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Boris With Merzbow

  • Sun Baked Snow Cave [Hydra Head, 2005] D+

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Sun Baked Snow Cave [Hydra Head, 2005]
Only innocent doomsayers willing to call someone plucking a guitar every few seconds for 12 minutes a "solo" will get to minute 38, when Merzbow makes some interesting noises that in just a few precious moments decay, like everything in this universe of pain, boredom, and surplus value. But be of good cheer. For verily, if a band named after a Melvins song thinks the world is coming to an end, it almost certainly isn't. D+