Emilie Autumn is an interesting entertainer who we heard about when the whole writer/photographer thing began to take some shape. She finally performed her brand of Gothic Victorian stuff at a sold out affair at a rented venue and we made sure to be there to deliver the story. To see more simply click on the logo below to see my comments and the photos from Peter Parrella on the main PiercingMetal.com site.
Artist: Emilie Autumn
Venue: The Madison (New York, NY)
Label: Adrenaline Records
Tonight’s show would be one of those last minute surprise events for me as it was not something I had on my calendar to attend or even knew about for that matter but when I found out that it would be Emilie Autumn’s only US regional appearance for the time being I knew that I had to make my way inside and bring some information about it to you all. For those who have never heard of the Lass before, let me describe Emilie just a little bit as a little bit Gothic, a little bit Victorian era Vamp and an absolutely amazing violinist and visual artist all rolled up into one fascinating entertainer. She would be embarking on what was referred to as her “Asylum” tour and bring along her “band” – The Bloody Crumpets, who would add many different levels of entertainment to the night’s proceedings. This gig was actually being sponsored by a production company called Audiolust who were working in tandem with the folks over at VampireFreaks.com and together they would rent out the venue for the night thereby providing a space for Emilie and her Crumpets to entertain the assembled Gothic Lads and Lolita’s.
Continue reading Emilie Autumn @ The Madison (11/10/2008)