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To me, when a great band is playing together, it's amazing for me.
I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who, you know, should be in a library studying for their finals.
In 1996, I was in was in an acoustic kind of rock band, we were called Feeble. We were just playing locally.
The wonderful thing about rock music is even if you hate the other person, sometimes you need him more, you know. In other words if he's the guy that made that sound, he's the guy that made that sound, and without that guy making that sound, you don't have a band, you know.
If I'm performing with a DJ, it's all on me to draw the energy. I like the camaraderie of a band.
Plan B is really a little garage band of three people, and our mandate has been to help get difficult material, that might not otherwise get made, to the screen and to work with directors we respect.
I had a ten-piece band when I was 21 years old, the Bruce Springsteen Band. This is just a slightly expanded version of a band I had before I ever signed a record contract. We had singers and horns.
The E Street band casts a pretty wide net. Our influences go all the way back to the early primitive garage music, and also, we've had everything in the band from jazz players to Kansas City trumpet players to Nils Lofgren, one of the great rock guitarists in the world.
If I wasn't bound to Brooklyn, due to my own personal reasons like taking care of my mother and the fact that this is where the band is based, I would probably move to Iceland.
A good bassist determines the direction of any band.
I never have any problem getting enthusiastic with a good song and a good band.
A weird thing about Gossip that I've always said: 'If I weren't in this band, I would never listen to it.' But I would go see it. It's a band you would go see that you don't necessarily listen to. We've always wanted to do a live album because personally, I think we're a way better band live than on record.
To me, I'm for a band whose forefront is the music.
I think I'm a fun flatmate. I'm always cheerful. I go on tour with my band so it's 12 people on one bus and I feel like I'm the one who's happy in the morning. I'm not a chaotic person, but I might slack off on doing the dishes from time to time.
I'd love to do my own music for sure. I'd love to have a band.
The Beatles weren't like any other band. Everybody in the band sang, which is why you knew everybody in the band.
The fifth member of my band is my non-profit work.
My mom passed away a day before high school started, and her dream was for me to be a full rock and roll guy, and play drums in a band.
I don't think having a My Chemical Romance action figure will make a kid start his own band, I like to think it will make him save children from a burning building.
I have this complex that if I walk into a place wearing a colorful shirt someone will stop me and say, 'I'm sorry, but the Latin band comes through the other door.'
Oscar de la Renta
I always say when you write a book, you're a 'one-man band.' Whereas, when you finish a screenplay, it's just a sketch.
The drummer in my first band was killed in Vietnam. He kind of signed up and joined the marines. Bart Hanes was his name. He was one of those guys that was jokin' all the time, always playin' the clown.
We learned pretty early on in this band that you can't have snobbery in music.
Well, I think we're the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world.
We have people in the band who don't drink or do drugs... some of us like to go sightseeing.
I'm the one in the band that said I'm not going on tour unless we do a record.
Eddie Van Halen
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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