BUT YOU CAN CALL ME JOHN is a folk punk band created by John Tomasevich.He wrote, recorded and mixed his first record, "mediocrity von repetition!" in his Raleigh, North Carolina apartment over the closing months of 2015. His music combines the angst of his punk rock heroes Against Me! with the folk, heartland rock sound of his first musical love, John Mellencamp. His second record, "The Default Opener", was released on April 18, 2017. His third record, “Ella”, a tribute to his new daughter, was be released on October 8, 2019.