Autopilot Off

Oct 27, 2010, 1:32 PM |

Here's the next band on the list.

Autopilot Off (1996-2005)

Under the name Cooter, was they recorded their first album - entitled Looking Up - in the year of 1999 and signed with Island Records shortly afterwards, releasing the eponymous debut EP in the spring of 2002. In 2004, under the current name Autopilot Off, they released their debut album, Make a Sound, which includes the single “What I Want”, co-written by Rancid’s Tim Armstrong. “Clockwork” was featured on the soundtrack of the games SSX3 and NHL 2004. “Chromatic Fades” was used in NASCAR Thunder 2004. “Make a Sound”, was included in Burnout 3. All of these games were developed by Electronic Arts. On August 26, 2005, the band decided to take an indefinite hiatus and released the following statement on their official website:

"We’ve decided to take an indefinite break from Autopilot Off. It has been nearly 10 years since the band started, and it has been full speed ahead for the majority of that time. We have all decided to take some time for our lives outside of the band. We are all still the best of friends. In addition to this we decided a few months back to leave our home of 4 years at Island Records."

Autopilot Off Origins

There original name was Cooter and was formed in 1996. They later changed their name to Autopilot Off. Autopilot Off was an American punk rock band from Orange County, New York.

Autopilot Off Lineup


  • Chris Johnson - vocals, guitar (1996-2005)
  • Chris Hughes - guitar (1996-2005)
  • Phil Robinson - drums (1996-2005)
  • Rob Kucharek - bass (1996-2005)


Looking Up (2000)

  1. Missing The Innocence
  2. Full House
  3. Looking Up
  4. Bite My Nails
  5. Dawn To Dust
  6. Underrated
  7. Walk On Water
  8. Friday Mourning
  9. Pivot
  10. Something For Everyone
  11. Pin The Tail On The Donkey
  12. Sleeptight

Make A Sound (2004)

  1. Make A Sound
  2. Clockwork
  3. Blind Truth
  4. I Know You're Waiting
  5. The 12th Day
  6. Voice In The Dark
  7. What I Want
  8. Blessed By A Nightmare
  9. Divine Intervention
  10. Chromatic Fades
  11. Byron Black
  12. The Cicada's Song

Hope you enjoyed Autopilot Off!  :)

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