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Blood Year

Russian Circles

Blood Year

Seventh album of instrumental post-rock and metal from the Chicago trio produced by Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou

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  1. 10.0 |   The FT

    Finds the Chicago-based trio operating at their peak
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  2. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Top-drawer instrumental rock
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Equally focused and vicious, Blood Year is another triumph for Russian Circles.
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  4. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Fans old and new of this important band are sure to be delighted
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  5. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Blood Year stays in the lane that the band has carved for itself, though as ever the group wades in slightly new directions
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  6. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    An album that really needs to be heard in one sitting rather than selectively sampled
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