Sigur Ros

Listen to the International Space Orchestra’s Cover of Sigur Rós’ “Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása”

You can now download a portion of Sigur Rós' 2016 world tour--the International Space Orchestra, which played backup to the Icelandic band, has released their…
Nadya Agrawal / January 10, 2017

Sigur Rós Announce 2017 North American Tour

As teased last week, Icelandic post-rock dreamscapers Sigur Rós have announced a run of North American tour dates for spring 2017. The three-month run includes a…
Anna Gaca / December 12, 2016

Sigur Rós Are Teasing a Mysterious Something

Here's a new, 15-second teaser video from soothing Icelandic landscape-painting Sigur Rós, who appear to be planning to announce something about 2017 this coming Monday:…
Anna Gaca / December 8, 2016

New Music: Sigur Rós – “Hoppípolla” (Planet Earth II Mix)

Icelandic rock vets Sigur Rós have shared a brand-new version of their tender, piano-driven Takk... classic "Hoppípolla." The original 2005 version of the song was used…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 23, 2016

Sigur Rós Are Stepping Away From Beauty and Diving Deeper Into the Void

Picture the Sigur Rós fan standing at their concert, transfixed by the orchestral arrangements, lofty melodies, vast instrumentals and crescendos. Their style of post-rock is…
Charles Innis / November 18, 2016

Sigur Rós Portray Hopelessness, Despair, Intense Inebriation in ‘Óveður’ Video

As you may remember, Sigur Rós did a thing yesterday: a live, 24-hour "Slow TV" stream featuring new music. We now know that that new…
Rachel Brodsky / June 21, 2016

Sigur Rós Are Gonna Do a Thing This Afternoon

Update: Sigur Rós have done the thing, and it's a live 24-hour "Slow TV" stream — really a visual journey through Iceland — that features new…
Andrew Unterberger / June 20, 2016

Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, Young Thug, and More to Perform at Treasure Island Music Festival

Festival season is considered mostly over by October, but those with a severe hankering for live outdoor music events have this year's Treasure Island Music Festival to…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Sigur Rós Unveil North American Tour Dates

Shape-shifting Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós have just announced a full North American tour, including stops in New York City (Radio City Music Hall and Kings Theatre),…
Brennan Carley / April 4, 2016

Brush Up on Your Album Art History With These Clever Mashups

We've seen famous album covers with cats, famous album covers recreated by neonate girls, famous album covers with superheroes, and famous album covers interpreted in crumpled socks, but…
Anna Gaca / March 15, 2016

Sigur Rós Announce New Tour and Promise New Music

Sigur Rós have announced a string of new tour dates for next summer, and the Icelandic post-rock dreamers plan to use their European shows to workshop…
James Grebey / November 24, 2015

Sigur Ros Are Reissuing ‘Agætis byrjun’ as a Deluxe Limited-Edition Box Set

Sigur Rós released their sophomore album Ágætis byrjun 16 years ago, and they're marking the anniversary by reissuing the record as a deluxe limited-edition box set. The Icelandic…
James Grebey / February 25, 2015

Hear Sigur Ros’ Haunting ‘The Rains of Castamere’ for ‘Game of Thrones’

We're not spoiling anything by saying that the most recent twist-heavy Game of Thrones episode featured Sigur Rós as a wedding band, performing the folk…
Dan Reilly / April 14, 2014

‘Jeopardy!’ Asks the Not-Too-Hard Alt-Rock Questions

For decades, Jeopardy! has quizzed Americans' knowledge of history, science, geography, culture, and more. Now add Trent Reznor to that list. As Consequence of Sound…
Kyle McGovern / December 13, 2013

Sigur Ros Could Spill Blood (or Play Bowed Guitar) on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Sigur Rós are bound for Westeros. Entertainment Weekly reports that the Icelandic art-rock trio will make a guest appearance on Game of Thrones next season.
Kyle McGovern / September 10, 2013
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