Sigur Rós in concert.

Assets of Sigur Rós remain frozen

16 Aug The Reykjavík District Court has rejected the demand by members of the Icelandic avant-rock band Sigur Rós to nullify a decision to freeze their assets as a security toward taxes due in the amount of ISK 800 million.

Sigur Rós is Iceland's most famous rock group. Here they are performing at the Norður og Niður festival in December.

Members of Sigur Rós under investigation for tax fraud

16 Mar The sheriff of Reykjavik has placed the assets of the member of Sigur Rós under injunction on the demand of the tax authorities. Over 800 million kronas of assets have been frozen.

It's been a whole five years since Sigur Rós last performed at Harpa.

A limit of two tickets per person for the Sigur Rós concerts

15 May 2017 Ticket sales for the four concerts by one of Iceland's most famous musical artists Sigur Rós in December have begun on harpa.is and tix.is.

The charming Júníus Meyvant.

Playlist: Lots and lots of great Icelandic music!

6 Apr 2016 Curator for the latest edition of the Nordic Playlist is KEXP's musical oracle Kevin Cole, a regular visitor to Iceland. The playlist offers music from fantastic artists including the Icelandic Júníus Meyvant, Mammút, Sin Fang, Sigur Rós, Úlfur Eldjárn and Singapore Sling.

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