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UPDATED: Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce New Album ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’

Remember when Godspeed You! Black Emperor dropped their first new album in a decade back in 2012 out of nowhere, totally unannounced? The influential post-rock giants may very well be at it again. As pointed out on 4Chan‘s well-kept music boards, Godspeed You! Black Emperor will be dropping a new LP titled Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress […]

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REVIEW: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – ‘Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything’

Artist: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Album: Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything Genre: Post-rock Label: Constellation Even though Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra is an offshoot of legendary post-rock group Godspeed You! Black Emperor—composed of GY!BE’s guitarist Efrim Menuck, violinist Sophie Trudeau, and bassist Thierry Amar, alongside drummer David […]

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Finally Address Why They Didn’t Want The Polaris Award

Last September, dark, political, post-rock group Godspeed You! Black Emperor won Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize for 2012’s surprise album Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! To some people’s surprise, they weren’t in attendance to accept the award and then went on to issue a statement thanking the music-press for the prize but speaking out against corporate domination and the […]

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Stream Thee Silver Mt. Zion’s New Single “Take Away These Early Grave Blues”

As previously reported, Godspeed You! Black Emperor offshoot group Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra have a new album coming out called Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything. They’ve gone and shared a new single off that album called “Take Away These Early Grave Blues” which you can stream after the jump. The […]

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Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Releasing New Album, Stream “Austerity Blues”

Godspeed You! Black Emperor offshoot Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra (who also go by a series of abbreviated names like A Silver Mt. Zion, Thee Silver Mt. Zion, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band, and so on and so on) will be putting out a new LP on January 21 via […]

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Awarded Polaris Music Prize, Don’t Really Want It

The reverentially lauded Godspeed You! Black Emperor surprised and delighted fans, critics, and music lovers in general by quietly releasing Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! in October of last year. There was suddenly a new album there on the merch table at a Boston show, like it hadn’t been ten long years since Yanqui U.X.O. had been […]

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Nine Inch Nails Announce US Stadium Tour With Explosions In The Sky & Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Talk about going from dormant to the center of attention. In the matter of a week, we’ve gone from not knowing when new Nine Inch Nails would come, to knowing the name of the lead single and it dropping early, to getting a firm release date of the new album (September 3), to the present, […]

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REVIEW: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

Artist: Godspeed You! Black Emperor Album: ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! Genre: Post-Rock Label: Constellation Records I was fourteen years old when 28 Days Later came out in theaters, and I was fifteen when I finally got to see it on DVD at a friend’s house. It began a lifelong and slightly idiotic obsession with zombies […]

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STREAM: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s new album, ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!, is set to be released on October 16 in the US. It has already been secretly released on their tour, so if you were able to see them live – congrats, you had an exclusive on your hands. You can hear a stream of the […]

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor To Release New Album

Reunited post rock band Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced their first studio album in a decade, with the album titled ALLELUJAH! DON’T BEND! ASCEND!. The album is to feature four songs: two twenty minutes long and two six minutes and a half minutes long. It’s going to be released in less than two weeks […]

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce Fall US Tour

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have already been booked for a performance at this year’s Pitchfork festival, as well as some stage time All Tomorrow’s Parties in Asbury Park, New Jersey in September, but neither announcement has pleased nearly as many fans as today’s news surely will. This fall, Godspeed You! Black Emperor are going on […]