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    Posted: May 01 2010 at 13:02
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To celebrate their 10th anniversary as a band – and the release of their acclaimed new album Hymn To The Immortal Wind – MONO and Temporary Residence Limted organized a once-in-a-lifetime concert in New York City. In association with the esteemed Wordless Music Series, MONO super-sized their already legendary live show with a 24-piece orchestra. Painstakingly recorded and mixed by famed producer Matt Bayles (Mastodon, ISIS, Minus The Bear), Holy Ground brilliantly captures every moment of whispered calm and breathless beauty with patient clarity. Included with the album is a stunning live DVD documenting the entire 90-minute performance, featuring live orchestral versions of many of MONO’s most beloved songs. For a decade fans have clamored for a MONO album that matches the catharsis of their infamous live shows, and Holy Ground overwhelmingly delivers.

Rock Sound : "MONO have now well and truly sealed their place in the pantheon of rock history."

Ptolemaic Terrascope : "Walls of aggression and white noise rarely sound this beautiful and affecting."

Exclaim : "Essential, really"





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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kestrel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 02:47
I'm seeing these guys later this month - I can't wait! 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote EatThatPhonebook Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 09:24
They aren't bad. Hymn to the immortal wind is a great album.
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I like them, I didn't realise they'd been going for 10 years....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Evolutionary Sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2010 at 02:11
Hymn to the Immortal Wind is just the most beautiful album. I may be acquiring the new live album as well.

Edited by Evolutionary Sleeper - May 07 2010 at 02:11
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Henry Plainview Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 08 2010 at 00:17
Nice, we're finally getting bands that are actually famous as sponsors! However, I didn't like what I heard of Hymn very much so I will be passing on this as well.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lensag Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2010 at 08:43
i love mono. hymn to the immortal wind is pure poetry with no words..
i couldn-t see them in portugal - tickets sold out Cry
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote besotoxico Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 12 2010 at 12:20
Hymn is smooth like a babies bottom.
Lies, he only tells the truth, for he means it,
means, not anything he says, eyes unseen,
but everything is ........

So sincere, so sincere, so sincere, so sin.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Prog Geo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 04 2010 at 10:09
Post rock forever!Thumbs UpWonderful band!

Edited by Prog Geo - December 04 2010 at 10:10
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some of what these guys do reminds me of Mono at points...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Plankowner Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 10 2012 at 11:04
Saw them very recently, bought my Tshirt ,the new album and Holy Ground: NYC Live DVD... Was incredible to see them.
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nice vibe
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