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From Autumn To Ashes

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From: Long Island, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest From Autumn To Ashes News

Below is our complete From Autumn To Ashes news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Silverstein Announce Tour Dates

SILVERSTEIN, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, and STRIKE ANYWHERE will team up for the following upcoming tour dates:

October 2 - Loves Park, IL @ Forest Hill Lodge
October 3 - Madison, WI @ The Loft
October 4 - Fargo, ND @ Playmaker’s Entertainment Complex
October 5 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Ramkota
October 6 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
October 8 - Reno, NV @ Stoney’s Indoor Skate Park
October 9 - Chico, CA @ Senator Theater
October 10 - Fresno, CA @ The Belmont
October 11 - Petaluma, CA @ Phoenix Theater
October 12 - Bakersfield, CA @ The Dome

October 16 - El Paso, TX @ Club 101
October 18 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
October 19 - Pharr, TX @ Pharr Convention Center
October 20 - Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
October 21 - Bridge City, TX @ Bridge City Skatepark
October 23 - Tallahassee, FL @ The Beta Bar
October 24 - Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel
October 25 - Columbia, SC @ Headliners Mainstage
October 26 - Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy’s
October 27 - Richmond, VA @ Canal Club
October 28 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
October 30 - Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon
November 1 - South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
November 2 - Portland, ME @ The Station
November 3 - New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place

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From Autumn To Ashes Tour With Aiden

From Autumn To Ashes will hit the road with Aiden, I Am Ghost and Night Kills The Day this summer. The tour dates include:

July 20th Boise, ID - Big Easy Concert House
July 21st Salt Lake City, UT - Avalon Theater
July 23rd Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep
July 24th Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
July 25th Tucson, AZ - The Rock
July 26th Las Vegas, NV - Jillian's
July 27th Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction (no I Am Ghost)
July 29th Bakersfield, CA - Jerry's
July 31st Calabasas Hills, CA - Hills Center
August 01st San Luis Obispo, CA - Downtown Brew
August 02nd Fresno, CA - The Exit
August 03rd Orangevale, CA - The Boardwalk (no I Am Ghost)

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From Autumn To Ashes vs Former Singer

Long Island post-hardcore act FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES slammed its former frontman Ben Perri during a recent interview with Possum on Altitude TV. According to the group, Perri left them hanging while they were recording their new album, "Holding a Wolf by the Ears" (Vagrant), by promising the band he was coming down to do his tracks and never showing up. The group was then forced to put drummer Francis Mark into the lead vocalist position.

The entire interview, which also features discussion of the band's recent hangout session with former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, can be viewed at this location.

Formed in 2000, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES became known for their bruising live shows and for deftly marrying melody to the punishing, aggressive hardcore sound. The band released their first album, "Too Bad You're Beautiful", on Ferret in 2001 that went on to sell over 100,000 copies. The band signed to Vagrant in 2003 and released "The Fiction We Live" (over 150,000 sold), followed by "Abandon Your Friends".

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Stream From Autumn To Ashes' New Album

You can stream FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES‘ new album, Holding A Wolf By The Ears, in its entirety over at their official MySpace page.

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From Autumn To Ashes Post New Song Online

From Autumn To Ashes have posted a song from the forthcoming album “Holding A Wolf By The Ears” which is due in stores April 9th, 2007. You can hear “Everything I Need” on their MySpace page.

As previously reported, From Autumn to Ashes frontman Ben Perri left the band unexpectedly late last year. The band's drummer, Francis Mark, will be handling vocal duties at least for the forseeable future, while the band looks for a touring drummer.

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From Autumn to Ashes Frontman Departs

From Autumn to Ashes frontman Ben Perri has left the band, and not without a little drama. Perri's former bandmate and co-vocalist Francis Mark posted the announcement explaining:

"There has obviously been a monumental change in From Autumn to Ashes and I am sorry for not explaining it sooner. I want to give you an accurate account of what happened but it is important that I do so without saying negative things about Ben or mentioning anything about his personal life. Even though he left this band in a most inconsiderate manner I will show him the courtesy that a "friend" of seven years deserves."

