Billboard has recently announced that The Blood Album debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200.
This No. 5 spot is the highest AFI has debuted on the Billboard 200 since Decemberunderground debuted at No. 1 in 2006.
The Blood Album is the band's tenth LP, something guitarist Jade Puget called “a milestone.” It released on Jan. 20.
The Weeknd's Starboy is spending it's fifth nonconsecutive week at the Billboard 200. The Blood Album is one of two debuts in the top 10, as John Mayer's The Search for Everything: Wave One debuted at No. 2.
The entire chart will be revealed on Billboard's website tomorrow (Jan. 30).
AFI also revealed an eye-catching music video today for “Aurelia.” “Aurelia” marks the third music video AFI has released in support of The Blood Album.
AFI is currently on the road in support of The Blood Album with the Chain Gang Of 1974, Nothing and Souvenirs. Check out the dates below!
Dates (Souvenirs on all dates, Chain Gang of 1974 and Nothing on select dates):
Jan 21st – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater **SOLD OUT**
Jan 23rd – Portland , OR @ Roseland Theater
Jan 24th – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
Jan 25th – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox ** SOLD OUT**
Jan 27th – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot **SOLD OUT**
Jan 28th – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre **SOLD OUT**
Jan 30th – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Jan 31st – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theater
Feb 1st – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
Feb 3rd – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
Feb 4th – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club **SOLD OUT**
Feb 6th – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer **SOLD OUT**
Feb 7th – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club **SOLD OUT**
Feb 8th – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
Feb 10th – Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live **SOLD OUT**
Feb 11th – Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre **SOLD OUT**
Feb 13th – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
Feb 14th – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
Feb 15th – Dallas, TX @ South Side Music Hall
Feb 17th – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
Feb 18th – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint
Feb 20th – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park **SOLD OUT**
Feb 21st – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park **SOLD OUT**
Feb 22nd – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park **SOLD OUT**
Feb 24th – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern **SOLD OUT**
Feb 25th – Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern **SOLD OUT**
Watch more: 10 ESSENTIAL Tracks – AFI