New BORIS Album in August! Tour Dates Announced

Boris have never been one for sentimentality—they simply wave goodbye to old worlds in favor of new horizons. That’s exactly the logic behind the band’s two forthcoming reissues of Akuma No Uta and Feedbacker, which will be released via Third Man Records this year, marking a new partnership between the band and label. The batch of reissues also makes way for Boris's first new album in two years: LφVE & EVφL, due out this August on Third Man. The pioneering, monolithic trio will also be hitting the road with NYC industrialists Uniform this fall - tour dates are listed below.

LφVE & EVφL exist as two independent works, encapsulating conflicting connotations that interweave and become intricately entangled with one another, gradually eroding before becoming utterly singular. Continuing to tinker and toil with their sound since the release of DEAR, Boris have pivoted onward a more organic, non-grid literary style that LφVE & EVφL showcases.  

Boris was formed in 1992, culminating in the current lineup of Takeshi, Wata, and Atsuo just three years later. Even in their infancy, the members of Boris boldly explored their own vision of heavy music, where words like “explosive” and “thunderous” barely do justice. Using overpowering soundscapes embellished with copious amounts of lighting and billowing smoke, Boris has shared with audiences across the planet an experience for all five senses in their concerts, earning legions of zealous fans along the way.

LφVE & EVφL will be released this August on double LP and digital formats via Third Man Records, with the reissue details to follow. Stay tuned for more news to come.

Boris is: 

Takeshi — Vocal, Bass & Guitar 

Wata — Vocal, Guitar & Echo 

Atsuo — Vocal, Drums, Percussion & Electronics 

LφVE & EVφL — Track Listing: 

Disc [LφVE] Side A 1. Away from You 2. Coma Side B 3. EVOL Disc [EVφL] Side A 1. uzume 2. LOVE Side B 3. In The Pain(t) 4. Shadow of Skull

BORIS — On Tour w/ Uniform: 

August 19  San Diego, CA @ Casbah

August 20  Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar

August 22  San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger

August 23  Austin, TX @ Barracuda

August 24  Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves

August 25  Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall

August 28  Mexico City, MX @ Galera *

August 30  Tampa, FL @ Orpheum

August 31  Gainesville, FL @ High Dive

September 1  Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

September 3  Nashville, TN @ Exit/In

September 4  Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

September 5  Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Festival *

September 7  Washington, DC @ Black Cat

September 8  Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle Hall

September 10  Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere

September 11  Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

September 12  Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall

September 13  Montreal, QC @ Theatre Plaza

September 14  Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace

September 15  Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme

September 17  Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

September 18  St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall

September 20  Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater

September 21  Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall

September 23  Seattle, WA @ Neumos

September 24  Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge

September 26  San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall

September 27  San Jose, CA @ The Ritz

September 28  Camarillo, CA @ Rock City

September 29  Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex

* no Uniform

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