Interview – Arrows In Action

Arrows In Action are based in Gainesville, Florida! Their members consist of;

    • Victor Viramontes-Pattison – Lead Vocals/Guitar
    • Matt Fowler – Guitar
    • Tony Farah – Bass
    • Jesse Frimmel – Drums/Vocals

1. Who are your top 3 influences?

    • All Time Low
    • Descendents
    • The Story So Far

2. How excited are you to be supporting ‘We The Kings’ next month? What do you think this experience will bring for you?

We are super excited for the We The Kings show! We believe this show will allow us to extend our reach to potential new fans that might have not heard of us before.

3. ‘Hell In Paradise’ only came out at the end of May, and you’ll be releasing another song (Close Enough) on the 15th. What can fans expect?

Fans can definitely expect a sneak peek at bigger things to come. We’re all incredibly proud of this new single and feel greater about this than anything we’ve worked on thus far.

4. What was your song writing process for ‘HIP’?

We played with a variety of different influences and sounds to create songs that have their own personalities and sides of Arrows in Action.

5. What do you hope to achieve a year from now?

One year from now, we hope to be on the road with State Champs. Derek if you’re reading this, hit us up!

6. What was ‘Arrows In Action’s’ first gig like?

Our first gig playing together felt like we were ready to make this our future, working to do this for the rest of our lives.

7. Biggest challenge so far?

The hardest thing so far for us is keeping all of our new music under wraps.

8. What has been the most surreal moment in your careers so far?

The most surreal moment for us has been tracking Close Enough with Rian Dawson from All Time Low in Nashville this past summer.

9. What inspired ‘Close Enough’ lyrically?

Close Enough ended up being about the very real attempt to keep something together as it falls apart right in front of you.

10. Who would you most like to collaborate with?

We would most like to collaborate with Matt Squire or Butch Vig.

11. What do you do when you’re not musically involved?

We enjoy video games, skateboarding, and drinking coffee.

12. What’s your favourite song on HIP?

Denim and Forfeit are the two, top favorites, with Denim taking the lead because of the live performance of the song.

13. Who has the worst dress sense?

Our singer, Victor, has an eclectic taste in what he wears.

14. Funniest show story?

Our lawyer said we shouldn’t answer this question xD.

15. Pizza! What toppings do you have?

Pepperoni, and green peppers, mushrooms, olives, chives.

16. Most annoying member?

Most annoying member would have to be Victor because he forgets everything.

17. Who has the worst tattoo?

Tony has a tattoo that he got from when he turned 18 of guitars and other musical elements that he is eventually going to get covered up.

18. Fast forward and you’re millionaires. What do you do with the money?

If we were millionaires, we would keep doing what we are doing and give back to our friends that have dedicated so much time and energy to us.
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