Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Monday, 13 May 2013 12:51

Concert photos: Boris (with Pallbearer) at the Firebird, Sunday, May 12

Boris at the Firebird Boris at the Firebird Caroline Philippone
Written by Caroline Philippone
Rate this item
(0 votes)

When reviewing concerts I photograph, I try to avoid words like "epic," but I can't think of a better word to sum of Japanese group Boris' show at the Firebird last night.

I will never forget this show, beginning with the massive number of Orange brand amps that could be seen immediately upon entering the venue. Opening band Pallbearer got the night started promptly at 8 p.m., with a good set that had the crowd head-banging in unison. The band was a perfect paring for Boris. But, of course, once its set ended the crowd pushed forward and waited in anticipation for Boris to take the stage.

Once Takeshi, (who plays the distinct double-necked bass/guitar) and bandmate Wata took the stage, the crowd was on edge in anticipation. But it wasn't until drummer Atsuo made his entrance that I knew I was in for a very special treat to see the band live. I can't really put into words what it is like live, but its sound may be best described a experimental metal/rock (according to Wikipedia at least). All I know is that I am hooked, that I will be picking up some more of its music, and that I may now have some hearing loss.

All photos by Caroline Philippone.

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Karate Bikini - A Simpler Sugar

Wed November 26
Karate Bikini is an eight piece ensemble who's members hail from St. Louis and the metro area. They are a large band with a large sound. Their latest album A Simpler Sugar is full of upbeat pop songs,…

Jah Orah and KD Assassin

Wed November 19

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-mix.jpg

KDHX Recommends

December
Friday
05

Roscoe Mitchell and Craig Taborn

An internationally known musician, composer and innovator, Roscoe Mitchell began his distinguished career in the spirited 1960s of Chicago. NYC pianist and ECM recording artist, Craig Taborn, has remained a ubiquitous presence on the...


December
Thursday
11

KDHX Discovery Series: History of Psychedelia

The KDHX Discovery Series presents the "History of Psychedelia," with DJ valis. KDHX DJ, valis will take you on a multimedia journey through the annals of psychedelic musical history. The evening will feature a...


December
Sunday
14

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Celia's Yuletide Express Secular Holid...

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Celia's Yuletide Express Secular Holid... 88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Celia's Yuletide Express Secular Holiday Sing-along Sunday, December 14 at Noon. Tickets available online.  Toys, clothes, food and other gifts will be collected at the door for...


Get Answers!

If you have questions or need to contact KDHX, visit our answers portal at answers.kdhx.org.

Online Users

3 users and 8414 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook