Tag Archives: Pelican

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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Maryland Deathfest Gets Even Better With Addition Of Bolt Thrower

Posted by on September 20, 2012

It’s not even Halloween yet, but we already know what some of you are going to be up to Memorial Day Weekend in 2013. The Maryland Deathfest has quickly become a must-attend festival, getting acts to fly in and make some of their only U.S. appearances or lining up amazing reunions alongside some of the […]

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The New Bison B.C. Makes Us “Puke”

Posted by on September 10, 2012

And that’s a good thing. Vancouver’s Bison B.C. are set to release their fourth album, Lovelessness, on October 22. The band lead with “Anxiety Puke/Lovelessness,” a nine-minute slab of awesomeness. It’s riffy, semi-proggy and more ambitious in scope than what the band’s done before. Some of that might be due to Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium, Yob, Pelican), […]

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Ihsahn, Exodus, Benediction And More Added To Maryland Deathfest XI

Posted by on August 20, 2012

We’re still more than nine months away from the next Maryland Deathfest. And yet with bands like Carcass, Venom, Pig Destroyer, Righteous Pigs, Pentagam, and many others already confirmed, Maryland Deathfest XI is shaping up to be one of the sickest festivals of 2013. But wait till you hear who were added to the bill […]

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Pig Destroyer Among The Newly Added Bands For Deathfest XI

Posted by on August 1, 2012

It still hasn’t even been three months since this year’s Maryland Deathfest, at which the bands gave absolutely everything they had to give, but new additions to the lineup for the 2013 edition of the festival just keep rolling in. Newly confirmed bands as of today are Pig Destroyer (whose new album is set to be […]

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Carcass, Venom, Pentagram Confirmed For Maryland Deathfest XI

Posted by on July 20, 2012

It’s been less than two months since this year’s Maryland Deathfest was held. Yet now we already know the first sixteen bands confirmed for the eleventh edition of the festival. And even though there are still many other acts left to be confirmed, the fest has already raised the bar pretty high. Among the first […]

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Pelican Member Flies The Coop

Posted by on June 26, 2012

One of the defining characteristics of Chicago post-rock quartet Pelican is guitarist Laurent Schroeder-Lebec’s swirling and soaring guitars. In a press release the band posted on their website today, the band explain that the guitarist has left the band for an indefinite amount of time. The main reason boils down to his missing commitment to the band’s […]

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