AFI New Hardcore Side Project

2014-03-17 by GreyShadow | 89 Comments
A new Straight Edge hardcore project has emerged and the rumors led people to believe it was being fronted by none other than AFI's lead singer, Davey Havok. Guitarist of AFI, Jade Puget has just confirmed that Davey as well as himself are in the band.
The project is called XTRMST and you can check out their first EP here:
http://xtrmst.com/

Tagged: AFI

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Feather
March 16th 2014
2953 Comments


I really enjoy this. Similar to what Fall Out Boy tried to do for that short album, but done right.

earlygrave
March 16th 2014
11 Comments


I can dig it.

Nikkolae
March 16th 2014
5089 Comments


this is nice

Green Baron
March 16th 2014
22411 Comments


hell yeah

unaMUSEd
March 16th 2014
1441 Comments


This is pretty awesome. Vocals sound nothing like Davey.

MalleusMaleficarum
March 16th 2014
15987 Comments


Conformist is awesome

dawija1017
March 16th 2014
666 Comments


Wow this is fuckin sweet

MotokoKusanagi
March 16th 2014
788 Comments


rules

Green Baron
March 16th 2014
22411 Comments


XSTRME

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 16th 2014
29566 Comments


blaqk

Fieryfenderz
March 16th 2014
1727 Comments


DL link is dead sadly

Nikkolae
March 16th 2014
5089 Comments


Blaqxtrmst

dawija1017
March 16th 2014
666 Comments


NgRlitest

snerefedsav
March 16th 2014
916 Comments


what was up with the beginning of dirty nails sounding like a beatdown song

Mabbitt
March 16th 2014
1477 Comments


I hope they tour lol

ababygoat91
March 16th 2014
19 Comments


This is really promising.

TheGreatQ
March 16th 2014
2301 Comments


This fucking rules

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 16th 2014
53421 Comments


can't stand the fake drums but pretty cool

dixoncocks
March 17th 2014
3029 Comments


Dang this is sweet, anyone know where else i can dl this?

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 17th 2014
53421 Comments


It says download it here at the bottom of the website

Spluger
March 17th 2014
1216 Comments


mehhh

TheGreatQ
March 17th 2014
2301 Comments


The download on the website doesn't work though

unaMUSEd
March 17th 2014
1441 Comments


the dl link on the site is broken

GringoSuave89
March 17th 2014
1108 Comments


huh. I do not hate this. Righteous.

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Taxt
March 17th 2014
871 Comments


Such a nice surprise

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15987 Comments


INTOLERANCE INTOLERANCE

FadedSun
March 17th 2014
1535 Comments


I AM THE INTOLERANCE

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15987 Comments


YOU KNOW IT KILLS

YOU KNOW IT KILLS
YOU KNOW IT KILLS




Iamthe Nightstars
March 17th 2014
2565 Comments


It's great to see AFI still has it in them to make something decent. A bit Dillingery.

climactic
March 17th 2014
21842 Comments


i dont really like it but some of the guitar playing is converge-y

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15987 Comments


lol

StolenIdentity
March 17th 2014
266 Comments


Maaad

Mabbitt
March 17th 2014
1477 Comments


I really enjoy this. Similar to what Fall Out Boy tried to do for that short album, but done right.


Except AFI come from a hardcore background, so they know what they're doing lol

DrGonzo1937
March 17th 2014
11728 Comments


This is awesome.

GringoSuave89
March 17th 2014
1108 Comments


anyone have an upload they can share?

figure337
March 17th 2014
522 Comments


Rules hard!

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MrMatt767
March 17th 2014
518 Comments


niceee, doesn't sound like davey at all

NonApplicable
March 17th 2014
2342 Comments


Woa this is really weird and at times, cool sounding. The project is in a constant battle between
sounding original and generic though.

Foxhound
March 17th 2014
4570 Comments


sounds lame.

BlackTaxi2d
March 17th 2014
180 Comments


the shape of AFI to come

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FearTomorrow
March 17th 2014
1826 Comments


Yeah the drums sound like shit but otherwise this isn't too bad. Nothing special though really

henryChinaski
March 17th 2014
3458 Comments


Pretty good.

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Skoj
March 17th 2014
1598 Comments


WHAAAAAAT

Sconza
March 17th 2014
271 Comments


Vocals don't really sound like Davey. Wouldn't be surprised if this had nothing to do with AFI at all.

Nevermind. Beginning of Conformist makes it obvious it's him.

Dolving999
March 17th 2014
1755 Comments


Oh man, was this a pleasant surprise!

