Exclusive Interview: PELICAN

Forever Becoming, Pelican’s fifth full length album, represents a turning point in the band’s 14 year existence. The album is the first to not to feature founding guitarist Laurent Schroeder-Lebec, who parted ways with the band roughly a year prior to the album’s release. But that didn’t stop the band from pushing through and creating possibly their most solid effort to date. The album retains elements of Pelican’s traditional massive sound while continuing along the more experimental and aggressive route touched upon on the Araraxia/Taraxis EP. American Aftermath recently caught up with the band to delve a little deeper into Forever Becoming, the band’s other musical endeavors and future plans and releases.

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SAN ANGELUS Streaming New Track “Vacuum”

San Angelus (Pelican, etc) have premiered a new track from their forthcoming 7″, uu•Ü•uu, over at Wondering Sound. The new jam is the lurching, grim “Vacuum” that is populated by tightly wound riffs and gloomy vocal harmonies. The 7″ will be released on June 3rd via The Mylene Sheath, and pre-orders are being offered here. Be sure to check out the track over at Wondering Sound now.

Best Of 2013: Lane’s Favorite Releases Of 2013

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Hello there! Like my partners in crime, I am here to share my favorite music releases of 2013. I have listened to an ungodly amount of music this year and out of what I had a chance to listen to, these thirty albums/EPs/etc stuck with me well after my first listen. It’s not just heavy music either! I know you don’t care about my opinion, nobody should, but you may find something worth listening to in the following list. Here goes nothing!

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PELICAN Streaming New Track “Immutable Dusk”

Pelican will release their first full length album since 2009’s What We All Come to Need this year on October 15th through Southern Lord. The album will be entitled Forever Becoming and will be the first Pelican record to feature new guitarist Dallas Thomas. The new album will feature the following track listing:

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