Liturgy

Members Of Liturgy, No Age, Circuit Des Yeux, & More To Perform Glenn Branca’s Symphonies At RBMA Event

In the early-'80s New York no wave era, the avant-garde composer Glenn Branca made his name with his guitar symphonies -- extremely loud, clanging pieces…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2016 - 10:22 am

Liturgy – “Quetzalcoatl” Video

Brooklyn metal boundary-crushers Liturgy released their epic and decidedly experimental album The Ark Work last month, and today, they've unveiled their video for the early…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Stream Liturgy The Ark Work

The Brooklyn band Liturgy made their name as black-metal experimentalists, starting fights in the metal underground by using the music to strive for bright transcendence…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Liturgy – “Reign Array”

Brooklyn's Liturgy have a rep for being black metal experimenters, but their forthcoming album The Ark Work isn't really a metal album at all. Instead,…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 12:53 pm

Liturgy – “Quetzalcoatl”

I've listened to Liturgy's upcoming third album, The Ark Work, like half a dozen times, and I'm still not sure what to make of it.
Michael Nelson | January 20, 2015 - 2:06 pm

Watch Liturgy On The Blacklist With Peter Fonda On Drums

I've never watched The Blacklist, the NBC procedural in which James Spader plays a master criminal who helps catch other master criminals, but apparently I'm…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2014 - 1:50 pm

Survival – “Tragedy Of The Mind” Video

Sometimes a good music video does just one thing really, really well. That's the case with the Eric Wren-directed video for Survival's "Tragedy Of The…
Miles Bowe | April 30, 2013 - 1:22 pm

Survival – “Since Sun” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, the excellently named mastermind of the fight-starting New York art-metal band Liturgy, is about to release the self-titled debut from his side-project Survival.
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 9:19 am

Survival – “Tragedy Of The Mind”

Survival is the reincarnation of Liturgy's Hunter Hunt-Hendrix screamo band Birthday Boyz. For those who are expecting the same kind of punishing, emotive sounds you…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 25, 2013 - 12:35 pm

Watch Liturgy Cover Shellac

You'd probably assume that any black metal band -- transcendental or otherwise -- covering Shellac might, at some point in the song, employ, say, a…
Michael Nelson | August 28, 2012 - 1:53 pm

Pitchfork Festival 2012: Grimes, Danny Brown, Sleigh Bells & More

At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend,…
Corban Goble | July 15, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Liturgy – “True Will” Video

Liturgy dives into the found footage for their latest video, shading spiritual in the clip for Aesthetica standout "True Will." Watch it below and scope…
Corban Goble | January 30, 2012 - 5:28 pm

New Party Systems (Feat. Members Of TVOTR, Liturgy) – “We Are” Video

New Party Systems is a new supergroup, featuring TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone and two current and former members of Liturgy, and their track…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Sleigh Bells Announce Tour, Reign Of Terror Tracklist

On the heels of a recent tease for their new album, Reign Of Terror, Sleigh Bells announced a nine-stop tour in Florida (guitarist Derek E.
Corban Goble | December 7, 2011 - 1:46 pm

GDFX (Liturgy’s Greg Fox) – “LAOQI > TULA” (Stereogum Premiere)

Liturgy's Greg Fox is an amazing drummer, one who showcases an otherworldly serenity, even when destroying his kit. Outside of Liturgy, he's a NYC noise/art-rock…
Brandon Stosuy | June 30, 2011 - 10:05 am
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