Indianapolis-based progressive heavy metal band the Contortionist are coming to Union Stage to tour their 2010 and 2014 albums, Exoplanet and Language, respectively. Rivers of Nihil to open.
This experimental band from Russia makes music that's hard to fit into existing genres—similar to electronic and similar to metal, but falls somewhere between the two.
Russian Circles and their post-metal sound play an early Friday show. Formed in 2004, Russian Circles have released eight full-length studio albums, and are touring their 2022 release Gnosis. REZN to open.
Katatonia is a heavy metal band from Sweden. Over their 30-year history, they've produced 11 full-length, studio albums, but it's their two 2020 releases City Burials and Dead Air that bring them to D.C. The Ocean Collective and Cellar Darling to open.