"It all started with an appropriately titled album, "Abandon Your Friends". As you know the members of FATA went up to a house in the Catskill mountains to write that record. We were up there for a total of three weeks and had been writing almost a song per day. By the end of the second week we had the music for ten songs finished but had not heard any vocals by Ben. It had appeared that he was writing a lot and he spent most of the nights alone in his bedroom. By the end of the third week we had the music done for fourteen songs and still no lyrics or vocals on any of them. When we asked Ben about this he assured us that there was nothing to worry about. He maintained that he was ready to go and he was just organizing the vocal parts in his head. On faith that lyrics were finished, we flew to Vancouver and entered the studio to begin tracking the music for the album. We finished the drum tracks, finished the bass tracks and were half way through the guitar tracks and still no lyrics had been presented to us. Ben kept telling us not to worry, that he was ready to go. Instead of admitting that he needed help he lied up until the moment that it was time to start tracking vocals and he had nothing useful written. At this point producer GGGarth Richardson handed me a pad and a pencil and said, "You had better start writing some lyrics or else we don't have an album here". It was one of the most stressful situations I have ever been in. Now you understand why there is not much vocal interplay between Ben and I on that record. We were barely speaking due to this incident. I sang half the songs myself and then gave him lyrics to sing on the other half of the songs and I went home frustrated. All things considered I think "Abandon Your Friends" turned out to be an interesting record but it was difficult to go on tour and support it. Even more difficult was trying to say something positive about it in interviews because the recording process was so tough and we didn't want Ben's failure to be public knowledge. This was a big contributing factor in the band taking a five month hiatus." More...

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From Autumn To Ashes Offer Update

From Autumn To Ashes have posted a short studio update online here. The group currently have around 15 songs written and plan to finish off two more before they begin recording their new album with producer Brian McTernan (Thrice, Engine Down).

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From Autumn To Ashes Enters Studio

Early last week From Autumn To Ashes began the pre-production process for their next album. The group is currently working with producer/engineer Brian McTernan (Cave In, Bane) at his Salad Days Studio in Baltimore, MD. The band's new album is expected to hit streets via Vagrant Records in early-2007.

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From Autumn To Ashes, The Bled Announce Dates

From Autumn To Ashes and The Bled have made plans to tour Australia together later this year. Here are the tour dates:

November 22nd Brisbane City, AUS - The Basement
November 23rd Brisbane City, AUS - The Basement
November 24th Surry Hills, AUS - Gaelic
November 25th Bruce, AUS - UCU Bar @ Kirinari
November 26th Melbourne, AUS - HIFI (2 shows)
November 29th Adelaide, AUS - Fowlers
December 01st Perth, AUS - Amplifier Bar (2 shows)

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Sounds Of The Underground DVD Info Revealed

Last year marked the inaugural Sounds of the Underground tour, which saw 17 of the best and most brutal metal acts around traverse the U.S. and Canada in what proved to be a very successful alternative to the more commercial Ozzfest. The tour hit the parking lot of the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on July 2nd, 2005, and with it came almost 5000 fans. Metal bands like A Life Once Once Lost and Strapping Young Lad hammered out their sets alongside hardcore acts like Madball and Throwdown in the sweltering 95+ degree midday heat. As the sun began to set, stalwarts like Chimaira, Poison the Well and From Autumn to Ashes played well into the darkness. All of the passion and power of that day is captured in Sounds of the Underground Live: Vol. 1, which will hit streets on June 20th.

DRT Entertainment will be releasing the DVD which documents the day's festivities, complete with performances from 16 of the 17 artists who participated in the tour. Along with over 90 minutes of performance footage, the DVD also features vignettes on every band on the tour, along with a host of hilarious 'guest interview' segments from members of GWAR, Every Time I Die and Throwdown. The DVD was filmed by Doug Spangenberg of Highroller Studios (Lamb of God's Killadelphia).

