Hunter Lawrence Burgan (born on May 14, 1976 in Long Beach, California) grew up in Grass Valley, California. This vegan is the third and current bassist of AFI. He played in a band called The Force at the time that he joined AFI. He was meant to be a temporary replacement for the existing bassist, Geoff Kresge, for a few tours and a record, Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes, but eventually became AFI's full-time bassist in November 1997. The Force broke up in September 1998.
Burgan loves Prince's music and even has his own side-project called Hunter Revenge dedicated to singing early-80's-style R&B. Burgan can play drums, bass, guitar, saxophone and piano. He was the drummer and one of the founding members of The Frisk, who played their final show in December, 2005. He has also played drums for The Eyeliners and the Halo Friendlies on tour.
Hunter was featured on Tegan and Sara's newest album, The Con, playing bass on the songs written by Tegan. He recently appeared with them on Late Night with Conan O'Brien playing the shakers on the song "Back in Your Head". He has also confirmed an upcoming side project with Tegan.