World-class violinist. Fashion icon. Famously bipolar. The list goes on, but one thing is certain: We’re talking about Emilie Autumn.
With appearances on Leno and Letterman, glossy magazine covers, and guest spots on the albums of such artists as Courtney Love, Otep, Billy Corgan, and TV’s ‘Metalocalypse’ under her corset strings, Emilie Autumn’s devilishly dark lyrics, metal-shredding violin solos, and industrial-strength voice reinvent "gothic" for the masses, and goths have never had so much fun.
More akin to a Broadway musical than a standard rock performance, the Los Angeles-born starlet’s highly theatrical stage show is a sexy circus of glam-rock burlesque, backed by a scantily-clad girl band known to EA’s devoted fans as the Bloody Crumpets. Featuring EA’s signature electric violin pyrotechnics, heartbreakingly lush orchestrations, hard-core beats, and menacing lyrics growled with enough intensity to make your hair stand on end, the resulting noise is a harpsichord-heavy romp through Victorian asylums where screaming is allowed and girls always get revenge.
We’ll stop now before this gets any weirder…