Russian Circles van destroyed
2010-08-02 by eternium | 36 Comments
Russian Circles have been forced to cancel shows in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, and Carbarro as their van and equipment has been destroyed.

A message posted on the band's blog said: "Nothing like buying a new van and having it destroyed 4 days later along with the trailer that was rented and a ton of gear. Vintage Gretsch drum kit - tears for that.

"The band have been stranded in Baton Rouge since Friday and are so sad to have had to miss playing the Baton Rouge, Atlanta and Carborro shows. But they are on the way to buy their second van in a week and will make it to play DC and the rest of the tour dates with Boris barring any other disasters."


Pictures and information on how to help the band financially can be found on the group's blog.

http://russiancircles.tumblr.com/
Tagged: Russian Circles

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eternium
August 2nd 2010
16338 Comments


Also this van accident.

Counterfeit
August 2nd 2010
17819 Comments


lol. sucks for dem.

eternium
August 2nd 2010
16338 Comments


Things like this make me wonder how much money bands like this make.

Counterfeit
August 2nd 2010
17819 Comments


Prolly not enough.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 2nd 2010
31161 Comments


How was it destroyed?

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eternium
August 2nd 2010
16338 Comments


Accident. Whoever edited the article removed that part.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 2nd 2010
31161 Comments


Accident. Whoever edited the article removed that part.


The link didn't go into any detail either, or at least the 2 second glance I had didn't reveal anything. How do you accidentally destroy your car? Was it like, "oh shit I completely didn't mean to park in the compactor"

eternium
August 2nd 2010
16338 Comments


"Van & Trailer just got destroyed in accident. Any bands near here that may have van & trail able to help us get to venue ASAP?"

Via their Twitter.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 2nd 2010
31161 Comments


Unexpected explosion????

Also, too many ratings in this news thread

BigTuna
August 2nd 2010
5158 Comments


I do not have a rating.

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TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2010
7111 Comments


"accident as in car accident im assuming. like crashing a car into another object such as a car."

This made me lol

SwagChef
August 2nd 2010
283 Comments


whats with it and van-related incidents

eternium
August 2nd 2010
16338 Comments


Touring vans are turning against their bands. It's an all out war I say.

TheUnknownGlow
August 2nd 2010
14 Comments


That sucks. Keep on Keepin' on Brian Cook.

AnotherBrick
August 2nd 2010
9770 Comments


"oh shit I completely didn't mean to park in the compactor"


hahahhahaa awesome.

and my news rating was for MJ new album. too lazy to change it

MotherBrain
August 2nd 2010
64 Comments


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

EpXeh
August 2nd 2010
82 Comments


maybe it crashed into the early grave's van.

ShadowAmI
August 2nd 2010
1542 Comments


what causes ratings to show up in news articles?

MaskAtTheMasquerade
August 2nd 2010
2887 Comments


this sucks. a few friends of mine were gonna go to the Tallahassee show. maybe this will make them feel obligated to come back to FL and do a rain check show which i will attend.

Yordy
August 2nd 2010
525 Comments


ooh man EpXeh... That's.... Oh man.

This sucks for them, love this band.

dcha
August 2nd 2010
990 Comments


Guys, I can't figure out how to rate this album. Everybody else has a rating.

bornthetravestyofman
August 2nd 2010
70 Comments


glad they will be able to make it to D.C.

what a relief.

Klekticist
August 2nd 2010
1259 Comments


oh shit. RIP drums...

fromtheinside
August 2nd 2010
18203 Comments


love this band. really sucks.

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Infernis
August 2nd 2010
398 Comments


Least I'll get to see them in D.C still...damn man, so much bad news lately. Hope they recover alright. I'd be destroyed over losing a kit like that.

botb
August 2nd 2010
9674 Comments


this is so sad. rip drumkit.
awesome bands like this don't deserve shit like this to happen to them.

TheyTookOurJobs
August 3rd 2010
1318 Comments


^This^

BenX02
August 3rd 2010
427 Comments


Hmm, I was thinking about seeing that Carrboro show. Good thing I didn't I guess.

Sucks for them. I hope they get back on track alright, two vans? That's a lot of money.

Torii
August 3rd 2010
814 Comments


Damnn that Sucks.

Zip
August 3rd 2010
5312 Comments


Ok so the moral of the story is don't drive vans

TRMshadow
August 3rd 2010
4982 Comments


This sucks, I'd feel a little less bad if the band sucked, but these guys rule... RiP drumset.

Photon
August 3rd 2010
1292 Comments


yeah true

MutnikSpusic
August 3rd 2010
560 Comments


wadafak?

alexprevity
August 3rd 2010
30 Comments


this sucks a big one. 'specially that vintage grestch drumset. :[

flaffy
August 3rd 2010
158 Comments


fucking vans

Relinquished
August 5th 2010
25054 Comments


good thing I saw the band play on the tour before this happened



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