Featuring live performances from:

All That Remains
A Life Once Lost
High on Fire
Strapping Young Lad
Norma Jean
Every Time I Die
Poison the Well
From Autumn to Ashes
Lamb of God

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From Autumn To Ashes Writing New Material

Contrary to recent rumors, From Autumn To Ashes are not breaking up. Instead, the band is writing material for their next album and will perform as part of the Warped Tour package. Drummer/singer Francis Mark has issued the following statement:

"It's true that we were expecting a break up, mainly because over the past two years the band has been pointed in a direction that we never meant for it to go. Not musically, mind you. It's easy to say "I don't like this, I can't relate to it anymore so it's over". Thankfully we went on hiatus for the last few months and had a chance to clear our heads. We realized that at the end of the day we are all still very close friends and we love playing music together. We just needed to get back in touch with the fundamentals that this band was founded on. The main goal was always to have fun and the most fun times were when we were five guys in a van playing music because we loved it. There was no other reason to do it. This genre wasn't popular and there was no money to be made. We played in houses and basements with Bleeding Through. We played in coffee shops with Taking Back Sunday. We played shows with Avenged Sevenfold where the band members were the only people there. I'm not trying to give a 'keep it real' speech on the ethics of underground music. I'm just saying it's important to remember where you came from because for a while I forgot and I was miserable. Breaking up is the easy way out. I'd rather look at all the bad decisions that have been made and try to fix them."

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Warped Tour 2006 Lineup and Dates Unveiled

While certainly not a metal tour, the 2006 Vans Warped Tour does feature a handful of relevant bands including Bullet For My Valentine, Underoath, From Autumn To Ashes and headliners Helmet.

Billboard.com reports: The 2006 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by AFI, Saves The Day, Against Me, Helmet, Less Than Jake, Say Anything, Senses Fail, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, the Academy Is, Underoath, the Living End and, as previously reported, Rise Against, Thursday, Motion City Soundtrack, From First To Last and NOFX.

The 12th edition of the tour will kick off June 15 in Columbia, Md., and run through Aug. 13 in Montreal. Tickets for some shows begin going on sale Wednesday (March 15). During this pre-sale, tickets will be sold for just over $20 (including a double-disc tour compilation CD); the ticket price will rise to about $25 afterward.

Among the other artists that will perform on at least a portion of the tour are the Buzzcocks, Anti-Flag, the Germs, Bouncing Souls, From Autumn To Ashes, Mute Math, Reggie & the Full Effect, Bullet For My Valentine, Silverstein and the Sounds.

The 2005 edition of the trek featured the Offspring, My Chemical Romance, Thrice and Hawthorne Heights, among others.

Here are the Vans Warped Tour 2006 dates: More...

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The Esoteric Plan More Tour Dates, New Video

Lawrence Kansas’ THE ESOTERIC will be hitting the road next month in support of the highly-regarded With The Sureness of Sleepwalking alongside From Autumn To Ashes, Boysetsfire, and Biology, continuing the band’s relentless road work for a 12-date trek. The tour will then be followed up with dates alongside Bear Vs Shark.

In January, the band will shoot a video for “Your New Burden,” the second track from With The Sureness of Sleepwalking (Prosthetic Records) to receive the video treatment. The video for “Ram-Faced Boy,” directed by Matt Bass (Time In Malta, Rasputina), is currently available on video outlets like MTV2 and Fuse, as well as online at Prosthetic Records.

THE ESOTERIC with From Autumn To Ashes, Boy Sets Fire, Biology tour dates are as follows:

11/02 West Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
11/03 Tampa, FL – Masquerade
11/04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
11/05 Orlando, FL – House of Blues
11/07 Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theater
11/08 Richmond, VA – Alley Katz
11/09 Norfolk, Va – The Norva
11/10 Baltimore, MD - Sonar Lounge
11/11 New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place
11/12 Sayerville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
11/13 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club

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Boy Sets Fire Tour Dates

Boy Sets Fire have lined up a few weeks of November touring. Here's the latest:

dates w/ From Autumn To Ashes
11/2 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
11/3 Tampa, FL @ The Masquerade
11/4 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
11/5 Lake Bueno Vista, FL @ House of Blues
11/6 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
11/7 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
11/8 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
11/09 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva Theatre

11/10 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
11/13 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
11/14 New York City, NY @ Tribeca Rock Club

dates w/ The Fall Of Troy
11/15 Boston, MA @ Axis
11/16 Albany, NY @ Valentine's
11/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theatre
11/18 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels Skatepark
11/19 Poughkeepsie, NY @ Club Crannell

