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The Best AFI Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

AFI is one of the great post-hardcore bands of their time. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best AFI albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This AFI discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top AFI albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included AFI singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest AFI album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite AFI album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best AFI album of all time?" or "What are the top AFI albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Getting their start in 1991, AFI has established themselves as one of the great post-hardcore bands, developing a close following over the years. Some of their most notable albums include decemberunderground and Sing the Sorrow.

This list of popular AFI albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up your favorite albums, while voting any down if you feel they should be lower on the list.

Sing the Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best AFI Albums of All Time
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1 151 VOTES

Artist: AFI

Release Date: 2003

Tracks: This Celluloid Dream, Girl’s Not Grey, The Leaving Song, Bleed Black, The Great Disappointment, Death of Seasons, Paper Airplanes (makeshift wings), Now the World / [The Spoken Word] / This Time Imperfect, Silver and Cold, Miseria Cantare: The Beginning, ...but home is nowhere, Synesthesia, Dancing Through Sunday, The Leaving Song, Part II

Length (mins): 01:03:38

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Hardcore punk, Dark wave, Punk rock, Gothic rock, + more

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The Art of Drowning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best AFI Albums of All Time
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2 128 VOTES

Artist: AFI

Release Date: 2000

Tracks: Catch a Hot One, Sacrifice Theory, Initiation, The Nephilim, Days of the Phoenix, 6 to 8, Morningstar / Battled, Of Greetings and Goodbyes, The Despair Factor, Smile, A Story at Three, The Lost Souls, Wester, Ever and a Day

Length (mins): 00:48:42

Genres (Music): Hardcore punk, Punk rock, Post-hardcore, Melodic hardcore, Horror punk, + more

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Black Sails in the Sunset is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best AFI Albums of All Time
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Artist: AFI

Release Date: 1999

Tracks: Malleus Maleficarum, Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Clove Smoke Catharsis, Strength Through Wounding, Narrative of Soul Against Soul, God Called in Sick Today, No Poetic Device, The Prayer Position, Weathered Tome, Midnight Sun, Lower It, Exsanguination, At a Glance, The Last Kiss

Genres (Music): Hardcore punk, Punk rock, Melodic hardcore, Horror punk, Deathrock

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Decemberunderground is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best AFI Albums of All Time
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4 122 VOTES

Artist: AFI

Release Date: 2006

Tracks: Endlessly, She Said, Head Like a Hole, 37mm, Love Like Winter, Affliction, Miss Murder, The Interview, Rabbits Are Roadkill on Rt. 37, Prelude 12/21, Summer Shudder, Kiss and Control, The Missing Frame, Kill Caustic, The Killing Lights

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Dark wave, New Wave, Gothic rock, Post-hardcore, + more

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