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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce 2022 Tour Dates

G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! Out Now via Constellation

Apr 08, 2021

Godspeed You! Black Emperor released a new album, G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!, last week via Constellation. Now the band have announced some tour dates. They don’t go down until 2022, but we’re excited to (and still getting used to) report on tour dates again. More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce New Album, Share Snippet of New Song

G_d's Pee AT STATE'S END! Due Out April 2 via Constellation

Mar 04, 2021

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced a new album titled G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!, and it will be out on April 2 via Constellation. The band has shared a 60-second teaser for the album, dubbed “4521.0kHz 6730.0kHz 4109.09kHz,” which most likely features a snippet of a song from the album. More

Nov 07, 2017

Godspeed You! Black Emperor released a new album, “Luciferian Towers”, back in September via Constellation. Now they have announced some new 2018 tour dates for both America and Australia. Check them all out below, followed by the album’s first single and opening track, the over 7-minute long “Undoing a Luciferian Towers.” More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Share 7-Minute Album Opener “Undoing a Luciferian Towers”

"Luciferian Towers" Due Out September 22 via Constellation

Aug 30, 2017

Godspeed You! Black Emperor are releasing a new album, “Luciferian Towers”, on September 22 via Constellation. Now they have shared the album’s first single and opening track, the over 7-minute long “Undoing a Luciferian Towers.” More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce New Album and Tour

"Luciferian Towers" Due Out September 22 via Constellation

Aug 02, 2017

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced a new album, “Luciferian Towers”, and some tour dates. “Luciferian Towers” is due out September 22 via Constellation. The album will be released on 180g vinyl and CD, both with 100% recycled paperboard gatefold jackets. More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce Tour Dates

Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress Out Now via Constellation

Jul 07, 2015

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced some new tour dates. They are in support of 2014’s Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress and take in the South, the Northeast, Texas, England, and Paris. More

Mar 24, 2015

Next week Godspeed You! Black Emperor will release Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, the band’s sixth studio album and follow-up to 2012’s Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce New Album, “Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress”

Listen to Excerpt of "Peasantry or 'Light! Inside of Light!'"

Feb 25, 2015

Following 2012’s Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!, Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced the release of their sixth studio album, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Wins 2013 Polaris Music Prize

For 'Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

Sep 24, 2013

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize for their album ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! More

2013 Polaris Prize Nominees Announced

Include Tegan and Sara, Metric, and Purity Ring

Jul 16, 2013

Earlier today in Toronto the short list of nominees for the 2013 Polaris Prize was announced, featuring the likes of Tegan and Sara, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Metric, Purity Ring, and Young Galaxy. More

Oct 08, 2012

As previously reported Godspeed You! Black Emperor will release their first album in a decade next week on Oct. 16. More

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce First Album in Ten Years

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! Out Oct. 16

Oct 02, 2012

A full decade since the release of Yangui U.X.O Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced that they will release a new album titled Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! More

Sep 16, 2010

Get ready, North American fans of Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The long-inactive post-rock mavens just announced the dates for their tour, which will go down in February and March of 2011. More



Interviews

My Favorite Album: Jay Baruchel on Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s “Yanqui U.X.O.”

"It was great music to write to. It was great music to just smoke weed to. It was great music to do fucking everything."

Feb 03, 2020

Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s Yanqui U.X.O is just the soundtrack to a fucking mental odyssey. I grew up in Montréal and if you were a kid in Montréal in the ‘90s you obviously knew who the fuck Godspeed were. More


Reviews

Sep 26, 2017

When this record takes off, as it does on the third parts of “Bosses Hang” and later “Anthem For No State,” it really takes off, sending you through hyperspace on enormous blissed-out cosmic waves. Much of the new album by Godspeed You! Black Emperor however is, as the band puts it, “a quiet muttering amplified heavenward.” More

Mar 31, 2015

Godspeed You! Black Emperor may be the first instrumental rock band with an almost anthropomorphic career arc. More

Aug 04, 2013

Walking through the field on the second day of OFF Festival, I was faced with a large group of teenagers, sprinting towards me and singing a chipper refrain from Zbigniew Wodecki’s triumphant performance the previous evening. It was a heartwarming moment. After all, isn’t that the point of heading to a festival in another country? More

Dec 12, 2012

With thoughtfully crafted compositions so carefully rendered, Godspeed You! Black Emperor plays like a massed force that could show its mighty strength at any time, and can be equally compelling and unnerving when it does. More