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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – July 2017

Summer is a great time for heavy metal. The combination of warm weather, long car trips, alcohol, and lots of hanging around outdoors basically begs…
Doug Moore | July 31, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Boris – “Hope”

"Hope" is the "sultry" single from Attention Please, one of two Boris albums out the same day in April. Guitarist Wata handles all Attention's lead…
Brandon Stosuy | February 24, 2011 - 12:05 pm

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Stream Boris Dear

The veteran Japanese power trio Boris have been making adventurous, melodic sludge for something like 25 years. And next week, they're going to drop their…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2017 - 10:10 am

Boris – “Memento Mori”

Veteran Japanese metal band Boris have been doing a lot of reflection over the last couple years. Last year, they reissued their 10th LP, Pink,…
James Rettig | June 26, 2017 - 12:36 pm

Boris – “Absolutego” Video

This year, the long-running Japanese sludge-drunk metal power trio Boris are celebrating their 25th anniversary as a band, and they've also announced plans to drop…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2017 - 12:42 pm

Boris – “SOFUN”

A little over a decade ago, Japanese avant-garde metal band Boris released Pink. They haven't slowed down since, but in a few weeks they'll reissue…
James Rettig | June 15, 2016 - 3:06 pm

Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year's RSD, and had…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 10:46 am

Boris – “Vanilla” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

On their upcoming Noise Boris revisit the riff-happy psych-metal of older releases like Pink and Akuma No Uta. That return to heaviness was apparent as…
Miles Bowe | May 19, 2014 - 10:56 am

BORIS – “Quicksilver”

A good trick to getting a handle on BORIS' constantly shapeshifting style is paying attention to how they are spelling their name. If it's lowercase…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Photos: Boris, Deafheaven, Ides Of Gemini @ Echoplex, Los Angeles 5/24/13

Earplugs were mandatory for the insanely loud and pulverizing line-up of Boris and Deafheaven. Boris played their third album Flood in its entirety along with…
Andrew Youssef | May 27, 2013 - 1:39 pm

Listen To Boris And Asobi Seksu Cover One Another

Record Store Day Black Friday is going to bring with it a ton of cool shit but the Boris/Asobi Seksu split 7" has to be…
Michael Nelson | November 12, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Boris – “Spoon”

Japanese style-shifters Boris conjure up their more gauzy pop sensibility with "Spoon," a cut from their fifteenth album called, here we go, New Album. Kind…
Corban Goble | October 4, 2011 - 1:49 pm

ATP NY 2010: Sleep, Sunn, Skinny Dipping

At this point people know what to expect from Kutscher's: The faded Catskills resort's crumbling walls held together by mold, broken everything (we were forced…
Brandon Stosuy | September 8, 2010 - 9:30 am

ATP 2010: Curated By Pavement @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

Pavement's on their way to a long summer of festivals and one-off gigs, but curating an ATP is a sweet way to get things started.
jessica | May 18, 2010 - 2:27 pm

ATP NY Adds Sunn O))), Boris, Tortoise, Hope Sandoval

We gave you a preliminary rundown of this fall's ATP NY, but the folks at ATP have thrown Tortoise, Bardo Pond, and Sleepy Sun onto…
Brandon Stosuy | March 25, 2010 - 11:01 am