Members of Pelican, Locrian, Bloodiest and Russian Circles formed Chicago post-metallers RLYR (pronounced Relayer). The instrumental members are Steven Hess, Trevor Shelley de Brauw and Colin DeKuiper. The instrumental group will be releasing their debut LP, Delayer, on June 17 via Magic Bullet Records. The trio is known for their energy in live performances and Delayer showcases their electric sound. The band will make a few stops in the area at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn on June 22 and at Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia on June 24.