Pelican is the Mars Volta for metalheads. It's transcendent, complex and experimental. Unlike the Mars Volta, however, Pelican's music flows so smoothly, a vocalist isn't necessary to help the listener navigate the intricate aural landscape created by these four Chicago men. After inking with Hydrahead Records (Isis, Pig Destroyer), the band released the LP Australasia, which became the underground CD everyone recommended because of its deep guitars and a rumbling rhythm section unlike anything else. But... More >>>