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Hear Crusades’ New Album ‘This Is a Sickness and Sickness Will End’

The Canadians are back to expand upon their sound.

This Is a Sickness and Sickness Will End, the third full-length from Ottawa's Crusades, isn't nearly as bleak as its title may lead you to believe. Mixed by Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Tragedy), the album sees the band implementing everything from orchestral flourishes to prog rock-worthy virtuosity into these eight songs, falling somewhere between Propagandhi and Pelican as its punk and hardcore hallmarks merge with post-rock experimentation.

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This Is a Sickness and Sickness Will End is out on March 7 via Anxious & Angry (USA) and Countless Altars (Canada/Europe). Listen to the whole album below and pre-order it here. The band is hitting Europe this spring. Check out the dates below the album

April 28: Rheine, Germany @ Trinkhalle
May 1: Bristol, UK @ Stag and Hounds Public House
May 2: Durham, UK @ Empty House HQ
May 3: Sheffield, UK @ The Lug Hole
May 4: London, UK @ DIYSpace
May 5: Antwerp, Belgium @ Music City
May 7: Mannheim, Germany @ Jugendzentrum
May 8: Munich, Germany @ Kafe Kult 
May 9: Budapest, Hungary @ Dürer Pince
May 10: Brno, Czech @ Kabinet Muz
May 11: Berlin, Germany @ TBA
May 12: Hamburg, Germany @ Störte
May 13: Verden, Germany @ Juz