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Red Autumn Fall

Red Autumn Fall

Red Autumn Fall


As individuals in Calgary, the members of Red Autumn Fall had already gained certain notoriety for sartorial elegance and their widescreen lifestyles before even playing a note! Which, in itself, seemed like a good enough reason to form a group in April of 1992. Simeon Ross, ace raconteur and self-styled Blazer Boy, took on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. Ex-boxer Rich Ragany, became the lead guitarist while Jackie Duncan, the "quiet one", played melodic bass and the Great Gail Thompson drummed. Read more on Last.fm
As individuals in Calgary, the members of Red Autumn Fall had already gained certain notoriety for sartorial elegance and their widescreen lifestyles before even playing a note! Which, in itself, seemed like a good enough reason to form a group in April of 1992. Simeon Ross, ace raconteur and self-styled Blazer Boy, took on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. Ex-boxer Rich Ragany, became the lead guitarist while Jackie Duncan, the "quiet one", played melodic bass and the Great Gail Thompson drummed. The group quickly established themselves as an exciting live act and strong word-of-mouth filled venues from Winnipeg to Vancouver. Along the way, they opened for Oasis at the Commodore Ballroom and performed at Mixfest in the Calgary Saddledome for an audience of 10, 000 people.

Red Autumn Fall became the only band from Calgary to have sold out the 700 capacity MacEwan Hall twice! Ross was also the prime force behind the independent music festival Panacea, which showcased unsigned Calgary bands for three years, while raising money for the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. The group attracted high-profile management and was the buzz band at several music industry conferences. The group attracted high-profile management, was the buzz band at several music industry conferences and was being courted by various major labels. Then came the Accident. In the midst of a blizzard, they lost control of their van somewhere outside of Thunder bay, hit a semi and did a complete rollover into a ditch.

Shortly after, as they gave their report to the police, the car they were sitting in was rear ended by another van. Wait, it gets better. On top of all their other woes, they were snowed in for four days in a remote northern motel room. However, Red Autumn Fall came to the conclusion that the four of them were important to each other and they were determined to carry on. The group returned to Calgary, parted ways with their original management and started fresh.

They released an independent CD entitled Charmer which topped many western Canadian indie retail charts and was acclaimed by prestigious U.S. tipsheet "The Next Flash". They followed that up with the equally acclaimed EP Debutant before taking up more or less permanent residence in Toronto. Despite or because of an active social life, Red Autumn Fall then won the first MuchMusic Indie Showdown and Internet Battle of the Bands at this year's North By Northeast Music Festival. http://www.myspace.com/redautumnfall (from www.maplemusic.com) Read more on Last.fm.

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