Blaqk Audio is an electronic project from Oakland, United States, created by and consisting of Davey Havok as lyricist and vocalist and Jade Puget writing music and programming synthesizers. Both Jade and Davey are members of the band AFI.
Havok and Puget started writing music for Blaqk Audio around the year 2001, but they were too busy with AFI to devote enough time to the electronic side project and abandoned it in 2002. Upon reviving the project in 2006, Blaqk Audio were signed to Interscope Records. Their debut album, CexCells, was released on August 14, 2007. The first single from the album was 'Stiff Kittens', revealed by Jade on the BA MySpace blog.
A new song called "The Witness" was on the official soundtrack album of the 2011 movie Abduction, released on September 20, 2011 Another song called "Afterdark" was featured on the official soundtrack album of the video game Batman: Arkham City, released on October 4, 2011.
In March 2012, the band toured Australia and New Zealand as a supporting act for Evanescence; performing several new songs.
In June 2012 Blaqk Audio announced they had been signed to Superball Music. On July 17th, 2012, Blaqk Audio announced they would release their sophomore album Bright Black Heaven on September 11th, 2012 (September 24th in the UK) through Superball Music and the new imprint 'Big Death' ran by Blaqk Audio themselves.