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Old Crows/Young Cardinals
Fuzzy hard rock persona
I'm getting too old for these new kids on the block. Alexisonfire is presumably post-hardcore at this point. This fourth record is rumored to be a farewell for the band. Social media and comments from the band suggests members aren't talking with each other. Regardless, 'Old Crows/Young Cardinals' is a worthy sendoff, its fuzzy hard rock persona beholden to Queens of the Stone Age or Monster Magnet. While it's choppy and dressed down for success, the vocal melodies and hooks are contagious. Alexisonfire is hard to place, harder to spell and even harder to resist.
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