Roadie Of The Month - March 2018

1/ Name?

Anthony “ Antho” Mathews

 2/ Hometown?

Ipswich, Queensland

 3/ Currently Reside?

Brisbane, Queensland

 4/ Role?

Monitor & FOH Engineer / Tour Manager

 5/ Years on the road?


 6/ First band you ever worked for?

Repeat Offender, 2006

7/ Favourite AUS venue?

The Tivoli, Hands Down

 8/ Favourite AUS Bar or Restaurant?

Navala Churrascaria Brisbane (Brazilian BBQ)

 9/ When and where was your first OS tour?

2008, America

10/ Favourite OS country to tour?


 11/ Favourite OS venue?

The Norva – Norfolk Virginia – Has an arcade and basketball court back stage. Well it did.

12/ Favourite OS Bar or Restaurant?

Max Burger - Sweden

 13/ Last three bands you have toured with?

Peking Duk, The Jungle Giants, Parkway Drive

 14/ What three tools are the most important to your role?

In ear monitors, Clean RF, Good Crew

 15/ What are the three things you can’t leave for tour without?

Laptop, The stupid adaptor for your headphones for iphone, Nike Free Runs ( Need that arch support! )

 16/ What’s your drink of choice after the truck is packed?

Show nights – Coconut Water or a virgin dirty steve - Vodka redbull, hold the vodka

Day Off – Hendricks Gin with Tonic and Cucumber

 17/ Who’s the most played artist on your ipod?

This month it is Bon Iver

18/ Whats your favourite band / album of all time?

Blink 182 – Enema of the state

Frenzal Rhomb – San Souci

19/ Whats your favourite book / Podcast ?

Book – Everyone loves you when you are dead – Neil Straus

Podcast – Stuff You Should Know

20/ Any great websites out there for people to check out?


21/ What do you do when you are not on the road?

Bodyboard, exercise, spend time with friends and family

 22/ Words of Wisdom?

Go cheap, pay twice.

We have a pretty cool job at the end of the day, we see more of the world in a year than most people see in their entire life so make the most of it.

 23/ You can contact me on?

My pager

Monitor Parkway Drive 2018

  Monitors Ball Park Music Groovin the Moo -  2015

 Monitors for Flight Facilities with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, 2015

Monitors Violent Soho - Laneway Festival 2016

FOH - The Amity Affliction - 2015

Violent Soho huddle 2016