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Latest Autolatry News

Below is our complete Autolatry 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.

Autolatry Announces Four Way Split Album

Four New England acts have teamed up for an ambitious split release. Featuring Obsidian Tongue, In Human Form, Autolatry, and Infera Bruo, each band has contributed an eleven-plus minute song to the collection to create an extremely diverse musical offering.

Managing to balance traditional black metal sensibilities with avant-garde progressivisms, "Northeastern Hymns" is a truly a genre-spanning release due out digitally on January 27th, with a limited cassette release by Acephale Winter Productions expected this April.

1. Obsidian Tongue - The Lakeside Redemption
2. In Human Form - The Illusion of Intellect
3. Autolatry - Brother
4. Infera Bruo - Reversing Tides More...

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Autolatry Issues Band Update

Connecticut outfit Autolatry has checked in with the following update about lineup changes along with a change in sound:

"A substantial update regarding our status has been long overdue, so we thank you for your patience.

"Autolatry is now comprised solely of Dave Kaminsky, Matt Kaminsky, and Sean Hart, the three of which now share all vocal duties. Since the band’s beginning we have labelled ourselves as 'New England Black Metal,' but starting with 2014 that classification will no longer apply.

"While we cherish Autolatry’s earlier stages, our sound is progressing beyond the genre and conceptual limitations of black metal and the New England region. This year we plan to release a split with some of our favorite bands, as well as complete a full-length record over the summer months.

"Autolatry is actively seeking label partnership to help us bring both releases to fruition. All merch at our Storenvy site will be heavily discounted while we try to liquidate the last of our current CD and shirt stock.

"Thank you all for your support during these months of hibernation; we hope to share new music in recordings and live performances very soon!"

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Autolatry Comments On Upcoming Activity

Connecticut black metal band Autolatry has checked in with the following announcement about upcoming activity in 2014:

"It may appear based on our social media postings (or lack thereof) that Autolatry is in a state of hibernation. Although we are unable to announce anything major right now, we are working on big things and plan to go public within the next few months.

"To give you an idea, we are finishing new material for a split release, thoroughly in the writing process for the next full-length record, evaluating our band's lineup, building a studio, and planning the next slate of shows/tours.

"We appreciate your patience and we are confident that our next musical output will blow you all away. Thanks for everything y'all; we'll try to post more regular updates on our progress from the point forward." More...

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Autolatry Releases New Music Video

New England black metal band Autolatry has released a music video today for “Colony,” which is the opening track off new album "Native." The band comments:

"With the Colony video we set out to capture the essence of this band. A simple rehearsal-style performance allows our fans to focus solely on the music, musicianship, and passion we exude, without any frills, quick-cutting camera angles, or silly underlying plot and ideology. We are extremely proud of our first music video and director Simeon Kondev did a fantastic job in bringing our vision to life - please enjoy!”

Autolatry will be hitting the road across the United States from July 25 through August 31, accompanied by fellow New England black metallers Infera Bruo for the first five dates and Obsidian Tongue during the entire month of August. More...

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Autolatry Streaming New Album

New England black metallers Autolatry have teamed up with CVLT Nation to stream the entirety of their forthcoming album "Native." Check it out here or in the player below.

"Native" is a concept album telling a story of the colonization of New England and assimilation of Native Americans into European culture. The album is set to be released independently on June 18th, 2013 with pre-orders available at this location. More...

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Autolatry Streaming New Song

New England black metallers Autolatry are streaming the fourth track "Pale Dishonor" from their upcoming album "Native," which can be heard below. The band also comments:

"Native is a concept album telling a tale of Native American assimilation at the time of the colonization of New England. Autolatry is independently releasing the album on June 18th, and will be available digitally through Bandcamp as well as all other digital aggregators, as well as in digipack CD's available through the band's dedicated merch portal." More...

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Autolatry Reveals New Album Details

New England black metal band Autolatry has revealed the details of upcoming full-length “Native,” set to be independently released June 18th. The band’s latest effort is a concept album, telling a tale of Native American assimilation at the time of the colonial settling in New England.

Vocalist Karl Chamberlain comments: “This album represents a powerful look into New England’s history as well as our history as a band. For the first time, the whole band was in one room when we wrote the album and the collaboration forced us to step up our game. Autolatry has always had an underlying concept, but 'Native' was created to flow conceptually, lyrically, and musically together. I see this as not just the next step, but an entire new beginning for us.”

