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AFI announce tour in support of “The Blood Album”

California punk/rock legends AFI will embark on a North American tour in January and February of next year in support of their self-titled new album, aka The Blood Album. Support on this trek will come from Nothing, The Chain Gang of 1974 and Souvenirs on selected dates, which can be found below.

Due for release on January 27th, AFI (The Blood Album) will be the band’s first studio album in nearly four years, since Burials in 2013.



AFI to release “AFI (The Blood Album)” in January

After months of rumors and teasers, California punk/rock legends AFI have just announced they will release their long-awaited tenth studio album AFI (The Blood Album) on January 20th, 2017.

The album’s track listing and two songs from it, “Snow Cats” and “White Offerings”, can be found below.

AFI (The Blood Album) will be AFI’s first studio album in nearly four years, since Burials in 2013.



AFI tease first album in three years

Last June, we reported that AFI were working on their long-awaited follow-up to 2013′s Burials, but as of late, the band has been posting cryptic videos on their Instagram page since last Monday in anticipation of the record. They also released a picture with three red tears on a black-and-red background via Facebook page, and announced that they will be teasing something on Friday, October 28th, midnight eastern.

In addition to the teasers, AFI released a 43 second song called “O-”, which features the same three tears as the single art, although the tears are red on a dark background, whereas on the Instagram post, they were black on a red background. They also put the song on a playlist simply entitled “BLOOD”. You can check it out below.

When the new AFI album will be released is unknown, but we’ll keep you posted as more details on it come to light.



Hunter Burgan teases future AFI shows

AFI bassist Hunter Burgan recently posted a picture on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, saying that he can’t wait to play shows again. These posts indicate that AFI may no longer be on hiatus, and could have a tour or some shows in the works.

We’ll keep you posted as more details on AFI’s future come to light. Almost a year has passed since AFI went on hiatus. Since then, the band has been showing signs of activity under the AFI name taking place this year, including working on new music for the follow-up to 2013′s Burials.



Jade Puget says AFI are working new music

In a recent interview with Agressive Tendencies, AFI guitarist Jade Puget confirmed that the band has been working on new music, but cannot give definitive details regarding release dates. You can watch the interview below.

AFI’s most recent studio albums Burials was released in 2013. The band went on hiatus last summer, but the band members have since discussed their plans to return with a new album this year.



Hunter Burgan teases new AFI music

AFI bassist Hunter Burgan posted a picture of a handwritten music sheet on his Instagram account, which indicates that the band is now working on new material for their next album, which will be their first since 2013′s Burials.

We’ll keep you posted as more details on new music from AFI come to light. The band went on hiatus last summer, but the band members have since discussed their plans to return with a new album this year.



AFI working on new album?

California punk/rock legends AFI have posted a cryptic picture of vocalist Davey Havok and guitarist Jade Puget working on songs for what appears to be the band’s next album, which will be their first since 2013′s Burials.

We’ll keep you posted as more details on new music from AFI come to light. The band went back on hiatus last summer, and Davey Havok just recently joined an as-yet-untitled project with the members of No Doubt.



Members of AFI and No Doubt form new band

 

Photo from Billboard.com

AFI frontman Davey Havok apparently teamed up with three members of No Doubt (Adrian Young, Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal) to form a new band.

To the best of our knowledge, the band doesn’t have a name yet, but Billboard has confirmed they do have a completed album already.

Check out the full Billboard article right here.



Video Archive: AFI rehearsing cover of David Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust”

In memory of David Bowie, who passed away yesterday, an AFI fansite shared a video clip of the band rehearsing a cover of the classic “Ziggy Stardust”, which was recorded during soundcheck at a show in New York. You can listen it out below.

AFI released their last album Burials in October 2013 and went on hiatus last summer, but rumors are circulating that the band will return with a new album this year.



Hunter Burgan says AFI will return next year

Last August, we reported that AFI were on back on hiatus, due to members focusing on other projects. However, bassist Hunter Burgan revealed that the band is planning to do something next year, which could involve a new album or just some shows. He states:

“I know that many of you want to know what’s up with AFI. I can’t tell you much at the moment, but we have plans for 2016. Circle that year on your calendars.”

We’ll keep you posted as more details on the future of AFI come to light. The band has gone on hiatus before, most notably back in 2011 when fans believed that they were actually breaking up, which proved untrue. AFI ended their hiatus in 2013, and released Burials, their first album in four years, that October.



15 Punk Songs to Help You Through Your Week (curated by DS editor Lauren Mills)

Ever wonder what the folks who run Dying Scene have been listening to lately? We’re going to pretend you said “yes” to that question and feature a curated playlist from a different DS editor each week with the intent of exposing you to some new kickass punk bands. This week’s playlist is brought to you by Dying Scene editor Lauren Mills. I decided to use a photo of my cat Ozzy because I don’t really like pictures of myself.

These are some songs I’ve been into lately. This week I’m bringing you songs that have helped me through my days of unemployment, boredom and anxiety.  I apologize in advance that this list of songs is negative, but weirdly they help me through ruts as much as the uplifting tunes.

Enjoy the tunes below!



Hunter Burgan reveals AFI is on hiatus (again)

Although it was revealed earlier this year that a new album was in the works, AFI bassist Hunter Burgan revealed that the band has been on hiatus (again), due to members focusing on other projects, but promises they will return soon. He explains:

“”When’s AFI coming to ______?” “When’s the next AFI record?” “You guys need to stop doing other things and do some AFI!” — Patience, my friends. AFI is an important part of our lives, but we’re all just human beings. We’ve got things to do and people to see. Sometime you have to stop and smell the roses to remember that you live in a neighborhood with a rosebush on the corner. We’ll be back soon, I promise.”

AFI have gone on hiatus before, most notably back in 2011 when fans believed that they were actually breaking up, which proved untrue. The band ended their hiatus in 2013, and released Burials, their first album in four years, that October.



Davey Havok’s mom talks about raising a “rock star”

AFI frontman Davey Havok is lucky enough to have a mom who loves him.  Unlike the rest of us, who might have to endure their moms telling their friends embarrassing stories about that time they threw up all over the rest of their family on a camping trip (oh wait, was that just me?!), Davey Havok has to endure the stories told in a public forum.

Havok’s mom, Penny Marchand, recently talked to The AVA, an online news site based in Mendocino, all about raising a punk rocker.  You can read the full piece here.

AFI last released Burials, their first album in four years, on October 22, 2013 through Republic Records.  Rumor has it that a new album is in the works, and we’ll keep you posted on that as details emerge.



New AFI album in the works

AFI guitarist Jade Puget recently told OC Register that another album is in the works. He did not reveal any information about the record, but stated the following:

“I love writing music and I do it every day. I’m driven to do it and if a day goes by and I don’t write music, I feel weird. I just don’t take breaks so, believe me, I have a lot of output.”

We’ll keep you posted as more details on the next AFI record come to light. The band last released Burials, their first album in four years, on October 22, 2013 through Republic Records.



Stream an acoustic cover of AFI’s “Days Of The Phoenix”

Some dude named Chris Hahn did an acoustic cover of AFI‘s “Days Of The Phoenix” that came out pretty cool.  Check it out below.

“Days Of The Phoenix” originally appeared on AFI’s 200o album “The Art Of Drowning“.