Sigur Ros Cover 'The Rains of Castamere' for 'Game of Thrones'

The band's version of the song will appear in the TV series alongside with their cameo.

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"Game of Thrones" will return for its fourth season this Sunday, April 6th, on HBO. As previously reported, icelandic post rockers Sigur Ros is set to make a cameo on the show, but their participation doesn't end there.

As Film Music Reporter points out (via Consequence of Sound), the band has also recorded a version "The Rains of Castamere," the song written by George R. R. Martin that famously soundtracked the Red Wedding episode.

According to Amazon, Sigur Ros' version will be available beginning April 13th. You can stream a short preview of the song here.

The National previously covered "The Rains of Castamere" for an episode in season two. Revisit their rendition below.

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    Kueller917
    This band could probably cover anything and still make it feel like I'm soaring over the Icelandic mountains.
    kapaz0r
    oh yeah, go ahead and combine my favourite tv show with my favourite post-rock band, go go