ALEXISONFIRE prepare for the release of their new album OLD CROWS / YOUNG CARDINALS

As ALEXISONFIRE prepare for the release of their new album OLD CROWS / YOUNG CARDINALS–out on June 23 on Vagrant Records (U.S.A.), and on Dine Alone and RoadRunner in the rest of the world–the group have announced special pre-order packages. Fans can pre-order OLD CROWS / YOUNG CARDINALS–their first studio album in almost three years and the follow-up to their breakthrough album Crisis–direct from Newbury Comics and Interpunk now. The Newbury Comics package offers an autographed fold-out poster that fans can order by logging onto: The Interpunk limited offer features an exclusive ALEXISONFIRE T-shirt and CD bundle for $17.25 plus shipping; to view, click:
The St. Catharines, Ontario-based five-piece–DALLAS GREEN (vocalist/guitarist), JORDAN HASTINGS (drummer), WADE MACNEIL (guitarist/vocalist), GEORGE PETTIT (vocalist) and CHRIS STEELE (bassist)–recently shot a video for their powerful first single “Young Cardinals.” The clip, shot on location at Niagara Falls–directly in the band’s Southern Ontario stomping ground–features the band performing live onboard the famous “Maid In The Mist” tour boat. The band teamed with director Marc Ricciardelli and shot the video a close distance from the powerful Falls. Check out the video here: In addition, look for the band to debut the new song “No Rest” today via their MySpace page:

In anticipation for their performances on the Vans Warped Tour 2009 all summer long, ALEXISONFIRE has partnered with the Vans Warped Tour for a contest offering one lucky fan a pair of tickets to the Vans Warped Tour this summer in addition to the entire ALEXISONFIRE catalog including the group’s forthcoming album OLD CROWS / YOUNG CARDINALS. To enter the ALEXISONFIRE Vans Warped Tour contest, visit:
For their new album, ALEXISONFIRE re-teamed with Julius Butty who also produced the group’s Crisis and Watch Out! discs. OLD CROWS / YOUNG CARDINALS—the group’s fourth studio album–is beginning to receive early acclaim. Check out the CD review in the upcoming June issue of Alternative Press magazine:

“Alexisonfire’s Old Crows/Young Cardinals marks a major policy shift… …Pettit has traded his trademark shrieking for a gargling-with-gravel punk attack. It sounds like all those summers hanging at the cottage with Lemmy Kilmister and Lars Frederiksen finally made him realize there’s more than one way to blow out your vocal cords. That makes Old Crows/Young Cardinals a welcome reinvention, no matter how much you loved to shred your larynx by singing along to ‘Pulmonary Archery.’ “
–Mike Usinger, ALTERNATIVE PRESS (July 2009 issue)

Catch ALEXISONFIRE on tour in the following cities:
German festival dates:
Sat 6/6 Nürburgring, Germany Rock Am Ring
Sun 6/7 Nürnberg, Germany Rock Im Park
Sold-out headlining U.K. tour:
Tue 6/9 London, U.K. Borderline (w/Sharks)
Wed 6/10 London, U.K. Borderline (w/Hexes)
Thu 6/11 London, U.K. Borderline (w/Ghost of a Thousand)
Festival dates:
Sat 6/20 Toronto, ONT Downsview Park
Vans Warped Tour 2009 (entire summer run):
Fri 6/26 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
Sat 6/27 San Francisco, CA Pier 30/32
Sun 6/28 Ventura, CA Seaside Park
Tue 6/30 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Pavilion
Wed 7/1 Las Cruces, NM NMSU Practice Field
Thu 7/2 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
Fri 7/3 Houston, TX The Showgrounds @ Sam Houston Race Park
Sun 7/5 Dallas, TX Center
Tue 7/7 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Wed 7/8 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
Thu 7/9 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
Sat 7/11 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau
Sun 7/12 Hartford, CT New England Dodge Music Center
Tue 7/14 Washington, DC Merriweather Post Pavilion
Wed 7/15 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
Thu 7/16 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Fri 7/17 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Sat 7/18 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sun 7/19 Oceanport, NJ Monmouth Park Racetrack
Tue 7/21 Boston, MA Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
Wed 7/22 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Thu 7/23 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Fri 7/24 Orlando, FL Central Florida Fairgrounds
Sat 7/25 Miami, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
Sun 7/26 Tampa, FL Vinoy Park
Tue 7/28 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
Wed 7/29 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Thu 7/30 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre
Fri 7/31 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
Sat 8/1 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Sun 8/2 Minneapolis, MN Canterbury Park
Mon 8/3 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Tue 8/4 Kansas City, MO Sandstone Amphitheatre
Fri 8/7 Boise, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
Sat 8/8 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fairgrounds
Sun 8/9 Denver, CO Invesco Field
Wed 8/12 Calgary, AB Race City Speedway
Fri 8/14 Vancouver, BC Thunderbird Stadium
Sat 8/15 Seattle, WA Gorge Amphitheatre
Sun 8/16 Portland, OR Washington County Fairgrounds
Wed 8/19 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
Thu 8/20 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Fri 8/21 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sat 8/22 San Diego, CA Cricket Amphitheatre
Sun 8/23 Los Angeles, CA Home Depot Center

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