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Boris and Tera Melos at The Casbah

Almost impossibly, Boris has been stretching out its style, cranking out albums nonstop, and playing super rad shows without disappointing its hardcore fans since it was formed in 1996. The Japanese band has mastered its unique takes on doom metal, ambient noise, psychedelic rock, and most recently, pop, while releasing limited-edition albums, splits, and singles that make record collector nerds sweat. Sharks were expected to be jumped when Boris released two albums at once (Heavy Rocks is heavy, Attention Please has J-pop influences) on a big U.S. label earlier this year but guess what? Both LPs ruled, and I couldn’t wait to hear how the pop mutations would sound live.

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Giant Robot Signing at Comic-Con San Diego

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Giant Robot at Comic-Con San Diego July 20-24 Giant Robot Booth 1729 (Same space every year! – Look for the red lanterns) Giant Robot will be at Comic-Con San Diego, and will set up our merchandise booth.   Signing Schedule Mari Inukai – Friday July 22nd 3:30-5:30 (Sekaiseifukudan figures and bonus items) Kid Koala – Saturday July 23rd 10:30-11:30 (His new book Space Cadet) Mari Inukai – Saturday July 23rd 12-2 Bonnie Burton – July 23rd 3-4 (Star Wars Craft Book) David Horvath – July 23rd 4:30-5:30 (Bossy Bear and more!)   Watch for more announcements at www.giantrobot.com   Eric Nakamura Giant Robot Owner/Publisher eric@giantrobot.com (310) 479-7311

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