Boris has been simply unstoppable lately. The band released a new single “Reincarnation Rose” followed shortly by another new single “Drowning By Numbers” and the announcement of their new record W. Now they’re back with an in-studio performance of their 2002 track “Heavy Friends” using guitarist Wata’s brand new EarthQuaker Devices pedal Hizumitas, and it crushes.
“Boris and EarthQuaker Devices, it’s a match made in…well, someplace awesome! The Japanese music legends are celebrating their 30th Anniversary in 2022 and will soon unleash their new album, W, on the world to fill the ears and nourish the souls of heavy-music hungry fans worldwide. But while we anxiously wait to absorb the trio’s newest spiritually-infused sonic statement, Boris has kindly recorded an EQD Session to ensure fans stay satiated.
“This video missive features the classic, doom-laden tune ‘Heavy Friends’ from Boris‘ 2002 album Heavy Rocks. Bathe in Wata‘s searing fretwork, fueled by the Hizumitas, as Atsuo provides the heartbeat on drums and Takeshi fills the bottom end on his iconic double-neck bass and guitar. No fancy video tricks, no frills, and no B.S.”