Vein is the sixteenth (or seventeenth) studio album by Japanese expirimental doom band Boris released as an edition of 1500 copies in October 2006. Two versions of this release exist, 1100 copies sold in the US contain one set of audio while 400 copies sold in Europe contain a completely different recording. One of their most controversial and delayed releases. This is the "Hardcore Version" limited to 1100 copies. Pressed on clear vinyl with a screen printed image following the outer perimeter of the vinyl. The record is packaged in a thick mylar jacket with two thick screen printed mylar inserts - one for the front and one for the back. The front and back images line up to create a landscape scene.