Boris Release Two Albums and Announce Tour With Russian Circles

(Sargent House) Boris will co-headline a European/UK tour with new label mates Russian Circles this summer.

The news comes on the heals of yesterday's release of two new full length albums today via Sargent House. Here are the details on the albums followed by the tour dates:

Boris - Attention Please - LP/CD/digital: Boris are widely known for their ability to breach styles and stretch sonic boundaries of all that is heavy, psychedelic, droning and downright cathartic. But, Attention Please is more like a complete redefining of their potential in several ways. First and foremost, it is the first album on which all vocals are sung by lead guitarist, Wata. While she has previously sung on a couple of songs for singles and her solo outings, the entire 10-song album features her intimate, multifaceted vocal style. Secondly, the songs on Attention Please have a sultry, intoxicating catchiness to them. It's melodic without sounding pop. It's psychedelic without sounding dated. It's heavy without relying on barre chord riffs.

Boris - Heavy Rocks - LP/CD/digital: Boris has earned its rabid cult following for their ability to expertly harness music as power. Be it psychedelic metal, colossal drone, blistering punk or distortion-ravaged shoegaze, a Boris song is an exploration of sound as physical mass. The Japanese trio's classic 2002 album, Heavy Rocks
is a landmark of their mastery. So, it's fitting that the group's new album sharing the same title and very similar artwork to that disc, Heavy Rocks (2011) seeks to redefine "heavy" music in a culmination of the band's tireless efforts over the past two decades. This year's Heavy Rocks is beyond heavy, it firmly establishes Boris as a pillar of innovation and integrity in guitar-based music.

June 17 - Tilburg, Netherlands @ 013 Popcentrum
June 18 - Brugge, Belgium @Entrepot w/ The Ocean, Intronaut, Red Fang
June 19 - London, UK @ ULU
June 20 - Manchester, UK @ Islington Mill
June 21 - Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
June 22 - Paris, France @ La Maroquinerie
June 24 - Madrid, Spain @ Caracol
June 25 - Porto, Portugal @ Hard Club
June 26 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Musicbox
June 28 - Barcelona, Spain @ Apolo 2
June 29 - Lyon, France @ Grrrrnd Zero
June 30 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Rote Fabrik
July 01 - Karlsruhe, Germany @ Jubez
July 02 - Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk
July 04 - Rome, Italy @ Traffic Live
July 05 - Milan, Italy @ Miodi Festival /Magnolia (Outdoor Fest)
July 07 - Vienna, Austria @ Arena Vienna
July 08 - Leipzig, Germany @ UT Connewitz
July 09 - Prague, Czech @ Matrix Klub
July 10 - Berlin, Germany @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
July 11 - Hamburg, Germany @ HafenKlang
July 12 - Gothenberg, Sweden @ Truckstop Alaska
July 13 - Oslo, Norway @ John Dee
July 14 - Stockholm, Sweden @ The Strand
July 15 - Copenhagen, Denmark @Vega
July 16 - Dortmund, Germany @ FZW
July 17 - Dour, Belgium @Dour Festival

July 19 - Nuremberg, Germany @ Zentral Cafe K4
July 20 - Innsbruck, Austria @ PMK
July 21 - Zagreb, Croatia @ Mocvara
July 22 - Budapest, Hungary @ Durer Kert
July 24 - Wroclaw, Poland @ Events New Horizon Festival

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