New Album From Alkaline Trio Coming Next Month, ‘This Addiction’

Alkaline Trio have announced the release of their forthcoming album, This Addiction, on February 23 via Epitaph Records/Heart & Skull.

Recorded and produced by the band with help from longtime cohort Matt Allison at Atlas Studios in Chicago, This Addiction marks Alkaline Trio’s first release on their imprint label Heart & Skull and first with their parent label Epitaph Records. The album also finds the Trio revisiting their punk roots while moving forward creatively.

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“This record is a rock record but our punk rock upbringing definitely shines through, more so than our last few records,” – singer/guitarist Matt Skiba. “The vibe is similar to our humble beginnings. It’s a step forward but I also think it has glimmers of our past in it.”

“I think that we wanted to make a punk rock record that we’ve been describing as ‘thinking-man’s punk,'” said Skiba. “We wanted to do something that’s fun but also interesting and lyrically, something that will be fun for people to read along to and hopefully understand.”

You can listen to the first single on their myspace or read on for the complete standard and special edition track listing. This Addiction Tracklisting (Standard CD/Digital):
1. This Addiction – 2:35
2. Dine, Dine My Darling – 2:58
3. Lead Poisoning – 2:37
4. Dead On the Floor – 4:20
5. The American Scream – 3:00
6. Off The Map – 3:16
7. Draculina – 3:34
8. Eating Me Alive – 2:53
9. Piss And Vinegar – 2:28
10. Dorothy – 3:32
11. Fine – 3:17

This Addiction Tracklisting (Deluxe/Collector’s CD):
1. This Addiction – 2:35
2. Dine, Dine My Darling – 2:58
3. Lead Poisoning – 2:37
4. Dead On the Floor – 4:20
5. The American Scream – 3:00
6. Off The Map – 3:16
7. Draculina – 3:34
8. Eating Me Alive – 2:53
9. Piss And Vinegar – 2:28
10. Dorothy – 3:32
11. Fine – 3:17
12. Kick Rocks – 2:45
13. Those Lungs – 3:49
14. This Addiction (acoustic) – 2:37
15. Dine, Dine My Darling (acoustic) – 3:00
16. Dead On the Floor (acoustic) – 4:08
17. Fine (acoustic) – 3:13
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DVD – “Alkaline Trio Live At the House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV. 2008″
(with Deluxe/Collector’s CD only)