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theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 17th 2014
29566 Comments


AFI WAS ALREADY PRETTY HARDCORE

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 17th 2014
29566 Comments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KG2063Il4s

botb
March 17th 2014
10338 Comments


All the people saying it doesn't sound like davey never heard sing the sorrow or earlier

unaMUSEd
March 17th 2014
1441 Comments


I heard STS and it didn't sound like Davey to me except for a few moments.

IfYouRun
March 17th 2014
299 Comments


This was surprisingly good.

Morf
March 17th 2014
20 Comments


Fuck me that guitar tone is fucking incredible, this is leaps and bounds better than a band that in my head is synonymous with 'miss murder'.

Kris.
March 17th 2014
13055 Comments


this would be great if it wasn't so fucking preachy
let me drink in peace, davey you self-righteous fuck

tresm87
March 17th 2014
3448 Comments


Meh

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Skoj
March 17th 2014
1598 Comments


YOU KNOW IT KILLS

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15987 Comments



"All the people saying it doesn't sound like davey never heard sing the sorrow or earlier"

haaha i was thinking the same thing

minimesmyidol
March 17th 2014
314 Comments


it sounds like davey to me. I wouldnt have thought they were edge, being from california. my blunt still burns

EvoHavok
March 17th 2014
5486 Comments


This is sick!

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MuhNamesTyler
March 17th 2014
5677 Comments


Damn this is cool

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crowing51
March 17th 2014
3499 Comments


Wow this is great. Someone review this.

Kris.
March 17th 2014
13055 Comments


yeah its not really that good like a 2.3

Diglett
March 17th 2014
1607 Comments


v cool davey sounds rad

FadedSun
March 17th 2014
1535 Comments


Is this an official EP? They sound like rough demoes that would later be cleaned up for an album. They definitely need a full band. That bass tone is...not great.

CutMan
March 17th 2014
1887 Comments


Djenty Havok.

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15987 Comments


go hurt yourself buddy

Mabbitt
March 17th 2014
1477 Comments


I wouldnt have thought they were edge, being from california. my blunt still burns


They're pretty outspoken about it lol

EyeForAnEye
March 17th 2014
1716 Comments


idk how i feel about this

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15987 Comments


first 2 songs: pretty good
last 2 songs: this is getting redundant

TheGooseTavern
March 17th 2014
94 Comments


sounds like someone wants to be deadguy...and yea this is not hardcore

MalleusMaleficarum
March 18th 2014
15987 Comments


really doesnt sound like deadguy

FadedSun
March 18th 2014
1535 Comments


Yeah. Last 2 songs aren't as good as the first 2.

Thunderkat
March 18th 2014
579 Comments


Wow, this is sick. Hopefully the released it on vinyl

Slut
March 19th 2014
4056 Comments


This is really interesting. I wish the production was a bit better though

DatBeefPudding
March 19th 2014
1599 Comments


production puts me off, also does the whole straight edge concept.

fuck that shit lol

ScarlettPimpernail
March 19th 2014
270 Comments


Pretty neat

unaMUSEd
March 19th 2014
1441 Comments


fuck off pudding str8edge4life

MalleusMaleficarum
March 19th 2014
15987 Comments


INHALE




pull it in

DatBeefPudding
March 19th 2014
1599 Comments


lol real str8 edge wouldnt tell me to fuck off! thats too hardcore

MalleusMaleficarum
March 19th 2014
15987 Comments


theres nothing more hardcore than straightedge you dense fuker.

dixoncocks
March 20th 2014
3029 Comments


LEGALIZE SUICIDE

FadedSun
March 20th 2014
1535 Comments


Straightedge and hardcore go hand in hand.

Kris.
March 20th 2014
13055 Comments


not necessarily
at all

FadedSun
March 20th 2014
1535 Comments


What I mean by that is, straightedge came into existence as a result of the hardcore scene.

dixoncocks
March 20th 2014
3029 Comments


Yea nothing says straight edge like abstaining from animal byproducts, being a part of a local acronymed moshing squad, calf tats, and manly capris to expose said tats.

flaffy
March 22nd 2014
159 Comments


they should do a side project that just sounds like their old punk stuff.

Thunderkat
March 22nd 2014
579 Comments


and then make that side project the main bands direction and have their new stuff as the side project

MuhNamesTyler
March 22nd 2014
5677 Comments


A side project within a side project within a side project

Slut
March 22nd 2014
4056 Comments


I think daveys side project AFI is better


Catatonic
March 22nd 2014
150 Comments


This sucks guys

Libertarian
March 23rd 2014
100 Comments


Much prefer this to present day AFI.



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