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Afi - The Missing Man (2018) Published: December 7/18 Released: December 7/18 albumAlternative5 Tracks • 15 Minutes
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    SELECTED LINE: The Missing Man pushes and pulls as it rushes with poetic colour across the lyrics and extended instrumental techniques. -Hysteria Mag
    The Missing Man is the 12th EP by AFI, released by Ex Noctem Nacimur on December 7, 2018.
    1. Trash Bat2:07AFI
    2. Break Angels3:27AFI
    3. Back into the Sun3:00AFI
    4. Get Dark2:40AFI
    5. The Missing Man4:14AFI
℗ 2018 Ex Noctem Nacimur
Critic Reviews (18)

‘The Missing Man’ provides an indication that AFI are returning to capture our hearts once again.

4 months ago

Punktastic (UK) Punktastic (UK)

As a stopgap between LP releases, The Missing Man is a step forward in AFI's adult evolution and another catalog highlight.

80% 8 months ago

AllMusic AllMusic

Benefitting from a runtime that doesn't overstay its welcome or put too much on the plate, AFI make the most of this short length by covering their fundamental poles of spry punk and mature alt-rock, offering both energetic and gloomy moods, making it a complete and satisfying package.

77% 8 months ago

Ultimate Guitar Ultimate Guitar

It’s true that The Missing Man likely won’t stay around long in the public consciousness, even for AFI fans, but for a short blast that goes back to what made a great band as great as they can be, this will undoubtedly suffice.

70% 8 months ago

The Soundboard The Soundboard

AFI share their explosive new EP The Missing Man, making a big statement: they’re not done just yet.

74% 8 months ago

Immortal Reviews Immortal Reviews

In The Missing Man, AFI have carved out an EP that not only satisfies their long-time fans but also gives enough of a taste of what is to come in the next chapter of their ever-evolving discography.

8 months ago

It’s a nice, quick dose of AFI that reminds you why you fell in love with them.

8 months ago

BrooklynVegan BrooklynVegan

As perfunctory as most of the decisions are across these five tracks, a sense of enforced edginess makes this EP a cute and endearing experience.

60% 8 months ago

Exclaim Exclaim

Once again, they reassert that they are a force to reckon with in the emo-rock genre.

80% 8 months ago

The Spill Magazine (CA) The Spill Magazine (CA)

What a great EP this is; AFI once again proving that they are a class act as they explore a variety of avenues, yet never sacrifice the core of their identity.

90% 8 months ago

Already Heard Already Heard

AFI have absolutely not let me down in this EP, with the only critique being that it’s not bloody long enough.

8 months ago

Overdrive Music Magazine Overdrive Music Magazine

The Missing Man is simply a taster, and this appetizer will leave you hungry for more!

8 months ago

The Missing Man pushes and pulls as it rushes with poetic colour across the lyrics and extended instrumental techniques.

80% 8 months ago

Hysteria Mag Hysteria Mag

Overall, The Missing Man is a balance between raw and energetic melodies.

60% 8 months ago

New Noise Magazine New Noise Magazine

While AFI fans might be a little disappointed that this isn’t a feature album, although the band have promised one is coming soon, they should be over the moon at just how good this EP is.

100% 8 months ago

HEAVY Magazine HEAVY Magazine

Overall, the EP might not seem entirely cohesive, but The Missing Man boasts its own characteristic sound unlike anything AFI have done.

90% 8 months ago

Taking away everything we know about the band in the past, this new release showcases a very talented band, capable of playing a whole range of different styles they haven’t been able to hone in on yet.

75% 8 months ago

Wall of Sound Wall of Sound

AFI is always pushing boundaries and never conforms to cookie-cutter expectations and this EP demonstrates just that.

8 months ago

Music Existence Music Existence
User Reviews (5)

FooInYourMouth9 months ago
New AFI They have always evolved from album to album, this sounds like another great step.

T6L9K9 months ago
My pod. My pod was getting old and here’s something new. I’m buying and I haven’t even heard the rest. Love the beat already. November can be over with already and I would like to see the album grow a couple of songs. :)

Mr chad mic brad9 months ago
Ukiah native Only heard get dark so far but it’s fast like there older stuff and has depth like burials and the blood album. so beautiful 🖤oh and jade guitar solo is freakin awsome! Best band that’s ever existed!

Rjart149 months ago
I’m really into it! Very unexpected, but very good!

oboyle rules8 months ago
Evolved Love old AFI, love new AFI. They’ve changed over the years as you know. Nobody can put out hard punk for 30 years. This is a great way to make the change.
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