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* AltumVidetur: "Miseria Cantare", "Porphyria Cutanea Tarda" (somewhat justified in that it's a medical name for a disease)


* AltumVidetur: "Miseria Cantare", "Porphyria Cutanea Tarda" (somewhat justified in that it's a medical name for a disease)



* [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]]: "Miseria Cantare", "Porphyria Cutanea Tarda" (somewhat justified in that it's a medical name for a disease)



* LoveNostalgiaSong: "The Days Of The Phoenix" is not too far into their career but still very nostalgic for their super-early concert days, and a particular lovely girl.

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* LoveNostalgiaSong: "The Days Of The of the Phoenix" is not too far into their career career, but still very nostalgic for their super-early concert days, and a particular lovely girl.



* VocalEvolution: There's a big difference between Davey's voice on ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'' and his voice today; partially due to a change in singing style and to the fact that people's voices naturally continue to deepen somewhat over time.

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* VocalEvolution: There's a big difference between Davey's voice on ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'' and his voice today; partially due to a change in singing style and to the fact that people's voices naturally continue to deepen somewhat over time.


''[[NewSoundAlbum Crash Love]]'' was stated to be a "straightforward rock record" by the band, with a NewWaveMusic feel and focus on catchy, more upbeat songs. However, it [[BrokenBase caused some alarm]] due to percieved abandonment of their hardcore roots. Their 2013 album ''Burials'' continues that merger of styles, featuring a dark, operatic feel to most of the songs.

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''[[NewSoundAlbum Crash Love]]'' was stated to be a "straightforward rock record" by the band, with a NewWaveMusic {{New Wave|Music}} feel and focus on catchy, more upbeat songs. However, it [[BrokenBase caused some alarm]] due to percieved abandonment of their hardcore roots. Their 2013 album ''Burials'' continues that merger of styles, featuring a dark, operatic feel to most of the songs.


* DrugsAreBad: The use of drugs by companions is mourned in songs like "Clove Smoke Catharsis" and "Veronica Sawyer Smokes". AFI follow a StraightEdge lifestyle and are resolutely against drugs.

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* DrugsAreBad: The use of drugs by companions is mourned in songs like "Clove Smoke Catharsis" and "Veronica Sawyer Smokes". AFI follow a StraightEdge UsefulNotes/StraightEdge lifestyle and are resolutely against drugs.


* NonAppearingTitle: Too many examples to list. They usually have at least one song per album that averts this. Burials is the one with most aversions.

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* NonAppearingTitle: Too many examples to list. They usually have at least one song per album that averts this. Burials ''Burials'' is the one with most aversions.


On their 1999 album ''Black Sails in the Sunset'', they supplemented their hardcore sound by experimenting with {{Goth Rock}} influences. This trend would continue with their next two albums, ''The Art of Drowning'', which also brought in {{industrial}} elements, and ''Sing the Sorrow'', which became AFI's breakthrough album and reaching #5 on the Billboard charts. Then ''Decemberunderground'' came around. While somewhat lighter in tone, it was a major success and produced some of AFI's most popular songs, such as "Miss Murder" and "Endlessly She Said".

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On their 1999 album ''Black Sails in the Sunset'', they supplemented their hardcore sound by experimenting with {{Goth Rock}} GothRock influences. This trend would continue with their next two albums, ''The Art of Drowning'', which also brought in {{industrial}} elements, and ''Sing the Sorrow'', which became AFI's breakthrough album and reaching #5 on the Billboard charts. Then ''Decemberunderground'' came around. While somewhat lighter in tone, it was a major success and produced some of AFI's most popular songs, such as "Miss Murder" and "Endlessly She Said".


On their 1999 release ''Black Sails in the Sunset'', they supplemented their hardcore sound by experimenting with {{Goth Rock}} influences. This trend would continue with their next two albums, ''The Art of Drowning'', which also brought in {{industrial}} elements, and ''Sing the Sorrow'', which became AFI's breakthrough album and reaching #5 on the Billboard charts. Then ''Decemberunderground'' came around. While somewhat lighter in tone, it was a major success and produced some of AFI's most popular songs, such as "Miss Murder" and "Endlessly She Said".

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On their 1999 release album ''Black Sails in the Sunset'', they supplemented their hardcore sound by experimenting with {{Goth Rock}} influences. This trend would continue with their next two albums, ''The Art of Drowning'', which also brought in {{industrial}} elements, and ''Sing the Sorrow'', which became AFI's breakthrough album and reaching #5 on the Billboard charts. Then ''Decemberunderground'' came around. While somewhat lighter in tone, it was a major success and produced some of AFI's most popular songs, such as "Miss Murder" and "Endlessly She Said".



