of their upcoming album, Empros. I am not a big fan of this album art, but I know for a fact that I will be a big fan of the music. Russian Circles have never disappointed me. Their albums just keep getting better and better. According to a press release (below), Empros is supposed to be their heaviest album to date.
“Russian Circles return with not only their fourth and heaviest album to date — but also with Empros they’re poised to take the crown as innovators reinvigorating the staid trappings of genre. Empros picks up where the anthemic riffs and melodies of 2009′s Geneva left off and injects evermore slithering rhythms amid skull-crushing heft with all the visceral intensity of Godflesh, Swans and Neurosis. Continue reading »