Friday, 12 April 2013

Avon Junkies Q&A

Your name:  
Adam Tilzer (lead vocals, guitar).

Where are you from?  
Staten Island, New York, USA.

Name of band: 
Avon Junkies.

Who else is in your band?  
Stefanie Azzarelli (trumpet, vocals), Anthony Napoletano (trumpet, vocals), James Castoro (trombone, vocals), Julian Salvador (bass), DJ Andersen (Trombone),  Danny Bradley (drums), Vadim Sarma (organ).

How would you describe yourselves? 
We're a diverse punk/ska band.

Who are your main influences musically? 
Pink Floyd, Sublime, Pennywise, Reel Big Fish.

What do you hope to achieve in music? 
We hope to achieve at the least, a level of career where touring is enough that we don't have to have day jobs.  At best, be the biggest band in the world.

What has been the highlight of your career so far, and why?  
Releasing our third album "The Lesser Evil" was a huge accomplishment. All the hours and work we put into it really paid off with an amazing finished product. Opening for Less Than Jake at Starland Ballroom was pretty amazing as well.

And what’s the moment you want to forget?
None, every bad thing that's happened in this band has either helped us learn or is a reminder of things to never do again.

If you could choose just one of your songs to represent your music, what would it be and why?
"Worth The Fight" from our recent release "The Lesser Evil". It has so much diversity to it and it really displays everyone's individual talent.

Where can we listen to it?  
You can hear our entire catalog on Spotify as well as buy it on iTunes and

Where can we find out more about your music?

Anything else you’d like to say about your band that I forgot to ask?  
Our live shows will kick your ass.

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