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Masters Of Horror Soundtrack Tracklisting Revealed

On October 18th, Immortal Records will release the Masters Of Horror soundtrack featuring brand new (previously unreleased) tracks from Mudvayne, Shadows Fall, Norma Jean, and Buckethead featuring Serj Tankian. The final track listing is as follows:

1. Mudvayne - "Small Silhouette"
2. Norma Jean - "ShaunLuu"
3. It Dies Today -"Enjoy The Silence"
4. Funeral For A Friend - "Lazarus (In The Wilderness)"
5. Andrew WK - "You Will Remember Tonight"
6. Armor For Sleep - "Very Invisible"
7. Scary Kids Scaring Kids - "What's Up Now"
8. Shadowsfall - "This Is My Own"
9. The Bled - "Nervous Breakdown"
10. Murder By Death - "End Of The Road"
11. Thursday - "Division St" (acoustic)
12. Bloodsimple - "Overload"
13. Mastodon - "Megalodon" (live)
14. Death By Stereo - "Bottled Up"
15. Fall River - "At Least You Bought Her Flowers"

1. Buckethead feat. Serj Tankian - "We Are One"
2. Rise Against - "Obstructed"
3. The Bronx - "Bats!"
4. From Autumn To Ashes - "Betwixt Her Getaway Sticks"
5. Every Time I Die - "Keith The Music"
6. Matchbook Romance - "In Transit (For You)"
7. Bedlight For Blue Eyes - "Hindsight"
8. Alkaline Trio - "We Can Never Break Up"
9. Avenged Sevenfold - "Beast and the Harlot" (live)
10. In Flames - "Discover Me Like Emptiness"
11. A Change Of Pace - "The Thin Red Line"
12. Bear Vs Shark - "Victoria Iceberg"
13. Gratitude - "If Ever" (acoustic)
14. Fear Before The March Of Flames - "237"
15. Yesterday's Rising - "Contrast of Light and Dark"

For more information and to hear some of the tracks from the soundtrack, you can check out the new Masters Of Horror ecard here.

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Alternate Hellfest Shows

Bands that were supposed to play Hellfest have gotten together for a few alternate shows. They bands and show locations are as follows:

Sat. Aug 20th - 12:30 pm @ The Trocadero (Philadelphia, PA)
Throwdown, Turmoil, Most Precious Blood, The Red Chord, Remembering Never, The Agony Scene, Scars of Tomorrow, and more
$13 - All Ages

Sun. Aug 21 - 5pm @ Obsessions (Randolph, NJ)
Silverstein, Stretch Arm Strong , Evergeen Terrace, Scary Kids Scaring Kids , Roses are Red, Kane Hodder & more tba.

Sun. Aug 21 @ The Trocadero (Philadelphia, PA)
Rise Against, From Autumn To Ashes, Comeback Kid, Emery, Bedlight For BlueEyes, and more.

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Hellfest 2005 Schedule Released

The entire schedule for Hellfest has finally been released. HELLFEST 2K5 takes place on August 19-21 at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey. Tickets are available at hellfest.com or you can purchase tickets at the Sovereign Bank Arena box office or charge by phone at 1-888-SBA-TIXX or online at sovereignbankarena.com.

The complete schedule follows, including stages, times and bands playing: More...

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From Autumn To Ashes Drop Off SotU Tour

From Autumn To Ashes have been forced to drop off of the Sounds of the Underground Tour "due to personal reasons" and will not be appearing on the rest of the dates. We don't have any other info and no further details are yet available on the band's website.

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Sounds Of The Underground Photos Posted Online

ReturnToThePit.com has posted a bunch of photos from the first Sounds of the Undergroud show in Tsongas Arena, Lowell, MA on June 25. Check them out here.

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SotU Bands Schedule Meet And Greet

Everyday at the Sounds of the Underground Tour, all the bands playing will be hanging at their merch tents are various times looking to meet you. The times have been posted here. They change through the tour so check the date you're headed too and see what time the bands will be around.

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