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Posted by +{Jonas}+ on 29.05.2006 at 04:17
Instrumental Avantgarde Metal, as says here in MS, probably the most relaxing band I've ever heard, quite complex, even mystic; with very long, slow-tempo songs (great for making love) but deffinitely a band you have to have or at least listen if you like complex bands like Tool or Jesu. So, teh idea is simple: How did you discovered it, favourite album, express your opinion about it.



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rebelos
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  17.02.2007 at 18:46
City Of Echoes is great!
way different from the other releases!!
Clintagram
We Live

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  22.02.2007 at 04:38
Listening to the new track on their myspace now. It sounds as great as always! They're coming around here but I'm deeply saddened to read it's an 18 and over show. I don't turn 18 until the end of May. Too bad, I would've loved to see them and Russian Circles again, especially performing new material.
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lenesu

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  12.03.2007 at 09:47
I wouldnt compare them to tool. They are like Isis but without vocals and a bit heavier.
BloodTears
Stella Artois

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  16.03.2007 at 22:08
I like their 2005's The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw but its the only cd ive heard from Pelican. Its intimate and at times overwhelming.

If i have time i'll check australasia.
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Susan
Smeghead

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  21.03.2007 at 07:27
"Spaceship Broken - Parts Needed" is the coolest title ever. EVER.

I've been getting more and more into this music lately and though Pelican would be a good place to start. I've seen them live twice and they seem like guys who just really really love music. That's important, and it shows in their recordings as well
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+{Jonas}+
I R Serious Cat

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  20.06.2007 at 06:52
City Of echoes is simplya amazing. They've changed their style a bit, yes. They sound more melodic and less strident, but it's still amazing, relaxing and complex. Like Lyrinan said, "Spaceship Broken - Parts Needed" is a great title, and a great song as well. Bliss in concrete is also awesome. This album is different, certainly, but still great, still Pelican.
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Dangerboner
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  02.07.2007 at 04:04
I have yet to hear a bad song by this band. I don't have any of their albums yet though, but I'll be buying them all shortly.
+{Jonas}+
I R Serious Cat

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Age: 28
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  05.07.2007 at 20:49
Written by Dangerboner on 02.07.2007 at 04:04

I have yet to hear a bad song by this band. I don't have any of their albums yet though, but I'll be buying them all shortly.

You will nor regret that buy partner. This band is completely amazing. Their new album is kinda different, but still Pelican, still great.
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White Winter Sun
Laboratory's Rat

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  21.08.2007 at 15:28
Live video and pictures of Pelican are available on their MySpace blog at this location. Enjoy.
Clintagram
We Live

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  08.02.2008 at 04:30
Just listening this band and thought I'd ask, has anyone ever listened to Lair of the Minotaur? Pelican's drummer Larry Herweg is in it. Haven't listened to them for what seems like ages, but if I remember correctly, the music sounds like how it would feel to get your balls ripped off. Insane shit. Check it out.
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doomina
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  09.02.2008 at 14:12
i love pelican. one of my all time favs.
Winds With Hands or Delicate Sense Of Balance are fucking great.
Visioneerie
Urban Monster

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  27.06.2008 at 21:17
Ah yes, these guys are great, their sound hypnotises me. I listened to the album City of Echoes a few times the other day, and i love it. There isn't a bad song, it never gets boring. Although i have to say my fav. songs from that record atm is Winds With Hands and Lost In The Headlights.
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Necrogeddon
Born Too Late

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  13.08.2008 at 01:29
pelican are awesome, and they are touring soon with torche - im gonna try and get tickets cos that sounds unmissable
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Trial By Fire
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  13.08.2008 at 02:14
I just bought "The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw" tonight and gave it a spin. It was absolutely amazing. Normally I'm not a fan of entirely instrumental albums, but it's so layered and consuming that not once was I seeking a vocal.
MathC
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  13.08.2008 at 15:30
Written by lenesu on 12.03.2007 at 09:47

I wouldnt compare them to tool. They are like Isis but without vocals and a bit heavier.


If you think Pelican is heavier than Isis, you obviously haven't listenned to the right Isis album.
Dangerboner
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  13.08.2008 at 17:28
Written by Guest on 13.08.2008 at 15:30

Written by lenesu on 12.03.2007 at 09:47

I wouldnt compare them to tool. They are like Isis but without vocals and a bit heavier.


