New Pelican album
2013-07-10 by geasoftime | 51 Comments

Pelican are releasing their fifth album, Forever Becoming, on October 15th. The first single, 'Immutable Dusk', is streaming on pitchfork now:
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/15718-immutable-dusk

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Relinquished
July 10th 2013

24931 Comments


pitchfork should be capitalised and album is old news probably should just say new track

track rules too

FCY
July 10th 2013

206 Comments


Song rules.

FearThyEvil
July 10th 2013

12497 Comments


Oh, sweet.

eternium
July 10th 2013

16338 Comments


Production is perfect. Loving the bass sound.

DominionMM1
July 10th 2013

9820 Comments


not bad

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HenchmanOfSanta
July 10th 2013

1858 Comments


They're also touring in the fall with Coliseum.

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halloway
July 10th 2013

684 Comments


This band rules. Can't wait to listen to this!!!!

Apollo
July 10th 2013

10298 Comments


Never really listened to this band. What's a good place to start?

NeoSpaz
July 10th 2013

4518 Comments


I started at Australasia and moved from there, but most would say The Fire In Our Throats, so either or..

Can not wait for this album

Relinquished
July 10th 2013

24931 Comments


if you want their heaviest material go with the s/t EP and Australasia

their more mellow and melodic stuff The Fire In Our Throats onwards

no matter what these guys know how to riff

JasonCarne
July 10th 2013

242 Comments


Cool, this should be good.

withateethuh
July 10th 2013

81 Comments


oh my fucking god, this is so much better than I expected. I have high hopes after the last EP.

withateethuh
July 10th 2013

81 Comments


God, the sludginess is giving me such a huge Australasia boner.

zaruyache
July 10th 2013

6283 Comments


YEAH NEW PELICAN

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TrueBlood
July 10th 2013

1388 Comments


I didn't know pelicans were land animals

zaruyache
July 10th 2013

6283 Comments


This is freaking great. Really really great.

TrueBlood
July 10th 2013

1388 Comments


Coming from u that actually means a lot

Gonna check now

FadedSun
July 10th 2013

1260 Comments


Is their drummer good yet?

Relinquished
July 10th 2013

24931 Comments


lol he's always been good, being too fucking technical wouldn't suit the songs

Jash
July 10th 2013

4244 Comments


I always disliked the drummer and thought the rest of the band was great

DamnVanne
July 10th 2013

1775 Comments


I think a little expirementation or technical wizardry on the drums would suit Pelican just fine, but this song is still pretty damn good. Stoked for the new album

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RogueNine
July 10th 2013

1232 Comments


I'll have to give this a listen. I wasn't able to get into them in the past but they were some of the first post-metal I tried.

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
July 10th 2013

20794 Comments


great news. song is awesome

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FadedSun
July 10th 2013

1260 Comments


I'm not asking for technical prowess from their drummer, but I recall a song off Australasia where he did the same simple drum fill like, 30 times in a row. It's a shame, because I like everything else about that album.

Emethyst
July 10th 2013

25 Comments


Damn knew they were in studio, but didn't expect album news so fast. Couldn't get into their past two albums, seemed to venture too much into stale post-rock territory for my tastes. This track, however, has definitely piqued my interests.

EaglesBecomeVultures
July 10th 2013

5224 Comments


~forever becoming~

JAV
July 10th 2013

1934 Comments


GOOD...good....

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
July 11th 2013

20794 Comments


-emperor palpatine

GringoSuave89
July 11th 2013

1027 Comments


Yay

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TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
July 11th 2013

7091 Comments


This band can definitely be pretty sweet but hopefully this album is better than their last 2.

RogueNine
July 11th 2013

1232 Comments


Alright, this is more like it.

Dodecahedron
July 11th 2013

970 Comments


Sweeet can't wait for this.

SubtleBody
July 11th 2013

519 Comments


I don't get why people hate the drummer. He fits the band perfectly.

Dodecahedron
July 11th 2013

970 Comments


The drums might be my favorite thing about this band.

Dummit
July 11th 2013

352 Comments


Their drums always play well off of the riffs, so they never feel out of place and I have always loved
that about Pelican.

That's more important than trying to be so complex that you overshadow other parts on songs or take
away the mood or feel of the song with pointless 'look at me and how good I am at the drums over here
guyz looklooklook'-ing.


Relinquished
July 11th 2013

24931 Comments


band is all about the riffs anyway

Dodecahedron
July 11th 2013

970 Comments


The drums on TFIOTWBTT is one of my favorite drumming performances ever, the drums are what make that album to me. Apart from the atmosphere.

geasoftime
July 11th 2013

1139 Comments


Relinquished, I don't know where you heard of this prior to yesterday... Pelican made a big deal of announcing it on their facebook. Could you link me to your news source?

henryChinaski
July 11th 2013

2733 Comments


Sweet song.

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jmh886
July 11th 2013

821 Comments


Yes! Long songs! Well one anyway. Hopefully they get back to the epicness of Australasia and The Fire in our throats... One of my all time favorite bands. Super stoked.

jmh886
July 11th 2013

821 Comments


Oh man. The ending slayssss. Love me some Pelican Riffage.

InbredJed
July 11th 2013

5790 Comments


didn't know they were on Southern Lord

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Relinquished
July 11th 2013

24931 Comments


since 2009

MasBarHigeuoris21
July 11th 2013

1559 Comments


Song fucking rules. Glad Pelican decided to make a heavy song again

guitarded_chuck
July 11th 2013

2905 Comments


fuckkkin sik

jmh886
July 11th 2013

821 Comments


@masbar the songs on ataraxia were pretty frickin heavy in my opinion.

YetAnotherBrick
July 11th 2013

4424 Comments


love that album title

this will prolly be awesome

Volt2187
July 13th 2013

241 Comments


Some of their heaviest material in years. I hope the rest of this album follows suit.

Wizard
July 13th 2013

19343 Comments


I always disliked the drummer and thought the rest of the band was great

Why, because he's not flashy and does what's needed to get the bands sound across?

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JAV
July 14th 2013

1934 Comments


Yea he's not flashy but there's nothing wrong with his drumming.
People act like he's drowning puppies or something.

icatchthirtythree
August 12th 2013

315 Comments


yeah this is great



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