WHAT IT IS
Heroes of Toolik is a NYC/NJ area art rock band known for deceptively catchy hypnotically growling, post-Velvets grooves." (NY Music Daily). The players are Arad Evans-guitar/vox (Chatham/Branca), John Speck (Ole Fresca) and Peter Zummo (Lounge Lizards)-trombone, Jennifer Coates--fiddle/vox (Jenny Get Around), Ernie Brooks--Bass (Modern Lovers), Billy Ficca--drums (Television)--"a Who's Who of underground music." (The BigTake Over). For more on the players see "The Heroes" page.
Heroes of Toolik gig steadily in the more open-minded venues of NYC, NJ and the Hudson Valley, and have shared bills with Antietam, The Fleshtones, The Scene is Now, Franklin Bruno, The Figgs, Ben Neill, Talibam!, the Wharton Tiers Ensemble, Speed the Plough, Cathy, Airport Seven, Deena Shoskes, Styvesant and many others.