Article By Cindy James After The Fall
Article By Cindy James on Jul 12, 2002

 

1. So what’s the current line-up of After The Fall and who plays what in the band?
After the fall consists of Andrew Atkins/drums, Chris Butcherine/guitar, Matthew Gore/bass, Mark Edward Warner/guitar, and Benjamin Windsor/vocals
2. Where’s the band based?
The heart of Australian rock, the central area of the Central Coast, the new home to Australian music despite only the bands being aware of this fact.
3. Were you all in a high school band together or did the band form elsewhere?
All of us except Matty went to the same school together, which is where we formed, but through many instrument swappings and line up changes brings us to where we are today.
4. How long have After The Fall been together?
In the current line up we have been rocking out to the masses for about 12 months
5. How did the band name come about?

We found it on a box of wheaties
6. What style of music you would guys categorise yourselves into?
We wouldn’t ourselves. But we have had the "emo" tag thrown at us which we swiftly threw back, but seriously I guess the rock fraternity are going to put you in a box so we would say emotionally charged, energetic rock
7. What would your greatest achievement as a band to-date be?

Being able to function as a group sexually as well as musically nsa
8. What would some of the musical influences behind After The Fall consist of?

Spruce goose, button mushrooms, crunch time, November rain-the gunners tribute show, basically and musician without any shame to perform a set entirely consisting of someone else’s songs.
9. Do you guys have any previous releases or future recording plans in sight?

The recording of our debut E.P has just taken place, of which the product will see the light of day around September on Resist Records
10. What 3 bands have you played with in the past?

One Dollar Short, Irrelevant and Something With Numbers
11. What 4 bands would you like to play with in the future?

Blueline medic, the Juliana Theory, Saves the Day and Hot Water Music,
11. What was the last gig you went to?

Collectivley we all went to see Bodyjar, Blueline Medic and Irrelevant at the Manning bar Sydney. Blueline were amazing! One of the best bands ever, Irrelevant were also to the usual standard brilliant.

12. I’ll definitley second that!
13. How about the last C.D you brought?

Chris- Sparta
Matty- Dashboard Confessional-the places you have come to fear the most
Mark- Saves the Day- Stay what you are
Ben- Rival Schools- United by fate
Andrew- Hot Water Music- a flight and a crash
14. Collectively the bands top 10 discs?

1. Hot water music-a flight and a crash
2. Further seems forever-the moon is down
3. The Smashing Pumpkins-melancholy and the infinite sadness
4. Motley Crue - Dr feel good
5. Face to face-live
6. Dashboard confessional-the places you have come to fear the most
7. Foo fighters - The colour and the shape
8. At the drive-in - Relationship of command
9. Blueline medic-the apology wars
10. Texas is the reason - do you know who you are?
15. Where do you see yourself in 12-18 months?

Hopefully on the way to doing an album, doing a stack of touring and getting a bit of cash so we can all eat!
16. Is there a website we can catch After The Fall on?

yep its www.afterthefall.com.au contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
17. O.K have you got any final words to sum up After The Fall?

Chris-rock and or roll
Matty-victorias finest is why we are here,
Mark-the ultimate rock experience
Ben-music heals the soul, but how can music heal if it ain’t got no soul?
Andrew-im not hear at the moment. Boris.