AFI (A Fire Inside) is an American rock outfit based out of Ukiah, California. After forming in 1991, they began releasing music with a unique sound that is a combination of alternative rock, emo, post-rock, hardcore, gothic rock, and horror-punk. It’s basically an art form. They’ve been affiliated with numerous major labels since their formation, including Concord, Republic, Interscope, DreamWorks, Rise, and Adeline.
The current lineup of AFI consists of Adam Carson, Davey Havok, Hunter Burgan, and Jade Puget, but several others were previously in the band. Former members include Geff Kresge, Vic Chalker, and Mark Stopholese.
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