Via Southern Lord:
BORIS To Spend Their Summer Vacation Deafening North Americans
Japan’s most potent psychedelic rock quartet BORIS have just locked down their next North American escapade.
After many previous tours to the continent, superheavy post-doom-rock unit BORIS will return to North America this summer in a major way, storming the continent on a tour that will last from the end of July through the month of August. Kicking off in California, the opening leg of the tour will see the band accompanied by Russian Circles as main support for the first few weeks, and by Red Sparrowes for the second leg, which also winds down in the Golden State at the end of August.
But BORIS will not let a tour die off quietly…. This full tour shall take place in advance of the previously announced appearance by SUNN O))) and BORIS amalgamating to perform as ALTAR — as heard on their 2006 Altar full-length — at the third annual All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in beautiful upstate New York, performing alongside Sleep [performing Holy Mountain], Iggy & The Stooges [performing Raw Power], Sonic Youth, Mudhoney, Raekwon, Explosions In The Sky and tons more this Labor Day weekend.
Stay tuned for a forthcoming major announcement regarding several new Boris releases!
BORIS North North American Summer Excursion 2010:
7/24/2010 The Casbah - San Diego, CA
7/25/2010 Plush - Tucson, AZ
7/27/2010 The Loft @ Palladium Ballroom - Dallas, TX w/ Russian Circles
7/28/2010 The Mohawk - Austin, TX w/ Russian Circles
7/30/2010 Spanish Moon - Baton Rouge, LA w/ Russian Circles
7/31/2010 The Engine Room - Tallahassee, FL w/ Russian Circles
8/01/2010 The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA w/ Russian Circles
8/02/2010 Cat’s Cradle - Carrboro, NC w/ Russian Circles
8/03/2010 930 Club - Washington DC w/ Russian Circles
8/04/2010 Starlight Ballroom - Philadelphia, PA w/ Russian Circles
8/07/2010 The Middle East - Cambridge, MA w/ Russian Circles, Cave In
8/08/2010 Le Tulipe - Montreal, QC w/ Russian Circles
8/09/2010 Lee’s Place - Toronto, ON w/ Russian Circles
8/10/2010 Magic Stick - Detroit, MI w/ Russian Circles
8/11/2010 Southgate House - Newport, KY w/ Russian Circles
8/13/2010 Metro - Chicago, IL w/ Russian Circles
8/14/2010 Firebird - St. Louis, MO w/ Russian Circles
8/15/2010 Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS w/ Russian Circles
8/16/2010 Marquis Theater - Denver, CO w/ Red Sparrowes
8/17/2010 *TBA - Salt Lake City, UT w/ Red Sparrowes
8/19/2010 Republik - Calgary, AB w/ Red Sparrowes
8/20/2010 The Starlite - Edmonton, AB w/ Red Sparrowes
8/22/2010 Rickshaw Theater - Vancouver, BC w/ Red Sparrowes
8/23/2010 Neumo’s - Seattle, WA w/ Red Sparrowes
8/24/2010 Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR w/ Red Sparrowes
8/26/2010 Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA w/ Red Sparrowes
8/27/2010 El Rey - Los Angeles, CA w/ Red Sparrowes
8/28/2010 The Glass House - Pomona, CA w/ Red Sparrowes
9/05/2010 Kutsher’s Country Club - Monticello, NY @ ATP Fest - “Altar set” w/ SUNNO)))
Some more information on the Boris/Sunn O))) partnership can be found here.
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