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Tag Archives: Pelican

Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Pelican surprise-release new live album

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Pelican’s intstrumental post-metal is always a rewarding listen, and earlier this year, Belgian fans got to witness them live as they played the Dunk! Festival. The festival was livestreamed, and the organizers gave the band the recordings, which they remixed. They were only planning on releasing the recording on Bandcamp, which they did. However, dunk! is […]

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Pelican faces backlash after suggesting fans donate to ACLU

Posted by on November 15, 2016

If last week’s election proved anything, it’s that America is still vastly divided. While only 55% of eligible voters even bothered showing up at the polls, the number of people voting in Donald Trump as our next president (26.3%) was about as much as those voting for Hillary Clinton (26.5%). Se by getting involved in politics […]

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Soon you can drink some Cannibal Corpse beer

Posted by on October 15, 2015

Cannibal Corpse have joined forces with Indiana-based 3 Floyds Brewery to bring you “Amber Smashed Face,” a subtle twist on the title of the opening track of 1992’s Tomb of the Mutilated. The familiar ‘Corpse looking artwork was done by Vince Locke who has worked with the band since their debut Eaten Back to Life came out back in 1990. The brewery has […]

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More details emerge about Robert Trujillo’s side project

Posted by on July 24, 2015

Remember that supergroup from earlier this year? The one featuring Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, Torche drummer Rick Smith, Magic Bullet Records founder Brent Eyestone, and Converge bassist Nate Newton? Well, in a recent interview with Eyestone about his other band Harmonic Cross he revealed some info about the mystery supergroup: Said Eyestone: “It’s a project through the Tony Hawk Foundation. It’s […]

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Robert Trujillo recording with a band that’s not Metallica

Posted by on February 9, 2015

Photos first surfaced on Instagram a few weeks ago, but now the Magic Bullet Records website has made it official; a new supergroup has formed! That’s Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, Torche drummer Rick Smith, and Magic Bullet Records founder Brent Eyestone and Graham Scala (they played together in Highness and Bleach Everything) on guitar.  The photo is from Wishbone Studios in […]

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New Pelican EP reworks “The Cliff”

Posted by on February 4, 2015

Pelican are releasing an EP of reworked versions of “The Cliff,” which comes from their 2013 album, Forever Becoming. You can listen to the first two tracks of the EP below. The first track features a relative rarity for the band – vocals. Allen Epley, the vocalist that appeared on “Final Breath” from the band’s 2009 album, What We All Come to […]

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You can’t deny the latest Pelican video

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Pelican have spend quite a bit of time on the road since the release of Forever Becoming, and it’s been nicely summed up by the video for “Deny the Absolute,” which debuted on Chicagoist today. Shot by Kenneth Thomas during their Summer tour, the black and white video features some footage of the band playing, but many […]

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Insomnium, Fallujah, Pelican, Lord Mantis members reveal their best of 2014

Posted by on December 4, 2014

It’s December, which means that, for the most part, the year in music is over. Almost everything that’s going to come out has already, as the music industry focuses on the holiday shopping rush by pushing everything that’s come out in the first 11 months of the year. It’s also a good time to take […]

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Pelican with vocals are just as good as Pelican instrumental

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Pelican have always been reliably great, an instrumental quartet that owes equal parts to post-metal and indie rock. Last year’s Forever Becoming was the first album without band founder Laurent Schroeder-Lebec, but they’ve carried on just fine without him. One of the highlights of that album was a song called “The Cliff,” and on February 24th, the […]

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