* Vic Chalker bass, backing vocals (1991192)

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* Vic Chalker bass, backing vocals (1991192)(199192)


* LoveIsADrug: The song "Medicate" is about this, more or less.

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* LoveIsADrug: The song "Medicate" is about this, more or less.


* Vic Chalker bass, backing vocals (19911992)
* Geoff Kresge bass, backing vocals (19921997)
* Mark Stopholese guitars, backing vocals (19911998)

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* Vic Chalker bass, backing vocals (19911992)
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* Geoff Kresge bass, backing vocals (19921997)
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* Mark Stopholese guitars, backing vocals (19911998)
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* AnachronicOrder: Possibly. "The Leaving Song Part II" is placed before "The Leaving Song" on ''Sing the Sorrow.''

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* AnachronicOrder: Possibly. "The Leaving Song Part II" is placed before "The Leaving Song" on ''Sing the Sorrow.''Sorrow''.



* CelebrityIsOverrated: From ''Crash Love'', "I Am Trying Very Hard To Be Here" is a vain, sassy song about being recognized everywhere and living as a persona.

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* CelebrityIsOverrated: From ''Crash Love'', "I Am Trying Very Hard To to Be Here" is a vain, sassy song about being recognized everywhere and living as a persona.



* EmoMusic: Of classic[=/=]PostHardcore variety. They were also key {{Trope Codifier}}s in the early 2000s post-hardcore scene along with Music/{{Thursday}}, Music/BrandNew and Music/TakingBackSunday, particularly with ''Sing the Sorrow'' and ''Decemberunderground''.

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* EmoMusic: Of classic[=/=]PostHardcore variety. They were also a key {{Trope Codifier}}s TropeCodifier in the early 2000s post-hardcore scene along with Music/{{Thursday}}, Music/BrandNew and Music/TakingBackSunday, particularly with ''Sing the Sorrow'' and ''Decemberunderground''.



* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: Their later albums get into this. ''Black Sails in the Sunset'' has several songs with GothRock elements in it, ''The Art Of Drowning'' has a couple songs with industrial intros, Sing the Sorrow continues to build on these two genres while having a few unique departures of its own such as "Dancing Thru Sunday" which outright has Jade playing a HeavyMetal style shred solo, while ''Decemberunderground'' adds more "mainstream" elements while still continuing with a similar sound to STS. ''Burials'' is an outright modern GothRock record, with layered production and keyboards.

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: Their later albums get into this. ''Black Sails in the Sunset'' has several songs with GothRock elements in it, ''The Art Of of Drowning'' has a couple songs with industrial intros, Sing ''Sing the Sorrow Sorrow'' continues to build on these two genres while having a few unique departures of its own such as "Dancing Thru Sunday" which outright has Jade playing a HeavyMetal style shred solo, while ''Decemberunderground'' adds more "mainstream" elements while still continuing with a similar sound to STS. ''Burials'' is an outright modern GothRock record, with layered production and keyboards.



* PuttingOnTheReich: Davey playing a fascist dictator in the "Miss Murder" video. The video got some criticism, presumably from people who didn't know the whole band is hardcore left wing activists.

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* PuttingOnTheReich: Davey playing a fascist dictator in the "Miss Murder" video. The video got some criticism, presumably from people who didn't know the whole band is are hardcore left wing activists. activists.



* ShoutOut: to ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' in "The Despair Factor," ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' in the "He Who Laughs Last" video (the "as far back as I can remember..." line) and ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' in the "Girl's Not Grey" video. Also to ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' on the "Answer That and Stay Fashionable" album cover; the album title itself is a line from the short film ''[[Series/TheComicStripPresents Bad News Tour]]''. "Veronica Sawyer Smokes" is a big one to ''Heathers''.

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* ShoutOut: to ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' in "The Despair Factor," Factor", ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' in the "He Who Laughs Last" video (the "as far back as I can remember..." line) and ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' in the "Girl's Not Grey" video. Also to ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' on the "Answer ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable" Fashionable'' album cover; the album title itself is a line from the short film ''[[Series/TheComicStripPresents Bad News Tour]]''. "Veronica Sawyer Smokes" is a big one to ''Heathers''.''Film/{{Heathers}}''.



* VocalEvolution: There's a big difference between Davey's voice on "Answer That..." and his voice today; partially due to a change in singing style and to the fact that people's voices naturally continue to deepen somewhat over time.

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* VocalEvolution: There's a big difference between Davey's voice on "Answer That..." ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'' and his voice today; partially due to a change in singing style and to the fact that people's voices naturally continue to deepen somewhat over time.

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* PuttingOnTheReich: Davey playing a fascist dictator in the "Miss Murder" video. The video got some criticism, presumably from people who didn't know the whole band is hardcore left wing activists.


