Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.
For some young people their first experience ever hearing punk rock music was playing the Green Bay Packers on ‘Madden’.
Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality.
The first time that you escape from home or the small town that you live in – there’s a reason a small town is called a small town: It’s because not many people want to live there.
And you don’t want to always write about politics just for the sake of writing about politics.
Our passion is our strength.
A lot of punk rock is not going to be in the mainstream. It’s below the radar. The beauty of it is that you’re not supposed to always know. It’s subterranean.
Set lists are tough because you come up with this structure of how the songs are going to go from one to the next but at the same time you have to be spontaneous and take requests and change the set list at the drop of a hat.
I’m a father. It isn’t just my life any more. I don’t want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed.
The things that people do now in sports you can’t even believe. These are complete total athletes. To see what human beings can do in the highest level is amazing.