“Trash Bat” follows the surprise-release of “Get Dark” (listen HERE), which Brooklyn Vegan praised for being “the kind of catchy, driving punk that will bring you right back to [AFI’s 2003 album]Sing The Sorrow. Stereogum called the track a “rager that’s both propulsive and thoroughly produced” and Consequence Of Sound described the track as having “a bit of a new wave meets Social Distortion vibe.”
Both “Get Dark” and “Trash Bat” are available as instant downloads by clicking HERE to pre-order The Missing Man ahead of its 7th December release.
The Missing Man follows last year’s AFI (The Blood Album), which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative and Hard Rock Albums Charts and No. 5 on The Billboard 200. It was the band’s second consecutive Top 10 Billboard debut following 2013’s Burials.
Alternative Press and Q gave AFI (The Blood Album) 4 stars each, AV Club said it sounded like the band are “as fired up now as they were 25 years ago,” People magazine made it a Pick of the Week, Kerrang called it a “serious contender” for the Best Albums of 2017 list, The 405 praised it as “their strongest album in a decade” and ABC News gave it 3.5 stars and described it as “a dynamic record that should please both old and new fans of the band.”
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