[[AC:AFI Members:]]

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[[AC:AFI Members:]]!! Current members:



[[AC: Former members:]]

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[[AC: !! Former members:]]members:



[[AC: Discography:]]

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[[AC: Discography:]]!! Studio discography:



!!Tropes used by this band include:

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!!Tropes used by this band include:! '''''Kiss my tropes and lay me to sleep''''':



* ClusterFBomb: "Cruise Control", albeit not to the extend of most examples

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* ClusterFBomb: "Cruise Control", albeit not to the extend extent of most examplesexamples.



* CoverVersion: "Halloween", "Demonomania" and "Last Caress" by Music/TheMisfits, "The Hanging Garden" by Music/TheCure, "Don't Change" by Music/{{INXS}}, "Jack the Ripper" by Music/{{Morrissey}}, "Head Like a Hole" by Music/NineInchNails, "My Michelle" by Music/GunsNRoses, "Ziggy Stardust" by Music/DavidBowie, "Man in a Suitcase" by Music/ThePolice, "Today's Lesson" by Filth and ''Song 2'' by Music/{{Blur}}.

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* CoverVersion: "Halloween", "Demonomania" and "Last Caress" by Music/TheMisfits, "The Hanging Garden" by Music/TheCure, "Don't Change" by Music/{{INXS}}, "Jack the Ripper" by Music/{{Morrissey}}, "Head Like a Hole" by Music/NineInchNails, "My Michelle" by Music/GunsNRoses, "Ziggy Stardust" by Music/DavidBowie, "Man in a Suitcase" by Music/ThePolice, "Today's Lesson" by Filth and ''Song 2'' "Song 2" by Music/{{Blur}}.



* {{Emo}}: Of classic/ post-hardcore variety. They were also key TropeCodifiers in the early 2000's post-hardcore scene along with Music/{{Thursday}}, Music/{{Brand New}} and Music/{{TakingBackSunday}}, particularly with ''Sing the Sorrow'' and ''Decemberunderground''.

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* {{Emo}}: EmoMusic: Of classic/ post-hardcore classic[=/=]PostHardcore variety. They were also key TropeCodifiers {{Trope Codifier}}s in the early 2000's 2000s post-hardcore scene along with Music/{{Thursday}}, Music/{{Brand New}} Music/BrandNew and Music/{{TakingBackSunday}}, Music/TakingBackSunday, particularly with ''Sing the Sorrow'' and ''Decemberunderground''.



* [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]]: "Miseria Cantare," "Porphyria Cutanea Tarda" (somewhat justified in that it's a medical name for a disease)
* HiddenTrack: "No Dave Party" (pre-gap track), "Battled," "Midnight Sun," "This Time Imperfect" after the last track, "And Then I'll Be Back Home" after "Affliction".
* KnuckleTattoos: Davey has 'em. (They say "Ciao Baby.")
* LongRunnerLineUp: Type 2

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* [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]]: "Miseria Cantare," Cantare", "Porphyria Cutanea Tarda" (somewhat justified in that it's a medical name for a disease)
* HiddenTrack: "No Dave Party" (pre-gap track), "Battled," "Battled", "Midnight Sun," Sun", "This Time Imperfect" after the last track, "And Then I'll Be Back Home" after "Affliction".
* KnuckleTattoos: Davey has 'em. (They say "Ciao Baby.")
Baby".)
* LongRunnerLineUp: Type 22.



** His hair has changed distinctly between each album since ''The Art of Drowning.''
** The band's clothing motifs has also changed, from the white of ''Decemberunderground'' to the suits of ''Crash Love'' to now the leather and black of ''Burials.''

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** His hair has changed distinctly between each album since ''The Art of Drowning.''
Drowning''.
** The band's clothing motifs has also changed, from the white of ''Decemberunderground'' to the suits of ''Crash Love'' to now the leather and black of ''Burials.''''Burials''.



* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: Their later albums get into this. "Black Sails In The Sunset" has several songs with GothRock elements in it, The Art Of Drowning has a couple songs with industrial intros, Sing the Sorrow continues to build on these two genres while having a few unique departures of its own such as Dancing Thru Sunday which outright has Jade playing a HeavyMetal style shred solo, while Decemberunderground adds more "mainstream" elements while still continuing with a similar sound to STS. Burials is an outright modern GothRock record, with layered production and keyboards.

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: Their later albums get into this. "Black ''Black Sails In The Sunset" in the Sunset'' has several songs with GothRock elements in it, The ''The Art Of Drowning Drowning'' has a couple songs with industrial intros, Sing the Sorrow continues to build on these two genres while having a few unique departures of its own such as Dancing "Dancing Thru Sunday Sunday" which outright has Jade playing a HeavyMetal style shred solo, while Decemberunderground ''Decemberunderground'' adds more "mainstream" elements while still continuing with a similar sound to STS. Burials ''Burials'' is an outright modern GothRock record, with layered production and keyboards.



