01/12/2016 - 6,418 views
Pelican Announces First European Tour Since 2013
Chicago's celebrated torchbearers of instrumental metal, PELICAN, will return to Europe for a string of dates this Spring. This marks the band's first European tour since the successes of their innovative 2013 LP Forever Becoming and 2015's 4-track EP, The Cliff -- both released via Southern Lord -- and their 2014 Arktika live 2xLP.
PELICAN will take their dense, meditative sounds, affectual melodies, and distorted atmospheric prowess to Germany, the UK, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic and Denmark, including performances at Desertfest, Young Team Festival, A Colossal Weekend and more. PELICAN European Tour Dates: 4/28/2016 Astra- Berlin, DE @ Desertfest 4/29/2016 MTC Club - Koln, DE 4/30/2016 Electric Ballroom - London, UK @ Desertfest 5/01/2016 The Fleece - Bristol, UK 5/02/2016 Audio - Glasgow, UK 5/03/2016 Gorilla - Manchester, UK 5/04/2016 Le Grand Mix - Lille, FR 5/05/2016 La Maroquinerie - Paris, FR 5/06/2016 Dunk! Festival - Zottegem, BE 5/07/2016 Les Trinitaires - Metz, FR @ Young Team Festival 5/08/2016 Rote Fabrik - Zurich, CH 5/10/2016 Arena - Vienna, AT 5/11/2016 NOD - Prague, CZ 5/12/2016 Hafenklang - Hamburg, DE 5/13/2016 A Colossal Weekend - Copenhagen, DK PELICAN's most recent release, The Cliff EP was released in February, featuring new track as well as four remixes of "The Cliff" from the band's What We All Come To Need Southern Lord LP, including remakes by Justin Broadrick (of Godflesh, Jesu), Aaron Harris and Bryant Clifford Meyer of ISIS/Palms, and, for only the second time in their fourteen year career, vocals. Allen Epley (Shiner, The Life and Times) once again returns to the band's fold to transform, in a complementary manner, the concept and overall outcome of what we have come to know as PELICAN.
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