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AFI to Release New Album Burials Oct. 22

clock July 24, 2013
AFI to Release New Album Burials Oct. 22

AFI have announced an October 22nd release for their highly anticipated new album Burials. The news follows last week’s sneak preview of the album’s first track, “I Hope You Suffer.” A remix of a new AFI song titled “17 Crimes” will serve as the end title track to the upcoming film, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. “17 Crimes” also appears on the soundtrack, which is being released on August 20th.

Rolling Stone described “I Hope You Suffer” (now available on iTunes) as an “epic” song, “layering [lead vocalist Davey] Havok’s anguished cries within a lightning storm of distortion, synthetic orchestrations, and volcanic percussion.”

About the album, Havok says, “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.” Burials is AFI’s ninth full-length studio album.

AFI is also announcing a U.S. headline tour this Fall with support acts Touche Amore and COMING. Follow the link for full tour date info. Ticket pre-sales begin tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24. General on-sale begins Saturday, July 27.

Dates for AFI’s headlining tour of North America are as follows:

Date               City                                         Venue
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

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