Friday, May 22, 2009
Pelican - Ephemeral (EP) (2009) (AWESOME !!!)
Genre : Post-rock, Post-metal, Sludge, Doom-metal
1. Embedding the Moss
3. Geometry of Murder (originally written by Earth)
Rising from the ashes of the band Tusk, the instrumental post-metal outfit Pelican formed in Chicago, 2001, by guitarists Trevor de Brauw and Laurent Lebec with sibling rhythm section Larry Herweg and Bryan Herweg (drums and bass, respectively).
Owing a great debt to pioneering forefathers Neurosis, and often compared to Boston’s Isis, and Sweden’s Cult of Luna, Pelican were initially signed to Hydra Head Records (whose head, Aaron Turner, is a member of Isis).
After making their debut with an eponymous self-titled four-song EP “Pelican” in 2003, Pelican expanded their sound with 2004’s critically acclaimed “Australasia”. In 2005 Pelican released the “March Into the Sea” EP (featuring the original 20 minutes version), followed by, arguably, their most accomplished record to date, “The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw”. “City Of Echoes” was released June 5th, 2007.
Ephemeral is piece of three songs and 20 minutes introducing a heavier, darker, more riff-based Pelican for 2009 on this vinyl-only release. Earth cover "Geometry Of Murder" actually features Earth man Dylan Carlson on guitar!