The release party for my shoes ... is in August or November or something. I don't really know. I've got so much going right now, I forget.
Volunteering is the last thing that this generation is going to do on their own, ... so if this is what it takes to get them to volunteer, then so be it.
We'll get back to writing Plus-44 songs sometime in October. That's when I have a couple of weeks off before I leave on the Pennywise tour [with another side project, Transplants (see
We've talked about working with Danger Mouse for the new Plus-44 record
Right now, one of our members needs time off, so we're granting him that
I think last season was awesome, but this one is even crazier, ... You have no idea.
A lot of people think that punk rock musicians don't know what they're doing.
But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song.
I used to have friends come on tour and work as my drum tech, but they get bummed out when I have to tell them what to do. This time I'm just going to fly them out and let them hang. It's all good.
We just wrote songs that seemed good to us. We wrote the album in like two weeks. We could have had more time, but we accomplished what we needed to in the two weeks.
On tour, you never have a home, you don't get used to anything, and you're always super busy.
I can play punk rock, and I love playing punk rock, but I was into every other style of music before I played punk rock.
I play Orange County drums. I love those guys. I've got a four piece kit.
In junior high, I sang in madrigals, men's' and women's' choir. I played piano too, but then I got out of it.
And I was in another band called Flash In The Pan, which was soca, Latin music, down in Laguna Beach.