BORIS Channels ‘The Power’ Via Live Video; N. American Tour Dates

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer,

Japanese alternative sludge rockers Boris have released a live video version of their song “The Power“.  The track comes off the band’s recently issued album “Dear” which commemorates the band’s 25th anniversary.

In related news, Boris will be embarking on an extensive North American tour that will begin in October.  They will be joined by a variety of bands along the way, including Endon, SUMAC, SubRosa, Helms Alee, Mutoid Man, Thou and Torche.

The trek will also include some festival appearances from Boris at Desert Daze, Days Of Darkness and Sound On Sound.

Boris North American Tour dates:

10/03 Fresno, CA – Strummers
10/04 Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s


10/06 Eugene, OR – WOW Hall
10/07 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s
10/08 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
10/09 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
10/11 San Francisco, CA – The Independent

10/12-14 Joshua Tree, CA – Institute of Mentalphysics (‘Desert Daze Fest‘)

With SubRosa:

10/14 Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
10/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
10/17 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
10/19 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre
10/20 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room

With Helms Alee:

10/21 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
10/22 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
10/23 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
10/25 Detroit, MI – El Club
10/26 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
10/27 Millvale, PA – Mr Smalls
10/28 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

10/29 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live! (‘Days Of Darkness‘)

With Mutoid Man:

10/31 Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
11/01 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
11/04 Durham, NC – Motorco
11/05 Knoxville, TN – The Concourse
11/07 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade, Hell Stage
11/08 Nashville, TN – Exit / In

With Thou:

11/09 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
11/10 New Orléans, LA – One Eyed Jacks

11/10-12 McDade, TX – Sound on Sound Fest

With Helms Alee:

11/14 Albuquerque, NM – Sister

With Torche:

11/15 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
11/17 San Diego, CA – Casbah