DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2023
Release Date: 4/22/2023
Label: Southern Lord
Release type: 'RSD First' Release
Altar is a collaboration album between experimental music groups Boris and Sunn O))), originally released on October 31, 2006 through Southern Lord Records (SUNN62).
In addition to major players Sunn O))) and Boris, Altar also boasts an extensive roster of guest musicians/collaborators such as Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Joe Preston (Earth, Thrones, Melvins, High on Fire), Phil Wandscher and Jesse Sykes (both of Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter) as well as long time Sunn O))) collaborators TOS Niewenhuizen and Rex Ritter.
The vinyl version of this album has been out of print for over 15 years. The exclusive Lava Red edition for Record Store Day 2023 is cut by Matt Colton from a new lacquer.
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