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
1497 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
5286 Comments


Woah, this is unexpectedly badass.

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Nikkolae
March 16th 2014
4906 Comments


this is nice

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Green Baron
March 16th 2014
21411 Comments


hell yeah

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unaMUSEd
March 16th 2014
1211 Comments


This is pretty awesome. Vocals sound nothing like Davey.

MalleusMaleficarum
March 16th 2014
14769 Comments


Conformist is awesome

dawija1017
March 16th 2014
606 Comments


Wow this is fuckin sweet

Static
March 16th 2014
2656 Comments


dope

MotokoKusanagi
March 16th 2014
587 Comments


rules

Green Baron
March 16th 2014
21411 Comments


XSTRME

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 16th 2014
28964 Comments


blaqk

Fieryfenderz
March 16th 2014
1518 Comments


DL link is dead sadly

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Nikkolae
March 16th 2014
4906 Comments


Blaqxtrmst

dawija1017
March 16th 2014
606 Comments


NgRlitest

snerefedsav
March 16th 2014
866 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
9 Comments


This is really promising.

TheGreatQ
March 16th 2014
1624 Comments


This fucking rules

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 16th 2014
51166 Comments


can't stand the fake drums but pretty cool

dixoncocks
March 17th 2014
2827 Comments


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

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 17th 2014
51166 Comments


It says download it here at the bottom of the website

Spluger
March 17th 2014
1189 Comments


mehhh

TheGreatQ
March 17th 2014
1624 Comments


The download on the website doesn't work though

unaMUSEd
March 17th 2014
1211 Comments


the dl link on the site is broken

GringoSuave89
March 17th 2014
1086 Comments


huh. I do not hate this. Righteous.

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Taxt
March 17th 2014
697 Comments


Such a nice surprise

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
14769 Comments


INTOLERANCE INTOLERANCE

FadedSun
March 17th 2014
1355 Comments


I AM THE INTOLERANCE

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
14769 Comments


YOU KNOW IT KILLS

YOU KNOW IT KILLS
YOU KNOW IT KILLS




Iamthe Nightstars
March 17th 2014
2369 Comments


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

climactic
March 17th 2014
20331 Comments


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

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
14769 Comments


lol

StolenIdentity
March 17th 2014
246 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
8086 Comments


This is awesome.

GringoSuave89
March 17th 2014
1086 Comments


anyone have an upload they can share?

figure337
March 17th 2014
425 Comments


Rules hard!

MrMatt767
March 17th 2014
358 Comments


niceee, doesn't sound like davey at all

NonApplicable
March 17th 2014
2038 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
108 Comments


the shape of AFI to come

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
2977 Comments


Pretty good.

Skoj
March 17th 2014
1417 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
1686 Comments


Oh man, was this a pleasant surprise!

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 17th 2014
28964 Comments


AFI WAS ALREADY PRETTY HARDCORE

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 17th 2014
28964 Comments


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

botb
March 17th 2014
9893 Comments


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

unaMUSEd
March 17th 2014
1211 Comments


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

IfYouRun
March 17th 2014
297 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
1940 Comments


Meh

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Skoj
March 17th 2014
1417 Comments


YOU KNOW IT KILLS

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
14769 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
261 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
1705 Comments


This is sick!

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MuhNamesTyler
March 17th 2014
4912 Comments


Damn this is cool

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crowing51
March 17th 2014
3478 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
1355 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
1824 Comments


Djenty Havok.

MalleusMaleficarum
March 17th 2014
14769 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
14769 Comments


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

TheGooseTavern
March 17th 2014
78 Comments


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

MalleusMaleficarum
March 18th 2014
14769 Comments


really doesnt sound like deadguy

FadedSun
March 18th 2014
1355 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
3309 Comments


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

DatBeefPudding
March 19th 2014
1387 Comments


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

fuck that shit lol

ScarlettPimpernail
March 19th 2014
257 Comments


Pretty neat

unaMUSEd
March 19th 2014
1211 Comments


fuck off pudding str8edge4life

MalleusMaleficarum
March 19th 2014
14769 Comments


INHALE




pull it in

DatBeefPudding
March 19th 2014
1387 Comments


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

MalleusMaleficarum
March 19th 2014
14769 Comments


theres nothing more hardcore than straightedge you dense fuker.

dixoncocks
March 20th 2014
2827 Comments


LEGALIZE SUICIDE

FadedSun
March 20th 2014
1355 Comments


Straightedge and hardcore go hand in hand.

Kris.
March 20th 2014
12633 Comments


not necessarily
at all

FadedSun
March 20th 2014
1355 Comments


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

dixoncocks
March 20th 2014
2827 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
4912 Comments


A side project within a side project within a side project

Slut
March 22nd 2014
3309 Comments


I think daveys side project AFI is better


Catatonic
March 22nd 2014
150 Comments


This sucks guys

Libertarian
March 23rd 2014
84 Comments


Much prefer this to present day AFI.



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