Pelican @ Lincoln Hall, June 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)
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Chicago post-metal outfit Pelican, who now call The Swan King's Dallas Thomas a fulltime member, are currently working on a new album. It'll be their first full-length since 2009's What We All Come to Need, though last year's great Ataraxia/Taraxis EP shouldn't be overlooked. It'll be a while until we hear anything from the LP, but knowing it's coming puts a smile on my face. Meanwhile, Pelican will play a hometown show at Bottom Lounge on April 18 with The Life and Times and Sweet Cobra. Advance tickets are on sale now. They'll also be touring throughout Europe this summer.

All tour dates are listed below...

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Pelican -- 2013 Tour Dates
04-18 Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL w/ Life and Times, Sweet Cobra
05-23 Maryland Deathfest - Baltimore, MD
07-11 Stoned from the Underground - Erfurt, Germany
07-12 Festsaal Kreuzberg - Berlin, Germany
07-13 Ilosaarirock - Joensuu, Finland
07-15 The Haunt, Brighton - Brighton, United Kingdom
07-16 Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, United Kingdom
07-17 The Garage - London, United Kingdom
07-18 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands