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Interview with George Pettit from Alexisonfire

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Who are you?

I’m George Petit of Alexisonfire, the lead vocalist.

How would you describe your sound?

I would describe our sound as screamy rock music, scream-punk, screamo, scream-glam,

An embarrassing album that you cannot throw away?

Justin Timberlake, fucking Justified! We listen to it in the van all of the time. Tears for Fears. A lot of cheesy 80’s stuff like Men Without Hats, Men at Work, more bands with the name Men in the title. Rick James! I listen to a lot of Rick James. I like Rick James. There’s lots of embarrassing stuff that I probably shouldn’t listen to. But like I said before, I’m not embarrassed by any of it.

Have you ever really shocked anyone?

I think everybody in my family was fairly shocked, especially when the videos started getting played because it was very in their face and they could see what I was … more...

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