If you think Pelican is heavier than Isis, you obviously haven't listenned to the right Isis album.


haha agreed - The Red Sea is heavy as fuck.

BTW, I still prefer City of Echoes over The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw. It's a bit more metal and you really can't beat the title track.
MathC
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  13.08.2008 at 17:37
Written by Dangerboner on 13.08.2008 at 17:28

haha agreed - The Red Sea is heavy as fuck.


That's exactly what I had in mind !

Written by Dangerboner on 13.08.2008 at 17:28
BTW, I still prefer City of Echoes over The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw. It's a bit more metal and you really can't beat the title track.


I prefer The Fire in Our Throats but i clearly haven't given enough spins to City of Echoes to have an unbiased opinion. It was a good though.


Regarding post-metal in general, I prefer stuff like Unfortunaut : www.myspace.com/unfortunaut
Visioneerie
Urban Monster

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Age: 23
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  16.09.2008 at 15:56
Recently got The Fire in our Throats will Beckon the Thaw *gasps for air*. It's amazing, and i'm pretty sure it beats City of Echoes. Has anyone here heard their debut, because my favorite song by them still remains 'Drought'.
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Thryce
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  06.10.2008 at 15:12
Pelican - Robbed On Tour In Italy

"Our otherwise excellent tour of Europe hit a severe stroke of bad luck this week. Two days ago we had a spare half hour to spend in Rome before heading to the venue, so we decided to go see the Coliseum. We parked nearby and went to take a brief twenty minute walk around the area. When we returned to our van we found that it had been broken into, despite being parked on a major street in broad daylight. Four bags were stolen, the contents including computers, passports, wallets, ipods, our soundguy's microphone collection, and, most devastatingly, a number of personal journals and two portable recording devices containing hours of song ideas that are now lost forever.

The calculated loss of this theft is several thousands of dollars. Unfortunately our band only earns us a very meager living and some of us are already in the hole from years of trying to make a living as musicians. This incident therefore poses a devastating loss and puts us in a very compromised financial position. Although we realize that there is a worldwide financial crisis going on, if there are those of you who have the means and desire to help out our gratitude would run deeper than words could express. We've set up a Paypal account at the address pelicanrobbed@gmail.com. Anything you can offer, even simple condolences, would go a long way. Thanks so much for reading."
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Visioneerie
Urban Monster

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  12.10.2008 at 06:30
Shit that is some bad news ... talk about bad luck for Pelican. I hope that as much people as possible will pay up a little.
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+{Jonas}+
I R Serious Cat

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  12.10.2008 at 17:08
Yeah. Don't teh organizers of tours have insurances for this kind of things?
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TheVonBraun
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  18.10.2008 at 18:41
Yes I enjoy this band-- very unique for an instrumental metal band.

How I Discovered: Sirius Radio- Hard Attack

Fav Song: Bliss in Concrete

(and yes I also love Tool)
benvolent

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Age: 30
From: Austria

  09.11.2008 at 12:53
Aaaah, thats quite nice - will give them a chance!
To compare them with Isis is no mistake at all, somehow. Very relaxing...
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Au Pays Natal

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  25.08.2009 at 11:58
Just discovered this band. Good Stuff. Anything that sounds like Godflesh is fine for me!
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harshhead

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Age: 24
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  01.09.2009 at 07:24
Haven't heard any of the newer stuff by this band, but I absolutely love 'Australasia' and 'The Fire in Our Throats Beckons the Thaw.' I really enjoy the first two tracks of the former, probably my favourite Pelican songs.
Black Mass

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Age: 33
From: UAE
  04.11.2009 at 21:50
I've just been introduced to this band and Australasia is an amazing album. Where has this been all my life?
Sunn174

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From: USA

  15.11.2009 at 16:49
Sludgy post band, I really like them as background music. Invokes a stellar mood.
Dangerboner
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Age: 27
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  16.11.2009 at 08:06
Has anyone heard their new album yet? It sounded really dull live, but I'm still interested.
+{Jonas}+
I R Serious Cat

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Age: 28
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  20.11.2009 at 04:17
Not me, sorry, haven't found it To download
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