Fit for an Autopsy

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Fit for an Autopsy
Origin Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Genres Deathcore
Years active 2008 (2008)–present
Labels Black Market Activities, eOne Music, Nuclear Blast Records
Associated acts Thy Art Is Murder, The Acacia Strain, Deadwater Drowning, Suicide Silence, Emmure, Through the Eyes of the Dead, Dysentery, END
  • Will Putney
  • Pat Sheridan
  • Josean Orta
  • Tim Howley
  • Joe Badolato
  • Peter Spinazola
Past members
  • Brian Mathis
  • Charlie Busacca
  • Seth Coleman
  • Nate Johnson
  • Greg Wilburn
  • Shane Slade

Fit for an Autopsy is an American deathcore band from Jersey City, New Jersey, formed in 2008. The band consists of guitarists Will Putney, Pat Sheridan and Tim Howley, drummer Josean Orta, vocalist Joe Badolato, and bassist Peter "Blue" Spinazola. Fit for an Autopsy is currently signed to Nuclear Blast Records[1] and has released four studio albums since formation.


The band released their first demo in 2008, followed a year later by the group's first EP, Hell on Earth.[2] In 2011, Fit for an Autopsy released their first full-length LP, The Process of Human Extermination.[3][4]

In September 2013, the band released their second album, Hellbound.[1] Less than a year later, in April 2014, the band announced that vocalist Nate Johnson would be leaving the band. Greg Wilburn of the Devastated was immediately named as Johnson's temporary replacement.[5]

As of early 2015, the band has announced the departure of Greg Wilburn and their new vocalist, Joe Badolato. Along with this, they have announced that they are in the writing process for a new album. This third album, named Absolute Hope Absolute Hell, was released on October 2, 2015.[6]

In July 2016, the band has announced a split-album, named The Depression Sessions with fellow deathcore bands, Thy Art Is Murder and The Acacia Strain. The EP was released on August 12, 2016.[7]

The band released a new song, "Heads Will Hang," from their upcoming fourth studio album "The Great Collapse" on January 31, 2017. The album was released on March 17, 2017.[8] On May 8th 2018 Fit For An Autopsy announced they signed with Nuclear Blast


Fit for an Autopsy has toured in support of Aborted, Whitechapel, Suicide Silence, Emmure, DevilDriver, Carnifex, among other major extreme metal acts.[9]


  • Summer Tour with Abacinate from August 7 to 21


  • Insurrection Tour with Molotov Solution and The Devastated from September 28 to October 21.








  • Australia Tour with Thy Art is Murder, Emmure and Justice for the Damned from February 14th to February 18th.
  • Machine Messiah Tour with Sepultura, Obscura and Goatwhore from February 23rd to March 24th.
  • April Headliner with Great American Ghost & Yashira from April 13th to April 21st.
  • Spring Tour with Hatebreed and Gideon.
  • July Tour with Trivium and Bad Omens from July 15th to July 27th.
  • November Tour with Unearth, The Agony Scene and Traitors from November 2nd to November 18th.


Current members
  • Will Putney – guitars (2008–present)
  • Pat Sheridan – guitars (2008–present)
  • Josean Orta – drums (2012–present)
  • Tim Howley – guitars (2013–present)
  • Joe Badolato – vocals (2015[10]–present)
  • Peter "Blue" Spinazola – bass (2017–present)
Former members
  • Charlie Busacca – bass (2009–2012)
  • Brian Mathis – drums (2008–2012)
  • Seth Coleman – bass (2008)
  • Nate Johnson – vocals (2008[11]–2014[12])
  • Cade Armstrong – vocals (2014)
  • Greg Wilburn – vocals (2014–2015)
  • Shane Slade - bass (2013-2016)


List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Year Album details Peak chart

2011 The Process of Human Extermination
  • Released: June 21, 2011 (2011-06-21)
  • Label: Black Market Activities
2013 Hellbound
  • Released: September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10)
  • Label: eOne Music
18 23
2015 Absolute Hope Absolute Hell
  • Released: October 2, 2015 (2015-10-02)
  • Label: eOne Music
3 18
2017 The Great Collapse
  • Released: March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
  • Label: eOne Music
199 2 13
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.



  1. ^ a b "Fit for an Autopsy Signs With eOne Music/Good Fight Music". Blabbermouth. July 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "BLACK MARKET ACTIVITIES IS FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY". MetalSucks. December 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Process of Human Extermination: Review by Phil Freeman". AllMusic. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ Gregory Heaney. Fit for an Autopsy Biography. AllMusic
  5. ^ "FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Has Been "Nate Johnsoned," Announce New Vocalist". Metal Injection. April 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ Fit for an Autopsy: To Release 'Absolute Hope, Absolute Hell' Album In October. July 9, 2015.
  7. ^ THY ART IS MURDER, THE ACACIA STRAIN, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY To Release 'The Depression Sessions' July 9, 2015.
  8. ^ FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Releases 'Heads Will Hang' Video' January 31, 2017.
  9. ^ "REVOCATION Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS". Blabbermouth. April 9, 2014. 
  10. ^ Staff writer(s); no by-line. (February 17, 2015). "Fit For An Autopsy record LP, announce new singer". Lambgoat. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 
  11. ^ Staff writer(s); no by-line. (November 5, 2008). "Nate Johnson joins Fit For An Autopsy". Lambgoat. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 
  12. ^ Staff writer(s); no by-line. (April 16, 2014). "Fit For An Autopsy "Nate Johnsoned"; new singer". Lambgoat. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Fit for an Autopsy – Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Fit for an Autopsy – Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Fit for an Autopsy – Chart History: Hard Rock Albums". Billboard. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 

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