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/

Twitter

Band Page: Russian Circles

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eternium
August 2nd 2010

16304 Comments


Also this van accident.

Counterfeit
August 2nd 2010

17819 Comments


lol. sucks for dem.

eternium
August 2nd 2010

16304 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

30865 Comments


How was it destroyed?

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eternium
August 2nd 2010

16304 Comments


Accident. Whoever edited the article removed that part.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 2nd 2010

30865 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

16304 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

30865 Comments


Unexpected explosion????

Also, too many ratings in this news thread

BigTuna
August 2nd 2010

5154 Comments


I do not have a rating.

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TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2010

7019 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

16304 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.

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Klekticist
August 2nd 2010

1258 Comments


oh shit. RIP drums...

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fromtheinside
August 2nd 2010

17678 Comments


love this band. really sucks.

Digging: Fallujah - The Flesh Prevails

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

9521 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

805 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

157 Comments


fucking vans

Relinquished
August 5th 2010

24392 Comments


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



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