* ObligatoryBondageSong: Mentions are made of wrist restraints in "Kiss and Control," and "The Interview" refrerences an honest-to-god OBS, "Master and Servant" by Music/DepecheMode. Then there's "Dream of Waking"...

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* ObligatoryBondageSong: Mentions are made of wrist restraints in "Kiss and Control," Control", and "The Interview" refrerences an honest-to-god OBS, "Master and Servant" by Music/DepecheMode. Then there's "Dream of Waking"...



* OlderThanTheyLook: Davey and Jade both fit the bill. Davey has the general appearance and energy of a man in his late twenties-early thirties despite being 40, and Jade's haircut makes him look far younger than he actually is(Jade is the oldest in the band).

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Davey and Jade both fit the bill. Davey has the general appearance and energy of a man in his late twenties-early thirties despite being 40, and Jade's haircut makes him look far younger than he actually is(Jade is (Jade is the oldest in the band).



* RefrainFromAssuming: "Prelude 12/21" is not called "Kiss My Eyes and Lay Me to Sleep," or any variation thereof.

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* RefrainFromAssuming: "Prelude 12/21" is not called "Kiss My Eyes and Lay Me to Sleep," Sleep", or any variation thereof.



* SpecialGuest: Dexter Holland of TheOffspring provides uniquely emotional vocals on "The Prayer Position", "Clove Smoke Catharsis" and "God Called In Sick".

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* SpecialGuest: Dexter Holland of TheOffspring Music/TheOffspring provides uniquely emotional vocals on "The Prayer Position", "Clove Smoke Catharsis" and "God Called In Sick".



* SurrealMusicVideo: "Snow Cats" off of The Blood Album has a trippy video with mirror images of the band playing, the camera zooming into the band members' eyes and mouths, slow-mo shots at points, and uncomfortable angles.
* TitleByNumber: "3 1/2," "6 to 8," "37mm," "Prelude 12/21", "Greater Than 84"

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* SurrealMusicVideo: "Snow Cats" off of The ''The Blood Album Album'' has a trippy video with mirror images of the band playing, the camera zooming into the band members' eyes and mouths, slow-mo shots at points, and uncomfortable angles.
* TitleByNumber: "3 1/2," 1/2", "6 to 8," "37mm," 8", "37mm", "Prelude 12/21", "Greater Than 84"





On their 1999 release ''Black Sails in the Sunset'', they supplemented their hardcore sound by experimenting with {{Goth Rock}} influences. This trend would continue with their next two albums, ''The Art of Drowning'', which also brought in {{industrial}} elements, and ''Sing the Sorrow'', which became AFI's breakthrough album and reaching #5 on the Billboard charts. Then Decemberunderground came around. While somewhat lighter in tone, it was a major success and produced some of AFI's most popular songs, such as "Miss Murder" and "Endlessly She Said".

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On their 1999 release ''Black Sails in the Sunset'', they supplemented their hardcore sound by experimenting with {{Goth Rock}} influences. This trend would continue with their next two albums, ''The Art of Drowning'', which also brought in {{industrial}} elements, and ''Sing the Sorrow'', which became AFI's breakthrough album and reaching #5 on the Billboard charts. Then Decemberunderground ''Decemberunderground'' came around. While somewhat lighter in tone, it was a major success and produced some of AFI's most popular songs, such as "Miss Murder" and "Endlessly She Said".


AFI (A Fire Inside) are an American alternative rock band, formed in 1991. Originally formed as a {{Hardcore Punk}} revivalist band, they continued much in the same way for their first three albums: ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'', ''Very Proud of Ya'', and ''Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes''. Then things took a different turn.

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AFI (A Fire Inside) are is an American alternative rock band, formed in 1991. Originally formed as a {{Hardcore Punk}} revivalist band, they continued much in the same way for their first three albums: ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'', ''Very Proud of Ya'', and ''Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes''. Then things took a different turn.

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** Davey also has a New Wave band called Dreamcar that he founded with members of Music/NoDoubt.


AFI (A Fire Inside) are an American alternative rock band, formed in 1991. Originally formed as a {{Hardcore Punk}} revivalist band, they continued much in the same way for their first three albums: ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'', ''Very Proud of Ya'', and ''Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes''. Then things started to take a different turn.

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AFI (A Fire Inside) are an American alternative rock band, formed in 1991. Originally formed as a {{Hardcore Punk}} revivalist band, they continued much in the same way for their first three albums: ''Answer That and Stay Fashionable'', ''Very Proud of Ya'', and ''Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes''. Then things started to take took a different turn.

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