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AFI Returns With 'Crash Love', Out Sept. 29

August 21st, 2009 4:17pm EDT
AFI New AlbumDavey Havok, Jade Puget, Hunter Burgan and Adam Carson, collectively known as AFI, will release their eighth studio album, "Crash Love", September 29th on DGC/Interscope Records. Produced by Joe McGrath (Alkaline Trio, Green Day) and Jacknife Lee (U2, Weezer), "Crash Love" is possibly AFI's most focused, direct and ambitious effort to date. "I am so proud of this record. I really believe it's the best AFI record. It honestly feels like we've made our first truly timeless record. We didn't set out to do that--you can't set out to do something like that--but it definitely feels like that's what we've achieved: created the album by which we'll be remembered," expressed front man Havok. With an album full of standout tracks including "Medicate," "Veronica Sawyer Smokes," "End Transmission," "Beautiful Thieves" and more AFI is poised to do just that, be remembered.

"Crash Love", the follow up to platinum albums Sing The Sorrow (2003) and Decemberunderground (2006), will hit stores September 29th while the first taste of single "Medicate" lands on airwaves and the Internet on August 25th. "Medicate" will be made available for sale digitally on 8/25 and "Crash Love" will also be available for pre-order on the same day at iTunes. Fans who pre-order the album from iTunes will also receive the exclusive bonus track, "Breathing Towers to Heaven," an unreleased demo from the "Crash Love" sessions.

In support of the forthcoming album AFI will head out on the road, the band's second home, beginning this October in the United States.

AFI New Album

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AFI Tour Dates
10/02 - Minneapolis, MN - Epic w/ Gallows
10/04 - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall w/ Gallows
10/05 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's w/ Gallows
10/07 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom w/ Gallows
10/08 - Clifton Park, NJ - Northern Lights w/ Gallows
10/10 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom w/ Gallows
10/11 - Pittsburgh - Club Zoo w/ Gallows
10/13 - Hartford, CT - The Webster w/ Gallows
AFI New Album10/14 - Providence, RI - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel w/ Gallows
10/19 Richmond, VA - The National w/ Gallows
10/21 Scranton, PA - Scranton Cultural Center
10/25 Boston, MA - House of Blues
11/03 Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
11/04 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
11/06 Kansas, MO - Uptown Theatre
11/07 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre

"Crash Love" Track Listing:
1. Torch Song
2. Beautiful Thieves
3. End Transmission
4. Too Shy To Scream
5. Veronica Sawyer Smokes
6. OK, I feel Better Now
7. Medicate
8. I Am Trying Very Hard To Be Here
9. Sacrilege
10. Darling, I Want To Destroy You
11. Cold Hands
12. It Was Mine


AFI new album Crash Love

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