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Davey Havok and Jade Puget’s Blaqk Audio announce new album ‘Only Things We Love’

Blaqk Audio
Blaqk Audio, the side project of AFI musicians Davey Havok and Jade Puget, have announced their return with news of a brand new album 'Only Things We Love' - listen to the record's lead single 'The Viles' below. Havok and Puget's electronic alter ego was last active back in 2016 when they released their third LP 'Material', which arrived nearly a...

AFI release brooding new track ‘Get Dark’, announce new EP ‘The Missing Man’

AFI new song get dark new EP
AFI have released a new song called 'Get Dark' that will feature on a brand new EP titled 'The Missing Man'. The California four-piece, who formed in 1991, last released their self-titled 10th album (known to fans as ‘The Blood Album’) in 2017. The first taste of the new EP comes from 'Get Dark' – a raucous, brooding track that ploughs...

Smashing Pumpkins perform Hole songs with Courtney Love, cover Sugar Ray, Joy Division and Led Zeppelin at 30th anniversary show

Smashing Pumpkins 30th anniversary show setlist
Smashing Pumpkins played a special 30th anniversary concert in Holmdel, New Jersey last night (August 2). The band were joined by a number of special guests including Courtney Love, Deftones‘ frontman Chino Moreno, Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order, AFI frontman Davey Havok, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, and The Killers‘ Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer. They also performed Gish...

Band vs Band: Deftones vs AFI

Deftones' Chino Moreno and AFI's Davey Havok
When Deftones and AFI announced a joint tour together earlier this year, it was the billing that so many had been dreaming of. Frontmen of two of the most powerful and provocative bands in rock, their influence has been massive and their mark indelible. But have you ever wondered what Chino Moreno and Davey Havok have in common? Deftones'...

AFI’s Davey Havok on their fans, survival, and ignoring drug and death rumours

AFI's Davey Havok
AFI frontman Davey Havok has said that 'truth and honesty' is the secret to their longevity and close relationship with their fans - as well as ignoring years and years of false rumours. Watch our video interview with Havok above. Havok sat down to talk with NME ahead of their recent London show with Deftones, when he said that over...

AFI frontman Davey Havok on Donald Trump: ‘We need to provide escape from these sad and oppressive times’

AFI's Davey Havok
AFI frontman Davey Havok has spoken out about the need to provide 'shelter and escape' for their fans in the 'sad and oppressive times' of living in Donald Trump's America. Watch our video interview with Havok above. Speaking to NME around their recent London show with Deftones, Havok told us that it is important that they use their music to...

AFI’s Davey Havok on new band Dreamcar with No Doubt members: ‘I didn’t replace Gwen Stefani’

AFI's Davey Havok
AFI frontman Davey Havok has discussed the experience of forming new supergroup Dreamcar with members of No Doubt - and how he hasn't replaced Gwen Stefani in any way. Watch our video interview with Havok above. The new-wave group Dreamcar, whose self-titled debut album was released this week, are formed of Havok along with Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont, Adrian Young...

AFI unveil new video for ‘Hidden Knives’

AFI
AFI have unveiled the new video for latest single 'Hidden Knives'. Watch it first on NME above. Taken from their self-titled 10th album (known to fans as 'The Blood Album'), the latest taster of the record comes just before they hit the road with Deftones this week to support them on their UK dates. A clip of classic and cinematic film-noir,...

No Doubt and AFI supergroup release new single, listen to ‘All of the Dead Girls’

No Doubt AFI supergroup new single
No Doubt and AFI have formed a supergroup named DREAMCAR. The band is comprised of Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal, and Adrian Young alongside AFI frontman Davey Havok. The band recently announced their self-titled debut album and have been sharing tracks from the LP ahead of it release. DREAMCAR have already released 'Kill for Candy' and 'Born To Die'. Today, (April 14),...

AFI unveil new video for ‘Aurelia’

AFI
AFI have unveiled the brand new video for 'Aurelia'. See the video on NME first below, as we have a quick chat with frontman Davey Havok. Taken from their 2017 self-titled album, known among fans as 'The Blood Album', the clip for 'Aurelia' really draws on the intensity of the track - by getting as up close and personal as...