Indie rock history has been kind to Circus Lupus, and rightfully so. The group only existed for three short years but its two full-lengths and scattered singles capture a band working some serious magic. Mining a blasted terrain somewhere between caustic post-hardcore skree and the complexities of math-rock, held together by singer Chris Thomson’s intelligent, pointed rants, Circus Lupus ranks as one of the finest, most incendiary DC post-hardcore bands to have emerged from the Dischord scene.
Former Ignition bassist Chris Thomson met guitarist Chris Hamley, drummer Arika Casebolt and bassist Reg Shrader while at school in Madison, Wisconsin. Thomson took vocal duties and the group formed in the Spring of 1990, allegedly naming the band Circus Lupus... Read More