The track listing is as follows:

1. Colony
2. Waning Moon
3. Unrest with the Tide
4. Pale Dishonor
5. Setting of the Sun
6. Native

The album was engineered and mixed by guitarist/songwriter Dave Kaminsky at Morrisound Recording in Tampa, FL and at the band’s home base in Mansfield, CT. Album artwork (available below) was created by Casey Stone-Pirrie. More...

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Autolatry Issues Recording Update

New England black metal act Autolatry has checked in with the following update about recording new material:

"After a kickass show in Jacksonville, we were all eager to get to Dave's apartment down in St. Petersburg. We ended up driving through the night to get there — all 4 hours of it. We got to Dave's place at 6 AM and all melted out of the car into Dave's house. I was fortunate enough to be granted sleeping permission, as my generous band members wanted me to be on my A-game for the recording session the next day. I managed to scrape about 2.5 hours of half-sleep in the car, but kept on waking up because of the thunderous laughter resulting from Karl's jokes. All. Night. Long. (But seriously, he's the funniest man in black metal).

"My plan was to change my drum heads as soon as I got to Dave's place so that I could sleep for as long as possible right up until we had to leave for the studio. Instead, I ended up going right to bed and waking up with another 2 hours of sleep only to rely on coffee and sickly banana flavored energy shots (those shits are disgusting) to carry me through. Everything at the house went relatively smoothly, but as you may imagine, things got pretty hectic running on such little sleep.

"We arrived at Clear Track studios, from Clearwater, FL at about noon and began setting up drums promptly. Dave was engineering the session, and Sean helped out to dial in tones and place mics. We were all pleased with their facilities at the studio but experienced a total of about 1.5 hours of setbacks because the staff at that studio was quite disorganized. More...

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Autolatry Posts Tour Dates

New England black metal quintet Autolatry is set to embark upon a massive U.S. tour in support of its self-released EP entitled "Of The Land." The tour is set to kick off on July 12th in Worcester, MA with cities and venues confirmed through August 2nd. The band will remain on the road for another three weeks before wrapping things up with a homecoming show on August 24th in New Haven, CT. Confirmed dates and venues are listed below.


July 12, 2012 @ Ralph's :: Worcester MA
July 13, 2012 @ JR's :: Philadelphia PA
July 14, 2012 @ Strange Matter :: Richmond VA
July 15, 2012 @ Blue Nile :: Harrisonburg VA
July 16, 2012 @ The Hideaway :: Johnson City TN
July 17, 2012 @ Axemanor :: Raleigh NC
July 18, 2012 @ The Courtroom :: Rock Hill SC
July 19, 2012 @ The Black Lodge :: Winston-Salem NC
July 20, 2012 @ The Get Down :: Asheville NC
July 21, 2012 @ The Radio Room :: Greenville SC
July 22, 2012 @ Conundrum Music Hall :: West Columbia SC
July 23, 2012 @ Shantytown Pub :: Jacksonville FL July 25, 2012 @ The Peacock Room :: Orlando FL
July 26, 2012 @ The Brass Mug :: Tampa FL
July 27, 2012 @ Play by Play :: Pompano Beach FL
July 28, 2012 @ 1982 :: Gainesville FL
July 30, 2012 @ Siberia :: New Orleans LA
July 31, 2012 @ The White Swan :: Houston TX
August 1, 2012 @ Dirty Dog :: Austin TX
August 2, 2012 @ The Korova :: San Antonio TX


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Autolatry Posts Recording Footage

New England black metallers Autolatry have posted footage online of their time recording the "Of The Land" EP at the band's home base in Mansfield, Connecticut. Check out the drum and guitar recording clips available below. Autolatry is also currently streaming the entire EP online.


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Autolatry Streaming New EP

New England black metal band Autolatry has released a new EP entitled "Of The Land," which is available for streaming through the player below or via bandcamp.

"Of The Land" was recorded at Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida, and at Autolatry's home base in Mansfield, Connecticut. The EP was mastered by Jim Morris and artwork was done by Casey Stone-Pirrie.

1. Mountain
2. Oak
3. Stag
4. Snow More...

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