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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Formed: 1995
From: Montreal, Canada
Last Known Status: Active


Godspeed You! Black Emperor is an experimental nine-piece from Montreal, Canada that specializes in semi-avant-garde instrumental music.

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Neurosis Announces New Shows

This week, Neurosis confirms new upcoming live performances as the quintet continues to steadily infiltrate new audiences with material from tenth LP, "Honor Found In Decay."

These newly locked performances, set to take place on January 18th and 19th at the Metropolis in Montreal, Canada, will see Neurosis co-headlining the stage with Godspeed You! Black Emperor both evenings.

What makes the performances that much more special is the fact that the duo of shows will mark the first time Neurosis has performed on Canadian soil in nearly a decade-and-a-half. Tickets for these two shows are on sale now at this location and at the following stores at regular opening hours: Phonopolis, Sound Central, L'oblique, Sonik, Profusion, Atom Heart and Cheap Thrills.

Stay tuned for further transmissions as new live plans develop. For now, catch Neurosis live on these dates:

11/23/2013 Roseland Theater - Portland, OR w/ Tragedy, The Body
1/18/2013 Metropolis - Montreal, QC w/ Godspeed You! Black Emperor
1/19/2013 Metropolis - Montreal, QC w/ Godspeed You! Black Emperor
5/03/2014 Temples Festival - Bristol, UK

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announces Tour

Experimental Montreal post-rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor has announced the dates for its upcoming tour of North America, the first for the act in many years. The tour, which includes one Canadian date, kicks off on February 16, 2011 in Vancouver, Canada and ends in Detroit, Michigan on March 29th. The tour also includes double dates in both San Francisco and Chicago.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor tour dates:
February 16 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ Vogue Theatre
February 17 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
February 18 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
February 20 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
February 21 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
February 23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Music Box at the Henry Fonda
March 16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Masonic Temple
March 17 – New York, NY @ Church of St. Paul the Apostle
March 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
March 20 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
March 22 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
March 24 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
March 26 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
March 27 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
March 29 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre

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