New Jersey's mighty Screaming Females are one of those bands that's on the road so much it almost feels wrong to say they're "on tour" -- like that's something out of the ordinary. Traveling around and playing concerts is what this trio of punks does, and as a result, their van is as much a home as it is a means of transportation. Singer-guitarist Marissa Paternoster provided us with the captions, and some on-camera commentary, for these images of the band's primary residence, captured during a recent run of shows.

1.Our Van Could Be Your Life: Screaming Females Invite Us Inside Their Trusty Ride

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2.I can barely see over the wheel of the van, so I have to sit on a pillow when I drive. I’m good on the highways but I turn into a wreck in the cities. Being as small as I am and driving something so huge can be kinda terrifying.

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3.We’ve had our van for a while now. Our old van was a Dodge conversion van, and it was really cozy. Our current van is a regular Ford Econoline, and it was kind of depressing inside when we first got it, so we decorated.

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4.Mike’s bass head kept shitting the bed on this tour, so by the time we hit Chicago we had accrued three separate bass heads.

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5.[Drummer] Jarrett [Dougherty] currently holds the "Tetris" champion title: 172 lines. I was rockin’ "Pokemon Silver" for a while but that shit is too hard.

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6.If it’s not a bass drum, snare, or a tom, it’s a bongo. I don’t know what sort of drum this is, but it’s been wedged between the windowless wall and the bench seat for years.

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7.Hopefully Screaming Females can garner enough attention so that we embark on future tours that require all-access laminates. I’ve already dreamt up a few designs.

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8.[Bassist] Mike [Abbate] is a huge fan of crane games. Pictured are a few of his winnings. We’re all very proud of his achievements.

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9.See that fine pillow? That pillow is probably the single most filthy thing in the van. I think it’s been traveling with us, unwashed, since 2006. That’s gross.

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10.I don’t know if most bands give one another holiday gifts, but we do. Mike bought Jarrett and myself travel French press mugs for the holidays one year. They’re great.

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11.Mike riding shotgun in the golden hour.

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12.Mike successfully collaged a fine postcard for the post. Whomever is on the receiving end will be pleased.

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13.Jarrett gave himself a moustache for our tour. I voted for mutton chops but I’m also pretty partial to the mustache.

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14.On rare occasions the boys take a little wiz in empty bottles, then we triumphantly douse the highway with it. Sadly, this left the side of our van covered in wee-wee.

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15.Drawing in the van is hard ‘cause the road is often bumpy. But I make do.

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16.Using the van itself to stretch out my bad back. The world is my playground.

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17.The nicest folks come to see us play. We get cookies fairly often. It’s sweet.

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18.We kill a lot of bugs on the highway. A lot. Millions of them. Sometimes they obscure the driver's visibility. That is unacceptable! Mike is taking care of it.

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19.Jersey girls don’t pump gas.

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20.It was heartbreaking to remove my KoRn piece, but don’t worry folks, I’m keeping it in the vault.

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21.Our second-to-last day of tour in Asbury Park, NJ.

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22.After three years of basking in the glory of our combined artistic efforts, we made the collective decision to start anew.

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