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The Academy Is… Drummer Assaulted With Flower Pot, Plastic Surgery Needed

UTG has learned from ATP! that The Academy Is… drummer Andy Mrotek was assaulted around the Humbolt Park area in Milwaukee not that long ago. He was attacked with a flower pot, which resulted in a broken jaw, fractured orbital bones, and an additional 25 stitches as well. A picture of him can be viewed […]

Andy “The Butcher” Mrotek talks about leaving TAI

Andy “The Butcher” Mrotek, ex-drummer for The Academy Is… talks to Alternative Press about his departure from the band. He is going to focus on his new project The Animal Upstairs and plan on releasing music in October: Your Bandcamp site says we might be able to expect new music in October? Actually, I was […]

New music from The Animal Upstairs

Andy “The Butcher” Mrotek, drummer for The Academy Is… has released music on his side project, The Animal Upstairs. The group is Mrotek and vocalist Sierra Shardae. You can listen to five new tracks from the band here.