Watch AFI's Gloomy, Fan-Made 'A Deep Slow Panic' Video

Dark clip delivers dripping blood and Gothic imagery, all in support of this year's 'Burials' LP

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Theo Salem-Mackall

AFI recently held a contest asking fans to submit 45-second video clips, with the promise that several pieces would appear in the official music video for Burials track "A Deep Slow Panic". In typical fashion for the morose goth-punks, each short could focus on one of four themes: panic, anxiety, collapse, and the loss of self. After receiving thousands of submissions, the band included 25 pieces in the final product. As seen above, the four-minute hodgepodge features shifting geometric patterns, a mysterious body floating in a filthy bathtub, and the kind of shaky camera-work that recalls The Blair Witch Project. Watch the horrifying whole, then find AFI's summer tour dates below. 

AFI tour dates:

August 8 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Ampitheatre
August 9 - Tampa, FL @ George M. Steinbrenner Field
August 12 - Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavillion
August 15 - Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 16 - Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
August 18 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 19 - Wantagh, NY @ Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
August 21 - Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 23 - Montreal, QC @ Parc Jean Drapeau
August 24 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
August 26 - St Paul, MN @ Minnesota State Fair
August 27 - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
August 29 - Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
August 30 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Theatre
September 5 - The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
September 6 - Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
September 8 - Englewood, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Ampitheatre
September 10 - Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Center
September 13 - Quincy, WA @ The George Ampitheatre
September 16 - Chula Vista, CA @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
September 18 - Wheatland, CA @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
September 19 - Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion

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