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Autumn Tears

Formed: 1995
From: Billerica, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Autumn Tears News

Below is our complete Autumn Tears 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.

Todesbonden Reveal New Album Details

TODESBONDEN, the atmospheric doom metal band founded by Laurie Ann Haus (AUTUMN TEARS, EPHEMERAL SUN, NEST, ex-RAIN FELL WITHIN, GARDEN OF SHADOWS), will be releasing their new album, "Sleep Now, Quiet Forest," via Prophecy North America on June 24th, 2008. According to a press release, the album "is an exotic blend of world music, symphonic classical music, and epic metal, fronted by versatile female vocals reminiscent of Celtic, folk, operatic and modern styles. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, DAYLIGHT DIES, PAIN OF SALVATION), Sleep Now, Quiet Forest is a diverse album that touches on different time periods yet is held together by a uniformly epic, fantasy feeling. Appealing to fans of THERION and DEAD CAN DANCE."

Tracklisting for "Sleep Now, Quiet Forest" is as follows: "Surrender To The Sea," "Surya Namaskara," "Trianon," "Aengus Óg Fiddle," "Fading Empire," "Ghost Of The Crescent Moon," "Flow My Tears," "Sailing Alone," "Lullaby," "Battle Of Kadesh," "Sleep Now, Quiet Forest."

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Autumn Tears "Final" Album Available

AUTUMN TEARS new album, The Hallowing, is out now via Dark Symphonies and features the following tracks: 'Dies Irae', 'Keep Me Here', 'Spirit', 'A Joyless Occasion', 'Thrush And Wake', 'Yearning For The Tide', 'The Funeral Bazaar', 'Canticle', 'The Last King Falls', 'The Hallowing'.

According to a press release, "after a decade evolving, the band has finally shed its shell of neoclassical, darkwave and gothic sound, in place of a more traditional classical and chamber music style. Drawing influences from such masters as Bach, Brahms, Hayden, Mahler and a host of others, Autumn Tears boasts rich and diverse musical arrangements based on music theory. In place of the usual keyboards and samples, The Hallowing employs fully live, authentic classical instrumentation including a live string section, woodwinds, oboe, french horn and haunting, operatic vocals. As this will be the last Autumn Tears album, it will be strictly limited to 1000 copies worldwide. Due to the extensive recording budget and the limited number of CDs being manufactured, the price for this album will be $10. For sound samples visit www.myspace.com/thetrueautumntears." More...

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Todesbonden New Album & Heathen Crusade Metalfest

Todesbonden completed the writing process for the forthcoming album, Ghost of a Crescent Moon, and will begin the recordings of drums in the studio at the beginning of February. Markus Stock (Empyrium, Noekk, The Vision Bleak, Sun of the Sleepless) will be producing the album and it will be released through the german label Prophecy Productions.

Meanwhile, Todesbonden will play and at Heathen Crusade Metalfest in January 21, with Moonsorrow, Thyrfing, Primordial, Novembers Doom, The Chasm, Enshrined, Dumah, Autumn Eternal and Typhus. The festival will take place on Star Central (4005 Central Ave NE / Columbia Heights, MN 55421). Additional information for this festival, including how to order tickets, running order, autograph sessions and hotel information, is available at www.heathencrusade.com

Todesbonden is an atmospheric doom band, which features Laurie Ann Haus (Autumn Tears, Rain Fell Within, Ephemeral Sun, Ol Sonuf, Garden of Shadows) and mixes the melancholy of doom metal with elements of classic, celtic and renaissence music.

Heathen Crusade Metalfest info:

Bands: Todesbonden, Moonsorrow, Thyrfing, Primordial, Novembers Doom, The Chasm, Enshrined, Dumah, Autumn Eternal and Typhus
Date: Sat. Jan. 21, 2006
Time: Doors open at 12:30pm (it's an ALL AGES festival)
Venue: Star Central (starcentrallive.com)
Address: 4005 Central Ave NE - Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Tickets: $25 in advance / $30 at the door
Website: heathencrusade.com

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Autumn Tears Announce Tracklisting & Release Date

Dark Symphonies is extremely excited to finally announce Tuesday, October 26, 2004 as the official world wide release date for Autumn Tears' brand new masterpiece "Eclipse." After four long years of silence, Autumn Tears return with their most epic, conceptual, and fullest neoclassical piece of music they have ever offered. Lush strings, acoustic guitars, and woodwinds accompany soaring orchestral soundscapes, painting the backdrop for a staggering array of vocal performances that range from operatic and classical solos to Baltic choral passages and duets. "Eclipse" features Erika's angelic voice in her final performance with the band, as well as the talents of Terran Olson (ex-maudlin of the Well, Kayo Dot) performing live clarinet and flutes, Greg Ball (ex- Long Winters Stare, Sound of Enoch) performing upright contrabass and classical guitar, and Laurie Ann Haus (Ex-Rain Fell Within, Ephemeral Sun) performing lead and backing vocals. Ted also steps behind the mic once again employing chant and acappella vocal styles, both solo and duet, to further diversify as well as return to the roots of the ever-evolving Autumn Tears' sound. Beautiful, surreal Illustrations accompany one of the most anticipated musical offerings of the year from one of the most respected musical outfits in the underground music scene. Distributed in the US by IDN, the first 2000 copies of "Eclipse" will come housed in a gorgeous, deluxe eight-panel digipak. Prepare for the magical enchantment that is Autumn Tears' "Eclipse."

Here is the complete track listing for “Eclipse”:
Ophelia’s Crown
The Beauty In All Things
Pandora’s Womb
At A Distance

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