AFI release name of new album
2013-07-23 by says | 59 Comments

AFI have confirmed that their new LP will be named Burials, and is set to be released on the 22nd of October 2013. They will also be headlining a tour starting in September along with Touche Amore.

Vocalist Davey Havok released a statement of what to expect of the album:
"This record is of silence, of burials, and the burials that result from that silence. It’s of betrayal, cruelty, weakness, anxiety, panic - deep and slow - despair, injury and loss. And in this it is shamefully honest and resolutely unforgiving.

The tour dates are as follows:
9/12 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
9/13 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
9/15 Chicago, IL Humboldt Park/Riot Fest
9/16 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
9/18 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
9/19 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
9/21 Byers, CO May Farms, Riot Fest
10/7 Boston, MA Royale
10/8 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
10/13 New York, NY Webster Hall
10/11 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
10/12 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
10/14 Pittsburgh, PA Club Zoo
10/15 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s
10/17 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
10/18 Austin, TX Mohawk
10/20 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
10/22 Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theatre
10/23 San Diego, CA House of Blues
10/25 Pomona, CA Fox Theater
10/26 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
10/28 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst
10/29 Reno, NV Knitting Factory
10/31 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
11/1 Seattle, WA The Showbox at the Market
11/2 Vancouver, BC The Commodore Ballroom

To stream the band's latest single 'I Hope You Suffer' go to the link below:
http://altpress.com/news/entry/afi_announce_burials_release_date_headlining_tour

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LightRedFloyd
July 23rd 2013

606 Comments


"This record is of silence, of burials, and the burials that result from that silence. It’s of betrayal, cruelty, weakness, anxiety, panic - deep and slow - despair, injury and loss. And in this it is shamefully honest and resolutely unforgiving.”

so deep

CaptainAaarrrggghhh
July 23rd 2013

159 Comments


So far "I Hope You Suffer" was shamefully uninspired and resolutely tedious

NastyCrab
July 23rd 2013

328 Comments


I thought they were naming it William Bevans

CaptainAaarrrggghhh
July 23rd 2013

159 Comments


LightRedFloyd

Deep as a silent burial?

JackSparrow
July 23rd 2013

1686 Comments


Medicate was a better single than I Hope You Suffer but I'm still looking forward to this

LightRedFloyd
July 23rd 2013

606 Comments


The deeper the burial, the quieter the silence.

Ire
July 23rd 2013

41744 Comments


gonna be bad

Uranium
July 23rd 2013

7042 Comments


might have to finally see them live since my girl likes them so much

staticNUMEROcuatro
July 23rd 2013

53 Comments


AFI // Touche? if their albums are good, that would be sweet.

Slymouse
July 23rd 2013

9 Comments


"I Hope You Suffer" was just meh. I have bad feelings about this album.

Skoj
July 23rd 2013

1089 Comments


Even after DU and CL, their stage presence was still top notch. Fucking excited to see them.

Acanthus
July 23rd 2013

9535 Comments


Holy fuck, I can actually catch their show for once.

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SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
July 23rd 2013

15260 Comments


Burials - Untrue

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widrobin
July 23rd 2013

2 Comments


So far "deep and slow" is about the only thing going for it.

Mabbitt
July 23rd 2013

1319 Comments


I liked Medicate, but didn't care much for Crash Love. I have a feeling that this album will be a lot better though.

Wish the tour was coming near me...

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2013

49736 Comments


I wanna see Touche Amore

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FadedSun
July 23rd 2013

1240 Comments


A lot of people ate their words when Crash Love came out and they found themselves enjoying it.

PuddlesPuddles
July 23rd 2013

4752 Comments


If reviewed lower than a 3.0, the summary will be "Untrue." Watch.

climactic
July 23rd 2013

18270 Comments


touche amore?

EaglesBecomeVultures
July 23rd 2013

5180 Comments


"This record is of silence, of burials, and the burials that result from that silence. It’s of betrayal, cruelty, weakness, anxiety, panic - deep and slow - despair, injury and loss. And in this it is shamefully honest and resolutely unforgiving.”

ha

hahahahahahahahahahahahah

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TenSecondsToThink
July 23rd 2013

1203 Comments


Hopefully enough despair for another Despair Factor.

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dimsim3478
July 23rd 2013

4705 Comments


What the hell are Touché doing in this tour?

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MUNGOLOID
July 23rd 2013

4275 Comments


these dudes have been pretty consistent so far. looking forward to this.

