"When I was younger, I felt it was my duty to wake people up. I thought poetry was asleep. I thought rock 'n' roll was asleep."
"I like pop music. I consider rock 'n' roll to be a branch of pop music."
"My older sister was at the cusp of new wave, and I had older brothers from my father's first marriage who were rock 'n' roll guys, so I was exposed to a lot of popular culture."
"I think Lady Gaga is great and is changing pop music and bringing back a certain rock 'n' roll spirit, swagger to the game."
"I think what I'm going to do is get more balance in my life to still be able to go out and play the hard rock 'n' roll and do what I like to do in music."
"It's better for me to play with guys because Rock 'n' Roll has such an aggressive attitude."
"I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty music and three minute good songs."
"I feel like that I'm learning all the time. I'm learning from new artists, from established artists... every time I listen to '70s rock 'n' roll records, I'm learning. And I think that I'm just now starting to get a hold on what I do."
"The great moments of rock 'n' roll were never off in some corner of the music world, in a self-constructed ghetto."