AFI will be releasing a new EP this December courtesy of Interscope Records. Furthermore, the group will contribute a rarity, "Carcinogen Crush," which is set to appear on the aforementioned release, to the Guitar Hero franchises third installment, Legends of Rock, as an exclusive download.
Al Gore has announced the Live Earth mega concerts on all seven continents with acts such as Fall Out Boy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, AFI, Foo Fighters and more playing shows to raise awareness of environmental issues.
AFI moved over 200,000 units and debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. Moreover, they received the first ever MySpace Award, which is given to a band who receives 500,000 plays in one day. For more information check out the article here.
AFI are currently mtvU.com's "House Band". Every day, on the "House Band" page, mtvU will be posting performance videos and interviews with the band. Be sure to pick up Decemberunderground because it's in stores now!
AFI's new album, Decemberunderground, will have one of four different collectible booklets behind the disc's cover insert, each featuring the face of a group member. The limited-edition booklets will be available exclusively in the album's first pressing. The album hits shelves on Tuesday, June 6th.
LoserKids.com has a remarkable AFI preorder going on with the new album, Decemberunderground, for $5.99 and 9 preorder packs containing over 80 dollars worth of merchandise for $19.99. Check it out!
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AFI launched an e-card in support of their upcoming album, Decemberunderground. The album hits shelves on June 6th and if you pre-order it through iTunes, you'll receive an exclusive bonus track, "On The Arrow", a cover of Morrissey's "Jack the Ripper", and an interactive booklet.
Be the first to hear AFI's new album, December Underground: listening parties will be taking place at the dates and locations below. These event are all ages, free, and everyone that shows up will receive a special gift from the band (while supplies last). Also, if you pre-order the album at any of these events you will receive a limited edition CD that features "Miss Murder" and an exclusive non-album track only available on this CD.
Tomorrow Jade from AFI will be calling me for a quick interview. I will try to ask as many questions as possible so feel free to drop one in the replies. Also, expect my Angels & Airwaves interview up shortly.
Below is some more information on the AFI / The Dillinger Escape Plan / Nightmare Of You tour. Also, AFI has some huge news about an upcoming issue of Alternative Press Magazine (July ‘06, #216), but the secret can't be known just yet. In other news, the band just shot the video for "Miss Murder" this past weekend. The very talented Marc Webb (Leaving song pt 2) directed it. Stay tuned for some very exciting news about how you may be able to join the band for a special premiere.
Nightmare Of You will be supporting AFI throughout the United States from June 12th until July 12th; details for the tour should be coming soon. As a result, Nightmare of You has been forced to cancel their European dates. Below is a message from Brandon: