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Latest Grails News

Below is our complete Grails news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Grails Streaming New Track

Stereogum has posted the new Grails song "Wake Up Drill II" online, which is taken off the band's upcoming "Black Tar Prophecies Volume 5." Check out the track right here. The following press release was issued about the album:

"From Portland, Oregon, Grails feature drummer Emil Amos, also of Om, the band founded by the rhythm section of the legendary Sleep. Black Tar Prophecies Volume 5 sees an October 30 release on Kemado Records as one side of a split LP, the other side belonging to Finland's Pharaoh Overlord, featuring three members of the prolific Finnish band Circle. Grails will head to Australia this week."

Oct 13 - Melbourne, Australia @ The Corner (w/ Tortoise)
Oct 14 - Perth, Australia @ UWA (This Is Nowhere Festival w/ Tortoise)
Oct 17 - Brisbane, Australia @ The Zoo
Oct 18 - Melbourne, Australia @ Northcote Social Club
Oct 19 - Sydney, Australia @ Oxford Art Factory

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Grails To Release "Black Tar Prophecies, Vol. 5"

Kemado Records has announced the October 30 release of Grails' new offering, "Black Tar Prophecies, Vol. 5," the latest in the band's Black Tar Prophecies series.

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Grails feature drummer Emil Amos, also of Om. Making music under the Grails name for a decade now, the instrumental band has released music on labels such as Temporary Residence, Neurot, and Robotic Empire.

Kemado will release "Black Tar Prophecies, Vol. 5" as one side of a split LP, the other side belonging to Finland's Pharaoh Overlord, featuring members of prolific Finnish band Circle.

BrooklynVegan is now streaming "Chariots," the lead track off Grails' side of the split. Check out the song right here or in the player below. Grails also has the following upcoming tour dates:

Oct 13 - Melbourne, AU @ The Corner (w/ Tortoise)
Oct 14 - Perth, AU @ UWA (This Is Nowhere Festival w/ Tortoise)
Oct 17 - Brisbane, AU @ The Zoo
Oct 18 - Melbourne, AU @ Northcote Social Club
Oct 19 - Sydney, AU @ Oxford Art Factory More...

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Grails East Coast Tour Dates

Oregon's Grails will tour the East Coast this week. Here are the tour dates:

11/13 Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel w/ OM, Jack Rose
11/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Club Europa w/ OM, Jack Rose
11/15 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's w/ OM
11/16 New York, NY @ Knitting Factory w/ OM
11/17 Brattleboro, VT @ The Loft w/ OM, Witch, Jack Rose
11/18 Boston, MA @ Middle East w/ OM, Jack Rose

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Grails Signs With Temporary Residence

After releasing material with Neurot Recordings, Important Records, and Robotic Empire, Oregon instrumental band Grails has officially signed with Temporary Residence Limited (Explosions In The Sky, Mono). According to the label, "We are truly proud and grateful to be working with them." Grails' next album is expected to surface in spring 2007.

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