The Japanese sludge/doom rock trio Boris take their name from a song on grunge godfathers the Melvins' 'Bullhead' album. They have a lot in common with the Melvins musically, including a fondness for heavily downtuned guitar/bass tones and exceedingly slow tempos. But they also incorporate elements variously drawn from other sources, including psychedelic rock, punk, noise, minimalism, pure sludge-drone music and more. Although its groundbreaking album, 'Pink,' was not released until 2006, the trio-drummer Atsuo, lead guitar player Wata and bassist Takeshi-have been grazing their unique sonic turf since the early 1990s.
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