Portland rockers Autonomics took some time out of their European tour preparations to chat to Substance is Meaningless and answer our extremely deep and informative questions about drinking, throwing pies and why Metallica seem to be the greatest and most overrated band in the world. Read it, what you learn will change your life… Okay, it won’t, but you might break into a smile.
AUTONOMICS will be playing at B72 in Vienna on the 2nd of May. Get tickets here and scroll down for the rest of the tour info.
Your alcoholic beverage of choice is…Whatever’s easiest for the bartender to give out for free
The first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Put on my shoes, then take off my shoes because I forgot to put socks on and that’s how you develop a fungal infection.
The last app you opened on your phone was… Tinder for dogs. Not for me, just for my roommate’s dog because he has trouble using a phone.
An aspect of modern culture you hate the most is? Government mind control emitters disguised as cell phone towers.
The song that made you want to join a band was? Every song Metallica did in the 80s
A song you would love to cover is? Any song Metallica did in the 80s
If you could throw a pie at one celebrity, who would it be and why?? Lars Ulrich for everything Metallica put out after the 80s
Last good song you listen to was… Ocean Man by Ween
Name a song that defines that spring feeling for you… Faith by George Michael
The coolest city in the world is…? Portland in the summertime
The most overrated band/artist in the world is…? Probably Metallica
How will you spend summer?… In our outdoor studio on the beach jamming Master of Puppets and watching Some Kind of Monster around the bonfire drinking Bud heavies and roasting marshmellows.
2.5. B72 | WIEN (AT)
3.5. TAM TAM | GRAZ (AT)
4.5. SPIELBODEN | DORNBIRN (AT)
5.5. FÜMREIF | ST.GEORGEN (AT)
6.5. BÖLLERBAUER | HAAG (AT)
7.5. ROXY | PRAG (CZ)
8.5. CAFE WAGNER | JENA (DE)
9.5. SO36 | BERLIN (DE)
10.5. LUX | HANNOVER (DE)
11.5. MOLOTOW | HAMBURG (DE)
12.5. BOLLEKE | DUISBURG (DE)
14.5. MONOMONTAG | WINTERTHUR (CH)
15.5. ROTE FABRIK | ZÜRICH (CH)
16.5. PARTERRE | BASEL (CH)
17.5. NORDPORTAL | BADEN (CH)
18.5. HARDROCK CAFE | INNSBRUCK (AT)
19.5. RÖDA | STEYR (AT)