Chicago-based intrumental outfit Russian Circles - the band headlined a special DiS show back in the summer - have parted company with bassist Colin DeKupier (pictured).
The band's next few live shows will see Botch/These Arms Are Snakes bassist Brian Cook stepping into the breach. US readers wanting to get severe neck cramps from headbanging, get along to:
29 Seattle Neumo's
13 Chicago Double Door
15 Austin Emo's Jr
Also, the band has signed to Seattle-based label Suicide Squeeze for their second album. The follow-up to last year's Enter, officially released in the UK via Black Records earlier this year, is scheduled for a spring/summer 2008 release.
Recording sessions for the as-yet-untitled album are currently underway, with Matt Bayles in the producer's seat. Are we excited? D'uh.
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