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I refuse to dance. And I can't dance anyway. I'm not in a band for that.
It was harder to break into comics than it was to become a singer in a rock band.
I tend to write on an acoustic guitar or the piano. I have kind of a rule: if I can't sit down and play this and get the song over, I don't take it to the band, because most any good song, you can sit down and deliver it with a piano or a guitar.
A good bassist determines the direction of any band.
I'm the one in the band that said I'm not going on tour unless we do a record.
Eddie Van Halen
Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and I wanted to be a hard rock band - we wanted to play rock and roll only.
I have so much music inside me I'm just trying to stay afloat. I don't tend to write for a particular band - you have to just write the songs and then let God into the room and let the music tell you what to do.
We've never been a religious band, but the media wants us to be.
The thing that helped me get into the film business was that I went to school in Athens, Georgia and managed to get on, um, working on music videos for a band called R.E.M. and that kind of opened up a lot of doors for me.
When I write the set, I try to create something that will not only be interesting for the audience, but will have a flow for the band, too, so we don't get boring.
A lot of people say, 'AC/DC - that's the band with the little guy who runs around in school shorts!'
Artie travels all the time. The rehearsals were just miserable. Artie and I fought all the time. He didn't want to do the show with my band; he just wanted me on acoustic guitar.
And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know.
I've always seen My Chemical Romance as the band that would have represented who me and my friends were in high school, and the band that we didn't have to represent us - the kids that wore black - back then.
I think Andy Kaufman is to comedy what the Velvet Underground was to music - it's like, 80 thousand records sold, but everybody who bought one started a band.
I was very shy when I was younger. But I did have a terrible temperament. I would get angry very quickly, but the rest of the time I was this big goofball, playing the drums in a band and making out with girls.
I'm tired of being around men all the time. I'm going to start a band called Skirt with three girls and I'll play the guitar and sing backing vocals in drag. I went window shopping when I was in New York, saw a lot of amazing dresses.
I've never understood musicians who don't enjoy doing promotional interviews. I just can't believe it. I always think, 'Your life must have been so brilliant before you were in a band.'
When the second record came out, they started calling it The Band. I voted to call it The Crackers. I'm no fool.
We learned pretty early on in this band that you can't have snobbery in music.
It's really hard when you break up with somebody, or somebody breaks up with you, and you're in this band; guess who you have to see in the next day in the hotel in the breakfast room? That person.
It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It's who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys.
The fact that you can't base a coffeehouse on any other rock band is the other rock bands' problem, not mine.
The great thing about the Wilburys was that none of us had to take the heat by ourselves. I was just a member of the band. Nobody felt like he was above anybody else. We had such a good time.
I was playing with the Aquabats, and then I quit to join a band called Suicide Machine in Detroit.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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