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The combo that brought post-hardcore to the Canadian mainstream, Alexisonfire formed in Saint Catharines, Ontario, in 2001. Vocalist George Pettit, guitarist/vocalists Dallas Green and Wade MacNeil, bassist Steele, and drummer Jesse Ingelevics debuted in 2002 with a self-titled effort for the Toronto-based Distort imprint. The album did very well in Canada, garnering a lot of support for the band from MuchMusic video network. That exposure led to a distribution deal with the respected American hardcore and punk label Equal Vision, which then issued Alexisonfire's sophomore effort in June 2004. Watch Out! was even more ambitious than its predecessor, mixing moments of melodic grace with the wiry explosiveness that Alex had already trademarked. The next year, Ingelevics exited the group to be replaced by ex-Jersey drummer Jordan Hastings. A split with fellow countrymen Moneen appeared on Vagrant that November. Green also began working on some acoustic solo material, debuting the moniker City and Colour with 2005's Sometimes. (Subsequent full-lengths by the project became even more popular than Alexisonfire's work.) Alexisonfire had become an official part of Vagrant's roster by summer 2006, performing on their Warped Tour side stage and releasing explosive full-length number three, Crisis, that August. The guys then hit up the Reading and Leeds festivals in the U.K. prior to embarking on an extensive fall tour of Canada. MacNeil soon followed Green's City and Colour success with a side project of his own, Black Lungs, which debuted in 2008 with the album Send Flowers. Fourth album Old Crows/Young Cardinals was unsurprisingly a hit in Canada upon its release in 2009, and it also earned the band their highest chart position in the U.S. An experimental EP titled Dog's Blood followed in 2010. By the end of the year, however, Green had decided to leave the band. MacNeil's departure followed soon after (he joined British hardcore band Gallows), and the band's attempts at recording a fifth album soon came to a halt. Alexisonfire reunited in 2012 for the farewell tour they thought their fans deserved, and in 2013, released a box set collecting their work. Another reunion tour was announced in March 2015, spanning major festival dates throughout the summer. ~ Johnny Loftus
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  2.   Young Cardinals
  3.   Old Crows
  4.   This Could Be Anywhere in the World
  5.   Boiled Frogs
  6.   Accidents
  7.   Waterwings (And the Other Pool Side Fashion Faux Pas)
  8.   Crisis
  9.   Rough Hands
  10.   No Transitory
  11.   Control
  12.   Born and Raised
  13.   To a Friend
  14.   Thrones
  15.   Charlie Sheen vs Henry Rollins
  16.   Wayfarer Youth
  17.   The Northern
  18.   Jubella
  19.   Dog's Blood
  20.   Black as Jet
  21.   Rest When It's Over
  22.   Looking at an Old Photo
  23.   No Rest
  24.   Midnight Regulations
  25.   Emerald Street
  26.   Burial
  27.   Accept Crime
  28.   Keep It on Wax
  29.   We Are the End
  30.   You Burn First
  31.   We Are the Sound
  32.   Mailbox Arson
  33.   Drunks, Lovers, Sinners and Saints
  34.   Bleed and Blister
  35.   White Devil
  36.   Sharks and Danger
  37.   Side Walk When She Walks
  38.   It Was Fear of Myself That Made Me Odd
  39.   Happiness By the Kilowatt
  40.   Get Fighted
  41.   Pulmonary Archery
  42.   Grey
  43.   Adelleda
  44.   44 Calibre Lover Letter
  45.   My God Is a Reasonable Man
  46.   Two Sisters
  47.   The Dead Heart
  48.   (I'm) Stranded
  49.   Worthless to Your Employer
  50.   We've Always Been Music Geeks
  51.   The Process
  52.   That Was Our Meticulous Plan
  53.   Reaching a Point of Cliche
  54.   Don't Need to Do Anything to It
  55.   Battered by the Blues
  56.   Sons of Privilege
  57.   Heading for the Sun
  58.   Tonight I Am Going to Wash the Hippy
  59.   Passing Out in America
  60.   That Girl Possessed
  61.   Hey, It's Your Funeral Mama
  62.   Little Girls Pointing and Laughing
  63.   The Kennedy Curse
  64.   Where No One Knows
  65.   Polaroids of Polar Bears
  66.   A Dagger Through the Heart of St. Angeles
  67.   Here's a Part, Here's a Part, Here's a Part
  68.   Australia
  69.   The Philosophical Significance of Shooting My Sister in the Face: An Essay by James Secord
  70.   Expectations
  71.   Vex
  72.   Counterparts and Number Them

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