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Alexisonfire Sign To Roadrunner UK
May 5, 2009
Roadrunner Records UK are proud to announce the release of 'Old Crows/ Young Cardinals', the fourth album from Canada’s Juno Award-winning Alexisonfire.

"We're really proud of this new record," says guitarist/vocalist Wade MacNeil. "'Old Crows / Young Cardinals' is a big step forward for the band, and signing to Roadrunner for Europe and Japan is an important part of that."

The St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada-based quintet have set June 22 (June 23rd in the U.S.) as the release date for the highly anticipated follow-up to the band’s Platinum-selling album, 'Crisis', which debuted at #1 on the Top 200 Soundscan Chart in Canada.

'Old Crows/Young Cardinals' was recorded at Armoury Studios (Vancouver, BC) and Silo Recordings (Hamilton, ON) and is co-produced by Alexisonfire alongside JuliusJuiceButty who produced previous albums 'Watch Out!' and 'Crisis'. Legendary Nick Blagona also engineered the album at the Armoury Studio sessions.

'Old Crows/Young Cardinals' will be released by Roadrunner in Europe and Japan, with Dine Alone releasing in Australia and South Africa, and Vagrant in the US.

Alexisonfire will play a run of 3 intimate headline shows at the Borderline in London, 9/10/11 June - all of which sold out immediately of going on sale. They will be supported by Sharks (June 9), Hexes (10), and Ghost Of A Thousand (11). They also play Germany’s Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park Festivals, as well as Reading & Leeds Festivals in the UK. *Alexisonfire are not playing the Download Festival*

Listen to the new single "Young Cardinals" on the band's Official Myspace page at http://www.myspace.com/alexisonfire. The band shot a video for the track this past weekend. Full tour dates and an exclusive daily studio blog can also be viewed on their MySpace page as well.

For more on Alexisonfire, visit their official website www.theonlybandever.com.
 
 
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