This fall, Boris will trek across North America performing all of the songs off of their beloved first album, Amplifier Worship.  Featuring two drummers and an extended backline, this will be a Boris tour not to miss.  Starcrawler will support all shows and tickets go on sale Friday, April 26th at 10am local time— a complete list of tour dates can  be found below.

Boris has been in constant pursuit of their own ideal “heavy” since their formation in 1992. From the outset they became like a chimera, evolving at a rapid pace, establishing a unique style with extreme down tuning and mega volume. Their broad sense of “Heavy Rock” swelled grotesquely, as it engulfed powerviolence, ambient and drone, with a trance component of krautrock and so on.

From Tokyo to the world, Boris spread out from the underground community to have their name become more widely known. Five years after their formation, Boris went deep into the beyond of heavy music to make their first album, one that can be said to be a palace constructed in unexplored realms. However, the album by no means serves as a peaceful “end” or resting place/”gravestone” for those compositions. Rather, it was a map to the “beyond” that Boris drew up at the time, a blueprint pointing to the future. 25 years after the release of Amplifier Worship, that guidance has been revealed: a full length tour for performing all of the songs on the album in a double-drum-format Drone Set.

As a pioneering effort in Drone Metal, a palace under the name of Amplifier Worship was constructed and revealed as both a point of departure as well as a destination. Amplified oscillations and volume, going from anguish to pleasure and back, being in fear as well as in awe at what can be called heavy— we venture into this palace of worship together.

For this tour Boris are taking along Starcrawler, a band that “…intensifies the prayer of rock ‘n’ roll. This only takes us further into the beyond, embarking on this worship service. Welcome to the ceremony!” comments Boris.

Look for more exciting news from Boris to arrive very soon.

Boris, Amplifier Worship Service tour dates:
September 25  San Diego, CA @ Music Box
September 26  Los Angeles, CA @ Belasco
September 27  Pomona, CA @ Glass House
September 28  Fresno, CA @ Strummer’s
September 29  San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
October 1  Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
October 2  Seattle, WA @ Showbox
October 4  Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Hall
October 6  Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
October 8  Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
October 9  Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
October 10  Milwaukee, WI @ Vivarium
October 11  Chicago, IL @ Ramova Theatre
October 12  Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
October 13  St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
October 15  Grand Rapids, MI @ Elevation
October 16  Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
October 17  Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
October 18  Pittsburgh, PA @ Tunderbird Music Hall
October 19  Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
October 21  Boston, MA @ Paradise
October 22  Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom
October 23  New York, NY @ Racket
October 24  Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
October 25  Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
October 26  Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
October 27  Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
October 29  Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
October 30  Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Midtown
November 2  Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole
November 3  Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre