Stumbled Upon #056 – American Werewolf Academy (Texas, USA)

In our 56th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Dallas’ American Werewolf Academy, and chat about wild cats, eyeballs, false confidence and their latest track ‘I Can’t Lose’.

Band Name:
American Werewolf Academy

Website / Social Media:

Rock / Powerpop

Members & their roles:
Aaron Thedford – sings, guitar
Tony Harper – drums
Jake Barnhart – bass
Jon Binford – extra guitar

What music or artists inspired you?
Roky Erickson, The Replacements, Flamin’ Groovies, 70s powerpop punk

How did the band get started?
Old band broke up (Robot Monster Weekend) . I was angry so I hung up fliers in bars and found a drummer. Made an even better band.

How would you best describe your live show:
Wild cat being thrown off a roof into a pool of eyeballs.

What shows do you have coming up?
One in Dallas & Austin, TX and Norman, Oklahoma.
Keep an eye on
for more dates.

Tell us about your latest release:
‘I Can’t Lose’/ ‘Fast, Loose, & F*cked Up’ is a 7″ single that embraces false confidence and catchy-ass hooks.

Where can I get your music? (Europe) (Americas)

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