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Inside the dual Japanese rock of Boris

Double releases, double-necked guitars, double mirrors, and double rainbows. When it comes to interviewing the unclassifiable Japanese group Boris, nothing can be single-minded.
Double bubble
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  October 15, 2011

Dear ‘girlfriend metal’: Fuck you and the Facebook page you rode in on

I had no idea that the term "girlfriend metal" was used anywhere outside my immediate circle of snarky, elitist Brooklyn-based friends.
Take this genre and shove it
By KIM KELLY  |  August 26, 2011
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Boris | Attention Please

Two new albums are out this week from Boris.
Sargent House (2011)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  May 27, 2011
Boris at the Middle East downstairs

Boris at the Middle East downstairs

Japan's Boris have been challenging the limits of eardrums for 18 years with their heavy and experimental noise rock, so prepare to be blown away...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 04, 2010


Although Boris might seem just another Japanese drone-happy drop-tuned stoner-rock outfit, close inspection reveals instead a 16-year investigation of the meaning of sound and music itself.
Boris are completely out of control
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 07, 2008