Hey Andreas, first of all thanks for taking the time to do this interview with us! It would be great if you could introduce yourself to our readers!
Hi Martin, thank you for the invite at first. I’m 31 years old, living in Kreuzberg (Berlin/Germany) and my passion is the Punk Rock Community in Europe and World Wide
What’s your profession in your „normal“ life? And how does it work out with your touring life?
My profession is Management Assistant in Office Communications which works out pretty well with my touring as I spend my vacation days.
Which bands have you toured with? And which ones are you still on tour with?
I toured with Old Man Markley, The Bones, Idle Class, The Lillingtons and Teenage Bottlerocket.
Also did day jobs for Rogers, Not On Tour and Youth of Today slinging their Merch.
I’m touring with Teenage
Bottlerocket each year as I love these guys and their Tunes to bits.
Is there a band that you desperately want to go on tour with?
What are your tasks on tour?
Mainly Merch, front-end Tourmanagement and collecting band members to be on time for bus call, haha
One thing I hate about being on tour?
for doing Merch – Switzerland / in general – UK Border Control
A record that saves every shitty day….
No Use For A Name – Hard Rock Bottom
This recent release really disappointed me….
Blink182 – Nine
You live in Berlin, so what’s one thing every punkrock-fan should do when visiting „your“ city?
Visit the Ramones Museum and get drunk at Franken Bar
This interview is part of our DIYorcry: people that shape our scene series. In one sentence, what does DIY mean to you?
Putting effort, tears, sweat and heart into a matter you’re passionate for however the outcome looks like – Nobody’s perfect!
What will be your next tour? Anything scheduled yet?
Nothing came up yet but the next year will be a good year in Punk Rock!
Andreas we say thank you for doing that interview with us.
– interview written by Martin