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DAMAGED: BORIS VS. SBGM
DAMAGED
Artwork via Fangs Anal Satan
Split Extended Play by
Boris
Stupid Babies Go Mad
Released July 27 2007
Recorded 2006 - 2007
Genre Stoner Metal, Thrash Metal, Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock, Drone Doom, Stoner Rock
Length 16:47
Label DIWPhalanx Records
Boris chronology
Long Hair And Tights
(2007)
Damaged
(2007)
Rock Dream
(2007)
Stupid Babies Go Mad chronology
Burn Up The World
(2005)
Damaged
(2007)
New Scum City
(2013)

Damaged (Also stylized as DAMAGED: BORIS VS. SBGM) is a split EP & DVD by Japanese punk band Stupid Babies Go Mad and Japanese experimental band Boris. A 10" vinyl and DVD limited to 1500 copies, it was released in July 2007 via Diwphalanx.

BackgroundEdit

The release for Damaged was announced in early 2007 via Boris' website. Notably Damaged is a direct tribute to the iconic Black Flag album of the same name but with a twist. The 10" is a picture disc with a "broken" look to play on the Damaged theme as is the sleeve and the design of the DVD. Stupid Babies Go Mad perform "Damaged 4" which is a cover of Boris' "Ibitsu" and an unknown original composition twice while Boris' "Damaged 3" is a cover of Stupid Babies Go Mad's "Double Vision".

The DVD contains full live sets from both bands. The Stupid Babies Go Mad DVD tracks were recorded live at Earthdom, Tokyo on February 3, 2007. SBGM's Vinyl side recorded & mixed at Peace Music April 2007. Boris' DVD tracks were recorded live at Northsix, New York on September 11, 2006. Boris' Vinyl side recorded and mixed 2007. Mastered at Peace Music.

Stupid Babies Go Mad - Damaged 4

Stupid Babies Go Mad - Damaged 4

Boris - "Damaged 3"

Boris - "Damaged 3"

TracklistEdit

10" VinylEdit

  • NOTE: Each song features a locked groove at the end, looping a small snippet of the song ad infinitum, playing on the "Damaged" theme. The song length is taken based on when the loop goes around in one revolution.
  • Side A: Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Damaged 4" - 7:52
  • Side B: Boris - "Damaged 3" - 8:55

DVDEdit

NOTE: The entirety of the DVD is indexed as one track with no separate chapters. SBGM's side features grainy black-and-white footage while Boris' feature bizarre cut-outs of Russian indie films and other cuts but is left alone by the second half, further playing on the Damaged theme.

  • Boris - "Evil Stack"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Evilive"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - 侵入
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Spiral"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Kiss Me"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Stifle Away"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Nervous Break Down"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Under Cover"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Visious Love"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Double Vision"
  • Stupid Babies Go Mad - "Violent Hitman"
  • Boris - "Blackout"
  • Boris - "Pink"
  • Boris - "Woman on the Screen"
  • Boris - "Nothing Special"
  • Boris - "Ibitsu"
  • Boris - "Death Valley"
  • Boris - "A Bao A Qu"
  • Boris - "Akuma no Uta"
  • Boris - "Electric"
  • Boris - "Dyna-Soar"

PersonnelEdit

BorisEdit

  • Atsuo - Drums, Backing Vocals
  • Wata - Guitar
  • Takeshi - Bass, Lead Vocals

Stupid Babies Go MadEdit

  • Ide - Drum Smasher
  • D.D. - Beer Drinkin' Bass
  • Choh-Brain - Distorted Guitar
  • Nonaka Kohta - Emotional Guitar
  • Ima - Agitation

Misc.Edit

  • Toshihiko Hironaka - A&R
  • Fangsanalsatan - Design, Director
  • Ryuta Murayama - Director, Editor

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit


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