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Alexisonfire Band • Page 6

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by atlas, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. zmtr

    so what if i lose? i'm satisfied Supporter

    prime example:

    the "red stained eyes" part is SO good here which is why I remember a video from 10 years ago of a show I didn't even go to
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  2. aoftbsten

    Trusted Supporter

    What I love most about the first two albums is the crazy/weird instrumentation they had going on. Who else in this scene was really pulling off songs with 2 minute long intros?! Plus, that duality between George's screams and Dallas's angelic voice is perfect. Throwing in Wade every now and then is a luxury pretty much no other band has.

    Watch Out! is probably my favorite because it perfectly blends that weird instrumental and chaotic side with the melodic side.
  3. zmtr

    so what if i lose? i'm satisfied Supporter

    The long intros (and fucking sometimes wildly bizarre lyrics) is what makes that album my favorite. The intro to Polaroids is still one of the most beautiful things I've ever heard.

    What was really cool is that on the S/T they're literally singing 2 different songs in 1. 99% of other bands just followed the scream verse-sing chorus-scream verse-sing chorus formula and AOF did not give a fuck.
  4. aoftbsten

    Trusted Supporter

    Polaroids is one of their very best. They very underrated band lyrically for sure. George really knows how to tell a story in my opinion. I feel like they can pull off any subject matter in their lyrics too. Like, how many bands could write a song about a freaking go karting and make it work?!
  5. skurt

    Sleekest of beaks. So Good.

    Crisis>Watch Out!>S/T> OC/YC
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  6. skurt

    Sleekest of beaks. So Good.

    I sure hope so!
  7. Doomsday

    Trusted Prestigious

    Went to listen to these guys today and before I knew it I had listened to... everything. These guys are truly an amazing band and need to return pls
  8. redwing91007

    Next Show - Foals April 22nd Supporter

    Anyone from the UK? It's your lucky day.

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  9. George Petit is on the blink 155 podcast this week and it’s a hoot
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  10. 0rb


    First show of 4 in Toronto is tonight. Lemme know if anyone is going!
  11. redwing91007

    Next Show - Foals April 22nd Supporter

    So jealous of anyone going to these shows
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  12. skurt

    Sleekest of beaks. So Good.

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  13. 0rb


    I am going tomorrow!
  14. ramomcferno

    Mystery is the secret ingredient Prestigious

    Truly. Maybe I will get to see them one day.

    Have a blast!
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  15. Supernova

    Prayers/Triangles Prestigious

    Been on a huge AOF kick lately. They blend melody, calmness, aggression, ambiance, wall-of-sound.... better than about any other band I know. If you listen to Old Crows / Young Cardnials on a good system/headphones with a good lowend man it really rips. Headed for the Sun really kicks you in the teeth.

    They need to pull a Underoath and announce something.
  16. beachdude

    I'm not brave Supporter

    I would be so happy to get a new AOF album.
  17. Colin Your Enthusiasm

    It's nobody's battle but your own. Prestigious

    Yeah the time seems right for some new AOF.
  18. skurt

    Sleekest of beaks. So Good.

    I would say it's unlikely this year. Dallas just started recording City and Colour album 6.
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  19. Colin Your Enthusiasm

    It's nobody's battle but your own. Prestigious

    Yeah i saw that. Total wishful thinking. Ep or even just one new song would be nice tho.
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  20. zmtr

    so what if i lose? i'm satisfied Supporter

    I fucking miss this band so much. Spent my whole afternoon slamming beers and watching live videos. I hope they announce a US date sometime soon.
  21. teebs41

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Been listening to crisis a lot, god damn what an album
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  22. Crisis is perfect
  23. zmtr

    so what if i lose? i'm satisfied Supporter

    Crisis IS perfect and it's their 3rd best record.

    When I was younger I really disliked the title track and especially "You Burn First". Love them both now.
  24. zmtr

    so what if i lose? i'm satisfied Supporter

    This set is absurdly good. The energy is unbelieveable. This band can PLAY their instruments.
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  25. disambigujason

    Formerly js977 Supporter

    Interestingly enough there’s a bridge on the new Hawthorne heights album that sounds exactly like AOF. did a double take.
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