Modern Electronic Rock / Metal with Industrial and Gothic overtones.
THE NAME & MESSAGE: Autumn = Fall. Descent = to fall. The subject matter of AUTUMN’S DESCENT songs focuses on the falling down and getting back up in relationships with people and God.
After falling in love with the sounds of bands like Circle of Dust, Type-O Negative, Stabbing Westward, and Nine Inch Nails, multi-instrumentalist / songwriter Asche Relesser founded AUTUMN’S DESCENT in 1995 as a hard rock project with industrial and gothic overtones. The music is guitar-driven with strong melodic vocals, and sprinkled with electronic elements. AUTUMN'S DESCENT has had several album and EP releases and, with a rotating lineup, played club & college scenes and festivals all over the United States from 1996-2011.
The project took a hiatus from 2012-2018. During that time, Facebook and Instagram became the primary social media tools. AUTUMN'S DESCENT started building online presence and rebuilding its fan base in 2019.
Breaking into the TV / Film/ Video Game industry in 2005, AUTUMN'S DESCENT has had songs placed in Television Shows on MTV, VH1, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, WB, A&E, Disney, and the NFL Channel.
After years of being in production, full-length album RESCINDING DEADLETTERS released on Valentines Day, 2020. The album is a complete reworking of AUTUMN'S DESCENT's 2003 album, DEADLETTERS, which sold out of its initial pressing but was held back from digital release because Asche Relesser hated the production quality. After 17 years, the album has been re-recorded from scratch with updated modern production, some new arrangements, new artwork, and global digital distribution. INSTRUMENTALS: RESCINDING DEADLETTERS, the entire album without vocals, samples, or guitar solos, was released on digital platforms on Friday, 13 March 2020.
An album of all new material is already in the works for after RESCINDING DEADLETTERS with a hopeful release sometime in 2021 or 2022.