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Southern Lord to Release BXI, a Collaboration between BORIS and Ian Astbury

June 3, 2010

A previously cryptic press release has been revealed to be a unique collaboration between BORIS and Ian Astbury of THE CULT and THE DOORS. The team has recorded a four-song EP, entitled BXI, which consists of three original songs and a cover of THE CULT’s “Rain,” with BORIS guitarist, Wata, on vocals. The effort was tracked and mixed in Tokyo in late April. Southern Lord will be releasing BXI this September on CD, LP, and digital formats.

Head over to Pitchfork to read an interview with BORIS drummer, Atsuo, about BXI:

BXI tracklist: 1. “Teeth and Claws” 2. “We are the Witches” 3. “Rain” 4. “Magickal Child

BORIS, who will be touring North America this summer, were joined by Astbury on stage this past weekend at Australia’s Vivid LIVE, performing material from the EP and covering THE DOORS’ “The End”.