Tag Archives: Autograph

Autograph bassist Randy Rand has passed away

Posted by on April 27, 2022

  We are sad to report Randy Rand, the founding bassist of Autograph has unexpectedly passed away. Rand was the sole remaining original group member where the band was working on a new album. The news of his passing was confirmed yesterday (26th) in the below statement from the band on social media:   “It […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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Original Autograph drummer Keni Richards dead at 60

Posted by on April 13, 2017

It’s been reported that former Autograph drummer Keni Richards passed away. He was 60 and a cause of death was not revealed. According to Sleazeroxx.com, Richards passed away on April 8th. Founding Autograph guitarist Steve Lynch shared the news on the band’s social media accounts stating: “Very Sad news today my friends. I just got […]

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