AFI New Hardcore Side Project

2014-03-17 by GreyShadow | 91 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
1549 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.

ASnideReturns
March 16th 2014
5300 Comments


Woah, this is unexpectedly badass.

Nikkolae
March 16th 2014
4917 Comments


this is nice

Green Baron
March 16th 2014
21602 Comments


hell yeah

unaMUSEd
March 16th 2014
1242 Comments


This is pretty awesome. Vocals sound nothing like Davey.

MalleusMaleficarum
March 16th 2014
15266 Comments


Conformist is awesome

dawija1017
March 16th 2014
609 Comments


Wow this is fuckin sweet

Static
March 16th 2014
2656 Comments


dope

MotokoKusanagi
March 16th 2014
609 Comments


rules

Green Baron
March 16th 2014
21602 Comments


XSTRME

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 16th 2014
29079 Comments


blaqk

Fieryfenderz
March 16th 2014
1528 Comments


DL link is dead sadly

Nikkolae
March 16th 2014
4917 Comments


Blaqxtrmst

dawija1017
March 16th 2014
609 Comments


NgRlitest

snerefedsav
March 16th 2014
875 Comments


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

Mabbitt
March 16th 2014
1391 Comments


I hope they tour lol

ababygoat91
March 16th 2014
18 Comments


This is really promising.

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TheGreatQ
March 16th 2014
1686 Comments


This fucking rules

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 16th 2014
51326 Comments


can't stand the fake drums but pretty cool

dixoncocks
March 17th 2014
2890 Comments


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

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 17th 2014
51326 Comments


It says download it here at the bottom of the website

Spluger
March 17th 2014
1192 Comments


mehhh

TheGreatQ
March 17th 2014
1686 Comments


The download on the website doesn't work though

unaMUSEd
March 17th 2014
1242 Comments


the dl link on the site is broken

GringoSuave89
March 17th 2014
1088 Comments


huh. I do not hate this. Righteous.

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Taxt
March 17th 2014
722 Comments


Such a nice surprise

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15266 Comments


INTOLERANCE INTOLERANCE

FadedSun
March 17th 2014
1404 Comments


I AM THE INTOLERANCE

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15266 Comments


YOU KNOW IT KILLS

YOU KNOW IT KILLS
YOU KNOW IT KILLS




Iamthe Nightstars
March 17th 2014
2405 Comments


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

climactic
March 17th 2014
20391 Comments


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

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15266 Comments


lol

StolenIdentity
March 17th 2014
251 Comments


Maaad

Mabbitt
March 17th 2014
1391 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
9506 Comments


This is awesome.

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GringoSuave89
March 17th 2014
1088 Comments


anyone have an upload they can share?

figure337
March 17th 2014
474 Comments


Rules hard!

MrMatt767
March 17th 2014
385 Comments


niceee, doesn't sound like davey at all

NonApplicable
March 17th 2014
2078 Comments


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

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Foxhound
March 17th 2014
4570 Comments


sounds lame.

BlackTaxi2d
March 17th 2014
108 Comments


the shape of AFI to come

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FearTomorrow
March 17th 2014
1828 Comments


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

henryChinaski
March 17th 2014
3103 Comments


Pretty good.

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Skoj
March 17th 2014
1465 Comments


WHAAAAAAT

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Sconza
March 17th 2014
265 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
1704 Comments


Oh man, was this a pleasant surprise!

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 17th 2014
29079 Comments


AFI WAS ALREADY PRETTY HARDCORE

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 17th 2014
29079 Comments


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

botb
March 17th 2014
10021 Comments


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

unaMUSEd
March 17th 2014
1242 Comments


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

IfYouRun
March 17th 2014
298 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
12633 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
2372 Comments


Meh

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Skoj
March 17th 2014
1465 Comments


YOU KNOW IT KILLS

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15266 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
282 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
1800 Comments


This is sick!

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MuhNamesTyler
March 17th 2014
5038 Comments


Damn this is cool

crowing51
March 17th 2014
3479 Comments


Wow this is great. Someone review this.

Kris.
March 17th 2014
12633 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
1404 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
1839 Comments


Djenty Havok.

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15266 Comments


go hurt yourself buddy

Mabbitt
March 17th 2014
1391 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
1712 Comments


idk how i feel about this

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
15266 Comments


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

TheGooseTavern
March 17th 2014
86 Comments


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

MalleusMaleficarum
March 18th 2014
15266 Comments


really doesnt sound like deadguy

FadedSun
March 18th 2014
1404 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
3809 Comments


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

DatBeefPudding
March 19th 2014
1430 Comments


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

fuck that shit lol

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ScarlettPimpernail
March 19th 2014
261 Comments


Pretty neat

unaMUSEd
March 19th 2014
1242 Comments


fuck off pudding str8edge4life

MalleusMaleficarum
March 19th 2014
15266 Comments


INHALE




pull it in

DatBeefPudding
March 19th 2014
1430 Comments


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

MalleusMaleficarum
March 19th 2014
15266 Comments


theres nothing more hardcore than straightedge you dense fuker.

dixoncocks
March 20th 2014
2890 Comments


LEGALIZE SUICIDE

FadedSun
March 20th 2014
1404 Comments


Straightedge and hardcore go hand in hand.

Kris.
March 20th 2014
12633 Comments


not necessarily
at all

FadedSun
March 20th 2014
1404 Comments


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

dixoncocks
March 20th 2014
2890 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
158 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
5038 Comments


A side project within a side project within a side project

Slut
March 22nd 2014
3809 Comments


I think daveys side project AFI is better


Catatonic
March 22nd 2014
150 Comments


This sucks guys

Libertarian
March 23rd 2014
85 Comments


Much prefer this to present day AFI.



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