Tag Archives: Pelican

Tides From Nebula guitarist Adam Waleszyński’s Top 5: (Semi) Instrumental Albums

Posted by on November 11, 2013

Poland’s Tides From Nebula give instrumental rock a good name. Just check out their album Eternal Movement (out now via Long Branch Records) below if you don’t believe us. So we decided to ask guitarist Adam Waleszyński what five instrumental albums influenced him the most. However, as he explains himself, that’s a bit of a […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/6: The Charts Doth Protest The Hero Too Much, Methinks

Posted by on November 6, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So, apparently every band in the whole damn world had an album debut this week. But there are a lot of awesome bands and albums in there, particularly Protest The Hero and Skeletonwitch, who […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/30: Motörhead’s 21st Album Shocks The Charts

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When it comes to metal (or really any kind of music), there’s a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” outlook on a band’s musical direction. If a band changes its sound, there […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/23: Trivium Lay Vengeance On The Charts

Posted by on October 23, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s interesting to look back on how far Trivium has come, at least for me. I started listening to them back in high school right around the time when The Crusade came out (a.k.a. when they were […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 15th: Forsake Not the Dream

Posted by on October 15, 2013

For most bands in the metal world, the ultimate goal is to become a band like Slayer or Metallica – for your music to have a self-contained identity that the whole world knows you for, and to be able to profit from the identity that your music has. Today our two top albums come from […]

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Pelican haven’t fallen off ‘The Cliff’ yet

Posted by on September 18, 2013

Everything we’ve heard from the new Pelican album, Forever Becoming, has been pretty great. The band have already let two songs, “Deny the Absolute” and “Immutable Dusk”, out there in advance of the October 15th release of the album, their second full length for Southern Lord and first without founding guitarist Laurent Schroeder-Lebec. Now there’s another track […]

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This new Pelican track is absolutely undeniable

Posted by on August 14, 2013

While “heavy” is definitely a word that applies to post-rock instrumental quartet Pelican, it’s definitely not the first word that would come to mind. Those words would probably be “post-rock,” “instrumental” and “quartet.” However, the band is streaming another song from their forthcoming fifth album, Forever Becoming, and it’s both heavy and upbeat. We really […]

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Pelican Soar At Immutable Dusk

Posted by on July 11, 2013

A pelican is a flightless bird, but you wouldn’t know that from listening to the soaring melodies of “Immutable Dusk,” the first taste of their forthcoming album, Forever Becoming. It’s been four years since their last full length (2009’s What We All Come to Need), and over a year since their last EP, 2012’s Ataraxia/Taraxis. But while last […]

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Slayer, Quicksand, Gojira, FLAG And More Confirmed For 2013 Fun Fun Fun Fest

Posted by on July 10, 2013

Slayer seemed to have a lot of fun at Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest back in 2011 (a lot of fun). Now Slayer are returning for yet another year of fun in Texas, as they’ve been confirmed for this year’s edition. Slayer joins big names like Snoop Dogg (or Snoop Lion), M.I.A. and MGMT for […]

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Maryland Deathfest XI Confirms Final Lineup – And It’s Ridiculous

Posted by on October 9, 2012

As one of the biggest metal festivals in America, Maryland Deathfest has had some ridiculously huge names on its roster over the past 10 years.  But for Maryland Deathfest XI, the awesome quotient has been upped. MDF XI’s organizers confirmed the final lineup today, spread out between Baltimore Soundstage and the former Sonar compound, and […]

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