The Interrupters Release Single and Video For "A Friend Like Me"
July 16, 2014
LA-based four piece bound by their rebel spirit and love of 2 Tone, The Interrupters proudly release their single for "A Friend Like Me", available on iTunes now. Watch the video here. The ska-punk band's self-titled debut The Interrupters is out August 5 on Hellcat Records and was produced by Rancid’s Tim Armstrong.
The Interrupters sees frontwoman Aimee Interrupter, guitarist Kevin Bivona, bassist Justin Bivona, and drummer Jesse Bivona spitting out lyrics that take on matters as thorny as martial law and Big Brotherism while churning out bouncing rocksteady rhythms and snarly guitar riffs. According to Aimee Interrupter, "we have a lot of things that we’re outraged about and we need to sing about those things, but we make sure to keep it fun."
After teaming up with Armstrong—whom Kevin got to know while taking over as touring keyboard player for The Transplants—The Interrupters wrote and recorded all of their debut in a matter of days. Proof of the band’s fiery chemistry, the result is a frenetic free-for-all that tosses out anthem after anthem. She just “Working with Tim, nothing ever gets overthought—it’s like lightning in a bottle,” says Kevin, adding that many of the songs on The Interrupters were captured in one take.
The Interrupters have built their live act on unstoppable energy and a feeling of easy community that reflects their familial vibe. Catch the band live this summer with tour dates listed below.
THE INTERRUPTERS LIVE DATES
Jul 26 Modesto, CA – Heros (w/ Left Alone)
Jul 27 Berkeley, CA – 924 Gilman
Aug 04 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy (Record release show with special guests TBA)
Aug 08 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
Aug 09 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Aug 12 Seattle, WA – The Neptune
Aug 13 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
Aug 15 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Aug 17 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
Aug 08 – Aug 17 with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
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