AFI Confront Their Chaos in 'No Resurrection' - Song Premiere

Goth-rockers return for first album in four years

Chris Anthony
October 15, 2013 8:00 AM ET

It's been over four years since goth-rockers AFI have released an album, and with good reason: according to vocalist Davey Havok, "During the writing sessions, there was a lot of chaos in my life." Burials, out October 22nd, finds the band back to form, stacking layers of sound until they merge together in one loud, sleek barrage.

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Now you can check out "No Resurrection" from the album, in which Havok calls out, "I wanted to save you!" over siren riffs and massive drums. The song doesn't have a happy ending, but that suits the band's goals, as Havok explains to Rolling Stone. "It was a real struggle. We revisited the chorus several times; we could not abandon it," he says. "We felt the haunting song was important. The best doesn't always come quickly. Heaven is slow."

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