Liotta is a pop punk band from Pittsburgh, PA. They have recently released a new record called ‘The World Won’t Wait For You’. We got an opportunity to interview the band for our readers.
Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to start the band Liotta?
Liotta : We wanted to meet new people, see new places and play music.
Twist Online : Our readers would like to know about your band members and their role in the band?
Liotta : TR books the tours, maintains the van, books studio time, books practices and plays bass.
Hutch is the all time van driver and sings. Paul is our road navigator and plays guitar. And Bobby plays drums.
Twist Online : What’s the story behind the band name “Liotta”?
Liotta : TR was sitting at his computer, thinking about a name he wanted to say over and over and over again to promoters. A special name he could never get sick of and he looked up and saw a poster of Goodfellas starring Ray Liotta.
Twist Online : Tell us about your recent release The World Won’t Wait For You?
Liotta : TR and Paul pushed themselves to write more engaging riffs from music that has influenced them with a pop punk twist.
We drove out to Saganaw, Michigan to record with Nick Diener of The Swellers at Oneder Studios.
Mark Michalik mix and mastered the record.
Twist Online : What do you enjoy more performing on stage or working in studios?
Liotta : Performing on stage for sure! When you put everything you have into the music you create performing it live is incomparable.
Twist Online : Are you influenced by any particular music genre?
Liotta : Not really. We all come from different backgrounds.
Twist Online : Have you set some goals to achieve as a band?
Liotta : To make music that matters to us and see new faces and places.
Twist Online : Are you working on any new project?
Liotta : At the moment, no. We’re currently pushing our latest EP, The World Won’t Wait For You.