Alexisonfire to release brand new Dog’s Blood EP

Alexisonfire are pleased to announce they will release a four-song digital EP titled Dog’s Blood in the UK on October 31.

A term coined by vocalist George Pettit, Dog’s Blood features brand new songs from the Platinum and Juno award winning band. What began as a seemingly crazy riff, turned into the inspiration for the EP which includes tracks that run the gamut from indulgently heavy, to what Pettit describes as “atmospheric sounding”. “They’re completely different-sounding songs and would probably never make it onto a full-length record,” says guitarist/vocalist Dallas Green.

The EP tracks have never been performed live, with the exception of the title track. The band debuted the song “Dog’s Blood” during their blazing performance at the CASBY Awards (Canadian Artists Selected By You) on September 30, where they also took home Favourite New Single for “The Northern”. You can watch the video from for ‘The Northern’ here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDZO5KihUbc.

Co-produced by Alexisonfire and Jon Drew (F*cked Up, Tokyo Police Club, Quest For Fire, Arkells) the EP features three vocal tracks and one instrumental. A limited run of 2000 vinyl records will be available in different colour variations:, one colour will be sold via the band’s official online store (theonlybandever.com/store) and another colour will be sold on tour as merchandise. Alexisonfire are also soon to digitally release an iTunes Originals session on October 18.

Dog’s Blood Tracklisting

01 – Dog’s Blood
02 – Grey
03 – Black As Jet
04 – Vex

Meanwhile, Alexisonfire are gearing up for one of the most anticipated tours of the year. The UK headline tour kicks-off in Cardiff on November 4 and wraps up in Nottingham on November 12. Tickets are on sale now and are £14 for all shows, excluding London which is £15. Dates are listed below, with ticketing info:

UK Headline Tour Dates

Thu 4 Nov – CARDIFF Solus (0844 811 0051 or www.gigsandtours.com)
Fri 5 Nov – PORTSMOUTH Pyramids (023 9282 4355 or www.seetickets.com)
Sat 6 Nov – LEEDS Metropolitan University (0113 245 4650 or www.lunatickets.co.uk)
Sun 7 Nov – MANCHESTER Academy 2 (0844 811 0051 or www.gigsandtours.com)
Tue 9 Nov – GLASGOW ABC (0844 499 9990 or www.gigsinscotland.com)
Wed 10 Nov – NEWCASTLE Academy (0844 811 0051 or www.gigsandtours.com)
Thu 11 Nov – LONDON The Forum (0844 811 0051 or www.gigsandtours.com)
Fri 12 Nov – NOTTINGHAM Rock City (0845 413 4444 or www.alt-tickets.co.uk)

     

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