Pndi
July 23rd 2013

461 Comments


^summed it up perfectly

PumpBoffBag
July 23rd 2013

327 Comments


I really hope this is good...... but I'm braced for disappointment

EaglesBecomeVultures
July 23rd 2013

5180 Comments


"I'm waiting for a lot of people to make fun of davey's poetically cryptic description of the album yet forgetting they've always presented stuff in this fashion when they started having a darker sound around black sails in the sunset."

still doesn't mean that quote's not mega-gay

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2013

49736 Comments


I just remember that Jontron video where he says something about girls and puts a picture of Davey Havok

bach
July 23rd 2013

11899 Comments


I think it's dinocity treb

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EaglesBecomeVultures
July 23rd 2013

5180 Comments


no, andcas, but the above quote, is mega-gay

Sconza
July 23rd 2013

256 Comments


Shame they aren't coming to Florida on this tour.

FadedSun
July 23rd 2013

1240 Comments


Not sure if I should take anyone seriously that says "mega-gay" when trying to make fun of someone that is honest and sincere in his words. Also, considering your username is EaglesBecomeVultures, you should know that Converge evoke similar emotions in their music and lyrics.

cinaedus
July 23rd 2013

26296 Comments


"I think it's dinocity treb"

*dinosity

i laughed hard in that video, davey really did look like a woman for a while

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EaglesBecomeVultures
July 23rd 2013

5180 Comments


lol cmon dude

cinaedus
July 23rd 2013

26296 Comments


http://www.mtv.com/shared/promoimages/bands/a/afi/281x211.jpg

ALucidReality
July 23rd 2013

83 Comments


might actually see them this time around

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2013

49736 Comments


Lady Gaga without makeup looks like Davey with makeup wtf how is that possible

Acanthus
July 23rd 2013

9535 Comments


Davey looks badass with the makeup, without took some getting used to.

Needsmoarbreakdowns
July 24th 2013

109 Comments


The single was pretty boring, I would catch the tour for Touche Amore though

fromtheinside
July 24th 2013

17638 Comments


bands that release one letter at a time for news on themselves are so annoying

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Ire
July 24th 2013

41744 Comments


crash love was awful

ITsHxCTOASTER
July 24th 2013

2474 Comments


Gonna suck so bad

Ire
July 24th 2013

41744 Comments


agreeeeeed

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 24th 2013

49736 Comments


The lyrics on the last song were so forced, like a band impersonating AFI, like he doesn't actually feel all dark and stuff anymore, too happy

XingKing
July 24th 2013

9959 Comments


Did you even read the description, Treb?

"This record is of silence, of burials, and the burials that result from that silence. It’s of betrayal, cruelty, weakness, anxiety, panic - deep and slow - despair, injury and loss. And in this it is shamefully honest and resolutely unforgiving.”

It's obviously super dark and emotional

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 24th 2013

49736 Comments


Yeah, and I'm saying it sounds forced, cuz he's probably really happy at this point in his life, just like Isaac Brock, who at least doesn't pretend he's still pissed off at the world

XingKing
July 24th 2013

9959 Comments


sarcasm

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 24th 2013

49736 Comments


probably

Eons
July 24th 2013

442 Comments


Just heard one of these guys' songs on the radio ''Endlessly, She Said' It was alright. The singer is pretty great at screaming, but he hardly does it. He gets a bit whiny at times, and too feminine for me.

StrizzMatik
July 24th 2013

3172 Comments


The hyperbole and lofty descriptions don't really match the music. Some sweet guitar from Jade on this though, dude's always been really good.

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LG
July 24th 2013

3049 Comments


cl was their only meh record. So pretty stoked for this

StrizzMatik
July 24th 2013

3172 Comments


^^ Decemberunderground was crap. Steaming godawful crap

Acanthus
July 24th 2013

9535 Comments


Looking forward to this regardless, and really hope to catch them live if the tickets are still available come payday.

Acanthus
July 24th 2013

9535 Comments


Same (hopefully), if it works out with the tickets it'll be my girlfriends birthday present.

laxworld16
July 25th 2013

96 Comments


I thought DU was a 2.0 and I remember just being so let down during my first listen. After STS I was beyond excited for DU, but it is easily their worst album. I actually thought CL was fairly decent.

With that said, I have seen these guys 3 times (including once after CL) and their live performance is fantastic. Definitely worth going to see

laxworld16
July 25th 2013

96 Comments


Also for any new comers to AFI: The Art of Drowning is my favorite, but Sing the Sorrow is right
there as well

Apollo
July 26th 2013

10239 Comments


Listening to I Hope You Suffer right now. Sounds very 30stm esque....not a good thing. And I love AFI.

FadedSun
July 26th 2013

1240 Comments


Sounds more like a NIN song...

Acanthus
July 26th 2013

9535 Comments


Disagree, both bands have far too rich a history and distinct vocal styles; if anything this is just praise of Jade's layering that Davey mentioned in one of the newer interviews.

SingForTheDead
July 29th 2013

94 Comments


"shamefully uninspired and resolutely tedious"
Hmm, yes. *puffs pipe nonchalantly while flipping through SkyMall* Quite.



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