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Circle Takes The Square: As The Roots Undo

Todd L. Burns, Stylus, 7 July 2004

IT'S HARDCORE. You know the score: grinding and lurching guitars, screamed vocals, blast beats and just a bit of nihilism. Circle Takes The Square does it a tad differently however. It doesn't take long to figure this out: the record opens with a lone whistler, crafting a lonely wavering line. But we've all been there before with hardcore albums only to be bludgeoned for the remainder. The next song should dispel those ideas.

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